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Re: Wilderness First Aid
Andy: Even with a course designed by good organizations like NOLS and WMI you will always get a taste of the instructor's biases. Phil: I believe that the BSA WFA requirement has been pushe...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wilderness First Aid
March 29, 10:15am

Re: nonsense
"nonsense" That's a tad harsh isn't it? I hesitated over that word for a moment, wasn't trying to be harsh.. The meaning I had in mind was that it probably made no sens...

In GEAR » Question for Franco the Rainbow Warrior
March 19, 2:47pm

Re: The best tent is not here,yet
The best tent is not here, yet Three ponts of view on that thought: The best tent is always here ... the best of current choices. The best tent is never here ... a better one is out there wa...

In GEAR » Question for Franco the Rainbow Warrior
March 18, 4:06pm

Re: Do I flip a coin ?
Pray tell, how do you plan to choose among three options by fliping a coin? Folks doing computer simulations have been doing that for decades (most computers being binary critters). You just ha...

In GEAR » Do I flip a coin ?
March 10, 2:35am

Re: Everclear
nd remember if you do use Everclear you get that extra satisfaction out of true multi use gear. ;) Multi-use? nope Multi-purpose? OH yeah!

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove and My Burning Eyes?
March 09, 11:55am

Re: REI Dividend Sale
OH yeah. Let's see, 80% of the GG VT list price is $128 and I'm already shopping for a new credit card since BOA assimulated my previous credit card bank and the REI card comes with a $...

In Gear Deals » REI Dividend Sale
February 28, 11:41am

Re: BushBuddy in Denali
Not to spoil a perfectly good speculatory thread but on Tuesday I submitted a BushBuddy specific question to the "Contact us" link on the Denali NP website. The answer arrived today. ...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy in Denali?
February 22, 7:22pm

Re: Jim, "zelt"
that was it, thanks

In Winter Hiking » Best lightweight winter tent?
February 09, 5:36am

Re: Vaude Refuge
The Vaude Refuge appears to be an example of a shelter style discussed in an earlier thread .... which I'm not being able to locate. Anyone remember the generic name of that style shelter?

In Winter Hiking » Best lightweight winter tent?
February 08, 2:52pm

Re: Ultralight in the Icebox
Yes indeed, the icebox is trying to live up to it's name. International Falls, which worked long and hard to trademark the term "Nations Icebox" is reporting -26F. For Ely it was +1...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight in the Icebox
February 03, 7:09am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am