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Re: Groundsheets
Hi Stephen, I don't think that's quite the same stuff, Amazon says it's "black on one side". What I'm using is all black, and it's possible to see light through it in ...

In GEAR » Is a groundsheet really necessary?
July 15, 8:19pm

Groundsheets
May I suggest -- weed-block fabric. I didn't think I needed a waterproof footprint underneath a waterproof floor, but I did want protection from punctures and abrasion (spruce needles) if th...

In GEAR » Is a groundsheet really necessary?
July 15, 7:49pm

August to November...Eastern Canada
It'll be beautiful...but it can get pretty cold in Eastern Canada by November, some years. Frozen puddles. Sleet. I don't usually have the summer bag out past early October, myself. Don'...

In Gear Lists » Gear List- August to November Bicycle Tour, Eastern Canada
June 30, 5:46pm

leaking pad
Marcelo, if you have no bathtub, try diluting liquid dish soap with water and applying this to the inflated mat. Then watch for your mat to blow bubbles.

In GEAR » fixing a sleeping pad
June 27, 11:17am

re: Breakfast Bar?
Probars have 350-400 calories in an 85 gram bar, organic whole foods that are minimally processed. Recognizable nuts, seeds and fruit in a dense little cake. Good fat and protein balance with the c...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Breakfast Bar?
June 08, 10:48am

Soap for washing DWR and technical wear
I recently tried to figure this out myself, having no way to buy a technical wash other than online with a two-week shipping (remote rural area). What I gathered from my research was that as lo...

In GEAR » Soap for washing DWR and technical wear
June 06, 4:30pm

Re: Re: WPB shoes
Roger and Justin, again I think we are talking about different circumstances. If the water is clear and clean, having your feet in it all day is not going to be anything like having your feet swimm...

In GEAR » Lightweight and low-cut waterproof shoes in size 15
June 02, 7:30am

re: waterproof shoes
I'm not Matt, but I do wear waterproof footwear ten months of the year, or more. Depending on terrain. Roger asked: "What will the GTX liner achieve?" It will keep feet dry, warm,...

In GEAR » Lightweight and low-cut waterproof shoes in size 15
June 01, 5:39pm

UL epiphany
Not my story, but I am reminded of a young woman who was exasperated by her mother's insistence on keeping every doll, toy and stuffed animal the young woman had as a child. She finally gathere...

In GEAR » The bright green wooden frog that caused an UL epiphany.
May 28, 9:49am

Re The worst kind of rain
Scotch mist. When the air is full of droplets so small and fine that they don't fall at all, just hang there. So it doesn't appear to be raining, but you will be soaked to the skin in ten m...

In GEAR » The worst kind of rain
May 26, 8:18am

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