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Re: Re: Bears
The Tonga Ridge area because of its’ large blueberry or mountain huckleberry crop is one spot where I have always heard of a lot of bear reports and talked to some hikers on the trail who have se...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear problems on PCT between Stevens and Snoqualmie Passes?
August 12, 10:48am

Re: Butane lighters and altitude
I just received an email from Abel Silva at Essential Gear regarding high altitude performance of the Windmill Stormproof Lighter. His response was helpful but greater explanation was provided in t...

In GEAR » Best butane lighter?
August 08, 12:15pm

Re: Butane lighters and altitude reply
I just received an email from Abel Silva at Essential Gear regarding high altitude performance of the Windmill Stormproof Lighter. His response was helpful but greater explanation was provided in t...

In GEAR » Best butane lighter?
August 08, 12:13pm

PCT and bears
Tom, I’ve done parts of the PCT between Stevens Pass and Snoqualmie Pass and in late July was at Surprise and Trap Lakes and off trail to Thunder Mountain Lakes which is between Trap and Square L...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear problems on PCT between Stevens and Snoqualmie Passes?
August 07, 12:13pm

Butane lighters and altitude
I just tried my Windmill Stormproof Lighter 362-0001 after reading the comments on this thread. The lighter worked fine below 5,000 feet, had difficulty igniting at 6,100 feet, and would not ignite...

In GEAR » Best butane lighter?
August 06, 6:35pm

Re: Pressurized Alcohol Stove with simmer capability
Nicholas, I’m new to alcohol stoves having just purchased a Mini Bull Atomic which is a pressurized alcohol stove for my Snow Peak Trek 700 titanium pot. Just got back from a three day trip using...

In GEAR » Pressurized Alcohol Stove with simmer capability
July 27, 12:57pm

Gortex Jacket Failure
I totally agree with Benjamin Tang. I would also like to offer up another potential problem with Gore-Tex, micro cracks in the Gore-Tex fabric which can cause leaking. I’ve always looked at Go...

In GEAR » Gore Tex jacket failure
June 26, 12:08pm

Is it worth the wait & hiding
Last summer I purchased a Lunar Sole E from Ron Moak. I’m not advertising the merits of the tent, just the customer service. I received the tent within three days of my order and called Ron to te...

In GEAR » Summit Shelters
May 26, 11:50am

Re: Stephenson Tent
I own both the Stephenson’s 3R and 2R. One of the best things I purchased was their instructional video that taught me how to seal, pack, pitch, tighten, and break down the tent. For me the instr...

In GEAR » Light Weight 4 season Tent
May 16, 12:04pm

Rough Trail
So Dale, did you make it to Snoqualmie Lake? That must have been fun with the snow pack this year! I've been down that trail many a time but rarely to Snoqualmie Lake, although there was one waterl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Rough trail!
May 04, 10:23am

All Reader Reviews by Scott Toraason

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STARBUCKS VIA Italian Roast
Great stuff and just a step below real Starbucks but in the mountains I don’t know the difference; real easy to fix at: http://www.vimeo.com/7136912

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 essentialgear.com that explains high altitude/cold operation. At Essentialgear.com 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