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something new coming from Erin and Hig?
First, two things: I have no connection with Erin and Hig other than an strong appreciation of what they are doing. This is a crowd sourcing pitch. The project is a film about a short (for...

In On the Web » something new coming from Erin and Hig?
November 25, 1:30pm

Re: $200 for a Camera
The WX350 that Bob mentioned appears to be the successor to the WX300, which I have and like a lot for a camera of that price and size.

In GEAR » $200 for a Camera
November 24, 4:49pm

Re: Mississippi
@Amy: Terrific report. I enjoyed following your daily reports during the trip and had only one complaint ... you didn't consult my schedule when planning! I'd certainly have paddled a day...

In Post-Trip Reports » Canoeing Mississippi River
November 24, 7:31am

Re: Therm-A-Rest Sleeping Pads
items tend disappear from when they are not in stock and ready to ship and reappear when stock arrives again.

November 23, 10:52am

Re: boundary waters
That other thread does contain a lot of good info. I'd quibble with one point said there ... August IS a great time to go, bugs ARE low, water IS warm but people are NOT minimal (for those v...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Boundary Waters trip
November 23, 6:39am

Re: New pictures :)
Hard to believe it was a year ago that I was getting my first pictures. 'twas the year of the Kat! I'm imagining the cat in the last three pictures purring "You lookin at ME?&quo...

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
November 18, 7:26pm

Re: share your boulders
Talus Cave, Pinnacles National Park

In Photo Gallery » share your boulders
November 15, 1:12pm

Re: The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
Hmmmmph, I normally don't let myself get sucked into this kind of vortex. I've been overworked lately maybe that can explain this moment of weakness. But since I'm here .... That ce...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
November 11, 1:18pm

Re: Both sides
If a large proportion of the public want to use the wilderness for biking or riding horses, and this requires more trail maintenance, well so be it - let's have increased public financing for ...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
November 11, 10:25am

Re: The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
From the Wilderness Act: “A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of li...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
November 11, 9:25am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am