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Re: REI long lexan spoon
Oh .... woe is me, woe is me. Frozen by so many choices .... option paralysis ... what to do, what to do? Save me, save me! Time like these it is a good thing there's an REI store within ...

In GEAR » Spoon Comparison
July 10, 11:47am

Re: John Muir and Robert Marshall: Actions and Ideologies
Very nice indeed! Allow me to propose an exercise for other readers. Muir, Marshall, Leopold ... were we to carve a Mount Rushmore style monument commemorating the fathers of the Wildernes...

In Editor's Roundtable » John Muir and Robert Marshall: Actions and Ideologies
July 07, 8:05am

good grief! Spoon Comparison
The good grief is because I needed an Alaskan to inform to inform me of an option practically in my back yard! I could walk to BambooMN if I had to ... but that'd be a long day so I'll bik...

In GEAR » Spoon Comparison
July 07, 6:46am

Re: Finnish style
I never heard about Hearne before this. Thanks, Jarno

In GEAR » Back to the 1700s
June 30, 7:48pm

Re: Out and about having a great time.
WHAT? BPL is a hiking forum now? I must have missed that memo. (y'all recognize sarcasm, right?) Those pics are a nice teaser. Looking forward to future reports.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Out and about having a great time.
June 30, 7:38pm

I agree - and it would be much better to collect this information somewhere central, instead of numerous threads and attachments :/ >Do you have a list somewhere of these values for the comm...

In GEAR » Which is warmer?
June 30, 12:44pm

Re: Custe SP, Theodore Roosevelt NP, and MN.
SHT was on the radar as well...but...Would you choose it over Pictured Rocks? I refuse to accept your dichotomy ... :-) Both would be very doable. Gooseberry Falls is only about 40 miles from ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Custe SP, Theodore Roosevelt NP, and MN.
June 29, 8:41pm

Re: Custe SP, Theodore Roosevelt NP, and MN.
or ??? Well ... Lake Superior's north Shore. Head east on I-94 from TRNP until you get to Fargo. Then take US-10 to Motely, MN. From there take MN-210 until you reach I-35 near Carlton, M...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Custe SP, Theodore Roosevelt NP, and MN.
June 29, 4:47pm

Re: Pattern
I've had good luck with the patterns that Thru-hiker makes/sells. I have also done well with stuff from, but one point of clarification ... they sell kits (pattern + materia...

In Make Your Own Gear » Wind shirt
June 19, 7:23am

Re: Carried by the wind
Just a couple times I've caught sight of a conifer releasing pollen ... looked like smoke from a campfire.

In Photo Gallery » Carried by the wind
June 18, 8:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am