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Re: Re: Re: fumes
"but titanium shephard's hook stakes are cheap enough, so why bother?" Two BPL members sell them; both have great service. http://lawsonequipment.com/All-Products/Ti-Hook-Stakes-p8...

In GEAR » Stove of the Week: The Trangia 27
December 07, 8:28am

Traction devices.
Stabilicers lite are popular in town in Vermont. They're easier to put on and take off than Kahtoola microspikes. They're less durable but cheaper. The question for you would be, are you...

In GEAR » Question about walking on ice/icy surface etc
December 07, 8:22am

RE: Samsung Galaxy S2
I got one recently. Impressions so far: GPS seems to work well. I haven't downloaded a topo map app yet. Phone signal reception seems quite good in weak signal areas. It's screen is g...

In GEAR » Samsung Galaxy S2
December 07, 8:06am

Re: Overbag Sizing & Temp Rating Est.
What combined temperature rating are you looking for? To estimate the combined temp rating, read the following two threads of Richard Nisley's work: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/b...

In Winter Hiking » Overbag Sizing & Temp Rating Est.
December 04, 6:33pm

Northeast winter temperatures.
EL: "Really what I'm asking is whether or not a Lithium is appropriate for an average-to-warm sleeper in the Presidentials and Adirondacks during winter conditions." NO! SG: "...

In GEAR » Marmot Lithium in Northeast winter
December 02, 12:53pm

EMS Mountain Light.
I have the EMS Mountain Light -20F. I haven't used it in the cold yet, but it has a lot of loft and seems well made. There seem to have been changes in these over time. Mine was shipped t...

In GEAR » Best 0 Bag for the Money?
November 28, 9:53am

RE:Iceland Trip
That looks like an amazing trip. From my extensive two day experience in Iceland: I wonder if you will have enough insulation for windy 30F conditions. Won't wind off the glaciers be prett...

In Gear Lists » Iceland Trip List
November 22, 10:19am

SE Winter Insulation: hands.
"Synthetic/Down mittens" A good combination is a goretex/event shell plus layers: thin polypro liner gloves plus one or two thin fleece or ragg wool mittens with shell over it all (when...

In Gear Lists » SE Winter Insulation
November 18, 10:48am

SE Winter.
You'll be using both the golite quilt and the MYOG quilt? Just one and you'll freeze. Don't forget a sleeping pad (preferably two if it gets cold). I haven't been there in wint...

In Gear Lists » SE Winter Insulation
November 17, 1:21pm

Nano Puff or Micro Puff.
I have the nanopuff pullover (no hood) and an older version of the Micropuff jacket with hood (might be somewhat different from current version but it weighs about the same). I find the micropuff ...

In GEAR » Nano Puff or Micro Puff?
November 16, 1:51pm

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