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Re: Alpenlite Bug Tent
From their website: Specs Materials: 1 oz No See-Um netting 1.1 oz. Ripstop Nylon (with Silicone Blend Impregnation) Dimensions: - Height: 36" at head / 19 "...

In GEAR » Alpinlite Gear Bug Tent
March 21, 7:21am

BushBuddy in the desert
Does anyone have experience with the BushBuddy in the desert? Since there can be a lack of really "woody" detritus, can one find enough fuel to use it successfully? TIA

In GEAR » BushBuddy in the desert
March 20, 7:07am

Re: BushBuddy Ultra + Tibetan Titanium 1100 = Fit
Nice fit, cool symbol on the pot, and 10+ oz with no fuel to carry is great.

In GEAR » BB Ultra + Tibetan Titanium 1100 = Fit
March 20, 7:02am

Re: Re: Tanking up correction.
Bob Blean (blean)posted: "not sure about some of our desert travelers" During the heat of the summer, a desert hiker in the sun, working hard, can lose 2 L. of water per hour.

In Philosophy & Technique » Ray Jardine's Suggestions
March 19, 3:14pm

Re: Black Bears on the AT
Joseph R Jacaruso (CaptainJac) posted: I suggest using the PCT method to hang your bear bag. It's not fool proof but the bear will have to work a lot harder than if it is hung by the tradition...

In GEAR » Warding Off Bears
March 19, 3:03pm

Re: re:Warding Off Bears/ singing and whistle blowing
Joshua Gilbert (joshcgil2) posted: "I pulled out my bear spray and popped the safety, yelling all the while. my wife turned around so we were back to back and started blowing her whistle (I d...

In GEAR » Warding Off Bears
March 19, 2:42pm

Re: Whistles
"A whistle is a signalling device in the backcountry, not something to blow mindlessly to frighten wildlife real or imagined." Thank you. If I heard a whistle in the wilderness I would...

In GEAR » Warding Off Bears
March 19, 11:38am

Re: WTB: Trail Illustrated #208 Colorado Nat Monument
Email sent with USG Topo

In Gear Swap » WTB: Trail Illustrated #208 Colorado Nat Monument
March 19, 10:40am

Re: Montbell stretch bags...
FWIW...I have an early 30° MB UL SS #3 (that is a lot of letters for an abbreviation!)bought late in 2004. I have slept in it down to 22° using an InsuMax pad on unfrozen ground wearing a FF Hype...

In GEAR » New 2009 Mont-Bell Down Bags
March 19, 7:34am

Re: Backpacking in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Photo Essay
Great place, beautiful lakes and setting. The Inn looked like a really nice place to start a hike from. All in all, just stunning. Thanks for the report.

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Photo Essay
March 19, 7:02am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Landman

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AlpinLite Bug Tent
I think this is the correct category... The tent is a No-See-Um mesh tent over a SylNyl bathtub floor. It has a solid foot wall and a single zippered door. The specs are as follows: Materials: 1 ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
May 22, 8:40am

Thermarest Neo-Air
I got back from 7 days in the Grand Canyon three weeks ago. I had a regular sized NeoAir under my Montbel UL SS #3 down bag inside a Alpinlite Bug bivy and a GG Spinshelter 2. Cottonwood ...</td>          
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In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 11, 5:49pm

REI REI Peak UL Compact Hiking Poles
I got these to replace my heaver AL. poles. I have done 2 five day Grand Canyon hikes and am quite satisfied. I use them heavily for support on the descents and as a boost on the ascents. Stepping dow...

In Trekking Poles
January 27, 10:51am