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Re: Tent Floor Material - tyvek?
For my next DIY project, I'm thinking of making a replaceable tyvek bathtub floor. I realize this might not work in really wet conditions, but the rains we encounter are generally not the sort...

In Make Your Own Gear » Optimum Tent Floor Material with or without groundsheet.
May 29, 9:25am

Re: Re: Re: JMT Record Attempts - 2014
"I walked past the Rock Monster twice without see it, while I was looking for it and "going slow"." Well, then I guess I can't give Aaron a hard time about missing it. I...

In Philosophy & Technique » JMT Record Attempts - 2014
May 27, 7:39pm

Re: JMT Record Attempts - 2014
"I love how most people think that you all of a sudden can't see anything while you hike just a little faster." Yeah, but didn't you say last year that you'd done the JMT t...

In Philosophy & Technique » JMT Record Attempts - 2014
May 27, 6:50pm

Re: Re: Anyone (else) remember camping in the 1960s?
Oh, yeah. Here's a shot from our trip from CA to YNP in 1959 (the little one is me!). I still vividly remember when we had to toss our food in the garbage because a bear was coming, and I wat...

In On the Web » Anyone (else) remember camping in the 1960s?
May 23, 8:18pm

Re: Peru: Cordillera Blanca and Huayhuash Planning
Hi, Matt - It's been a long time since we went (2000, I think!) but I think we stayed at Albergue Churup in Huaraz. I just looked it up on the web and it looks like the remodeling they wer...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Peru: Cordillera Blanca and Huayhuash Planning
May 22, 1:45pm

Re: Re: Re: adult diapers
Ha!!! Love the pics!

In GEAR » Trolls?
May 19, 8:36pm

Re: adult diapers
"weight comparison between a pair of adult diapers and a week's worth of TP" Ian, you are planning on wearing the same pair of Depends for a week???!!?? On second thought, don'...

In GEAR » Trolls?
May 19, 2:11pm

I use Repel with 30% oil of lemon eucalyptus and it has worked for me in heavy Sierra mosquito times... and I am a mosquito magnet, always get more bites than anyone if no repellent is available...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » DEET
May 18, 9:25am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: I've had a moment...
'"The danger here is slipping, hitting my head, becoming unconscious, ....." How would having a partner mitigate that risk?' I can think of a few potential ways: 1) I sta...

In Philosophy & Technique » Rational Solo Fear
May 16, 3:48pm

Re: Re: hands free
I was trying to Google for a text description of his hands-free method and came up with references to Nubrella...looks to be non UL but someone might be able to come up with a sun version of this t...

In GEAR » OK umbrella peeps...let me have it!
May 15, 8:20am

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm