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Big Creek
It looks like Big Creek is not close enough to my route to hit it on my main bike tour, but still close by. I am not ruling out some mountain biking, backpacking, or car camping before or after th...

In Fishing » Idaho
March 21, 3:57am

What?
"Your dividend balance from 2012: $144.38 Your 2013 dividend is currently being calculated and will be available late March." I thought I already used my 2012 balance. Does this mean...

In GEAR » Rei dividends are here =)
March 20, 3:25pm

Osprey Exos 48 vs REI Flash 45
"At first look, the Osprey Exos 48 resembles the REI Flash 45." If that is at all accurate the EXOS is probably a nice pack but, I'll stick with my Flash especially since it is che...

In GEAR » New Osprey Exos Packs for 2014
March 20, 3:17pm

Idaho
I will probably fish mostly on the smaller streams as I come across them without much if any pre-planning. That said I am open to advice and might go over the maps later and post what rivers look ...

In Fishing » Idaho
March 19, 3:43am

Weight
Bert, I am impressed at the weight you achieved. I bet it sounds pretty good as well. Alder is a decent sound board wood, so I'd be surprised if there was much improvement if you go to spruce...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
March 18, 5:09am

Rework of my lightest stick
I decided that I didn't like playing the two string one much and thought that it might have a wide enough neck to accommodate three strings. So I took the geared tuners off, plugged the holes ...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
March 16, 4:49pm

Needle stakes
The MSR version of these are my favorite stakes. I was sorry to see them be discontinued. I like them so much that I bought a bunch of the MSR ones to hoard for future use. That said I have no...

In GEAR » anyone use these stakes?
March 12, 2:07pm

Three string backpacking strumstick
My latest three string one came in at a little less than 9 ounces and is built pretty sturdy to take some abuse. My first impression was kind of luke warm, but after some tweaks I am really starti...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
March 11, 8:38am

JMT fish
Just about all of the streams had hungry trout. I used an elk hair caddis almost exclusively. I did try a black ant and thought they just might have liked it better, but it was harder for me to s...

In Fishing » fishing the jmt
March 10, 4:39am

Ultralight two string follow up
Well, the two string, less than 8 ounce, stick dulcimer has been done for a while and I am ready to report the results. It is a mixed success. On the good side the weight came out as expected and...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
March 05, 7:18am

All Reader Reviews by Pete Staehling

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I love my NeoAir (size regular). It is light, comfy, and packs small. I agree that for the price a patch kit should be included, but I don't miss the stuff sack. I have been using a ziploc ba...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 23, 12:04pm