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Re: I can use it, PM sent
Kaleb, the plane landed. I'm dropping it in the mailbox at the Anchorage airport right now. Probably gets to LoCal in 3 days.

In Gear Deals » PIF - NSPS Annual Pass
October 19, 6:53pm

PIF - NSPS Annual Pass
I got an Annual Pass last March, it's good through March 2015, but I've got no more trips planned. There's still a blank signature spot on the back, so if you've got some winter tri...

In Gear Deals » PIF - NSPS Annual Pass
October 19, 2:47pm

Re: Re: Trekking Poles in Plane
>"If you have someone dropping you off at the airport you could give it a try" My main airports have mailboxes (some don't). If yours does, your fallback plan could be to mail ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trekking Poles on Plane?
October 15, 2:26pm

Re: Alum
Sounds like you've thought through the need for alum for settling sediments and that you don't expect to need to do it much. If you did need to do it a lot, I'd suggest a square yard o...

In Gear Lists » 13-day Grand Canyon Traverse
October 15, 2:22pm

Re: Trekking Poles Not on Plane?
>"Just hit the local Walmart when you arrive" +1 As little at $20 for a pair. I haven't tried this, but something that isn't stocked locally, you could use their "Fre...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trekking Poles on Plane?
October 15, 2:15pm

Air gap sizing
>"If a layer of air is wider than maybe 1/2 inch or 1 inch, then there will be air currents which will limit any further gain." This has been studied extensively in double- and trip...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 15, 2:06pm

Re: A good smartphone holder that will screw onto a mini tripod?
Lots of these sorts of things on ebay for $4-$5: http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Universal-Bracket-Adapter-Tripod-Mount-Holder-for-Tripod-iPhone-Smart-phone-/281376609551?pt=US_Mounts_Holders&ha...

In Photography » A good smartphone holder that will screw onto a mini tripod?
October 15, 12:32am

Re: Re: Re: Water for sale
"Might be easier to ship 30% of people and agriculture in CA to Oregon/Washington" That's been done over the last 30 years, I thought.

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 14, 11:30pm

Smuggling offer to Kiwis
I see posts at times about Aussies and NZers trying to source some bit of USA gear but getting stymied by excessive ecommerce or shipping costs (something we Alaskans can relate to) and I have twic...

In Gear Deals » Smuggling offer to Kiwis
October 14, 10:28am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: COMPASS!!
>"bet she was listening to her 'tunes' and not paying attention to where she was going" I did that the summer that the iPod came out. I never got lost, but I saw five grizz...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Another lost hiker story
October 12, 8:19pm

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