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Re: Theft of camping gear
Only camping theft I've experience was about 40 years ago at the parking lot for the Snow Lakes Trailhead to Enchantment Lakes, along Icicle Creek Road out of Leavenworth, WA. We left our...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Theft of camping gear
June 08, 3:01am

Re: Pack
Why "Cammelback Bladder - 6.5oz" instead of additional 1L or 2L bottle at <2 oz? That wouldn't produce as much weight savings as a "big" item does, like switching ...

In Gear Lists » Tear apart my list, please!
June 07, 5:06pm

Re: Open Country 2q
Julie -- re your question to Alex H about weight of the Open Country 2qt pot with both a lid and a handle, don't know if his Open Country 2qt has the same weight as the hard anodized aluminum O...

In GEAR » Pots for 2 people/couples
June 07, 12:35am

Re: Re: Re: The Myth of Pressure Regulators
Roger -- Thanks for clarifying that there's no real dispute since Will was just "shilling" (unwittingly, no doubt) about benefits of the Sol's regulator. As for th...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Myth of Pressure Regulators
June 06, 11:45pm

Re: The Myth of Pressure Regulators
Roger, at least at first blush, seems to be a divergence between your view of benefits clamed for pressure regulators, especially considering your statement as follows: "Claims for...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Myth of Pressure Regulators
June 06, 5:11pm

Re: Pots for 2 people/couples
Big factor is what kind of "cooking" is to be done. If just boiling water for hot drinks and to rehydrate food in a ziploc with cozy, then titanium does it with greatest weigh...

In GEAR » Pots for 2 people/couples
June 06, 3:13am

Re: To Kindle or not...that is the question
+1 for Audible books on MP3 player. Especially an MP3 player that's powered by an AA or AAA battery since there's no outlets in the woods to recharge an internal battery device...

In GEAR » To Kindle or not...that is the question
June 06, 2:52am

Re: To Kindle or not...that is the question
Edited to delete duplicate post. See below.

In GEAR » To Kindle or not...that is the question
June 06, 2:51am

Re: WTB: Short Neoair
If you're looking for a small Neoair (Fall 2011 version, not X-Lite version), Backpacking Gear has about three dozen or so on sale for $77.97 according to their website ---

In Gear Swap » WTB: Short Neoair
May 31, 1:06am

Re: Cairns and LNT?
I don't build cairns. I don't tear 'em down. Thus do I leave no trace of my passing.

In Philosophy & Technique » Cairns and LNT?
May 29, 4:49pm

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm