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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: BPL has Ads now ?
Without ads at BPL, would perhaps never learn of innovative bear defense devices, like Nat'l Geographic Chameleon Vision Goggles that let you "see predators coming up behind you with the m...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL has Ads now ?
October 26, 2:31pm

Re: Re: huh?....irony
Re Miguel saying, "how else am I supposed to address this concern?" Well, it might be good to focus on the issue you raise -- lack of civility -- rather than lumping folks into buck...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Where's Hendrik?
August 14, 5:16am

Re: Re: huh?....irony
Re Miguel saying: "There is is [sic] tendency for the Americans here (I'm not going to get into my background again) to gang up on anyone or any topic that is not American, a lot of it qu...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Where's Hendrik?
August 14, 2:36am

The Leader Never Falls
Martin, thanks for the link to Hendrik's climbing article. This comment by Hendrick in his article caught my attention -- "I learned that it’s not bad to fall on lead." Mo...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Where's Hendrik?
August 10, 2:53am

Re: The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
Read the article again and still find it's really good, full of thought-provoking notions and insights --- but, but, but . . . Why even bother to include a rain jacket when you're fee...

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
August 10, 2:09am

Re: Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
Big +1 on Arc Alpinist by Nunatak, and ditto for service/advice by Nunatak. The Arc Alpinist I bought 10 years (more?) ago is my favorite item, no doubt. Assistance during ordering proce...

In GEAR » Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
August 10, 1:39am

Re: Re: canister stoves
Roger, why do you recommend against "longer" pot supports? By your "long bendy ones" reference, are you concerned about the height of the supports? Or about the ...

In GEAR » canister stoves
July 22, 4:29am

Re: Why we hike....
Because it's there, and it's fun. Plus most of that other stuff, too.

In Philosophy & Technique » Why we hike....
July 15, 11:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Wait a minute, Jen...
I agree . . . and home-cooking on the grill beats it all --

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Austin TX and environs...
June 17, 11:05pm

Re: Mission Impossible? Easyish, quiet, scenic one night (Saturday night) backpacking trip in SF Bay Area for June
Kirby Cove in Golden Gate National Recreation Area looks like a nice, easy one night camping trip in SF area (one mile hike in), particularly for a first-timer experience: http://www.nps.gov/...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Mission Impossible? Easyish, quiet, scenic one night (Saturday night) backpacking trip in SF Bay Area for June
June 17, 2:52am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm