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Re: Muslin bags
I’ve gone the whole route for the perfect cup of backpacking coffee from packing a small French Press, to paper filters, cowboy coffee, compact drip filters or various kinds, muslin bags that act...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Camp Coffee
April 23, 11:46am

Stephenson Tents
I agree with Vick Hines and Kevin Davidson. I also own the 2R and 3R and have found them to be very stable and very well made lightweight tents. I have experienced only minor condensation problems ...

In GEAR » Stephenson's Warmlite Tents?
March 18, 11:34am

Re: Re: thermojet arrived!
Is anyone forwarding their complaints to the Attorney Generals office in that state?

In GEAR » ThermoJet MicroLite Stove
February 12, 10:22am

Re: Re: Re: Re: sleeping with bears
In Washington State We call grizzlies brown bears.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » sleeping with bears
January 22, 11:45am

Re: Re: sleeping with bears
That was quite a trip we had that year on the Golden Lakes Loops, our fourth in 6 years and the first time we saw a moose feeding at Boiling lake and then saw the brown bear break cover as we cross...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » sleeping with bears
January 21, 4:33pm

Re: sleeping with bears
My wife and I don’t hike in real bear country like Alaska or Montana, but we have been on 5-7 day trips in Washington State, especially in the Okanogan, and have run smack into black bears and se...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » sleeping with bears
January 15, 1:09pm

Re: Rodale mags suck
Ditto, My wife and I also decided to cancel Backerpacker Magazine at the end of our current subscription. Having been a member of BPL the last two years, it's very upsetting watching Backpacker ign...

In On the Web » Backpacker Magazine's Gear Guide '05
January 07, 2:49pm

Re: SnowPeak Titanium cookware and mugs
I purchased Snow Peak’s 450 Ti double walled mug in an effort to keep my morning coffee warm but reduce the bulk and weight over the traditional insulated mugs. It worked somewhat but without a l...

In GEAR » SnowPeak Titanium cookware and mugs
December 19, 12:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Scott Toraason

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Great stuff and just a step below real Starbucks but in the mountains I don’t know the difference; real easy to fix at:

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 02, 11:41am

Leki Super Makalu
I bent the piston that operates the shock system in the lower section of my 2008 Super Makalu pole when it came loose in some very wet snow descending Cashmere Mountain Alpine Lakes Wilderness. All it...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 09, 1:19pm

REI Ti Ware Long Handled Spoon
Just saw this review and have been using this spoon the last two years with my Enertia Trail Food dinners and my home made cereal breakfasts. I could not agree more with the previous post that it is g...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 20, 12:08pm

Kahtoola KTS Aluminum crampons
I’ve been looking for a lightweight traction device for training hikes on Mount Si in Washington State and to use when my Grivels would be over kill. I chose the Kahtoola Steels mainly because of all ...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 19, 11:44am

MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I recently busted a hole in one of my MSR Denali Ascent snowshoe binding straps and after contacting MSR/Cascade Designs (who are here locally) received a free replacement strap in the mail within one...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:52pm

Brunton Helios "Stormproof" lighter
The directions that came with the lighter sucked, however there is a good explanation at that explains high altitude/cold operation. At select Butane Lighters, Wind...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 20, 11:58am

Java Juice Coffee Extract
I posted a comment on Java Juice in a different thread a while back so I’ll bust in here and say that I’ve tried just about everything I can think of for a cup of morning joe from packing a small Fren...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 05, 10:26am