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All Forum Posts by Stuart Burke

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Re: Re: Re: Chris' Pic
It helps that I have been to the black balsam knob/shining rock wilderness area 4 times over the last year. I love that area and cannot wait to go back there again. Here is a picture taken from...

In Photo Gallery » Can you guess?
February 26, 10:34am

Re: Chris' Pic
My guess is the great balsam mountains in NC in winter. Is the mountain in the foreground sam knob?

In Photo Gallery » Can you guess?
February 26, 6:21am

Another photo
Here is photo for people to geuss on: Dan, I have never actually seen hat point from that vantage but I have seen it from the other side when I took the Voyager II out to Isle Royale. I ...

In Photo Gallery » Can you guess?
February 26, 6:02am

Re: Can you guess?
Is that mt. josephine and hat point taken from off hwy 61 near the border?

In Photo Gallery » Can you guess?
February 25, 7:56pm

Re: tri ti caldera
Sorry for the thread hi-jack but I have a question for ti-tri users. I am wondering soot on the inside of the cone flakes off in the cookpot during storage after wood use.

In GEAR » tri ti caldera
February 25, 7:29pm

Re: Relative Odor-proofness
I don't know the answer for sure but I have a few thoughts. Energy bar wrappers have a tendency to pop when packed tightly in a back pack if this happens then they are certainly not odor proof....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Relative Odor-proofness
February 24, 10:29am

Re: Tarp options, BPL bivy-quilt
I have not used either tarps you mentioned but I have used a MLD grace solo. I really like it because it has linelocs instead of just grosgrain loops on the tieouts. The linelocs make the set up ve...

In GEAR » Tarp options, BPL bivy-quilt
February 13, 9:32pm

Re: MSR fling tent for a starter
I have not used a MSR fling but looking at it seems like it would be a condensation trap. If you can afford it you would be better off with a tent from tarptent or six moon designs. Their tents ven...

In GEAR » MSR fling tent for a starter
February 12, 8:37pm

Re: SHT Thru Hike - May 2009
Dan, I am thinking about hiking the SHT SOBO starting starting may 17th or 18th with a good friend of mine. We would hike the trail in 15 days or less. Hopefully we will run into you and/or you...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » SHT Thru Hike - May 2009
January 31, 10:04pm

Re: GoLite 2009 Jam2 changes
I also wonder if Andrew Skurka will stop using the jam2 because of the increase in weight and the change in design philosophy. Although he probably has multiple old jam2's sitting around for hi...

In GEAR » GoLite 2009 Jam2 changes
January 31, 2:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Stuart Burke

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Simblissity Levagaiter
I love these gaiters. I wear them every time I go hiking. They breathe well, dry fast, keep debris out of my shoes and stay in place. When I first used the gaiters it took a few tries to get the fit r...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 26, 4:47pm

Montrail Stratos XCR
I like mine quite a bit. They fit well and are reasonably light. My only complaint after hiking 40 miles with them is that the padding around the ankle soaks up a lot of water and takes a long time (s...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 31, 8:39pm