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Re: Purchasing already made Taslan Pants -- Online Sources?
(which forces me to have them tailored shorter then) Roleigh, I can probably offer you a good deal on a classic Singer sewing machine. You could even buy some taslan, order a Thru-hiker wind...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear – Trousers
January 14, 7:27am

Feb Superior Hiking Trail
SHTA has a Feb 23 day hike on their events schedule. I'm looking at attending that and then doing a short overnight from Gooseberry Falls State Park back to the Castle Danger trailhead. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Feb Superior Hiking Trail
January 13, 10:56am

Re: Who has the fruitcake this year?
WHAT!? I'm not the only one in the world who enjoys eating fruitcake? Thanks for the recipe, Kathleen

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Who has the fruitcake this year?
January 13, 10:47am

Re: MLD Guyline Tensioners
I think you mean LineLoc 3 Ladderlocs. I called them to ask about retail sellers and they gave me a phone number which appeared to be somewhere else in the same place. They were very helpful ...

In GEAR » Guyline Tensioners
January 11, 6:32pm

Re: Tauntline hitch how to
for the more slippery ropes I like to take an extra turn or two (or three or four) around the standing part (imagine a step 4.5 in the site Jay mentioned.

In GEAR » Guyline Tensioners
January 11, 6:11pm

Brainstorming Glacier National Park: lodging
With respect to staying in a hotel somewhere, do you have any suggestions? Three words ..... Lake McDonald Lodge

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Brainstorming and trip planning assistance for a trip to Glacier National Park
January 07, 11:51am

price reduced: Marmot Arroyo sleeping bag
description in the orginal post, price now $125 shipped to CONUS

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Arroyo sleeping bag
January 07, 12:47am

Re: Another question.....
If Jonathan is asking about something like the No Sniveler Quilt but with synthetic insulation, then yes, it's been done. But I haven't taken time to try to write instructions.

In Make Your Own Gear » Looking for quilt kit (synthetic)
January 05, 6:31am

duplicate post, sorry
I apologize for the dup post

In Gear Swap » Backpacking Book Swap
January 05, 5:40am

Re: Book Swap
Take a look at Paperback Book Swap But I doubt I could bear to part with my copy of A Sand County Almanac ... a lob pine for me in this modern urban "wilderness" I live in.

In Gear Swap » Backpacking Book Swap
January 05, 5:40am

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