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Re: The Way..
The reaction to this book is... well interesting. It's certainly not a great book but I've read far worse. So I wrote this yesterday. Wild Then I re read Paul's write up on it...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
December 14, 11:07am

Re: Re: evernew vs platypus
I've used both and have yet to have one fail on me. As Chad mentioned, the Evernew bag is Sawyer friendly so that's what a carry now. One of my friends brought a brand new Sawyer min...

In GEAR » evernew vs platypus
December 14, 10:15am

Re: Re: @ Monte
There's really nowhere in Washington that isn't bear country. For those familiar with eastern Washington, a black bear was found in an orchard in Benton City a couple years ago. Benton C...

In GEAR » How do you store your food?
December 14, 10:08am

Re: Re: pika musk
So "pika musk" is the trigger to get a thread moved to chaff?

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 14, 9:11am

Re: Re: Colorado Trail 2013
Great report Ed and I love the humor. Probable the most enjoyable report I've read of the CT.

In Post-Trip Reports » Colorado Trail 2013
December 13, 5:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Steripen Freedom vs Ultra
Ha ha! Busted!

In GEAR » Steripen Freedom Questions
December 13, 5:24pm

Re: Re: Steripen Freedom vs Ultra
It fits but stirring becomes problematic for me and induces error where I can't complete treatment. Perhaps more effort and determination is required on my part to perfect the technique but so...

In GEAR » Steripen Freedom Questions
December 13, 4:23pm

Re: Mesh Trail Runners that drain ?
Well there's more material than just mesh but the La Sportiva Wildcats drain really well

In GEAR » Mesh Trail Runners that drain ?
December 12, 5:42pm

Leatherman Wave
Yes it's pretty close to perfect with the exception of the weight. I still own one but it's been relegated to front country use.

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 3:57pm

Re: Amazon: SteriPEN Freedom
Thanks Robert. Trying to finalize my choice between the Freedom and the Ultra and this certainly helps.

In Gear Deals » Amazon: SteriPEN Freedom
December 12, 3:37pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm