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What's a good reference guide or book for Yosemite?
I searched and found quite a few references for Yosemite. Which one is the one you wish you would have gotten after you'd gone?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yosemite in early October
August 12, 2:20pm

Yosemite in early October
Please share your tips with me about Yosemite in early October. (3-4 days) Thanks in advance.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yosemite in early October
August 12, 11:01am

at, pct and cdt roads on google maps
We figured out how to show all the road crossings for the AT, PCT and CDT using Google maps. You can drag, zoom in or out, and change from map, satellite, and hybrid views. http://trailogic.com/...

In On the Web » at, pct and cdt roads on google maps
August 09, 5:37pm

Re: Re: Life one link down the foodchain
I read "Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance" by Stephen Herrero His research agrees that any fast moving activity like biking or trail running exposes humans to more potential att...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Life one link down the foodchain
August 02, 5:13am

before Aqua Mira
Hi Tom Another good LOL! There is an ongoing investigation underway to shed light on how Monkey learned about Aqua Mira.

In GEAR » Aqua Mira vs Hiker filter
July 31, 5:53pm

9 out 10 Monkeys Prefer Aqua Mira Over Filters
The debate is over... He's chosen all straw innards to be ultralight.

In GEAR » Aqua Mira vs Hiker filter
July 30, 6:00pm

Re: George, your avatar is freaking me out.
Hi Brett Thanks for giving me a super LOL Dont want to freak you out because your posts are excellent FYI - it was a stuffed animal from my early days. I took a pic of it a while ago and ...

In GEAR » Aqua Mira vs Hiker filter
July 30, 11:15am

survival straw
How about one of the survival straws (1 oz I think) so you can drink while the AM drops are "cooking"?

In GEAR » Aqua Mira vs Hiker filter
July 27, 5:36pm

Aqua Mira vs Hiker filter
A few months ago I switched to Aqua Mira from Katadyn Hiker to reduce weight. So far so good. However, I'm unsure if I understand the risk involved. Based on my reading about both of them, I...

In GEAR » Aqua Mira vs Hiker filter
July 26, 6:43pm

Re: Re: DIY results
Hi John >> What year did you purchase your zeus? November 2003. The air flow through the top vent gets obstructed by the material above it. I guess it's better than no top vent a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
July 22, 6:56pm

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am