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re: Greenland?
Brett, I have a Marmot Greenland parka. I normally wear size large, but I needed to size up to XL in that coat. This is one serious parka and very puffy. You will probably take up both seats on the...

In GEAR » Best around town puffy coat?
November 01, 7:12am

@ Frank
The Frontier Pro filter has a carbon element that removes the chlorine taste, so I like to run the treated water through the filter after the chemicals work for ~20 minutes. Better tasting methinks.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
October 31, 2:30pm

Re: How many actually use their down hood?
In Antarctica, we all learned quickly how a hood would keep the back and sides of the neck warm. A good 300 wt. fleece hat (Windblock or with GTX) took care of the head. In this photo the 2 ladies ...

In GEAR » How many actually use their down hood?
October 30, 5:10pm

re: F.S. Western Mountaineering Flight Pants Large
That's an excellent price (27% off) for an excellent pair of macho winter pants, people. I love mine for zero-degree F* temps.

In Gear Swap » F.S. Western Mountaineering Flight Pants Large
October 28, 9:37am

re: silicone tubing for handles
Michael, I just saw your post. What specific pot are you looking to put silicone handle covers on? I have several diameters of tubing, and I would gladly PIF what you need to solve your problem. Se...

In GEAR » MSR Titan Kettle - Hot Handles
October 27, 10:22pm

re: Bear Bag Line Launcher
As a fellow tinkerer (in my case it's making things out of titanium), I admire your ingenuity and creativity, Peter. You have me thinking that I need to hack my last remaining Fly Shooter and s...

In GEAR » Bear Bag Line Launcher: Would you use one?
October 27, 6:11pm

Bear bag line launcher
It looks sort of like this one: We used these a few decades ago in Saudi Arabia, where what we called O-flies were incessan...

In GEAR » Bear Bag Line Launcher: Would you use one?
October 27, 2:31pm

The Feds are going after her
In today's Boulder Daily Camera:

In Chaff » NP vandalism spree
October 26, 9:02am

re: cuben, tape, Velcro
Yeah, I decided to pass. Somebody should jump on this, for the price he's asking.

In Gear Swap » FS .74 Cuben Fiber, Transfer Tape, Velcro Patches
October 21, 1:35pm

re: cuben, tape, Velcro
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In Gear Swap » FS .74 Cuben Fiber, Transfer Tape, Velcro Patches
October 21, 1:11pm

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