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Fire Pan
I use an aluminum pie plate. It works well and weighs about 1-1.5 ounces. I buy a 9" deep dish apple pie. For some reason the 9" pie pans are about twice as thick and hold up to fires a...

In GEAR » flame resistant cloth for low impact cook fires?
June 23, 7:33pm

Tarp and bivy sack
Seems better in your situation. The bivy can be used for the indoors and outdoors with a roof nights. Just get one with a very breathable non-waterproof top fabric. The tarp can also be ha...

In GEAR » Tents for hard surfaces? Pegless?
June 01, 6:28pm

Silnylon advise needed
I've seen some folks have used and owfinc silnylons and had no complaints. Has anyone tried the silnylon at ripstopbytheroll ? Was it good stuff ? Also, I see they have a s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silnylon advise needed
May 31, 6:34pm

Old spice high endurance "gel"
I've had the same problems with old spice high endurance "gel" causing purple staining on the under arms of my shirts (all types of shirts). I wash everything with tide he detergent, ...

In GEAR » Best deodorant to use with Icebreaker shirts?
May 30, 3:48pm

If you have all your clothing in the pack already in your pics, and only need 2 days of food - then I'd look at the CDT instead of the Ohm. I think the size / torso length of the Ohm in you...

In GEAR » How should my backpack fit?
May 10, 7:51pm

Snow peak
The snow peak stove is like an better version of the PR imo - and I have both. The 4 arms are MUCH more stable, and the flame is 1.5 - 2 times wider (it comes out the sides rather than out the ...

In GEAR » MSR Pocket Rocket options
April 21, 8:34pm

Re: Re: Backpacker gear guide question
I think you are right - thanks !!!

In GEAR » Backpacker gear guide question
April 19, 2:25pm

Backpacker gear guide question
On page 144 of the gear guide, Christina Peterson is shown sitting on a pack. Does anyone know the make and model of that pack ? It looks like a 400-500 cordura lid less pack with a rope strap...

In GEAR » Backpacker gear guide question
April 19, 7:37am

High humidity camping
In my area, we typically have 90-100% humidity all the time in the spring and fall. Dew points are in the 55 degree region, and we have little wind - so great big condensation droplets form on the ...

In GEAR » Is it even possible to stay dry in a rain forest? Should I just give up?
April 16, 6:32pm has a mitten pattern, also REI has 100 wt wool mittens.
The rei mittens were extremely warm for their thickness. They are a very tightly knit wool. They large and XL I tried on seemed to be sized to use instead of liner gloves. They were $35 if I recal...

In GEAR » does anyone make 100 weight mittens?
April 11, 6:18pm

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Wenger Esquire
I was looking for something a little bigger than my Victorinox Classic (2.25") knife. The Wenger Esquire has essentially the same tools, but is 1/3 of an inch longer, about 3/32" wider and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 07, 7:05pm