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Re: Car Keys?
I wear the valet key on cord around my neck along with a Pico eGear light (.2 oz and usually my only light).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Car Keys?
May 13, 3:22am

Personal preference, but I found creeks much more fun to fish than lakes, in my limited experience with alpine fly fishing. Besides being more fun to fish I found them typically more productive to...

In Fishing » Recommended Fly Assortment for Colorado Alpine Creeks and Lakes
May 07, 4:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Technique: Trimming Toenails Mid Hike?
I considered that when I was running longer distances and regularly losing nails. It really isn't that crazy.

In Philosophy & Technique » Technique: Trimming Toenails Mid Hike?
May 07, 1:57pm

Re: "The Plan"
"Am I over-thinking it?" I'd say yes, but it is up to you what you think you need. You could catch fish if you took only one or two patterns. Tenkara enthusiasts apparently often...

In Fishing » Recommended Fly Assortment for Colorado Alpine Creeks and Lakes
May 07, 1:34pm

I have no experience with Colorado trout so I hope someone else pipes up. I will say that I used an elk hair caddis, more than anything else in the Sierras. It worked well enough that I didn'...

In Fishing » Recommended Fly Assortment for Colorado Alpine Creeks and Lakes
May 07, 3:38am

I used to wear them back in my heavy leather boot days. These days I wear poly socks with no liners.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Liner Socks?
May 07, 3:27am

For me a combination of the following has worked well: 1. Inexpensive bike tights (5.5 oz.) 2. Wind pants (Discount Dance Supply Body Wrappers at 3.5 oz.) 3. Nike DriFit running shorts (3.9 ounc...

In GEAR » Which lght weight camp trousers
May 06, 6:31am

Re: Thanks for all the help folks
"mainly leaning towards single skin for ease of set up and 4 season abilty" FWIW: I have owned and used a few of both types and did not find single wall tents to have either of those b...

In GEAR » Sub 4 pound single skin tent...does it exist?
May 05, 3:46am

For some reason bleach upset my stomach despite measuring it carefully to the recommended dosage. It completely ruined a trip for me and it actually got to be a dangerous situation when I was unab...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Aqua Mira tablets v. bleach
May 04, 6:04am

It is effective at filtering micro organisms, but not things like heavy metals, chemicals, or other toxic substances. Also really murky or silty water is more likely to clog a filter. Stagnant ...

In GEAR » First time filter user.
May 04, 5:49am

All Reader Reviews by Pete Staehling

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I love my NeoAir (size regular). It is light, comfy, and packs small. I agree that for the price a patch kit should be included, but I don't miss the stuff sack. I have been using a ziploc ba...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 23, 12:04pm