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CityFort Collins
StateColorado
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.swabconcrete.com
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All Forum Posts by Eric Swab

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Best Very Warm (<0) Compressible Synthetic Sleeping Bag
Austin, To second what Ismail said, look at other ways to beef up your sleep system, get a warmer pad, warmer baselayer, warmer socks, warmer hat, (wear all of your clothes!) add a bivy sack to ...

In GEAR » Best Very Warm (<0) Compressible Synthetic Sleeping Bag
December 27, 7:55am

Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
Thought I would check back in after a second outing using a Whisperlite International and Coleman White Gas. My food was identical to the first one (soup for lunch, dehydrated dinner, hot chocolat...

In Winter Hiking » Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
December 24, 7:46am

Low End Comfort Level for Insulated Pants
My last to outings have seen the low teens, I did bring insulated pants, but did not use them. Mid weight base layer, light soft shell pants, and rain pants were enough in the morning while breaki...

In Winter Hiking » Low End Comfort Level for Insulated Pants
December 24, 7:31am

2012 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic gear list
Would a good alcohol stove with a windscreen help save weight or are conditions rough enough that the extra heat and fast boil times are worth it? I know in your trip report the heatsheet bivy d...

In Gear Lists » 2012 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic gear list
December 07, 8:02pm

"How many of you bought "Long" sized bags for winter camping?"
Bryce, I thought about this too, bought a REI Halo women's 10 degree long 6' bag (mens 0). The womens bag has a little more girth, it was on clearance at REI, 3 pounds, I am 5'8"...

In Winter Hiking » How many of you bought "Long" sized bags for winter camping?
December 05, 5:24pm

Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
@Nick - It is easy to flip the connection so the canister inverts. @Jim - My usage was probably high due to inexperience with canister stoves, I have used a pocket rocket sometimes (day hikes, ...

In Winter Hiking » Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
November 25, 8:49am

"Achilles: winter "over the ankle" boots replacement for the snow?"
Thanks for Saucony Razor suggestion, the progrids work well for my feet, just ordered the razors, will report on them for snowshoeing and winter use.

In GEAR » Achilles: winter "over the ankle" boots replacement for the snow?
November 22, 6:30pm

Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
Duane, I have a pocket rocket but haven't used it much, seems like the original canister lasted forever, mostly on car camping trips. May still switch to whisperlite but it seemed like from...

In Winter Hiking » Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
November 21, 10:03pm

Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
Jim, Thanks for the guidelines, it was a solo trip, used the bottom heat reflector and had the windscreen at about a one inch gap. I tried to keep the flame as low as possible but it seemed li...

In Winter Hiking » Inverted Canister Stove Winter Fuel Consumption
November 21, 9:59pm

"lightweight idea for keeping water from freezing while hiking"
One disadvantage of the Platy's in the winter is being able to pour hot water in them from your pot after melting snow, maybe take a funnel. Also messing with that small cap with gloves or mit...

In GEAR » lightweight idea for keeping water from freezing while hiking
November 21, 8:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm