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Re: Kick wax on Tele skis
The photo in the article where I'm pulling a pulk was taken on an 11-day trip in YNP with Chris Townsend, among others. Chris is a master at ski waxing and carries a variety of waxes with the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
December 13, 11:17pm

Re: An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
Robert wrote: "The Dynafit bindings are releasable, hence a safer binding, yes?" There are releasable tele bindings as well, but they tend to be about a pound heavier than their non-re...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
December 12, 6:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
"While the outside of the flexable hose is metal the inside is likely plastic or rubber. If the internal plastic tube gets to hot the fuel would leak out and the hose would start to burn."...

In Editor's Roundtable » Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
November 28, 8:59pm

Re: Cooking in vestibule if it has a floor
@Ralph: I also use a Warmlite tent a lot in the winter. I have cooked successfully inside the tent with a canister stove, but it's very tricky. Yes, you must be careful not to melt or ignite...

In Editor's Roundtable » Camping in the Snow
November 28, 6:34pm

Re: Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
The lack of preheat tube problem looks entirely solvable. 1) Very little preheating is really needed on a propane/butane stove. Could the desired effect be achieved by simply running the flexib...

In Editor's Roundtable » Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
November 28, 6:08pm

Re: Dealers in the US?
Michael wrote: "Is Brynje available in the US?" I've purchased Brynje from Reliable Racing (www.reliableracing.com) in the past. I'm not sure what items they currently carry.

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 14, 4:47pm

Re: Re: Re: fishnet
Jerry wrote: "Maybe the wicking should go the other direction - towards your skin" Ha! I like to reverse directionally-wicking baselayers (like Powerdry) for that reason to control how...

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 14, 10:59am

Re: fishnet
Carlos wrote: "About the disadvantages as a standalone garment well ... I suspect that is clear that this garments are designed as a undergarment." Yes, certainly. But lightweight bac...

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 14, 9:36am

Re: Re: "Staying Dry in a Bivy Sack
Thanks for the kind words, Ron. :-) -Mike

In Editor's Roundtable » Staying Dry in a Bivy Sack: Techniques for Managing the Moisture Balance Between External Precipitation and Internal Condensation
September 21, 5:27pm

Re: Re: Bivy sack and vapour barrier
Steven wrote: "A question about VBLs: is there a benefit to wearing a VBL on one part of the body only? I'm guessing that the human body doesn't give off condensation equally. Can w...

In Editor's Roundtable » Staying Dry in a Bivy Sack: Techniques for Managing the Moisture Balance Between External Precipitation and Internal Condensation
September 20, 12:22am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Martin

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
If you just bend the arms up slightly, it will support a Heineken Pot cleanly.

In Stoves - Other
May 26, 3:06pm