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All Forum Posts by Tim Cheek

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SHR menu
Andrew, Could you describe your menu? The Bearikade Weekender is not that big. Did you consider their larger canister v. having a resupply? Thanks, and I ordered your CD.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra High Route
December 21, 3:03pm

measuring levels
Denis, Are those concentric circles inside your pot measuring/volume levels? How'd you do that?

In GEAR » SUL 1100 Ti in stock again
December 09, 8:07pm

Labor day weekend
It was crowded and hiker's dogs were barking at each other, but it was a beautiful day.

In User Test Forum » load photo
December 07, 8:20pm

Recognize it?
If you are in Colorado you should! It is snowmass lake. Taken on a Maroon Bells loop hike in '07.

In User Test Forum » load photo
December 06, 4:33pm

Fun thread
Age 50. Sierra High Route Anything in Alaska CDT in the San Juans, but this time with my two daughters

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpakcing Bucket List
December 06, 4:25pm

sleeping pad?
I'd recommend something well insulated, of course.

In GEAR » Nunatak in winter?
December 01, 8:47pm

testing

In User Test Forum » load photo
December 01, 8:28pm

"Day and a Half Pack" on the left
Several years ago I sold mine on ebay to a guy from Japan for, no joke, $200.00+

In GEAR » Can anyone ID these packs?
November 30, 6:26pm

Always ask for overfill?
So this doesn't get too academic, is the bottom line that we should have Nunatak's Tom overfill an ounce or two or three? Density makes sense for warmth, but I've always been focused...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question of the day?
November 23, 7:46pm

Customized Single Wall Tents Ratings Summary
Great and helpful report. I was wondering if it was technologically possible to produce the evaluation chart on this site in a format that would allow us to do what Patrick has done: eliminate ...

In Editor's Roundtable » State of the Market Report: Single Wall Tents (2008)
November 19, 5:15pm

All Reader Reviews by Tim Cheek

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Mountain Laurel Designs 850 ml Cup
Perfect because it does what the advertisement says it will do. It holds enough water to reconstitute your freeze dried food, and your hot drink. Boil the water for both, pour whatever is needed for t...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 05, 10:07pm

Honey Stinger Organic Energy Chews
I feel like I have to choke down energy bars. They are just too dry for me. And, these things didn't seem appetizing to me because they had the consistency of gummy bears and the political cor...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 05, 10:01pm

Amazon Kindle
Some people fish, fly kites, chat with their hiking mates, or mull over their route and equipment when they aren’t hiking. Some hike from dawn to dusk and have no time for such weighty pass times. If...

In Miscellaneous Products
September 05, 9:54pm

Garmin Oregon 550t
This review is by a first time GPS user, so I can’t offer a comparison to other units. I’m also not familiar with the technical aspects of GPS units, so I can’t offer you performance data. What I ca...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
September 05, 9:53pm

Ultimate Survival Technologies Sparkie Firestarter
Plastic broke while trying to use it the first time. Apparently, the spring wasn't strong enough for the plunger to pop out when I squeezed the case. Super gluing it back would likely prevent m...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
August 25, 8:19pm

Last Breath: The Limits of Adventure by Peter Stark
Okay, maybe this is engaging and educational, but it gave me the creeps. How many ways can you kick the bucket in slow motion?

In Books and Media
April 14, 9:32pm

Alone Across Alaska 1,000 Miles of Wilderness DVD DVD
www.bucktrack.com $24.95 plus $5.00 shipping. This is a DVD of a solo hike from the east end of the Brooks range to the west. Six hundred miles of hiking and four hundred on an inflatable canoe. ...

In Books and Media
April 14, 9:30pm

Inov-8 Roclite 390 XCR
I bought my pair from REI in case I needed to return them. I'd have preferred a pair without gore tex, but it was fun to splash through water without drying out. I was worried that the description...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 06, 9:37pm

Cocoon Vest Vest
I ordered the medium because that is what I wear in a Patagonia Micro-Puff, but the neck was too big for me, too. I have replaced it with a small, and the fit is perfect. I prefer the zipper over t...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
July 05, 7:56pm

Equinox Lite Tripper Organizer Pouch
The irony of repackaging stuff into smaller containers is the accumulation of a whole lot of little containers. I have tried to keep track of them all a variety of ways, but always feared I'd mis...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 28, 10:00pm