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re: Online California Fire Permits
I love the white plastic folding chairs! I always pack those in! Not to mention a full sized shovel and large plastic bucket!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Online California Fire Permits
January 15, 9:37am

Re: Eat a nutria, save Louisiana
I haven't eaten nutria in Louisiana, but I've eaten them in Texas. It tasted good, and I'd be happy to eat it again - but next time I'll try it Cajun style!

In On the Web » Eat a nutria, save Louisiana
January 14, 6:08pm

re: Treat water
I always treat my water. Years ago I took a parasitology class. I was convinced.

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you ever not filter or treat your water?
January 13, 8:37am

re: California Quail
Excellent! I love watching these oh-so-social birds!

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
January 09, 10:02am

Re: Adventurer Opti
I've been using the Adventure Opti for several years now with no problems. I use good batteries, which I buy off the net, and remove them between trips. No regrets.

In GEAR » Which SteriPen Model?
December 09, 7:56am

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"From - "Thirteen male soccer-team players and 100 sedentary students from the same high school were evaluated for 8 d, during which the playe...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 16, 9:05pm

Re: Los Padres Overnight
Nice! Great shot of the paw prints!

In Post-Trip Reports » Los Padres Overnight.
November 16, 5:03pm

Re: share your boulders

In Photo Gallery » share your boulders
November 15, 10:05am

Re: Re: Cheap Fleece
There is a difference between cheap and "expensive fleece. I have fleece items from Patagonia, REI brand, and a cheap no-name tourist souvenir shop. The Patagonia and REI are very similar in q...

In GEAR » Quick Fleece Question
November 12, 9:03am

Your Guide
Ah, Jim, you are well on the way to creating one of the most wonderful things in the hiking world: a daughter (or son) who will enjoy hiking with you for the rest of her life. How do I know it'...

In GEAR » MSR Windboiler Stove: Trail Report
November 11, 11:23am

All Reader Reviews by Stephen Barber

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SmarTube Drinking System for Bottles
Since having a hydration bladder spring a leak inside my pack, I have avoided all such bladders. I stuck to simple water bottles until a couple of years ago when I ran across the SmarTube - a drinking...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
May 13, 1:33pm

ZPacks Sleeping Bag 40* and 20*
This is the side sleepers dream bag! The bags are filled with 900 fill power goose down, outer shell is green .95 oz/sq yd Pertex Quantum ripstop nylon, and the liner is black .67 oz/sq yd nylon. ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
July 25, 9:25pm

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad
Upon receipt of the pad, I inflated it to sleeping firmness, and stood it up against the bookcase. An hour later it looked rather soft; three hours later it was in a pile on the floor. Brand new, and ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
January 24, 11:49pm

Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've purchased from Lawson on several different occasions. I've always gotten excellent service, fast shipping (especially considering I live clear across the country!), and good interaction v...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 20, 11:47am

ULA Catalyst
I've spent the last two years trying to find a pack that is both light and comfortable, ie, transfers weight to the hip bones well. To date, i had found packs that were only one but not the other ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
June 04, 8:11pm

Bushbuddy "Ultra" (BPL/Ryan Jordan/Arctic 1000 Version) Wood Stove
I was able to pick up a Bushbuddy Ti used, and can't imagine why anyone would want to get rid of one! I used it repeatedly this summer and have been absolutely delighted with it! It is probably...

In Stoves - Other
August 18, 11:59am