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best rope for hanging
Done right, a hang can be effective. Problem is, in my experience, most are done very poorly. People are either stupid, lazy, or both.

In GEAR » Best UL rope for food hanging/multi-purpose?
June 21, 7:21am

granola
"Besides, granola isn't particularly calorie-dense. I have a dark chocolate almond variety that about as high in calories as I've found (haven't looked too hard)--it's 116 Cal/...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Packing JUST a giant bag of granola (with nuts, raisins, etc)...
June 20, 7:53pm

123 mountain
Not sure why some people seem frightened of having a collections letter sent. Especially a fake one. I wouldnt even deal with the company anymore. I would chargeback the credit card, and send ...

In GEAR » 123mountain.com CAUTION
June 20, 4:15am

rope
I would say its time to get BBB and credit card company involved.

In GEAR » 123mountain.com CAUTION
June 19, 8:56pm

Lithium
Some devices, all actually devices, have an operating voltage range. Some narrower than others. I have a gps that will not work with rechargeables , it requires 1.5V, 1.2-1.4V doesnt cut it. Wish...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 19, 6:04pm

rescue me
I think the rescue me specs state that the battery is good for about 30 hrs. That provides ample testing without impacting the 24hr tranmission.

In GEAR » Ocean Signals rescueME PLB
June 19, 5:54pm

lightest
When it comes to rechargeables, weight is proportional to capacity. If you dont believe this, go buy the cheapest chinese rechargeable you can find and experience it first hand. The energizer...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 18, 9:38pm

AAA lithium
Well, not quite. The standard energizer ultimate lithium batteries cannot be safely recharged. These batteries will explode. There are Li-ion batteries, that are rechargeable in AAA size. Ho...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 18, 8:10pm

water resistance
There is no such thing as waterPROOF. There are only varying levels of water resistance. I use a cuben hybrid pack,taped seams, expressly so I dont need a cover for another layer of protection....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Waterproofing the pack?
June 18, 4:49pm

solo
I prefer solo , except for compared to being with my son. You meet more people, talk to them more, see more wildlife, do things at your own pace, etc.

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking solo
June 17, 7:04pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm