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Re: suggestions and thoughts
Nick, Looking at your sleeping kit, I assume the liner you have listed is a fleece liner or something similar? IMO a 35 degree bag is not warm enough unless you have some really warm sleep clothes...

In Gear Lists » Check out my August 2012 Philmont Gear list.
January 09, 12:58pm

mini biners
Nice find. Just placed my order. Thanks!

In Gear Deals » Mini Biners 10Pack $10.00
January 07, 12:16pm

Philmont - going light
Tom, Excellent article and photos. It's hard to believe it's been 3 1/2 years since I went with my oldest son. I'm fortunate to be able to go back this coming summer with my youngest s...

In Editor's Roundtable » Philmont Redux: A Returning Scouter’s Report
January 05, 3:16pm

Philmont requirement for 'enclosed tents"
We're headed back to Philmont in June with a new batch of boys. Several of them need lighter tent options. Obviously your ranger allowed the floorless shelters even though they do not offic...

In Philmont » Philmont Crew Tents
January 04, 7:15am

Camp Stool
Nice work. I've wondered for a while why no one offered a cuben/carbon fiber tri leg camp stool. Great execution! :)

In GEAR » Cricket door, camp stool, just because....
June 07, 9:29pm

Group Stoves
I agree with the others on the Windpro stoves and the Open Country 4 qt pots. We've used that combination on group outings with 12 people and it worked well. Reasonably light and efficient fo...

In GEAR » Group stoves
June 01, 12:57pm

McHale Pack
Nick, I got a McHale pack for some of the very reasons you are looking into them. I have a number of packs, all except the McHale would be considered lightweight (even a Zpack Blast cuben fiber pa...

In GEAR » McHale Packs -- Observations & Comments
September 28, 4:06pm

Re: Joe Valesko Cuben Fiber Tarp
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In Gear Swap » Joe Valesko Cuben Fiber Tarp
August 03, 11:31am

Water Treatment
In my opinion, weight is only one variable in the water treatment issue. Others are convenience, time, taste, volume and effectivness. I like the Steripen because it is quick, effective, reasona...

In GEAR » Lightest water treatment/filtration
July 10, 12:20pm

Re: Patrol / Crew Backpacking
"Backpacking with a Scouting unit and backpacking solo or with some friends are very different beasts because their aims and methods are different." I totally agree with the above. I j...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Solo Tarps and Gear
July 10, 12:02pm

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm