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Forum » Thread sale
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In Gear Deals » sale
May 08, 6:08am

Re: Re: Packing a No Sniveller quilt
>> compressed mine for each hike for over 2 years w/no signs of decreased loft. hi todd, Good to know that I can compress during hikes for two years at least if I so choose. Are you...

In GEAR » Packing a No Sniveller quilt
May 07, 7:27pm

re: macho man
Reek Buckskin de-stenching soap for adventurous souls

In Chaff » Macho man
May 07, 7:10pm

Loose goose
Hi John, Eric, Doug, Kevin I tried the NS in a large stuffsack Also tried just pushing to bottom of pack (Z1) - fits well Thanks for the tip about not compressing it I'm going to ge...

In GEAR » Packing a No Sniveller quilt
May 07, 6:44pm

Packing a No Sniveller quilt
For experienced users of the No Sniveller quilt, do you pack it in the compression sack that came with it or pack it another way? P.S. is having a Trail Days sale on their quilts

In GEAR » Packing a No Sniveller quilt
May 07, 1:56pm

Re: Clothing list theories
I'm going to adopt the 'turn to cr*p' theory now that I've read this thread. It makes sense. Clothing is my last and I've found worst category to figure out for me. I took ev...

In Gear Lists » Clothing list theories
May 06, 1:50pm

Re: How Much Money Have You Spent On Gear
About $850 to become way lighter... Clothing 24 oz shoes $3.91/oz Cooking 8 oz stove & pot $22.94/oz Packing 7 oz backpack $14.56/oz Sleeping and Shelter 50 oz quilt, pads &a...

In Gear Lists » How Much Money Have You Spent On Gear
May 05, 8:11pm

Re: How long will jerky stay OK to eat?
>> how long will it stay good? I recently got a food dehydrator. I'm going to try to make beef jerky the next time I run it. The info I have for jerky said that it will last 2-3 weeks ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How long will jerky stay OK to eat?
May 05, 6:54pm

Re: Re: Bushbuddy
Lesson learned... Practice with fuel that is damp if you're a dummy like me. It took quite a bit more effort for me when using damp sticks. After using dry stuff a few times, I thought I ...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
May 01, 3:59pm

Re: Sub 15 oz bear deterrent...
hi brian, visited your site and saw the pic how does the power switch work? one push or click? maybe only yogi the bear could figure out how to turn it off : )

In GEAR » Sub 15 oz bear deterrent...
April 30, 11:14am

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