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Another Question
Glad to know you're in better spirits now! I haven't used Esbit before but I want to try it, so please forgive me if my questions are sort of dumb. I watched the video on your site, and ...

In Gear Deals » "EsbitLyte" solid fuel burner Intro Offer
August 17, 2:07pm

Pocket Knives
I don't ordinarily lose stuff on trips, but I seem to be really good at losing pocket knives when I'm home. After the third Leatherman Style vanished, I got the slightly larger and heavier ...

In GEAR » What piece of gear do you lose most often?
August 17, 1:52pm

Sand and Blisters
Dust and fine sand inside shoes and socks isn't just an esthetic issue. I went on one trip where very fine sand went through the mesh of my shoes and through my socks. Within a mile I had blist...

In GEAR » Ultralight trail runners that DON'T leak dust?
August 06, 11:02pm

Dumb question: What would you use to throttle the air intake so you could simmer?

In Gear Deals » "EsbitLyte" solid fuel burner Intro Offer
August 05, 10:45pm

Snow Peak Windscreen
I have a GigaPower plus the windscreen Snow Peak sells as an accessory. While I wish it was lighter, it does make a very noticeable difference in the stove's efficiency. Windscreen is kind of a...

In GEAR » cannister stove questions
July 31, 11:50pm

Thanks for the suggestions, I will check into them.

In Chaff » Ticks
July 25, 10:34pm

Non-Toxic Alternatives?
Maybe this will seem like a strange question, but are there any non-toxic alternatives to permethrin-treated clothing? I have a history of hypersensitivity reactions to even small quantities of pes...

In Chaff » Ticks
July 22, 11:49pm

I like to bring a couple of fresh Valencia oranges. They are rather heavy but amazingly delicious and refreshing on a hot afternoon!

In GEAR » Favorite luxury items?
July 09, 12:34am

Bacon Jerky
The local Walgreen's sells bacon jerky. I've taken it on a couple of trips and it works really well for any dish you would make with fresh bacon. I think it tastes better than the precooked...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » BACON!!!
July 02, 1:38am

Bug Bivy
I ordered a bug bivy in a custom size from them not long ago and the entire transaction went smoothly and quickly. The bivy is nicely made. Now, if only I could manage to get out there and try it s...

In GEAR » borah gear
June 07, 10:20am

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