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Re: RE H2O
But how are you going to light it? Esp. with UL equipment!

In GEAR » Safest Fuel for Alcohol Stove??
April 06, 3:48pm

Re: Canister Refiller -- WARNING
That would be very interesting to know. Anyone on here have that capability?

In GEAR » Canister Refiller -- WARNING
March 29, 6:58pm

First Need Pump
Any idea how well the First Need pump works with the sawyer filter on the intake? I have a first need and a sawyer and was wondering if it would work. Guess I could just try it...

In GEAR » The Sawyer Squeeze just got better
March 24, 1:47pm

thanks for the thread
I have also been considering a different way to carry my pad. Putting it back in the stuff sack just seems like a waste of time and space. After reading these great ideas I am going to try and ro...

In GEAR » How do you pack a blow up mattress?
March 21, 11:28am

I've struggled with this too...
Coming down from half dome I saw various items along the trail that were not trash. They were typically stacked neatly so I figured someone might be coming back for them. However, we were coming ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Trash or treasures?
March 16, 2:12pm

BA Style Bagd
I loved my BA bag, until I switched to a quilt. But, I don't use the hood. However, the few times I have slept when it was cold enough to use a hood I stayed on my back for some odd reason.

In GEAR » Sleeping Bags vs Quilts
March 15, 12:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Apples and Oranges
If all you do when you make a quilt is basically leave off the zipper then sure, it will only weight a few ozs less than the bag. If you want to make a real comparison you need to weigh a bag th...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bags vs Quilts
March 14, 1:30pm

Ankle support
I know "everyone" claims that boots do not support your ankles, but if my boots are even a little loose around my ankles my ankles will start to hurt. Tighten them up and the pain goes a...

In GEAR » Boots versus Trail Runners
March 14, 1:06pm

I use one simply because I can spread out, toss and turn, move around just like at home. I absolutely hate mummy bags. Always ended up twisted up with a zipper in my face. No problems with d...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bags vs Quilts
March 13, 3:50pm

Re: ursack vs bear canister
It may not stay approved in Yosemite as there are too many chances for user error. As is evidenced by this thread many people do not understand the issues surrounding bears in Yosemite. Maybe i...

In GEAR » ursack vs bear canister
March 02, 12:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm