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Ultralight Coffee Options
Doug, recently mates of mine bought a 20' container (as a shed) with a very strong smell of fish. Leaving it open did not work, coffee grounds (from a local coffee bar) did. So if you want t...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 5:49pm

Ultralight Coffee Options
"the bag is non woven plastic so it should not be buried." There plastic bags, paper with plastic mesh inner bags and paper only bags. I'm just fine with Nescafe, but that wasn&#...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 5:45pm

Ultralight Coffee Options
"In the past I've used Starbucks VIA, and I don't hate it, but it would be fantastic to have a quality cup of coffee using fresh ground beans each morning!" What I have learned...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 5:38pm

Velcro to secure sleeping pad
Dust can stick a bit but you can wipe it off with a wet cloth. (not so easy to do with Velcro...)

In GEAR » Velcro to secure sleeping pad
June 27, 11:11pm

Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
Thanks Sarah. It was a slow death, every time they had a major glitch some members left. On the last iteration one obstacle I remember was having to join some obscure site to load your avatar, or...

In Chaff » Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
June 27, 4:54pm

Velcro to secure sleeping pad
I made a video clip 4 years ago showing how striping both the floor and the mat with silicone works . Here it is : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPYPN3CeQCI Doing them crosswise as suggested b...

In GEAR » Velcro to secure sleeping pad
June 27, 4:26pm

Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
Can't get there today directly and the link to the forums has disappeared from the Backpacker.Com (magazine) front page. Up to a few years ago it used to be as busy if not busier than here. T...

In Chaff » Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
June 26, 7:19pm

Tarptent Moment DW 2P
Henry gets back to his design phase at the end of the US hiking season. Upscaling the Pro Trail design for two probably does not work all that well and we do already have the Squall for a minimali...

In GEAR » Tarptent Moment DW 2P
June 26, 5:39pm

Tarptent Moment DW 2P
"Does the Moment 2P answer a question that has not been asked?" The question had been asked, something like this one : I am 6'5" ,hike with a partner and like the single hoop d...

In GEAR » Tarptent Moment DW 2P
June 26, 4:24pm

Velcro to secure sleeping pad
Don, not clear if you already have striped/dotted the tent floor as well but if you already have done that I would too suggest you try the anti-slip mats first.

In GEAR » Velcro to secure sleeping pad
June 25, 7:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm