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Re: Re: Re: Fillable tea bags
>>How about chopping up a few coffee filters from home? It will work, but it doesn't allow enough flavor through. Coffee filters and small amounts of ground coffee don't produce an...

In GEAR » Fillable tea bags
January 09, 2:54pm

Re: Fillable tea bags
Thanks for the tip, Matthew. I was looking for the same thing, not for tea, but for coffee. The tea bagged coffee you find at the grocery store is just plain nasty. Now I can take some good, st...

In GEAR » Fillable tea bags
January 09, 2:09am

Re: Most breathable bivy fabric?
Pertex Quantum, but I'm bias toward the BMW Vapr Bivy sold on this web site and have never used a nylon bivy.

In GEAR » Most breathable bivy fabric?
January 07, 1:49am

Re: Nunatak ARC's and side sleeping?
David, just some personal experiences with the Arc Alpinist: 1. The Alpinist comes standard with only 2 straps. In order to best control drafts, have Tom (the owner of Nunatak) add a third strap...

In GEAR » Nunatak ARC's and side sleeping?
January 07, 1:35am

Re: Good Alcohol Carrier?
Platy lil' nipper is my first choice. If you can't find one, then I suggest: You can find it at, just type "flat oval poly container" into the search box. It costs $1...

In GEAR » Good Alcohol Carrier?
January 03, 8:31pm

Re: 1.25 lbs per day
Hmmm..... Maybe I should start to look at taking along foods that might stay in my system longer as well as adjusting my hiking speed to reduce caloric depletion as Mark has done. And if I under...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1.25 lbs of food per day?
January 02, 3:08pm

1.25 lbs of food per day?
Recently, I was browsing Glen Van Peski's sub 3 lb. gear list, and noticed that he only carries (for this trip) 1.25 lbs of food per day. HOW????? I guess that his food was very calorie ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1.25 lbs of food per day?
January 02, 3:37am

Re: Re: Which one first?
>>Are you heading to Alaska perhaps? Not quite, Mt Hood and surrounding area (my prefered stomping grounds). >>Will the Soft Shell stop insects from piercing the fabric? Not ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Which one first?
January 02, 2:53am

Re: Re: Which one first?
Sounds reasonable to me. I just wasn't sure what chemical Sawyer uses to suspend the permethrin so it can be spayed on, and if that chemical would degrade the DWR. Or maybe the opposite met...

In Philosophy & Technique » Which one first?
December 31, 2:45am

Re: 1/8" Thinlight
Just as Glen stated, I'll just be using the 1/8" foam for under my legs (and maybe my arms). I'm using a Insul Mat Uber Micro for my torso. About the same weight as the NightLight Tors...

In GEAR » GG ThinLight R-value
December 29, 2:36pm

All Reader Reviews by D T

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Nunatak Arc Ghost
Recently purchased an Nunatak Arc Ghost and I love it. It has a one ounce overfill and third strap with a rating of +32 degrees. My previous down bag was a Mountain Hardwear Phantom +32. The Phantom h...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 08, 3:03pm

The first pair I purchased had a printing probelm with the height markings on one section of one pole that I did not notice until I got home. I returned them to REI for a second pair. The second pai...

In Trekking Poles
November 04, 4:12pm

Hydropel Sports Ointment
Hydropel is the best product I have ever used on my feet. Better than Body Glide and Sportslick put together if that's even possible. Hydropel works great in hot weather with just one minor problem. ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
November 04, 3:48pm