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Re: Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
I assume that you still have the burned remains of the stove and canister. Examine them closely where the fuel flows. It is possible that hard metal on the stove managed to deform the soft metal th...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 17, 4:09pm

Re: keeping with dual use
"Why not knit a buff, scarf, or baklava?" I don't recommend knitting the baklava. That is a Turkish pastry. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » knitted pot cozy?
October 17, 12:08pm

Re: Season Finale- Baxter Pass 10/7-8
Tom, your photos look like mine from July except that the order is different. I had come from the JMT over the pass and down. I don't think that it is the sort of place that everybody would enj...

In Post-Trip Reports » Season Finale- Baxter Pass 10/7-8
October 16, 8:42pm

Re: brush
Do teeth count in skin-out weight? --B.G.--

In GEAR » Titanium toothbrush!!!
October 16, 7:43pm

Re: thoughts
I sewed a silk liner one time. I left one long side unsewn, and that corresponds to where my sleeping bag zipper would be. Then I used a bunch of very small safety pins to attach it to the inside. ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Silk sleeping bag liner?
October 16, 6:35pm

Re: Cozy Materials
I boil my water in a titanium bowl, then stir it over dry food in a plastic bowl. I set that into my inverted fleece beanie (multiple use). The beanie is large enough that I can fold it over the ho...

In Make Your Own Gear » knitted pot cozy?
October 16, 6:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Headlamps and Rechargeable Batteries
"Most of us here are sane enough not to go for hiking in the rain. Most of us here are fair weather backpackers with underlying UL currents." Eric, you mis-quoted me. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Headlamps and Batteries
October 16, 3:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Headlamps and Rechargeable Batteries
Most of us here are sane enough not to go for night climbing. Most of us here are conventional backpackers with underlying UL currents. Headlamps get used on low intensity for late night camp ch...

In GEAR » Headlamps and Batteries
October 16, 2:41pm

Re: Horseshoe Meadow
You don't have to worry about New Army Pass anymore. There is a big bull marmot that sits up there to monitor your progress in the wind. Another way to get to Whitney is via the Miter Ba...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mt Whitney from the West
October 16, 2:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: High Sierra Trail
"I don't know why, but I had less fun going down those last 11 miles than I did on any of my 20-mile days." The top of the 10.7-mile descent is rocky. Then the middle of it is rock...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mt Whitney from the West
October 16, 2:02pm

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