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Combining categories
I think I'm probably a F'ing Crazy Lightweight sort of guy.

In GEAR » What's your big four weigh/cost? Me- 2 lbs 8.4 oz/$773
January 20, 1:08pm

re: Source for serrated version

In GEAR » One ounce knife and sheath
January 20, 9:15am

Re: Re: Critter
C-Man, I've seen that video before. The thing about your technique is that you use some duct tape every time you set it up, and that likely is discarded when you take the tent down, right? Then...

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 19, 11:04pm

Ike's horror story
Actually, Ike, the horror part of the story is that somebody secretly scooped some Sterno into your cup, then you unknowingly spiked it with EC, stirred it up, then proceded to kick it over. And th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Horror Stories
January 19, 2:35pm

Re: Voile Straps
Not to beat a dead Voile horse, but since we have a 60* F bluebird day going on here in Boulder, and since I need to kill a couple more hours before I can watch Peyton Manning shred the Patriots pa...

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 19, 11:25am

Dave, what length of Voile straps do you take with you in winter, and also what length do you use for your poles? What other uses do you have for the straps, besides locking your skis or snowshoes ...

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 19, 9:35am

Voile Straps
OK, Heath, I think Dave C. and K C have it right. Yesterday, I found a pair of 9" Voile straps at my local mountaineering store. $7 + tax for two of them. They work great, seem pretty bomb-pro...

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 19, 8:24am

re: Next REI 20% off?
Maybe March-April, when the 2013 dividends are sent out?

In Gear Deals » Next REI 20% off?
January 18, 12:49pm

Response to Jan
Jan, I respect your expert opinion on this topic, and your contribution to this thread. As a dentist, I was taught to discourage patients from re-cementing a loose crown with Super Glue, due to pos...

In Make Your Own Gear » Carbon Fiber Pot Lid; Food safe question
January 18, 12:43pm

Yes, but...and
Yes, the handle is slightly different from the Little Vicky, and maybe a bit more ergonomic. But it doesn't have the serrated blade, which really cuts things well. You guys need to check out Tu...

In GEAR » One ounce knife and sheath
January 17, 9:28am

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm