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Just got back from a 5 day sled trip in the U.P. Got down to -14. Mitts worked perectly. no complaints. The durability stripe shows some wear from the poles, but everything else held up well. (it&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » sub zero glove system
January 19, 10:20pm

Just got back from a five day, off-trail hike. Sled perfomed better than expected. No snags or hang-ups. Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » Bush-Worthy Pulk
January 18, 8:00pm

Bag genious
If you fold the bag down and place it on top of your pouch cozy, you can create a bowl full of food on a lap tray. Just bag genious I say. It even works in the winter at -14. I ate a piping ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » I don't like Freezer Bag Cooking
January 18, 7:49pm

FBC is the bomb
This is a funny thread. FBC is a great idea. My only hurdle was getting a long handle spoon, I use an envelope cozy and by the time my meal is ready I've had a mug of coffee, or melted my s...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » I don't like Freezer Bag Cooking
January 06, 5:59pm

Have any of you gear heads used this insulation? Insul-bright:

In Make Your Own Gear » Insul-Bright
January 05, 9:13am

Great Idea to use a neoprene sock as a vbL and an insulation layer. I've been using them for fishing in the frigid rivers for years. I wonder how a pair of seal skins would work? I've been ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Vapor barrier socks
January 04, 9:30pm

worked for me. I sold my pacific crest pack to a boy scout dad and he loved it. Got what I paid for it too. Dave

In GEAR » What's the best way to sell non-UL gear?
January 01, 10:05am

extra one for free
I have the one that came with my cone. Never been used. I use the gram cracker esbit stove. Just pm me if you want it. Dave

In Gear Swap » WTB: Alcohol burner for Caldera Cone system
December 31, 6:41pm

heat bending
Heat bending takes patience, a torch and lots of duct tape. (a little OCD doesn't hurt) I used what I had - a plumbing torch and long strips of duct tape. My friend had better luck with a h...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bush-Worthy Pulk
December 31, 5:29pm

I just used a jig saw with a bimetal blade and a very good grip. If you are alone, just load some weight in the sled to hold it. It cuts very fast so watch your line. I left the front and back lips...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bush-Worthy Pulk
December 31, 3:31pm

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am