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Re: @ Monte
Monte, I use the 1.0 oz. cuben for my liners inside the Outsaks. The cuben roll-top bags that I did beta for were made from 1.43 oz/yd cuben. 2.5 times the dyneema over the 1.0 oz. cuben, so much s...

In GEAR » How do you store your food?
December 14, 10:55am

Jetboil patio test conditions
Jimmer: The conditions when I did my patio tests were 45* F, zero breeze, altitude 5440'; I also see that 4 gm. to achieve a 2-cup boil of 50* F tap water under ideal conditions is not easily t...

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo & MSR WindBoiler
December 14, 10:07am

@ Monte
Those are the Outsak UL bags. The one on the left is the larger size, and I had David make me a custom size (the one on the right) that is half-way between the large and the small in height. The cu...

In GEAR » How do you store your food?
December 14, 8:58am

Re: How do you store your food?
A few years ago, I did some beta testing of both cuben roll-top bags and the original Outsak, in an area alive with rodents of all shapes and sizes (racoons, skunks, squirrels, and foxes) and also ...

In GEAR » How do you store your food?
December 13, 3:29pm

You were correct, Monte--it was 1995.

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
December 13, 12:03pm

re: Jetboil MiniMo & MSR WindBoiler
Alright--a collaboration of the 2 titans of stoving! Way to go. John, I have some initial thoughts about the Windboiler. We borrowed one from the local MSR rep to check out. She didn't want ...

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo & MSR WindBoiler
December 13, 9:20am

Winter gear list
That update is interesting, Ryan, as it does indeed reflect the improvement in the products now available vs. 2004. This is timely, as our local Boulder Lightpackers meet-up group will have winter ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter Backpacking Checklist (Gear List): Ultralight Winter Snowcave Camping
December 10, 5:34pm

re: Rocky Goretex Socks - 40% off
Sizes 6 and 8 only. Bummer.

In Gear Deals » Rocky Goretex Socks - 40% off
December 08, 9:09am

re: Required items for UL backpacking
"...the rabbit hole of gear wonkery." I hereby nominate that as the quote of the day, Mags!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 04, 11:06am

Jetboil MiniMo tip
I used my REI 20% coupon to buy a MiniMo. Man, did they ever score with that burner! It simmers like no other stove I've used. It is about 1.0 oz. heavier that of the Sol burner, which itself i...

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo, First Look
December 01, 11:05am

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm