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Re: ground fires = laziness
I think that like anything else you do in the woods, you have to consider the impact of a thousand people doing it to understand how it adds up. This includes taking dead wood from the land. Al...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backcountry Cookfires: Overview and Techniques for Cooking Over an Open Flame
March 20, 11:19am

ground fires = laziness / PS
PS I was in scouting in the foothills of Alberta for 13 years. Further, my family had an acreage where I learned to shoot, felled trees for firewood, built lean-tos, built small and big fires all ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backcountry Cookfires: Overview and Techniques for Cooking Over an Open Flame
March 20, 1:29am

ground fires = laziness
Like the previous poster, I too have a hard time with the idea of lighting fires on the ground to cook my dinner. I am a person who believes that the Leave No Trace na=zis go too far, but I also b...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backcountry Cookfires: Overview and Techniques for Cooking Over an Open Flame
March 20, 1:16am

Re: JSB's Two Hearts Stove
very cool! I can't tell: does it have a preheat tube?

In Make Your Own Gear » JSB's Two Hearts Stove
March 19, 10:30pm

Re: Re: WELL... (Gatewood vs. Contrail)
I believe that the Gatewood can be pitched tight with the ground on almost all sides -- another difference when comparing to the Contrail. There was another thread talking about having to carry ...

In GEAR » gatewood cape set up
March 19, 1:55pm

Re: The Kern
What shelter are you using and how did you like it?

In Post-Trip Reports » Kern River Area Trip Report (Southern Sierra, CA, USA)
March 18, 8:28pm

Criminal Tree Cultivation in California
A California couple is forced to cut down the redwoods in their back yard because the new neighbor decided to put in solar panels. And shading solar panels can be illegal in the state of CA. h...

In Chaff » Criminal Tree Cultivation in California
March 18, 3:12pm

Erin and Hig have switched shelters??
What's up with Erin and Hig's new MLD shelter? It's made of Silnylon and looks amazing. But what happened to their original cuben shelter? Was it a case of -not enough v...

In Editor's Roundtable » EXPEDITION: Journey on the Wild Coast (Erin McKittrick and Bretwood Higman)
March 18, 1:38pm

Re: RE: tea etc
My answer to this question a couple of years ago was that the long-leaf green tea I drink strains nicely in the pour spout of my Titan kettle. I just heat the water, brew the tea, and then pour ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hot tea drinkers HELP!
March 18, 1:08pm

Re: Oware
Ditto! Good company, great service, flawless workmanship, and good prices too.

In GEAR » Oware
March 18, 2:23am

All Reader Reviews by Brian James

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Trail Designs Caldera Stove
This stove has all the darling features that make alcohol such a desirable backpacking fuel, and it fixes the glaring flaws. With this system on the market, Alcohol stoves are officially no longer a ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
June 12, 2:52pm