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Kayland Shoes
I have both the Arya mid and low and think both of them are great. We will see this spring with how they deal with continuslly wet conditions.

In GEAR » 3 season eVENT shoes or boots?
January 12, 8:26am

MLD Poncho
I have an MLD Silnylon Poncho and think it was defiantly worth the extra cost. It combined with an MLD soul bivy are my primary shelter when backpacking solo. I have the older 9ft 6in model and f...

In GEAR » Changing to a Poncho Tarp
November 21, 2:54pm

CREE Mod
The beam is definitely brighter; it’s close enough to the brightness of my 3 watt led headlamp, while being much lighter, that I am giving the 3 watt to a friend. The new reflector in the conver...

In GEAR » Princeton Tec EOS or Petzl TacTikka - for 3 season AND some winter use
October 31, 6:35pm

EOS and CREE
Don't know if you have seen this earlier thread http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/8193/index.html?skip_to_post=58994#58994 I did the surgery and i...

In GEAR » Princeton Tec EOS or Petzl TacTikka - for 3 season AND some winter use
October 31, 3:11pm

Lighting Alcohol stoves with fire steel
I use the firesteel to light my alcohol stove all the time. After having used it a bit I can light it most of the time, first try. I have not used it middle of winter yet with cold alcohol so we ...

In GEAR » Firesteel and Tinder
October 18, 7:34pm

Evernew and handles
Yes, I have used it about 30-40 times so far no problem. And I heat the pot to around 400 degrees dry baking on a regular basis and grab on to the handles bare handed. I wonder if the problem occ...

In GEAR » AGG's Caldera Kitchen
August 28, 12:41pm

Caldera Cone and Evernew Handles
I am a big fan of the insulated handles on the evernew .9, and have not have problems with handles and the caldera stove. I have recently switched to the ti-tri and am going to try to coat t...

In GEAR » AGG's Caldera Kitchen
August 27, 6:42pm

Traveler in platy
I don't own a platypus bladder but the openning is about the same size a soda bottle. Their is no way I can tell to jam the adventurer into the openning.

In GEAR » particulate filter during chemical purification?
August 25, 4:06pm

Toob vs Clever Toothbrush
The clever toothbush is the other brush where you twist and toothpaste goes into the head. I have used both and prefer the Toob toothbrush. The toothpaste seems to get stuck in to clever toothbrush.

In GEAR » Toothbrush
August 25, 4:02pm

Simmer on a caldera stove.
I have used a simmer ring on a caldera stove to help with dry baking. It probably isn't as efficent as running the stove normally in order to boil water, but it does provide a longer burn usin...

In Make Your Own Gear » How Do They Do It?
August 09, 5:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Jason Smith

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Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
This stove system has my highest recommendation. With a little user input it is pretty close to perfect. I am mainly an alcohol stove user but I have also enjoyed using the ability to use wood fires...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 19, 7:26am

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
I love my caldera cone for my Evernew .9 pot. It is extemely stable, I don't need to worry about tipping it over. I don't need to worry about the wind. One earlier review mentioned its lac...

In Stoves - Alcohol
June 12, 2:57pm