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Re: Latest, Lightest Solar Charges?
I used a Brunton Ember on my last trip. Charged my phone very fast. Weighs 142gm. Major downside is that it lacks any attachment points. It would be nice to have it on my pack charging while I'...

In GEAR » Latest, Lightest Solar Charges?
August 24, 9:19am

Re: Carry in Alaska
Good for you Dena! I would much rather encounter a lady with a handgun than a lady with a Rottweiler - the handgun won't decide by itself to attack me!

In GEAR » Warding off black bears, what has worked for you??
August 22, 7:09pm

Re: Re: blackies
Oops! I guess I didn't realize you and your friends jogged with black bears in suburbia - which was the subject. BTW, pepper spray, Zen, firearms, etc. are all security blankets. And a secur...

In GEAR » Warding off black bears, what has worked for you??
August 20, 8:10pm

Re: Re: Predatory behavior is a reality - some folks won't believe it
The subject is jogging with black bears in the lower 48. Not sure the relevance of the "Alaskan perspective". Black bear populations have risen dramatically over the last 30 years and ...

In GEAR » Warding off black bears, what has worked for you??
August 20, 6:14pm

Predatory behavior is a reality - some folks won't believe it
Lots of folks have been taught (incorrectly I might add) that Black bears are less dangerous than Grizzlies. And folks have been taught that "the bear is more afraid of you than you are of him...

In GEAR » Warding off black bears, what has worked for you??
August 20, 11:28am

Re: Re: Not the best designed App - some basic problems
If something doesn't work as expected - what do you do? Have you ever had that happen when you are offline? Offline help is simply a very, very, very basic feature for a truly "backcountry...

In GEAR » best app for navigation/GPS for a smart phone
August 19, 2:48pm

Not the best designed App - some basic problems
Now if you only use this app where you have cell service you'll never encounter these issues. But I recently carted my DroidX around the White Clouds of Idaho and Backcountry Navigator kindof s...

In GEAR » best app for navigation/GPS for a smart phone
August 18, 4:03pm

Has to operate over a wide range
The reason I like the Trangia is that it works well over a wide range of temps. I've made a lot of burners and the biggest downfall is that they often only work well in a narrow temp range. Usu...

In GEAR » Ever wonder why there isn't an aluminum Trangia alcohol burner?
August 08, 9:34am

Backcountry Navigator Pro
I just purchased it - so far so good. I'm leaving on a trip and I thought I would play with it. I don't mind the purchase price as I would've easily spent that in good hardcopy maps for...

In GEAR » best app for navigation/GPS for a smart phone
August 08, 9:15am

Re: Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
20*f is what I use. Some suggestions: Use a blanket, lay on your side and try to adjust the blanky so that you can get an idea of the right width. Too narrow and you'll get cold spots. IMO wide...

In GEAR » Help with chooosing a 3 season quilt
August 06, 12:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Zorg Zumo

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Optimus/Primus? Svea 123R
It is the same weight as other white gas stoves, but with fewer moving parts. It is inherently more reliable over a very long history. It is very fuel efficient and the maximum heat output and flame a...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 23, 3:19pm