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Simple, durable pack needed
I'm looking for a lightweight pack that can take some abrasion due to rough handling for boyscouts who are are trying to "go lighter". ie: laying it down on it's back (where the ...

In GEAR » Simple, durable pack needed
August 12, 9:00am

Dueter packs
Check out the Dueter Act Lite 65+10 at REI. It's really around 57 L in size, carrys a lot of weight comfortably, and it's shaping is cool against the back - even in the Grand Canyon. Ther...

In GEAR » Has anyone used the Sierra Designs Revival packs?
August 08, 4:06pm

Safe Alchohol Fuel
I use S-L-X Denatured Alcohol (made by Klean Strip). It's designed as an alcohol stove fuel - and safe for everything but drinking. The "tag line" under the model name (SLX Denatu...

In GEAR » Safest (least toxic) fuel source for California alcohol stove
July 24, 6:26pm

Tarping in the Southeast
I use a 10x10 for 2 people. The extra width is very handy. It allows me to pitch it in an A-frame mode with the sides 12" above the ground (even when it's raining). The rain would have ...

In GEAR » Another Tarp Question
July 14, 6:36pm

Quilts vs Bags
Since you sleep extra cold, I recommend trying to use your existing sleeping bag as a quilt (by unzipping the zipper all the way) before you buy the new bag or quilt. I love the roominess, but f...

In GEAR » Roomy, warm quilt alternative to Montbell UL Super Spiral Down Hugger #2/#3
July 11, 3:02pm

tips
Can you post Ron's tips ? They may help the rest of us get better pitches too :)

In GEAR » MLD grace duo taught pitch?
July 02, 7:16pm

Tilley LTM6 Feedback
Anybody have the Tilley LTM6 ? (Nylon, 3-3.5" brim, 1" of mesh at the top). Is it cool feeling in hot, humid weather ? Or would a hat with an all-mesh crown be better ? Thanks.

In GEAR » Tilley LTM6 Feedback
July 02, 12:46pm

Tilley LTM6 Hat Advice Needed
I'm currently using a booney-style hat with sides made completely of mesh, the Columbia Omni-shade Bora-Bora (http://www.rei.com/product/778057/columbia-omni-shade-bora-bora-booney-hat). I&#...

In GEAR » Tilley LT4 Hat Advice Needed
June 30, 9:23pm

Fire with wet wood
Shave off the wet bark and 2-3mm of wood to get to dry wood, then make a generous handful of dry shavings (ie: tinder). Also make 2 generous handfuls of 3-6mm diameter "twigs" (ie: kindl...

In GEAR » Bush Buddy Ultra - What fuel when really wet ??
June 27, 5:23pm

Tent
Tarptent.com, Rainshadow.

In GEAR » 3 person tent/tarp
June 27, 4:41pm

All Reader Reviews by John G

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Wenger Esquire
I was looking for something a little bigger than my Victorinox Classic (2.25") knife. The Wenger Esquire has essentially the same tools, but is 1/3 of an inch longer, about 3/32" wider and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 07, 7:05pm