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iPhone 5 & 6
Amy, thanks for your incredibly thorough work on this! You literally saved me from getting a 5 a while back. I'd like to upgrade to a 6 (AT&T), but that bug in the old 5 is make or break fo...

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
January 24, 7:50am

Battery
Amy's results for the AT&T 5 were so remarkable (8-10% per HOUR!?) that you could easily test your 5S w/o doing a multiday outing. Just put it in that mode overnight. If the test requires n...

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
January 23, 8:50pm

Thx
Thx! Missed that 'cause I was on the trail! Posted to the other thread.

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
January 22, 8:54am

AT&T iPhone 6
Right, the AT&T iPhone 5 apparently had a battery life problem. Does anyone have experience with AT&T iPhone 6 used in backpacking mode (SIM locked)?

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
January 22, 8:52am

iPhone 6 ?
I've been using my iPhone 4 with Gaia for a while and it works really well. But, the 4 is getting to be a bit dated. I'm wondering if anyone has experience with the battery life of the iP...

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
January 21, 4:29pm

Electrons
I know how to navigate with a map and do so primarily. With modern tools (GPS) it's so quick & easy to confirm your location. In 30sec while still walking I can check Gaia on my iPhone. Tha...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do Electronics Really Belong in the Wilderness ? !
January 19, 6:36pm

Electronics
I don't see why you would not bring any piece of gear that is both light and useful, regardless of whether it constrains stored electricity or not. Any gear that makes the trip more efficient, ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do Electronics Really Belong in the Wilderness ? !
January 19, 9:02am

Re: The Big A
Well, OK, I can understand not wanting to commit to an 8500' day at that altitude. But, I'd say people mostly just follow some sort of "conventional wisdom", which often isn'...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua
November 22, 4:07pm

Re: Re: Aconcagua
"What would you do?" Well, you're on a forum dedicated to lightweight travel... I did Aconcagua in 2004 and 2005, both times from Plaza de Mulas. Both times I went from PdM to th...

In Gear Lists » Aconcagua
November 22, 2:35pm

Re: flat tarp
I have a 8.5x10 cuben tarp from Zpacks. I think it's great - huge coverage & lots of pitching options. I really like the simplicity & flexibility - cooking under the tarp without worryi...

In GEAR » flat tarp
November 21, 8:37am

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