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The answer (I think)...
So since I really can't stand searching forums and finding a thread unresolved this post is for the archive... It turns out it would appear my initial theory is correct, the problem is there is ...

In Make Your Own Gear » My pepsi stove "breathes", any ideas?
April 01, 8:44am

Re: Re: Re: ~20F Sleeping bags
Hi Dale, Thanks for doing this, one problem I've found with the gear guide on this site is a strong bias for down bags (well, duh, they are lighter!). Unfortunately my wife is allergic to down ...

In GEAR » ~20F Sleeping bags
March 29, 8:09am

Re: ~20F Sleeping bags
Left out: Kelty Lightyear 3D 25 25F 38 Polarguard 3D $90

In GEAR » ~20F Sleeping bags
March 28, 11:41pm

Re: Re: My pepsi stove "breathes", any ideas?
Thanks for everyone's input! Yes, it seems as if for some reason the pressure in the inner/outer wall chamber is oscillating. I notched the inner wall in three places at the bottom with a hole ...

In Make Your Own Gear » My pepsi stove "breathes", any ideas?
March 28, 11:27pm

My pepsi stove "breathes", any ideas?
So being the curious, semi-enterprising type I made a little pepsi-can alcohol stove (open-jet type). Anyway, it seems to work so far, obviously need to do stand and windscreen optimization still....

In Make Your Own Gear » My pepsi stove "breathes", any ideas?
March 28, 7:28pm

Rae lakes bad...
The Rae lakes area can be very bad as well as Yosemite. As many others have stated a few simple steps will greatly reduce encounters - cook somewhere on the trail in the afternoon and then hike fu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bears on JMT
March 24, 6:55am

Personal Articles Floater...
So what you guys want is a Personal Articles Floater. It essentially protects individual items from everything but intentional destruction with no deductible and no impact on your other policies. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » how much?is it covered/
March 24, 6:45am

Kelty Lightyear 3D 25 opinions...
So I know down is the bomb (used it for years) but my wife is extremely allergic to the stuff so both of us have to go synthetic if we want to pack together. Anyone have experience with Kelty's ...

In GEAR » Kelty Lightyear 3D 25 opinions...
March 17, 8:37pm

GoLite Dawn Med - NEW
Selling a GoLite Dawn pack Size: Medium Color: Moss Condition: Brand new, never used, tags attached still Cost: $60 Shipping: I'll pay shipping within US. Bought in 2004 for wife but never ...

In Gear Swap » GoLite Dawn Med - NEW
March 11, 10:48am

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Travel Light - Eat Heavy Bill McCartney
Hmmm.... I like the technique. Just boil water and cook in a cozy. Also most recipes use items found in any store. Some other good information. The recipe section, however, is rather lacking. S...

In Books and Media
July 12, 6:42pm