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Re: Contact Lenses Freezing
I don't wear contacts so know nothing of the topic but just returned from a winter camping weekend (-13F this morning) with one who does. He waits until the last clean opportunity to put them ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Contact Lenses Freezing
December 21, 8:06pm

Re: 4 Season Tarp
You can expect pyramid tarps to do even better with guy-out loops in the center of each panel and about 1/3 way up each edge. That does mean more guy lines and stakes however.

In GEAR » 4 Season Tarp?
December 17, 4:05pm

Re: DIY Instructions
The rolls ARE large! I've insulated my heat ducts with reflectix and have leftover material and tape. If folks really want to make their own (or AGG style pot or water bottle cozies) I can...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cozies and to freezer bag cooking
December 17, 4:01pm

Re: imusa
They carry them at the local Walmart in Calif also In the cookware section?

In Gear Swap » Imusa aluminum mugs
December 12, 3:55pm

3. Inside the pack is a sleeve (held close with velcro) ... If you plan on a heavy load, like a 3 week unsupported trip, take a sheet of brown card-board, cut it to fit in the sleeve, and add it...

In GEAR » Golite Pinnacle - first frameless pack advise
December 12, 8:52am

Re: Shredding Cuben with fingers
This old snail has no opinions about cuben fiber's fragility or lack there of because he isn't interested in the product (yet). But THIS ULTRA LIGHTER concluded that his cuben tarp wasn...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber Fragile- Huh?
December 11, 3:33pm

Re: FS: Inov-8 Roclite 320, Size 12
appears the sizing won't work for me, I have to pass.

In Gear Swap » FS: Inov-8 Roclite 320, Size 12
December 11, 6:16am

Re: FS: Inov-8 Roclite 320, Size 12
query sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Inov-8 Roclite 320, Size 12
December 10, 6:42pm

Re: Learning winter UL
had my boots frozen solid in the morning. Picture me giggling (and my camping partner rolling in the snow laughing) ... I once thawed a frozen pair of Sorrel boots over a pot of bubbling oatmeal...

In Philosophy & Technique » Learning winter UL
December 10, 6:25pm

Re: Learning winter UL
How can I learn to transition to winter hiking and camping? ... initial uncertainties: water sources in winter, mileage in winter, sleeping in winter weather water sources will require local ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Learning winter UL
December 09, 3:34pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am