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Re: Re: Sleeping with food
I think there is a bear box next to Moraine Lake. --B.G.--

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
March 22, 12:00am

Re: tarp
Maybe he is giving it away. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » tarp
March 21, 8:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Sleeping with food
"Not so much in the Sierra." Agreed. As it was explained to me once by one NPS bear wrangler (bear technician), the more that bears are allowed to get to human food, the more driven...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
March 21, 8:46pm

Re: Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
I find Sierra Nevada black bears to be very curious and sneaky, right up to the point where they get their nose or paws at it. Then they shift and claim the food as theirs. From then on, it is not ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
March 21, 5:46pm

Re: MYOG Golite Breeze / ULA Conduit Franken-ruck
Very interesting. I see that you shot those photographs in the factory assembly room when the rest of the staff was away. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Golite Breeze / ULA Conduit Franken-ruck
March 21, 4:44pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Recharging inReach SE with Energizer PP-3AAMC
"Reminded me of the stellar service I experienced at Circuit City." When I walked into the Best Buy store, I had a sheet in my hands with the charger information, SKU number, photo, et...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
March 21, 1:27pm

Re: WTB: Silicone Holder for H52 Zebralight Headlamp
I'm sure that Zebralight uses only organically-grown, free-range silicone in its holders. Maybe you could grow your own. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » WTB: Silicone Holder for H52 Zebralight Headlamp
March 21, 1:17pm

Re: RE: Timely Tip Too
I find that the melted straw sections work good, but they are too small in diameter for some stuff that I carry. I need plastic straws that are large enough to handle a standard aspirin tablet. ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Kid's sauce packets = UL containers
March 21, 1:12pm

Re: Deca Spades V2
I understand the ten holes. How did you form the oblong shape on the bottom? I used to have a whole set of Greenlee punches, but I can't find them now. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Deca Spades
March 21, 1:05pm

Re: Slight thread-drift
Bear canisters must be of a size sufficient that a bear can't bite it. The smallest legal one that I have is a Bear Boxer. I think it is 1.6 pounds and is good for about 2.5 days of food. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
March 21, 12:48pm

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