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Re: Re: Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
Yep, Jon Fong made some delicious looking food with his dry baking stuff at GGG. But spending an hour cooking just doesn't mesh with my hiking style. This way is much faster.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
August 19, 8:40am

Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
OK, I know this has been covered here before several times, but I had good results and wanted to share my experience. I carry a pretty minimal cook kit, consisting of a Ti wing Esbit stove, a titan...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
August 18, 8:34pm

Re: Re:
The videos are great. I love sitting out a storm under a tarp. The only thing that's better is sitting under a tree with a thick canopy and staying bone dry in a raging storm. Does your came...

In Post-Trip Reports » Two trips in two weeks! Duck Pass and Gianelli Cabin THs
August 18, 7:07pm

Re: Two trips in two weeks! Duck Pass and Gianelli Cabin THs
Thanks for sharing! It hailed at Lake Virginia when I hiked the JMT last year. The hail made a funny noise when it hit the water, very surreal.

In Post-Trip Reports » Two trips in two weeks! Duck Pass and Gianelli Cabin THs
August 18, 6:00pm

Re: Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
I think Brian's point was that many California parks follow Yosemite's lead in terms of food storage policy, so until Yosemite adopts the Ursack, not many other places in California will. I...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 14, 12:28pm

Re: Ursack usage
David, "I've used an Ursack for 8 to 10 years with total success in Yosemite and Sequoia/Kings Canyon Parks on two or more annual summer trips." What you were doing is illegal. ...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 12:18pm

Re: Re: Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
Not as much stool love on this thread as I expected. My wife has one of these REI stools: ...and while it's not something I would personally bring backpacking, I use it car camping all t...

In GEAR » Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
August 13, 11:19am

Re: Re: Re: Some questions about winter camping in the Sierras.
If you're like most people (myself included) and you're just gonna do 1-2 trips per winter of at most 2-3 days each, you might not need an insanely warm bag. The winter weather forecast doe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Some questions about winter camping in the Sierras.
August 13, 11:06am

Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
The IGBC simply provides recommendations. It's up to specific Parks and Wilderness areas to either add it to their approval list, or not. I wouldn't hold my breath for it to be approved in ...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 10:56am

Re: Re: photos
You probably should have just edited your photos at work, then they'd look great on your work monitor.

In Post-Trip Reports » North Lake Loop via Piute Pass and Lamarck Col
August 11, 1:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

ULA Ohm
The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm