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Re: Snow shoes needed for Africa trip
Nic pic of a zero zegree zebra Good link!

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 12, 10:47am

Re: Re: Re: kNapping
You know I just thought about this: Is the tip suggesting we take a nap using our knapsack?

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
June 12, 10:41am

Re: nap time tip
Never taken a nap during a backpacking trip, but it does sound good. Rahstin's picture confirms it. I might give it a try next time. I love you book. Every time I look through it I find a gr...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
June 11, 5:50pm

Re: Re: Strong Tea
Drinking this now. Running low. Good stuff. Added Vanilla Silk. I love tea.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Strong Tea
June 11, 5:28pm

Re: Re: Strong Tea
@ craig - wow i can smell that lapsang souchong - nice pic one of my favorites is Pu-erh Tea Loose black tea aged leaf, six to seven years old. A Premium old tree black tea leaf. Taste very smo...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Strong Tea
June 10, 8:09am

Re: Re: solar flare
Thanks. That helps to frame things up for me. How about that solar flare? http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/06/110608-solar-flare-sun-science-space/ A mushroom of cooled plasma...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 09, 6:51am

Bank of America Gets Pad Locked After Homeowner Forecloses On It
http://www.digtriad.com/news/watercooler/article/178031/176/Florida-Homeowne Bank of America Gets Pad Locked After Homeowner Forecloses On It ... After more than 5 months of the judge'...

In Chaff » Bank of America Gets Pad Locked After Homeowner Forecloses On It
June 08, 7:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Monthly sea surface temperature update
Rog, That's it! I think I have a good understanding now about the sea surface temperature. Two of the other areas that I remain confused: solar activity clouds (especially like when t...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 08, 6:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Monthly sea surface temperature update
or a ocean temperature chart that has el nino and la nina years with shading

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 08, 8:28am

Re: Re: Re: Monthly sea surface temperature update
Rog, thanks for going over chart. I check those links. Tried to create a quick list of El Nino versus La Nina by years. Got confusing. Do you already have such a list? my feeble attempt... La...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
June 08, 8:25am

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