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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: Re: canister stoves
Roger, why do you recommend against "longer" pot supports? By your "long bendy ones" reference, are you concerned about the height of the supports? Or about the ...

In GEAR » canister stoves
July 22, 4:29am

Re: Why we hike....
Because it's there, and it's fun. Plus most of that other stuff, too.

In Philosophy & Technique » Why we hike....
July 15, 11:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Wait a minute, Jen...
I agree . . . and home-cooking on the grill beats it all --

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Austin TX and environs...
June 17, 11:05pm

Re: Mission Impossible? Easyish, quiet, scenic one night (Saturday night) backpacking trip in SF Bay Area for June
Kirby Cove in Golden Gate National Recreation Area looks like a nice, easy one night camping trip in SF area (one mile hike in), particularly for a first-timer experience: http://www.nps.gov/...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Mission Impossible? Easyish, quiet, scenic one night (Saturday night) backpacking trip in SF Bay Area for June
June 17, 2:52am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Wait a minute, Jen...
Yep, Hill Country around Austin is great! Especially bluebonnets in the Spring. Austin, too, even though it has libs running out its ying yang ;>) Might want to check out -- ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Austin TX and environs...
June 17, 2:40am

Re: Re: Re: Wait a minute, Jen...
Re winter backpacking in/around Austin -- I recall setting up our now-ancient NF mountain tent in snow on a golf course greenway near downtown Austin one winter. As noted by others, lack ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Austin TX and environs...
June 16, 8:47pm

Re: The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
Great series, Ryan. Really enjoy your discussions of techniques, gear, and looking at SUL in different and/or new ways. Thanks!

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
June 12, 3:37am

Re: lifestyle choices
Upon graduation from college in Texas 40 years ago, researched places to live that had lots of backcountry with mountains, lakes, rivers -- goal was somewhere that was as near as possible like Yell...

In Philosophy & Technique » lifestyle choices
June 06, 2:54am

Probably not the last post, but . . .
. . . it's all been interesting. One possible resolution -- a coin flip, and let Lady Chance decide. But everyone ought to get to place bets first; winners split the pot. PS -...

In GEAR » Very unpleasant experience with Six Moon Design (SMD)
June 01, 12:37am

Re: Re: hatchet alternatives
Re Dale's comment: "Other than the weight, that nice Gransfors Bruks hatchet that Ryan was packing is a cool $100 or more." Um, maybe a lot more, like $160 -- at Amazon and at ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Wanderer (Video Series) - Episode 1: Gear
May 25, 11:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm