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less stroud is so tough
Less is so tough that when Crocidile Dundee heard he was coming to Australia to do a Survivorman episode he quickly moved back to N.Y.

In Chaff » Less Stroud is so tough...
November 18, 12:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Cold 12 year old
I would be concerned about black bears where we sometimes go but before bed adding calories will be a must as hydration through day. Good idea on Hot pockets being better than hot water bottle.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cold 12 year old
November 18, 12:21pm

Re: Re: Re: Cold 12 year old
This was during a BSA campout and I do know the boys went to bed on a smaller "snack" then they are usually given, they are always exhausted at night and very few drink enough water. I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cold 12 year old
November 18, 5:39am

Re: Dead Space?
Roman, my 5 yr girl slept in an inexpensive childrens North Face bag and sleep through the whole night and never heard the 4 trains they say went by throughout the night. My wife waschiily on her f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cold 12 year old
November 17, 8:58pm

Re: Re: Cold 12 year old
Allison, he never eats enough and I bet he was very tired. He did have hot chocolate but I do think he didn't eat enough and in those temps I do think dehydration (caffine) was present. I do kn...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cold 12 year old
November 17, 7:48pm

Cold 12 year old
I'd be interested in your thoughts as to why my 12 year shivered (hypothermic)while sleeping and was very cold the whole night. And yes he will be retrained on hypothermia, its affects and how ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cold 12 year old
November 17, 6:52pm

Nunatak
Edit - Whops, forget my question below, I wanted Shaka without hood. Out of curiosity, why have you not used and are selling it? What are you using in place of it? Original question - "What...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Skaha Plus w/Pocket, Men's M
October 22, 1:14pm

Economy
"You can do your part to help us through it by renewing your online subscription!" - Ryan, very effective soft close:) I just renewed, I have been thinking of it for awhile but just didn&...

In GEAR » Economy & gear purchases
October 19, 9:03pm

Economy & gear purchases
I saw this question somewhere else but with the ecomony slowing down (understatement) how are the smaller speciality cottage gear companies doing? What about BPL's store? I ask because it...

In GEAR » Economy & gear purchases
October 19, 7:00pm

Minima/Minimialist
Rod, Thanks for heads up on Minima/Minimialist. I didn't even think to look at Marmot for a PacLite rain coat. It looks like it is just what I need for my next "step up purchase":)...

In GEAR » PreCip re-water repelling
July 21, 6:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Charles Maguire

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Nunatak Arc Alpinist
Although initially expensive and a very long wait I think in the long run it really is not that expensive due to the wide range of temp's it can be used over. I have used mine in higher teen's as w...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 04, 5:40am