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fire in lieu of sleeping bag
String an emergency blanket lean to style on the other side of the fire facing you, and one over you. The heat will reflect very well .... but you'll still be waking up to stoke the fire reg...

In Philosophy & Technique » Fire in lieu of sleeping gear?
June 26, 9:27pm

Search and Rescue
I don't know ... but if I had a Life Threatening emergency and needed extraction, I don't think I'd really care how much the bill was going to be. If I'm well enough to conside...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Who pays for Search and Rescue operations for JMT hikers?
June 26, 5:44am

Mini Dropper Bottles
I love em .... Dr. Bronners. 100% deet (mix three drops with 10 drops of water, mix in your hand, and rub the desired areas.) The water doesn't evaporate as quick as most carrier agents i...

In GEAR » BPL mini dropper bottles
June 25, 10:03am

Don't feed the Trolls
As my dad, god rest his soul, used to say ..... "Opinions are like A__holes. Everybody's got one ..... the real trick is not to BE one". I've had your whitebox stove ever since...

June 25, 5:30am

Hummm .... I like to take a small summer sausage, cheese, and some trisket crackers in a ziplock plastic container for lunch. Pita pockets and potted meat, or chicken spread, or PB makes a good ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Help me plan a menu! I've never done this..
June 23, 8:00pm

Very fun project .... less than an ounce coffee mug
I'm thinking that a bead of silnet silicone seam sealer on one spot on the rim will suffice .... or perhaps a bead all the way around. I don't like my coffee warm, not hot ... so it'...

In Make Your Own Gear » Very fun project .... less than an ounce coffee mug.
June 23, 7:47pm

0.9 ounce coffee mug
another view They give these cozy's away free at sporting events, cell phone companies, etc. as advertising gimmicks. It's a cheap grade of neoprene with printing on it.

In Make Your Own Gear » Very fun project .... less than an ounce coffee mug.
June 23, 1:10pm

fun project
Thanks! I was just thinking that myself .... Just add a Cozy and you have a pot cozy, an insulated mug, and a cook pot. My cozy weighs in at 0.3 ounces. The Hienie can with the top ring stil...

In Make Your Own Gear » Very fun project .... less than an ounce coffee mug.
June 22, 8:20pm

Very fun project .... less than an ounce coffee mug.
Go to the sporting goods store and buy some collapsible 12 ounce can cozy's ... as light and thin as you can find. Then pick up a P38 world war II type mini can opener. On your way home ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Very fun project .... less than an ounce coffee mug.
June 22, 6:08pm

in line filter
Sawyer and a platy hydration tube is the way to go.

In Make Your Own Gear » Help me make an in-line water filter...
June 22, 10:55am

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm