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Tropical clothing
Ten years ago I worked for a month on the island of Kwajalein (Marshall Islands) in the central Pacific. I wore Ex-Officio shirts and pants the entire time, and they worked very well--light and qui...

In GEAR » clothes suggestions for the tropics
March 16, 8:43am

Backpack
I've occasionally taken a day pack while alpine skiing. It's good for what you're thinking--having another layer handy, or a place to stash others it it gets warmer than you planned, an...

In GEAR » First time skiing - help clothe me
March 13, 3:14pm

What?
Robert, so you were trying to sell a tent here that MSR was happy to replace, due to some unmentioned defects? Have you not told us everything? What?

In Gear Swap » MSR Missing Link FS $150
March 10, 8:13pm

They're yours, Adam
Sold to Adam Kramer, one of the BPL good guys.

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Flash booties, size large
March 09, 9:53pm

Re: Corn Flakes
If they are indeed from China, I'll test it for you. But if they're from Egypt, I'll bait my local raccoons with it instead. (Egypt, India, and Mexico--my least favorite places to get p...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Corn Flakes
March 08, 12:53pm

FS: WM Flash booties, size large
I recently bought a pair of black Western Montaineering Flash booties online. Being a size 10, I went by the WM sizing chart and ordered size large. Let me tell you, these booties run HUGE, and the...

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Flash booties, size large
March 08, 12:38pm

Re: Corn Flakes
I think you are onto something here, BG. Lots of possibilities for a buck. Good on ya.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Corn Flakes
March 07, 10:03pm

Re: Corn Flakes
Bob, you're thinking outside the corn flakes box again, aren't you?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Corn Flakes
March 07, 5:40pm

My favorite mascot name
Cobden Appleknockers (Illinois high school) Best team logo--Washington State Cougers

In Photography » Golden Eagle eating deer that mountain lion killed
March 04, 2:39pm

3 feet of marketing spin is worth...
Over on yesterday's cabin fever Chaff thread, Doug seemed to want to sell off central Maryland. I bet you could swap 3' of high-end marketing spin for Chevy Chase, and he might even throw i...

In Make Your Own Gear » 950 Fill Power?
March 04, 2:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm