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StarLyte Burner and Clikstand
Re setting the StarLyte on the Clikstand shelf, two issues seem to arise. First, the hole in the center of the Clikstand shelf is 3" diameter since it's designed to suspend a Trang...

In Gear Deals » StarLyte Burner With Cap
January 15, 8:47pm

Re: Starlyte
Thanks for the info about snuffing the burner, Dan Y and Dan D. Another question: Dany Y, Dan D, (or anyone else), have you tried using a StarLyte Burner (modified, unmodified, or both) in ...

In Gear Deals » StarLyte Burner With Cap
January 15, 6:50pm

Re: StarLyte Burner With lID
How do you snuff out the flame on the Starlyte Burner in order to save unused fuel? If the lid is plastic and it's laid on top of the burner to snuff the flame, seems like the lid perhaps ...

In Gear Deals » StarLyte Burner With Cap
January 15, 1:04pm

Re: San Francisco
A BIG +1 for San Francisco/Berkeley!!!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So....how do you all feel about Oregon??
January 07, 4:58pm

Rains once a year in Oregon
Only rains once a year in Oregon - starts in October and stops in May. The air stays clean and fresh, though, although not so clear with all the constant overcast clouds.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So....how do you all feel about Oregon??
January 03, 1:07am

Re: Help finding specific flat tarp size
Oware makes a flat tarp that is 8' 10" square, with plenty of tie-outs. Here's a link to Oware's website page describing that tarp, which also contains another link to an owner...

In GEAR » Help finding specific flat tarp size
January 03, 12:19am

Re: temporary shelter for day hiking in PNW
I've never used a bothy, but I've researched them -- here are some reviews, mostly covering (pun alert) the Terra Nova bothies: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHmfxOBB3Ug http://...

In GEAR » temporary shelter for day hiking in PNW
December 17, 8:07pm

Re: Tarp Camping Techniques for Inclement Conditions
Excellent article bringing the evolution of Ryan's tarp experience up-to-date. Appreciate it very much, but have found the following "problem" paragraph (from the section on rigging ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tarp Camping Techniques for Inclement Conditions
December 08, 10:34pm

Re: Best UL 2 person Shelter
Big Sky Evolution 2P (website below) appears to meet your specs -- 1. holds 2 people up to 6' 6" (see diagram linked at website below) 2. 3-season use 3. double-wall shelter 4....

In GEAR » Best UL 2 person Shelter
December 08, 5:50pm

Re: BPL Cocoon Vest comments sought
The 52" chest for size medium in the Cocoon may be designed that "huge" with the expectation that the Cocoon will be worn over other clothes (e.g., a base layer and a shirt). So the...

In GEAR » BPL Cocoon Vest comments sought
December 01, 11:51pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm