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Re: Android Smartphone as GPS?
Ben, glad to hear the GPS works with Android. I was concerned it would either not work at all or would be a major battery drain. Kevin, I'm certainly not going to pack in 4-5 extra batteries...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Android Smartphone as GPS?
February 23, 9:43pm

Re: HMG Ultamid
See this post: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=81323 Anthony is using two poles in an inverted V on his Ultamid. The poles ...

In GEAR » HMG Ultramid & MLD Duomid: Couple's use?
February 23, 9:28pm

Android Smartphone as GPS?
I have been using my iPhone 4S for a couple years now as a GPS unit with good success. The phone stays in airplane mode most of the time, and whenever I need to check my position, I do the followin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Android Smartphone as GPS?
February 23, 5:30pm

Re: Patagonia Baggies Shorts 7'' (size Medium)
Now $25 shipped for the Patagonia Baggies.

In Gear Swap » FS: Montane Mountain Fury Tights (size Medium) and Patagonia Baggies Shorts 7'' (size Medium)
February 23, 12:35pm

Re: Do people actually rely this heavily on fire?
I don't know - I think these fire starting items give people a false sense of security. If you're out there solo, and all the wood is wet, and your gear is wet, and it's raining, and...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
February 21, 4:15pm

Re: Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
I see comments such as "fire can be the difference between life and death". Do people actually rely this heavily on fire? When I go out, I would NEVER rely on fire as my savior in an e...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
February 21, 2:11pm

Re: Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
I carry a mini bic and some storm proof matches. Really, what is the worst that could happen without hot water? Most dehydrated or freeze-dried meals can rehydrate with normal water, although it wi...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
February 20, 8:46pm

Re: Rab Boreas (size Medium)
Price dropped to $45 shipped.

In Gear Swap » FS: Rab Boreas (size Medium)
February 20, 4:20pm

Re: Patagonia Baggies Shorts 7'' (size Medium)
Price dropped to $30 shipped for the Patagonia Baggies.

In Gear Swap » FS: Montane Mountain Fury Tights (size Medium) and Patagonia Baggies Shorts 7'' (size Medium)
February 20, 4:20pm

Re: Shipping a pack
I have found FedEx Ground to be the cheapest for shipping large packages across the country. I once shipped an external fram pack from AZ to NJ via FedEx Ground for around $15 or $17. Insurance is ...

In GEAR » Shipping a pack
February 20, 1:59pm

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