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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Wear a helmet!
>"He would make a better organ donor if he didn't smoke!" Ah, but no one wanted his brain anyway, even if it hadn't been used much. A friend in the UC Berkeley Hiking Clu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wear a helmet!
April 14, 5:20pm

Re: Bubblope = Ready to go freezer bag cozy
If you get the next size up, you can multi-purpose it as: - a cozy for keeping pots, hot-drink cups, and steeping noodles warm longer. - a mini ice chest for taking perishables on the trail f...

In GEAR » Bubblope = Ready to go freezer bag cozy
April 14, 5:15pm

Re: Re: Re: thing to consider
>"There may be some adapter available that would allow use with a backpacking canister stove." There are adaptors available. Try them out first. The one I got (it was anodized gol...

In GEAR » Liquid Fuel Consumption vs. Canister Fuel Consumption.
April 14, 2:04pm

Re: Wear a helmet!
Paul, We were in Turin for World Master's Games (my wife rows) and, yes, the hospitality was great. Thanks for the reminder about helmets (don't need a reminder in our house)* and how the...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wear a helmet!
April 14, 1:53pm

Re: Re: Liquid Fuel Consumption vs. Canister Fuel Consumption.
I thought about including cautions about short-use inefficiencies, but just hit "Post" instead. Roger's right - if you have to repeated reprime a white gas stove, you'll go thr...

In GEAR » Liquid Fuel Consumption vs. Canister Fuel Consumption.
April 13, 11:41pm

Re: Liquid Fuel Consumption vs. Canister Fuel Consumption.
Straight chain n-Hexane has a heat of combustion of 19,403 BTU/pound. Xylene, to choose a aromatic hydrocarbon, is 17,760. Using mostly straight-chain, C5 to C9 compounds as a proxy for white g...

In GEAR » Liquid Fuel Consumption vs. Canister Fuel Consumption.
April 13, 9:48pm

Re: Re: Hiking with ostomy issues
Like Christopher said, things will be different, but you'll learn to dance (and hike) with those differences. I had a coworker with pretty bad Crohn's disease and had some of his intestine...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking with ostomy issues
April 13, 12:32am

Re: Re: Grand Canyon down to the river
>"Another point of interest is to get the map of reliable water sources and time your refills accordingly, so you don't carry excess water weight." Or not. If you go down and b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grand Canyon down to the river
April 10, 5:46pm

Re: Grand Canyon down to the river
Late May CAN be stupidly hot. Or it might just be 90F. I got lucky with my 12-year-old in late May and 90F was the hottest we saw. What's the longest, stupidest hike you've ever done...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grand Canyon down to the river
April 10, 2:43pm

Re: Re: Size matters
Marko, Amtrack presents its own issues for Europeans or even New Englanders. I had friends take the train out of Seattle at 6 o clock, arriving Oakland at 6 o clock. They figured a 12-hour tri...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wild Camping in the US - advice for an Englishman, please!
April 10, 2:30pm

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