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Re: high loft wool sweater
If you want seriously warm wool for a given weight, then get some qiviut. That is the wool from a musk ox, like in Alaska. Unfortunately, the stuff is hideously expensive. --B.G.--

In GEAR » high loft wool sweater
October 23, 3:42pm

Re: groundhseets on snow
I found that a polyethylene sheet works OK as a ground sheet on snow. Since it is slick, it won't freeze and stick to the snow. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Recommended tarp floor material for snow
October 22, 9:52pm

Re: Re: Help! thoughts about a hike in late Dec-Jan
"so I will report back but the big thing is there is essentially no water aside from man made sources" The exceptions are the big springs. One in particular that I hike to has the larg...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help! thoughts about a hike in late Dec-Jan
October 22, 4:16pm

Re: Re: Re: cigarette plug USB charger
"Depends on the battery." Some charge controllers are intended for use with wet lead-acid batteries. Others are intended for lithium rechargeables. It works best if the charge controll...

In GEAR » cigarette plug USB charger
October 22, 3:03pm

Re: Landscape Photography books
Anything by John Shaw. --B.G.--

In Photography » Landscape Photography books
October 22, 1:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: A bit of Giardia with a Chlorine Dioxide chaser
"But chemicals are marginal for Giardia anyhow." You can always double the concentration and double the contact time. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A bit of Giardia with a Chlorine Dioxide chaser
October 21, 3:04pm

Re: giardia
"It does not kill Guardia." None of those allowed here. Giardia Lamblia is devitalized by a sufficient concentration of Chlorine Dioxide, so effectively it can't hurt you. Th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A bit of Giardia with a Chlorine Dioxide chaser
October 20, 7:12pm

Re: A bit of Giardia with a Chlorine Dioxide chaser
The trick is that Chlorine Dioxide works on raw water to kill the Giardia cysts. In your gut, they might already be at trophozoan stage, in which case it probably won't work. There is probab...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A bit of Giardia with a Chlorine Dioxide chaser
October 20, 6:25pm

Re: A bit of Giardia with a Chlorine Dioxide chaser
"So, my question is this: when the treated water enters my stomach would it also have the ability to treat the infected water, killing the bacteria I had earlier ingested?" What bacter...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A bit of Giardia with a Chlorine Dioxide chaser
October 20, 4:57pm

Re: Is GoLite going out of biz?
"Anyone know what's really going on over there?" Chapter Eleven was begun, according to references in two separate threads here. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Is GoLite going out of biz?
October 20, 2:44pm

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