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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: canister
"if I smell sulfur" Or mercaptan. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 19, 5:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Baxter Pass
I was there in mid-July. Baxter Creek crossings weren't too bad until I got to the 8500' point. A stranger was coming uphill and got halted there and couldn't figure out how to cross on...

In Post-Trip Reports » Season Finale- Baxter Pass 10/7-8
October 19, 5:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: canister
"the sulfur smell" Mercaptan. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 19, 4:43pm

Re: Re: canister
It depends on where the gas is escaping. When the canister and stove burner engage, often the gas escapes the canister for a half-second as it fills the tiny space below the control valve. But t...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 19, 3:39pm

Re: Re: Some post-hike thoughts on my Sawyer mini filter with questions
Want to know what makes a cheap CR123 battery such a poor choice? Often, it is age and self-discharge. If a cheap CR123 battery has been sitting on the shelf a long time since it was manufact...

In GEAR » Some post-hike thoughts on my Sawyer mini filter with questions
October 19, 2:48pm

Re: GoLite
A number of years ago I purchased two different GoLite backpacks within a short period of time. Then GoLite contacted me to ask if I wanted to be a new product tester for ultralightweight gear. I d...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite news
October 19, 2:26pm

Re: Re: photo of the LiteMax
"It's the black rubber ring in your photo." If you take the underexposed photo and increase the brightness a bunch, you can see the dark synthetic ring in there. Except that I coul...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 18, 7:51pm

Re: thanks for sharing
"canister stoves are the only stoves allowed during a fire ban." I'm not sure where you got this, but it isn't correct. White gas stoves are used all of the time. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 18, 6:47pm

Re: photo of the LiteMax
Your photo seems to show an o-ring. The photo is a little underexposed, but the o-ring seems to be in one piece. It looks lop-sided, but this might be caused by the camera angle and shadows. --B...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 18, 5:29pm

Re: Light Economical Net (under 6 oz.)
Just use a mosquito net head bag. Multiple use. --B.G.--

In Fishing » Light Economical Net (under 6 oz.)
October 18, 1:38pm

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