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Re: 'Caught In A Storm, Near-Hypothermic, A Piece Of Gear Saved My Life'
To the south a wall of white came rushing toward the mountain, enveloping everything in its path. I had noted this predicted front when I started the route, but there it was hours early and coming ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'Caught In A Storm, Near-Hypothermic, A Piece Of Gear Saved My Life'
November 29, 12:29pm

Re: Goose feet gear
https://goosefeetgear.com is presenting a valid certificate, but https://www.goosefeetgear.com is presenting a certificate for a different domain. I agree with Steven; someone probably mixed up th...

In GEAR » Down booties
November 25, 7:49pm

Re: Feeling warm versus actual warm versus ...
The OP's linked paper on glabrous skin surfaces (palms, soles, parts of face) reminds me of a few cool stories, one being a "cooling glove" that enables significant improvements in ph...

In Philosophy & Technique » Getting warm, staying warm, & vice versa
November 25, 2:46pm

hypothermia
Hi Ian, Regarding severe hypothermia (i.e. comatose, shivering has stopped) my own WFR book (the Buck Tilton one) is unfortunately at home. I do have access to two others, so here's an /ext...

In Philosophy & Technique » Getting warm, staying warm, & vice versa
November 25, 1:43pm

Re: No smart phone
Is it a recent-model Blackberry? I understand that those are able to run Android apps (number of hoops required may vary). My thoughts: The Garmin 62s and eTrex 30 models include compass and b...

In GEAR » Garmin for the semi-luddite
November 19, 11:25pm

Re: Re: DeLorme InReach SE vs. SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone
Hi Ryan, Yep, I'm pretty sure. The specs page lists GSM/GPRS/GPS/APRS, and the frequencies they list are GSM numbers. As mentioned, GPS is one-way to the device only. GPRS uses the cell n...

In GEAR » DeLorme InReach SE vs. SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone
November 18, 12:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Rex, I couldn't have said it better.
Ryan, yes, that's the one I had in mind. As far as I've heard the SiRFstarIV chip is rather good, and even without the types of antennae Bob prefers the device should be able to do a good ...

In GEAR » DeLorme InReach SE vs. SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone
November 18, 1:07am

Re: face Plant
Don't get how lighten the load applies to this incident. Agree; this doesn't sound like anything a bit of gauze and a square inch of duct tape couldn't fix. Taking a refresher first...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » seattlebackpackersmagazine: Trail Accident
November 17, 11:18pm

Re: Rex, I couldn't have said it better.
Ryan, I'm still getting the sense you're expecting continuous tracking from that GPS chip to your wife (apologies if I'm wrong). Your wife will only get the tracking signal as long a...

In GEAR » DeLorme InReach SE vs. SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone
November 17, 10:37pm

Re: "How to safely remove logos?"
If the label is thick enough, I suspect a heat gun and patience would allow you to tease the logo off. (I've done this for a branded backpack with reasonable results.) For other logos you m...

In GEAR » How to safely remove logos?
November 15, 12:45pm

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