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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

Re: What is your favorite UL solo alcohol cook system?
It kind of depends: If I'm hiking in good, warm weather (like now) then I carry my Whitebox setup. It saves a little weight over my next setup and the WB burner can hold a lot fuel for extended...

In GEAR » What is your favorite UL solo alcohol cook system?
August 01, 11:47am

Testing Reveals Vunerability
People carry these things like a talisman - i.e a good luck charm. Back in the days of old, when you couldn't test them, everybody drank the koolaid that the COSPAS-SARSAT system was just soooo...

In GEAR » Need a PLB - REsQLink+406, FastFind 220 ????
July 21, 12:46pm

Re: Rex and Bob
And all but 3 rescues were because of piece of junk snowmobiles. Looks like the locals around there use the Cospas-Sarsat system to call for taxis. An expensive tax-payer funded service for Alaskan...

In GEAR » Personal Locator Beacons...
July 16, 8:25am

Re: Cooking in pot vs in bag
At the end of the day, when you're tired, you'll eat the same old Ramen or Lipton noodles again. Why? Because it requires creativity and time to make something interesting in a single pot. ...

In GEAR » Replacement for Glad Simply Cooking Microwaveable bags for FBC?
July 12, 10:48am

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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