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Rob E (eatSleepFish) - BPL Guest

My Locale Canada
About Me Fly fisherman turned ultra-lighter to access remote lakes and streams.
StateOntario
CountryCanada

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Nothing always works: some comments in defence of the SPOT
I'll just chime in to say that I have a Spot 2 messenger, and I'm very pleased with it. I have used it for two years now, and have never not had it send a message... not that it has needed...

In GEAR » Personal Locator Beacons...
July 02, 9:06pm

Re: Lightweight, Windproof, Waterproof Shell Mitten under $50?
For $19 these are a real bargain: http://www.mec.ca/product/5020-728/mec-cloudraker-mitts-unisex/ Dan Durston lent me these when my thin fingerless paddling gloves weren't proving to be ...

In GEAR » Lightweight, Windproof, Waterproof Shell Mitten under $50?
June 28, 8:13am

Pics of spray deck?
I'm not interested in purchasing, but really interested in your spray deck design. Do you think you could post some pics?

In Gear Swap » FS Flytepacker packraft
June 24, 9:05am

Re: FS :Inov-8 Roclite 370 mids
PM sent. I'll buy one pair.

In Gear Swap » FS :Inov-8 Roclite 370 mids
June 21, 9:27pm

Re: Mixed Feelings about GPS
" ... so if the GPS sends me way wrong, which it has, I will hopefully catch on to it and re-navigate." Although "GPS" is named a "positioning system", it really is...

In Philosophy & Technique » Is GPS All in Our Heads?
June 21, 6:18pm

Navigation is a skill not a tool
A compass can be lost or damaged. The declination can be set incorrectly, or even inadvertently changed while being used*. A piece of sand/grit/dirt can get stuck in the bezel and the compass mig...

In Philosophy & Technique » Is GPS All in Our Heads?
June 21, 10:27am

Re: Ethanol in Canada - Found it!!
Ethanol can also is also available at Canadian Tire/Home hardware, sold as BioFlame Ethanol. It is manufactured (or distributed?) by Reochem, www.recochem.com. Looking at the MSDS shows that it i...

In GEAR » Ethanol in Canada - Found it!!
June 16, 9:18pm

Re: Aron Ralston and the Ten Essentials
Aron's incident just goes to prove that leaving an itinerary with someone is item #0 on the "10 essentials" list. Having read his book, he had one close call in the backcountry aft...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Aron Ralston and the Ten Essentials
June 16, 11:19am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re HMG
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In GEAR » hyperlight mountain gear
June 14, 7:53pm

Re: Re: New to the bivy world. Looking for advice and tips!
Cesar, I have a borah M50 top/silnylon bivy side-zip. Great workmanship, excellent bivy, but I too have had quite bad condensation problems with it. I was planning on putting a strip of nettin...

In GEAR » New to the bivy world. Looking for advice and tips!
June 14, 6:35am

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