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Gordon Smith (swearingen) - BPL Lifetime Member

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+2 Trail Designs. (("thumbs up" emoticon))

In GEAR » Trail Designs Caldera Cone Customer Service
July 23, 7:49pm

"Firesteel vs. Bic"
Funny how threads like this re-surface from time to time: Firesteel vs Bic

In GEAR » Bic: The lighter lighter
July 23, 11:25am

Ticks are common in the Columbia River Gorge and I've been bitten there many times. Fortunately Lyme is not common in this area, but I take every bite very seriously all the same. Last year I d...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lyme Disease: Challenging Old Stereotypes
July 20, 3:47am

Anyone using the CC Witness?
The CC Witness is a combo AM/FM radio, mp3 player, and digital recording device. It supposedly weighs in at 3.6 oz, which I think includes the rechargeable battery. It isn't cheap, but looks i...

In GEAR » Anyone using the CC Witness?
July 17, 9:53am

G2 vs GF1
FWIW, I recently got the GH1, a forerunner of the G2. I think it's an excellent choice for a backpacking camera, and the G2 will likely be even better. That said, these are not exactly small ca...

In Photography » Panny G2 vs GF1
May 22, 3:45pm

Re: Frontier Pro System
>>how do you guys/gals handle "cooking" water? SNIP Boiling the water for extended times does not appeal to me<< Like Bob, my understanding is that extended boiling i...

In GEAR » Water Treatmen/Filtration
May 07, 12:38am

All my knives are sold now. Thanks everybody! G

In Gear Swap » FS: KNIVES!!!
May 04, 7:05am

Re: Micro 4/3 cameras
You're welcome Jay. Yeah, micro 4/3's aren't particularly cheap, even by DSLR standards. That will probably change over time. I should mention that so far I've not been that happy w...

In Post-Trip Reports » Deschutes River Bikecamping Trip
May 03, 7:33pm

Re: Deschutes River Bikcamping Trip
Hey fellas, thanks for the nice comments on the report! It was a great trip, can't wait to get out on another bike adventure. Jay, the camera I used is one of the new micro 4/3 format digita...

In Post-Trip Reports » Deschutes River Bikecamping Trip
May 03, 12:54pm

RE: Touring Photos
I just did a great little three-day bikepacking trip in central Oregon last weekend. I've posted a trip report here on BPL already, but thought I'd post a few photos of my rig here. My g...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Share your UL touring photos
May 01, 6:25pm

All Reader Reviews by Gordon Smith

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Trail Designs Caldera ULC Cone for Snow Peak 600 mug
The Caldera ULC Cone is the compact version of the original Caldera Cone that Trail Designs has been making for several years. The great benefit of the ULC Cones is that they're designed to fit in...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 05, 1:32am