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Ernie -- Oware sells a "Bivysack Hot Weather" that seems to come as close as possible to your requirements for flexibile protection against bugs, blowing rain, and cold while allowing ...

January 09, 7:22pm

Re: Re: OK
Patents promote dreaming by protecting realized dreams from theft and putting a price on sharing those dreams. "Well, the doctor interrupted me just about then Sayin’, 'Hey I’ve be...

In Make Your Own Gear » My Caldera Clone
January 09, 12:18pm

Re: Starlyte & Stakes
Dan -- Great modifications! Maybe you mentioned it earlier, but wonder if that ULC that you're modifying is titanium or aluminum? A suggestion: If not too weak, using 1g Terra Nova sta...

In Make Your Own Gear » Caldera Cones - My Adventures in Improving the ULC system
January 09, 11:36am

Re: Re: Re: Three weeks + - where would you go?
Jason -- There are so many great spaces to explore in the PNW that it's hard to imagine that there can be so much in such a relatively small area anywhere else in the world. A lifetime ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Three weeks + - where would you go?
January 08, 6:52pm

Re: Three weeks + - where would you go?
Drive from Oregon to Pinedale, Wyoming, car-camping along the way, and then: A week backpacking and fishing in Wind River Range; then a week "off" at Jenny Lake in Tetons for day hi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Three weeks + - where would you go?
January 07, 1:52pm

Re: Ryan Jordan and BPL Staff, I'm calling you out!
And the Oscar goes to . . . Ryan and Staff, of course!!! Thanks for putting words to the thoughts shared by so many, Craig.

In Chaff » Ryan Jordan and BPL Staff, I'm calling you out!
January 06, 9:05pm

Re: Re: Weight Pinnacle
That Zero-G Shelter is a genuine gem, Miguel! A real "Tinkerbell" solution! It would give fly-fishing a whole new meaning. And just think of its significance for the LNT movement! ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
January 06, 11:15am

Re: Weight Pinnacle
The next major innovation will be helium-inflated pack frames that multi-function as float-like-a-cloud sleeping pads, leading to SZBPW (Sub-Zero Base Pack Weight).

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
January 06, 12:10am

Re: The whiny thread
Skeeter bites, tick bites, snake bites, bear bites, and no fish bites.

In Chaff » The whiny thread
January 04, 10:09am

Re: No new gear?
And wonder how many folks will resist a used silnylon Trailstar at a great price when they show up on gear swap once the cuben version hits the shelf?

In Philosophy & Technique » No New Gear 2012
January 03, 1:45am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm