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Re: Stephenson warmlite DAM
Weight?

In Gear Swap » Stephenson warmlite DAM
August 02, 2:30pm

Re: carpentry skills
His carpentry skills were matched by his capacity for physical work. A news reporter and cameraman from a local TV station were in Alaska covering some story and heard about Proenneke ... figure...

In Philosophy & Technique » Alone in the Wilderness. Movie.
August 01, 9:25am

Re: SHT Castle Danger trailhead bivy?
Hi Ryan, I'm not from the North Shore but am a frequent SHT hiker. The trail assn strongly discourages any sort of "camping" outside of established campsites because so much of th...

In Pre-Trip Planning » SHT Castle Danger trailhead bivy?
July 28, 4:18pm

Re: I'll take them
Missed by 5 minutes:-( pls put me next in line.

In Gear Swap » FS: Black Diamond Alpine CF Carbon Trekking Poles
July 23, 7:09pm

Re: Uganda
So it's all about perspective! Indeed. I worked with a guy from Guilin, China. After half a lifetime with a bicycle as his primary means of transportation he couldn't even begin to und...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
July 20, 8:02am

Re: Ruined?
can you imagine Yosemite in 1850??? Hiking or riding a horse in there??? WOW ! A horse isn't technology? You'd have a tough job trying to defend idea that to the SW US population what w...

In On the Web » Proposed Grand Canyon development
July 15, 2:29pm

Re: PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
In spite of a strong recommendation from my librarian (the one I've woken up next to for several decades) I haven't read the book. I'm struggling to reconcile these comments with m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
July 11, 7:04pm

Re: SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERies re. MARRIAGE!
The silence is growing more ominous with every succeeding male post. That be called "the calm before the storm" .... be frightened my friend, be very frightened;-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » secrets out...
June 30, 3:36am

Re: Alternatives
arrabbiata sauce looked up a couple recipes ... high yum potential, thanks Stuart. Safe to assume that it dehydrates and rehydrates as well as most tomato based sauces?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Mac N cheese
June 27, 6:52am

Re: I need Fall-Superior
more info about the Superior Hiking Trail? You bet! I should have mentioned waterfalls and spectacular canyons where rivers descend to Lake Superior as well as moose, wolves, coyotes and bear...

In Pre-Trip Planning » I need Fall!!!
June 25, 6:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am

Thru-Hiker.com
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am