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troop
Hey, your troop sounds like one I know well. I'm done with it anyway. I wish it could have been better. But its the adults that drive the direction. If all you have is car camping adults, conc...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Winter Scout Gear
November 03, 8:38pm

lining footbox
Yes,but probably not to the extent you will want. I used my 40 f quilt at 28F one night. It was a long cold night, 34 F at 8 pm. My feet were very cold. Wrapping them in my rainjacket produced a...

In GEAR » Lining footbox with thinlight
November 03, 6:56pm

treatment
Anyone that wants treatment table Google EPA chlorine dioxide treatment, and start reading. One takeaway, is that the recommended protocols are already very CONSERVATIVE, they are for municipal wat...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
November 03, 6:15pm

light
Of course a stronger light will light up distant things better. Thing is, your feet and the next step or two, aren't that far away. 5 to 10 ft. You might want to see 50 yds like daylight....

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 10:20pm

light
Honestly, I can barely even tell difference between 80 and 200 L at distance out to 60 ft. More than a certain amount, is really just wasted power. When I hit high, I never see anything more ...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 9:19pm

light
As I said, there is a time you need lots of light, and times you don't. Some people would be fine with a bit lighter only, and some would get in trouble no matter what they had with them. ...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 6:13pm

light
....until you realize you don't need it. For many, blazing headlights are a comfort issue. Like camp shoes, or a double wall tent, or .... There are those who do things at night that re...

In GEAR » Head Lamp for Camp - Some night hiking
November 02, 9:42am

treatment
Either no one needs to treat, or chems work as good as filtering for what is required. There can be no other way to rationally evaluate the fact that no one seems to get sick who treats water wi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
November 01, 10:07pm

trips
It is comparitively easy to plan and execute trips with only you and your son. If you know what you are doing. Trips that suit your desires. It is no small task to to try to do it for a group o...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Winter Scout Gear
November 01, 8:11pm

arc
I used my 52L on JMT with bearikade weekender. No issues. 25 lb top wt. I really suggest if you need over 25, you might want a different pack. It is not a 30 lb pack. If you bought it for that, ...

In GEAR » ZPack Arc Blast questions
November 01, 6:47pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm