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All Forum Posts by Lynn Tramper

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Re: My smart phone, a digital swiss army knife.
Aside from the above, which I really appreciate on my phone, I also use it to generate white noise for sleeping. I use this app at home as well. I have never slept so good since discovering this ...

In Multiple Use Gear » My smart phone, a digital swiss army knife.
September 30, 3:52pm

Re: Ode to the Carbon Flame War
Craig, that is the most beautiful thing to come out of the carbon flame war. Thank you

In Chaff » Ode to the Carbon Flame War
September 24, 5:26pm

Re: Re: Re: New Zealand or bust!
I would suggest, if possible, you aim for March/April. These are usually the most settled months in terms of weather. Two good scenarios I can think of in terms of 7-10 days with camping: eithe...

In Pre-Trip Planning » New Zealan or bust!
September 20, 4:08pm

Re: Re: Data manipulation
"There are so many things wrong with Lynn's last comment I don't know where to start, so I'll start by pointing out that it was Dean who challenged me to this bet, not the other wa...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 20, 3:14pm

Re: New Zealan or bust!
Personally I wouldn't bother with the North Island, but I suspect a lot of North Islanders might disagree with me! Only other advice I can give is to come prepared for all seasons, no matter w...

In Pre-Trip Planning » New Zealan or bust!
September 19, 8:25pm

Data manipulation
Just to show how easy it is to prove any point of view in such a complicated debate as this, I ued the same software from woodfortrees to look a the last five years, using all 4 of the most recogni...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 19, 7:05pm

Re: Re: Betting
Thanks for clarifying Roger. Are you going to stick with the woodfortrees index, with it's offsets for baseline variance between the different methods used to generate the data? I don't...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 19, 5:55pm

"The bet for one thousand dollars rests on whether the average of the main global surface temperature indices trends up or down between 2005 and 2020" I was more interested in whether ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 19, 4:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Quantifried
"Thanks for the non-sequiteur. So they've got a temperature proxy. Does this help them determine if the rise in co2 came before or after the rise in temperature?" No, it determines...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 19, 3:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Quantifried
"I want to know which 55M yr old proxy tells them the co2 rose before the temperature." They used a benthic-foraminifera-derived temperature proxy "Funny we have to go back thi...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 18, 4:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Lynn Tramper

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Trail Designs SideWinder for AGG 2qt pot
First of all, apologies for cross-posting this review. I initially put it n the cookware category and can't move it (Mods feel free to delete the other review). I have been using this cook syst...

In Stoves - Other
October 18, 12:50pm

Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian
I want to love this pack, I really do. It is comfortable, it is roomy enough for most trips, it fits well, carries heavier laods well, and has all the feature I could want in a pack (I got extra poc...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 17, 7:17pm

Trail designs SideWinder
I have been using this cook system for the last few months, and it is by far the best offering that the folks at Trail Designs has yet come up with. My system is designed to fit around, AND in th...

In Cookware - Other
October 17, 6:53pm

Packa s/m 2008 model
I thought it better to keep the Packa reviews in one place, so this applies to the 2009 medium/large Packa. To be honest, I wanted a Roger Caffin style poncho, but could see it was going to take me m...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 18, 1:57pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
I use these for around camp and sleep wear, so have not (yet) had any problems with durability. For my main use they are simply brilliant. This merino is the frist wool I've found that isn't...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 18, 12:23pm

Trail Designs Caldera Keg
This cool little cookset is just perfect for my solo trips. "The lightest , most stable, wind resistant, and efficient cooking system you can buy." says the Trail Designs website, and I don...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:41pm

Antigravity Gear 2 liter pot
I also have the anodised version of this pot. True about the slippery issue, but a few seconds with and orbital sander on the bottom solved the problem. I have used this pot for several years fo...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:34pm

Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
I have carried this "stove" for 14 nights in the field now, and it has become my go-to stove. Even after 7 days of continuous rain, I was able to find enough dry-ish wood to cook AND have a ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 15, 6:25pm

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
Please note: I am reviewing the 2005 version of this glove. I found the basic design/shape of this glove to be good (I like the gauntlet style), but the insulation was a joke. Extremely flat, low l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 07, 6:27pm

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
These are my all time favourites. They've kept me comfortable in everything from snowboarding to windswept ridge hikes to calm and hot uphill hikes. They are comfortable, light, and dry in an in...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 11:58am