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Re: Re: Re: Re: SMD packs
Thanks, Stephen, I guess they changed their mind on the Starlite (or did I misunderstand at the time?). Too bad, as that seems like such a popular pack. It will be interesting to see what the new...

In GEAR » SMD packs
November 22, 3:40pm

Re: Re: SMD packs
SMD just sold all the old stock of packs at 40% off. What I heard from someone in the Mountain Shop in Portland early last month was that they'd still be making at least the Starlite, but it w...

In GEAR » SMD packs
November 22, 3:30pm

Re: FS: Kershaw Ken Onion Chive
Rondo alla Turca magnet? cutting board?

In Gear Swap » FS: Kershaw Ken Onion Chive
November 21, 5:23pm

Re: Noob tarp question
I had a similar question and here is the thread with lots of helpful responses: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/47912/index.html?skip_to_post=407664#40...

In GEAR » Noob tarp question
November 20, 11:45am

Re: Duplex 1st impressions
How high are the tops of the zipper doors from the ground?

In GEAR » To ZPacks Duplex Owners
November 18, 11:30pm

Re: Hygiene
Agreed on the idea of "some" bacteria on hands vs. " lots" in food, what I'm not sure about is why a strain like S. aureus that can colonize your gut normally (i.e. "...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 17, 1:15am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Hygiene
:) no need for apology, Jerry! Good reasons for hand-washing: 1) Poop is yucky! 2) to prevent introducing enteric bacteria to your hands where it could get into cuts on the skin, scratchi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 16, 3:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hygiene
Well, I am guilty of derailing the discussion of Giardia because I saw something posted attributing disease to re-introduction of E. coli normal flora and felt impelled to seek documentation of som...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 16, 2:40pm

Re: Re: Hygiene
"My next question is can you get E Coli or other bacteria from your Poop, onto your hands, and back into your mouth which then causes symptoms." Not with normal flora, according to the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 16, 2:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hygiene
Hi, Jerry - " I would like to hear some more definitive data about this." From the Merck manual at http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gastrointestinal_disorders/gastroenterit...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 16, 1:02pm

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm