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get one with adjustable declination, like the suunto M2 Unless you hike somewhere where mag north is fairly close to true north.

In GEAR » First compass
May 09, 5:49pm

I can usually assess the temperature close enough by feel and experience, within a couple degrees. Thats in humid SE conditions, sheltered from wind, and inactive. Put me out west where its ...

In GEAR » Is there a reliable backpackign thermometer out there?
May 08, 7:17pm

sounds good
Pretty much sounds like my philosophy ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain SuperUltraLight Backpacking – Going SUL in the Mountains with Adequate Shelter, Insulation, and Rain Protection. Part 1: Concepts and Scope.
May 08, 7:12pm

in your head
Its all in your head. Cold food is fine, you are just not conditioned to eating some kinds of things cold.

In GEAR » Cold Freeze Dried???
May 08, 5:18pm

I have heard of people doing that, leaving it in the sun on top of pack, etc to warm up a bit. Never have done it myself.

In GEAR » Cold Freeze Dried???
May 07, 7:17pm

Its been a few years since I read about it, but I recall that sunscreen data does not support that sunscreen reduces skin cancer. In fact, it may even cause it, either directly by decomposition of...

In GEAR » Understanding UV protection
May 06, 8:19pm

After falling 980 feet, if she wasnt dead she was probably beyond caring. Dont know what kind of vultures they have over there, but ones where I am will get on an animal that is dying. Ive shot ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Vultures eat hiker
May 06, 6:03pm

His latest post indicates they know who did it: A group of 5 hiker that left Silver City the same day as they did.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Balls and Sunshine Ripped-off on the CDT!!
May 05, 5:40pm

sounds like a normal filter to me. replace the element and it will improve, for a very short period of time. Not being sarcastic, just blunt. You are citing the exact reason why so many av...

In GEAR » MSR Miniworks filters very slow
May 05, 3:39pm

not like
Well, I did wake up one night recently and felt like I had a flashlight shining in my face. It was a full moon. The inside of my tent was almost like daylight. Aside from that, the no-stretch i...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber - what's not to like?
May 04, 3:35pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm