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RE: a newbie camera question
Apple is ending out support and future development of Aperture. Many cameras come with softwar...

In Photography » a newbie camera question
July 28, 12:16pm

How long does Insect Shield last?
Rex, thanks for those links, very interesting. I've been wondering about how long my Insect Shield clothing stays effective. These links make me suspect they're no longer very effective. T...

In Gear Deals » Sawyer Permethrin Spray - Low Price on Amazon
July 19, 6:05pm

Light weight tripods.
I've been going through the same process. My current tripod plus ball head is 4.0 lb, and that was considered light when I bought it years ago (Gitzo 120, Giotto M1002). I never take it backpac...

In Photography » MeFOTO daytripper tripod
July 19, 3:14pm

Pamir, Osh and safety.
Marcel, be sure to check on the political safety of the Pamir and of Osh. As you probably know there was serious ethnic violence in Osh 4 years ago:

In Gear Lists » Pamir Mountains - hiking / packrafting
July 19, 9:50am

Bugs on the AT.
There are bugs on the AT: mosquitoes, black flies, ticks, etc. Depending on when you're going they can be awful or non-existent. For New England, May to Sept., I'd prefer an enclosed bug ...

In GEAR » Give me your opinions in my shelter
July 04, 4:03pm

Save your film/slides and lenses from old cameras.
Save the original film negatives or slides, whatever you do with digitizing. Lots of film prints are not very good and have less detail than the negatives had. This is especially true for really o...

In GEAR » old film camars and slides... what to do?
June 27, 10:56am

The no-sided professor.
Nick Gatel: "[I wonder] If anyone has ever hiked a Möbius strip. Did they complete the hike? Did anyone ever see them again? Did they they write a trip report?" I would caution everyone...

In On the Web » Here's one for the numbers geeks
June 26, 5:45pm

Snowpeak titanium bowl for pot.
The Snowpeak titanium bowl is 1.6 oz and $17 at REI. It works fine a a pot, add foil for lid.

In GEAR » What is the lightest canister stove pot combination?
June 11, 3:39pm

Inner tent for winter.
An old idea for winter tents is to make an inner tent with very light breathable upper and waterproof floor. The solomid would function as a fly and structural support. The way it works is that ai...

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions about putting some eVent fabric onto Cuben MLD SoloMid for venting
June 02, 10:50am

How cold? Hot tent camping?
I've done this sort of thing for 3 or 4 months till I moved into my new house. But, it was summer/fall (snowed a little during the last week); I had a house to stay in if the weather was bad . ...

In GEAR » The Hilleberg House Project
June 02, 10:17am

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