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Skurka's nearing the end of his Alaska-Yukon Expedition: Here's a video of some scenic portions:

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka
September 03, 10:21am

Sevylor Trail Boat
With some glue and urethane coated material you can beef up the Sevylor's bottom and put on some tie down patches. I taught several month long classes where we fixed boats up this way. Also ...

In Packrafting » Affordable packrafts are overdue
July 31, 3:09am

If you don't have a spray deck or thigh straps and you fold your boat, not roll it, You can get it down to about 4" by 11" by 16", a rectangular package that you should be able t...

In Packrafting » Packraft bulk
April 14, 11:30pm

"Arctic Circle"
Here's a trip I like

In Packrafting » Gates of the Arctic
March 31, 9:55pm

old tents
mmore! please!

In GEAR » Shelter Nostalgia
February 22, 11:47pm

Re: Gila Box packrafting trip
Brett, Nice video. The birds and breeze sounds @ 3:40 were nice and the giant fish in the mud-puddle very surprising! Looking forward to your future videos, and as you mention here, your futu...

In Packrafting » Gila Box packrafting trip
February 22, 4:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Creeking
Aaron, We only got ptarmigan -- no 'bou. I have packed out a moose in the past using a packraft and there's a story of guys who floated out in their packrafts with a dead bison!

In Packrafting » Creeking
February 22, 4:32pm

Re: Re: Diluting Deet?
It was just my own personal stash of it. The weather was very hot so I wore shorts and short-sleaved shirt. We made river crossings and sweated. I made multiple applications each day and wore a hea...

In Philosophy & Technique » Diluting Deet?
February 20, 10:04pm

Re: Diluting Deet?
We have been diluting DEET for 20 years or so now. We use rubbing alcohol to stretch it when putting it in pump-spray bottles. 100% makes my lips numb if it gets near them and its greasyness is ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Diluting Deet?
February 20, 4:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Winter headwear (and other thoughts)
A shovel is usually considered a mandatory piece of extended, wilderness snow camping equipment....yes heavy-ish and single purpose (can be good for stove base) but life-saving, too.

In Gear Lists » Alaska-Yukon Expedition: 4,700 miles and 7 months; start in 4 weeks
February 17, 12:59pm

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