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CityFort Collins
StateColorado
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All Forum Posts by Eric Swab

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10x10 SilNylon Pyramid Design
Ben, Cool picture with the sideways snow and thanks for the vote of confidence. I like the idea of the small size practice tent first, and your "circus" tent, wow? I have been wond...

In Make Your Own Gear » 10x10 SilNylon Pyramid Design
February 09, 7:02am

10x10 SilNylon Pyramid Design
Chris, I have been watching this thread and look forward to seeing the end result, getting comments on how much time it took, and if you would do it again. The bug netting seems like a scary th...

In Make Your Own Gear » 10x10 SilNylon Pyramid Design
February 08, 8:24pm

Some pictures of an Oware 9x9 Pyramid with bug netting
Thanks for the photos, I have been thinking of the 8'x8' version. The Oware site could use more photos.

In GEAR » Some pictures of an Oware 9x9 Pyramid with bug netting.
February 07, 6:55pm

Tarps with perimeter netting
I have not tried one but I like the concept. There are reviews of the Wild Oasis, and do a search for Duomid and Oware, there have been some discussions about it recently.

In GEAR » Tarps with perimeter netting
February 04, 3:48pm

Skurka Gear Book
1. "How Geeky?" Geeky is necessary, when someone buys a book, on any subject, it is too further their knowledge in that area, they already have the basics. Charts, diagrams, sidebars, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka Gear Book
February 04, 9:50am

2011 no-compromise 3+ season gear list for the PNW
Kyle, I will agree with the others that a small alcohol stove works just fine and with no moving parts it is fail proof. The other benefit is not having the canister weight and wondering when i...

In Gear Lists » 2011 no-compromise 3+ season gear list for the PNW?
January 29, 8:20pm

A hopefully not too onerous tarptent advice request.
While it is at the heavy side of "lightweight" shelters, the Tarptent Rainbow is an excellent all around shelter. This was my first backpacking tent and provides a lot of space for one p...

In GEAR » A hopefully not too onerous tarptent advice request.
January 25, 9:19am

Gear for Juneau Alaska
Dan, Take a look at Andrew Skurka's Alaska gear lists on his website, there were also a lot of forum discussions about his gear choices before the "big" trip. http://www.andrews...

In GEAR » Gear for Juneau Alaska
January 25, 8:55am

Serious miles, serious feet
I will agree that feet over anything seem to be mileage limitation. The book "Fixing your feet" by John Vonof has a lot of good foot tips related to backpacking.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Serious miles, serious feet
January 23, 9:49pm

Winter Tarp with Floor
Let us know how you like it, its price (with 40% off) makes it appealing.

In GEAR » Winter Tarp with Floor
January 23, 9:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm