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I would not consider anything but a cuben tarp/inner net combo. Zpacks, SMD, Yama, etc. You do not want a bivy, in the humid east. ESPECIALLY not in cold weather. Read that again. there i...

In GEAR » Give me your opinions in my shelter
July 03, 6:42pm

"Primary lithium (nonrechargeable) cells and batteries and secondary lithium-ion (rechargeable) cells and batteries are mailable in limited quantities domestically via air or surface transport...

In GEAR » Can I fly with THE SPOT?
July 03, 6:32pm

treated net
in countries with malaria, the CDC only reccomends treated mosquito nets (these go over a bed). You can find plenty online. I bought one for my daughter to use in honduras a few weeks ago. In a r...

In GEAR » Permethrin treated net skirt of a tarp
July 02, 7:30pm

If you are going to haul a "caddy", you have the wrong pot for YOU. Get a more durable pot, and it will be lighter than the pot/caddy combo.

In GEAR » Where do I get a caddy for a fosters cooking can?
July 01, 8:05pm

water treatment
philmont supplies micropur tablets (ClO2). Thats all that is necessary. So idiot proof, even a 14yr old boy can do it.

In Philmont » Water Management for Dry Camps
July 01, 8:03pm

A pump with a thin liquid can leak very easily. I prefer 3m Ultrathon because it doesnt leak. I also use only a dab if at all. Treated clothing and headnet is #1 line of defense, hands are about ...

In GEAR » Deet in a pump spray bottle
July 01, 7:51pm

clean up
I dont worry about it on the trail. If I was going to get on a plane, for sure I would either mail myself clean clothes to the end of the trail, or pick up cheapies at Walmart or something. ...

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 8:00pm

Seems like everyone hitches to LP, so thats my plan as well. I read a trail journal of one hiker who camped at the campground, then stared walking at ~2 am, walked straight to Mcdonalds and got ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Whitney portal campground advice?
June 29, 6:43pm

Any campsite within 0.5 mile of a place you can park a car, is a place to avoid. Seriously, and without fail. If its not ridiculous loud car campers, its a local party spot for teenagers.

In Philosophy & Technique » Campsite Rage Cure?
June 29, 6:20pm

I use Sqwincher lite Kwik sticks. 0.1oz, designed for 20 oz bottles, works fine in about a liter. I get them from work, they are sold mostly by safety supply companies today. Small amts of ele...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Favorite Powdered Electrolyte Drinks?
June 29, 6:10am

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm