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The Weight of Water Fear
I also have the fear of not enough water, and there isn't a publication I could read that would change my mind. After around 20 years of frequently getting migraines when I backpacked (I rarel...

In Chaff » The Weight of Fear
September 11, 7:59pm

Re: Re: The Weight of Fear
My fear kit includes a PLB, 2 extra means of starting a fire plus tinder, a first aid and repair kit, a small knife, a bivy bag, a raincoat, hat, down jacket, spare socks, toilet paper and hand san...

In Chaff » The Weight of Fear
September 11, 5:26pm

Re: The Weight of Fear
Depends. Does that include the fear of missing a meal or two, the fear of eating and drinking cold food, the fear of being less than 100% toasty warm, the fear of getting wet, the fear of not havi...

In Chaff » The Weight of Fear
September 10, 7:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Taxes are low
I wish you guys would talk a lot more in terms of nett income and its buying power. That is all that the vast majority of people everywhere in the world actually see. Personally I don't reall...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
September 07, 5:39pm

Re: Dogs
The simplest thing for you, and safest thing for your dog and other hikers, is to either keep them on leash, or put a muzzle on them. A muzzle not only stops them from biting anyone or anything, b...

In Philosophy & Technique » Is this just bad luck with aggressive dogs or is this normal?
September 07, 4:41pm

Coming back to Pierrehumbert
OK, I GET that you dislike Pierrehumbert, and totally disagree with his interpretations of the data. But I think you are either being unnecessarily harsh with his track record, or are far overesti...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 04, 3:21pm

Re: Re: Re: Socialism
Seems to me many, many Americans confuse socialism with communism, but there definitely seems to be a negative connotation to the word socialism as used in common American parlance. Socialism, as ...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
September 04, 2:27pm

Better data
Rog, I don't think any instrumentation is 'solved' just constantly improving, which means science needs to constantly update it's analysis as 'better' (or sometimes just dif...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 03, 3:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Pierrehumbert
"He a computer programmer by the way, not a trained Earth scientist." Haha, that is sooo funny coming from you. At least he manages to publish his ideas. "And I didn't dis...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 02, 8:34pm

Re: Re: Pierrehumbert
Roger, 'cherry picking' is pointing us to a textbook to explain your theories, then dismissing what the author says because you think he is a "high priest of the church of global warmi...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
September 02, 6:05pm

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