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Bivy vs Single Person Tent
It really depends what your definition of IS is. There are tents and there are bivys and they are designed for the conditions you intend to use them. Having stated that almost everything I do in Wa...

In GEAR » Bivy vs a Single man tent?
August 09, 1:27pm

Aleve vs Ibuprofin is not addiction
As an individual who has worked in the addiction field for years and until retired was a CDP (Chemical Dependency Professional), nothing mentioned in these posts remotely meet the ASAM (American Sc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Aleve vs Ibuprofin
July 24, 12:23pm

Is Permethrin Safe, well I type faster!
I’m a convert to Permethrin; I no longer wear tightly woven nylon shirts in summer having switched to either micro merino wool or super light Under Armor. Permethrin sprayed on my clothes and pac...

In GEAR » Permethrin. What it will and won't do?
July 24, 11:54am

Advice On Washing Down Bag
If your down bag has a water resistant coating then wash it inside out in a front loader gentle cycle with extra rinse, finish with a fast spin. Dry on low heat and every 10 minutes or so pat down ...

In GEAR » Advice on washing down sleeping bags
July 12, 12:59am

Warmlite vs ultralite wind video/Bogus Video
The Stephenson was not pitched poorly, it was pitched completely incorrectly starting with the choice of stakes, you allowed yourself to be duped if you thought it was pitched poorly after viewing ...

In GEAR » Warmlite vs ultralite wind video - compare/contrast
June 29, 12:24pm

Re: Re: Tent videos/Contrived Stunt
What a spastic! I have never seen a Warmlite pitched so incompetently! I don’t even know where to begin to count the mistakes this self proclaimed expert made it pitching the 2R. This was obvious...

In GEAR » Warmlite vs ultralite wind video - compare/contrast
June 28, 10:19am

I'm Going Blind, No Double Blinded
Thanks for the study Chris, having said that, others appear to feel the American College Of Sports Medicine is a conspiracy organization that you personally fund because they conducted a scientific...

In GEAR » Trekking Pole Science
June 06, 10:47am

I Agree, Group Gear
Sea to Summit makes a 10 liter sub 2.8 oz folding bucket that is great for these types of situations. The bucket is stable on level surfaces and will do two things, first; it will let the silt and ...

In GEAR » group backpacking gear
May 03, 1:25pm

This Wasn't My Point, Group Grear
No disrespect intended, a coffee filter is designed to filter coffee grounds not silt and other particles suspended in clear water that you cannot see, your filter is good to .2 microns, way beyond...

In GEAR » group backpacking gear
May 03, 1:01pm

Group Backpacking Gear
I have had the same Mini Works since it first came out and the unit has never failed me, is totally field maintainable with a great carbon core surrounded by a ceramic element. The filter does exac...

In GEAR » group backpacking gear
May 03, 12:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Scott Toraason

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Great stuff and just a step below real Starbucks but in the mountains I don’t know the difference; real easy to fix at:

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 02, 11:41am

Leki Super Makalu
I bent the piston that operates the shock system in the lower section of my 2008 Super Makalu pole when it came loose in some very wet snow descending Cashmere Mountain Alpine Lakes Wilderness. All it...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 09, 1:19pm

REI Ti Ware Long Handled Spoon
Just saw this review and have been using this spoon the last two years with my Enertia Trail Food dinners and my home made cereal breakfasts. I could not agree more with the previous post that it is g...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 20, 12:08pm

Kahtoola KTS Aluminum crampons
I’ve been looking for a lightweight traction device for training hikes on Mount Si in Washington State and to use when my Grivels would be over kill. I chose the Kahtoola Steels mainly because of all ...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 19, 11:44am

MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I recently busted a hole in one of my MSR Denali Ascent snowshoe binding straps and after contacting MSR/Cascade Designs (who are here locally) received a free replacement strap in the mail within one...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:52pm

Brunton Helios "Stormproof" lighter
The directions that came with the lighter sucked, however there is a good explanation at that explains high altitude/cold operation. At select Butane Lighters, Wind...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 20, 11:58am

Java Juice Coffee Extract
I posted a comment on Java Juice in a different thread a while back so I’ll bust in here and say that I’ve tried just about everything I can think of for a cup of morning joe from packing a small Fren...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 05, 10:26am