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Re: Titanium Snips
Thru-hiker's forum had a question/answer on that topic recently

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium Snips
August 28, 12:10pm

Re: Gear List for 6 day Sierras Trip
9 lbs food for 6 days may or may not be cutting it close? what's your calorie budget, distance traveled and total ft of uphill?

In Gear Lists » Gear List for 6 day Sierras Trip
August 09, 10:49am

Re: NEW - Patagonia Merino Underwear
Bill, Are you sure about those wts? 145g is approx 5oz .... per sq inch?

In GEAR » NEW - Patagonia Merino Underwear
August 09, 10:45am

Re: Granby, CO?
Well ... they are on the other side of the divide from Granby but Golite is based in Boulder and they just might know a few CO based ultralighters

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Granby, CO?
August 08, 8:52am

Re: G4 pack questions
Marius has it right regarding the loops. I did not buy Quest's instructions ... used the ones at If they are the same, you might consider switching the order of steps 5.1 a...

In Make Your Own Gear » G4 pack questions
July 29, 6:56am

Re: Pressurized Alcohol Stove with simmer capability
Tinny's NION is a low output pressurized alcohol stove.

In GEAR » Pressurized Alcohol Stove with simmer capability
July 27, 3:06pm

Re: Dry Pack
It's maybe a bit pricey but I would expect that a Gearskin might work with a dry bag and also work without a drybag for those times when you don't think it's necessary. I haven't used a gearsk...

In GEAR » ULA Arctic 1000 pack
June 23, 11:08am

Re: groceries for ten days in the Pasayten
Very compact, two questions: 1) what'll be the distance hiked? (or other physical activity) 2) what's the daily calorie budget?

In Photo Gallery » groceries for ten days in the Pasayten
June 21, 2:16pm

Re: bumbag/fannypack plus rucsac combination
I have used a size medium golite breeze riding on top of an old Kelty Moab lumbar pack. I liked it a lot. It rides best with the shoulder straps somewhat snug. But a single larger rucksack (li...

In GEAR » bumbag/fannypack plus rucsac combination
June 15, 8:47am

Re: Mallory & irvine wore softshell...
Great article! Although if they put 3 yrs into recreating the clothing I'd wish they'd field tested it for more than two days. And I can't agree that this is a brick in the wall of evidence that M...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Mallory & irvine wore softshell...
June 13, 6:02pm

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