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All Forum Posts by Justin Baker

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Re: Re: re:
Sometimes I will carry a couple guy lines of paracord along with lighter cord. The inner strands have been useful on a few occasions.

In Chaff » Hobby Lobby has good selection of 550 cord
May 21, 2:53pm

Re: Controversy
Paracord is heavy anyways. The inner strands are very useful though, good for a survival kit.

In Chaff » Hobby Lobby has good selection of 550 cord
May 21, 2:09pm

Re: self protection
I've hiked in Cash Creek at least 15 times, it's only an hour drive for me. That's scary to think about. What trail did you see the old grow near? There are some off trail routes I&#...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hikers shot and robbed in California
May 21, 2:03pm

Re: RE: very sad...
My guess is they were section hikers without much experience. I mean, who gets all the way to Kearsarge Pass and still thinks it's a good idea to carry juice?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » very sad...
May 21, 1:58pm

Re: New Western Mountaineering Bag
You can find the best deals here on gear swap. I got a lightly used summerlite last year for $200.

In GEAR » New Western Mountaineering Bag
May 21, 1:34pm

very sad...
Just saw this on the pcta blog. http://www.pcta.org/2014/hey-thru-hikers-carry-darn-trash-20557/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » very sad...
May 21, 1:22pm

Re: Climates
"Alcohol won't work at high elevations" Are you sure about this? A lot of people on here hike at high elevations in the sierras or rocky mountains. And a lot of them use alcohol st...

In GEAR » Wood-burning stove, denatured alcohol stove or a Solid-fuel tablet stove?
May 21, 1:12am

Re: Down Jacket $25
"Though, I have never worn an expensive (Monte Bell, Northface, REI, ect...) down jacket to compare it too. Does anyone know how they stand up?" More warmth per ounce. If you want t...

In GEAR » Down Jacket $25
May 21, 1:04am

Re: question still stands
What is wet climate? Do you mean humidity? I've never heard of esbit being effected by temperature or elevation. I've used it at 12,000 feet and it seemed just as efficient. Wood is...

In GEAR » Wood-burning stove, denatured alcohol stove or a Solid-fuel tablet stove?
May 21, 12:40am

Re: The People's Republic of California
I think that carrying while backpacking, in most cases, is silly. That pound could go towards something that is more likely to save your life. However, there are places where, if you are someone...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hikers shot and robbed in California
May 20, 11:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Justin Baker

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Gregory Tarne 36
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In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 11:53am