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Re: Re: Re: Risk of Hypothermia
Roger, I think what he is saying is that when actively moving you are to keep warm enough that hypothermia is not possible with a rain jacket and base layer. That is overly general and only make...

In GEAR » how to handle base layers in freezing rain
September 07, 1:45am

fishing poles
When I revived a tenkara rod from tenkara bum the instructions advised not fishing with it (carbon fiber rod) when there was any chance of lightning. Any truth to that?

In GEAR » carbon fiber lightning
September 07, 1:30am

Re: Risk of Hypothermia
"While you are exerting yourself you have nearly zero chance of becoming hypothermic." You must run a lot warmer than me. This July in Yosemite I had to bail and run below the treeline...

In GEAR » how to handle base layers in freezing rain
September 06, 8:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: rocks
My point is that fuel depletion is not an ecological issue for low elevation forests outside of well used campsites.

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 06, 1:38am

Re: Re: Re: rocks
I will say that there are some places in which there is so much dead wood that the dead wood is crowding forest floor space and likely making it difficult for undergrowth to develop.

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 05, 11:45pm

Re: rocks
Agree with everything you said Brian. However, sometimes I will stack up a wall of rocks on one side of the fire to block the wind or to create a heat reflector. Always take it down. If I stop b...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 05, 11:37pm

Re: Re: LEAVE NO TRACE
Fire rings are a pet peeve of mine. Fire rings near popular campsites, sure. But people create them in places where they shouldn't be. It really sucks walking up some "remote" river c...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 05, 11:53am

Re: How do you tarp?
No comment on bugs, but for wind and rain get a 10x10 tarp and pitch low to the ground. The extra coverage prevents angled rain from getting to you. You can make a tarp more enclosed like by tyi...

In GEAR » How do you tarp?
September 05, 11:40am

Re: Re: What ARE "summer nighttime temps" where you backpack?
"Australia, Sydney region - anywhere up to not using any quilt at all until about 3 am. Just slept in my walking clothes. That was a hot night." I did experience one extremely hot nigh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ARE "summer nighttime temps" where you backpack?
September 04, 8:42pm

Re: What ARE "summer nighttime temps" where you backpack?
Where I live it can be up in the 90's during the day but have night temps in the 50's.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ARE "summer nighttime temps" where you backpack?
September 04, 1:20pm

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Gregory Tarne 36
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In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 11:53am