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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Very helpful!
I think an eight-year-old kid might get his butt kicked trying to make it up the hill to Ostrander. During ski season, we get to the trail junction that is 1.5 miles from Ostrander Hut. Then Cardia...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy Yosemite trips for nephews
September 25, 10:29pm

Re: Re: Neutrogena Lip Balm
You can also use sunscreen as a lip balm, although it isn't very tasty. --B.G.--

In Multiple Use Gear » Neutrogena Lip Balm
September 25, 6:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Great Article, Interesting Tech
"Some of the Chinese clones of the Canon batteries work fine, while others seem to die. Not sure why." I see the same thing. There must be some subtle difference in the chemistry. -...

In Editor's Roundtable » RapidPure Filters Review
September 25, 5:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Additional feedback on stove so far
"Cost of car fuel to get to and from trailhead? $30? Cost of special UL food for the weekend: $50? " Those must be the costs in Oz. I think $50 would buy me food for a month. Go...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 4 - Lessons Learnt
September 25, 5:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Additional feedback on stove so far
"> break-even point where a liquid stove would be more efficient." There is also the cost factor. Liquid fuel like white gas is a lot cheaper to burn. For only one or two people, th...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 4 - Lessons Learnt
September 25, 4:06pm

Re: Ostrander
I would not count on Bridalveil Creek to be flowing at all, and it might be dry. The access road into Bridalveil Creek Campground may be gated, and it would lead to one trailhead. The #33 Ostrander...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy Yosemite trips for nephews
September 25, 1:38am

Re: Luci
I bought one of the Luci lanterns for a friend, and we used it on a backpacking trip. It worked so good that I went back and bought another one for myself. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Inflatable/collapsible solar carged light
September 25, 12:10am

Re: Post-Hike Stinky Shoes?
Febreeze. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Post-Hike Stinky Shoes?
September 24, 10:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Additional feedback on stove so far
Years ago, we would wrap a soft plastic sheet like that with one or two layers of ordinary aluminum foil. The foil would deflect enough heat that the plastic would survive. --B.G.--

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 4 - Lessons Learnt
September 24, 6:23pm

Re: Additional feedback on stove so far
"AGG Caldera Cone" What is that, and how does it relate to the Trail Designs product? --B.G.--

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 4 - Lessons Learnt
September 24, 2:45pm

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