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Re: Re: h20
"You'll be surprised how much So Cal PCT water comes from faucets." Why is California worried about drought when we can get all we want from faucets? Wait a second... --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 2015 PCT NOBO Limit
April 18, 5:55pm

Re: Re: Fires and stoves in snow shelters
"The Inupiat used seal-oil lamps in igloos and dug-into-the-earth sod dwellings in a similar way for similar reasons." David, I think you refer to a barabara. I've been in some on ...

In Winter Hiking » Fires and stoves in snow shelters
April 18, 11:54am

Re: RE: fire
Many years ago I used to lead beginner snowcamping trips. One of the standard things to do was to build a fire. We knew that it would be unlikely that we could find any burnable wood under eight...

In Winter Hiking » Fires and stoves in snow shelters
April 17, 9:42pm

Re: alternatives
"warnings about shirt-eating deer" Or, worse, This deer at Hamilton Lakes was trying to eat somebody's boxer shorts. --B.G.--

In Pre-Trip Planning » John Muir Trail
April 17, 5:50pm

Re: Weather and alky & ESBIT
"Might be better than C4." As I recall, C4 burns with a nice blue glow. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Need suggestions for lighter stove
April 17, 5:18pm

Re: Is a bucket/basin worthwhile for personal hygiene on trips more than a couple of days?
I hate to say it, but that was one good thing about the Army. Virtually everyplace we went, we had to wear a steel helmet (a "steel pot"). Whenever we stopped for the night, we could fill...

In GEAR » Is a bucket/basin worthwhile for personal hygiene on trips more than a couple of days?
April 17, 3:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Bread Pan Tray
Dan, I try not to make too much out of what you write. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
April 17, 11:24am

Re: On off
Joe, not that I'm aware of. Like I stated, each individual jurisdiction can set the rules the way it wants. Plus, individuals like backcountry rangers can interpret the rules to suit the situat...

In GEAR » Need suggestions for lighter stove
April 17, 11:22am

Re: Re: Bread Pan Tray
"astranomical patience" No, Dan, I've never seen these two words used together. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
April 17, 11:13am

Re: Re: Re: David
"If David ever decides to adopt some kids, I'm putting in an application." I would settle for adopting the salmon. --B.G.--

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Drying packets of tuna or salmon?
April 17, 8:45am

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