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"A return to the daring days of when people just 'did stuff'."
This is wonderful, spelt. The perfect antidote to all the "epic" hikes we like to do around here.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » "A return to the daring days of when people just 'did stuff'."
August 25, 9:12am

Re: Does this mark the end of still photography?
Great video of what looks like a wonderful trip. But can video replace stills? No. Two very different mediums. The best stills capture a moment of time that can, like haiku, give you a gli...

In GEAR » Does this mark the end of still photography?
August 23, 6:02pm

Re: World's lightest tee shirt: Rohan Ultra Silver Tee
I also find even light merino too hot for summertime use. Also, the light stuff doesn't wear well at all. Recently, I converted to an ultralight synthetic longsleeve T, and I think the conv...

In GEAR » World's lightest tee shirt: Rohan Ultra Silver Tee
August 21, 10:17pm

Re: What piece of gear do you lose most often?
Ti spoons. One year I left one stuck in a log in the Lost Creek Wilderness. A year later I did the same trip over again and found it still stuck in the log. But that was an exception. Mostly they...

In GEAR » What piece of gear do you lose most often?
August 21, 7:20pm

Flat Tops Wilderness
Yep,Tim, I admit to being freaked out by the number of cows out there. If I ever get to be Secretary of the Interior, I'm boosting grazing fees and ordering pallets of XXXXXXXXXXXXL diapers fo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Flat Tops Wilderness
August 20, 7:05am

Flat Tops Wilderness
Thanks, Ben. It would certainly be an "all you can eat" buffet...and then some. Leave the ti spork at home and bring your knife and fork.

In Post-Trip Reports » Flat Tops Wilderness
August 19, 5:50pm

Flat Tops Wilderness
Read the new trip report at Dondo Outdoors.

In Post-Trip Reports » Flat Tops Wilderness
August 18, 9:07pm

Re: Re: Re: 65 Mile Loop - Flat Tops Wilderness, CO
Had you kept on going from Hooper it would have not gotten much better! In that case,Tim,I'm glad I didn't continue on that trail. ;-) From my perspective near Road Lake it looked like n...

In Post-Trip Reports » 65 Mile Loop - Flat Tops Wilderness, CO
August 18, 4:35pm

Re: 65 Mile Loop - Flat Tops Wilderness, CO
Thanks for sharing this, Tim. There's a lot of valuable information in here. Wish I had been able to read it before a two-night trip I did in the Flat Tops this week. Deer Lake was the planne...

In Post-Trip Reports » 65 Mile Loop - Flat Tops Wilderness, CO
August 18, 12:03pm

Sensor Size Comparison Tool
Recently, I stumbled upon this online tool for comparing the sizes of image sensors of digital cameras, from iPhone to medium format. BPLers may find it useful.

In Photography » Sensor Size Comparison Tool
August 04, 9:13am

All Reader Reviews by Dondo .

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Montbell U.L.AlpineBurrow Bag #3 Long
Nice review, Mitchell. After our discussion here about this bag back in April, I had a serious hankering after this bag. I really had no need of another bag and managed to resist until the Memorial ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 8:38pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
Mine fit well. Size 10 slips right over a thin pair of wool socks and my size 9.5 feet. They are comfortable inside my trail runners and do what they claim to do--keep my feet warm and dry in wet, col...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 27, 8:01pm

Pacer Poles
Here's something I just posted at the Editor's Roundtable forum. It occured to me that it belongs here as well. Heather, here's something I posted on the TLB general discussion forum a...

In Trekking Poles
December 12, 8:28pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
This is the book I recommend to friends and folks I meet on the trail who are interested in going lighter. It's fun, unpretentious, and lays out the basic ideas in ways that are easy to understand. Do...

In Books and Media
November 23, 8:15am

Eastern Mountain Sports
Craig, good news. The last EMS store in Colorado closed a few months ago so no more tax for you. It was two miles away from my home in Denver and I miss it but I'll admit that I took full advantage o...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 21, 9:20pm