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MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
A couple weekends ago, me and a couple friends went on a bikepacking trip. The three of us were strung out on the forest road, with me bringing up the rear. My friend in front stopped at a bridge t...

In GEAR » MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
May 21, 12:11pm

You Probably Already Know
I suspect you already know the answer to which canister. The question boils down to cost vs convenience of use (weight, size). If you'll use a canister enough that a half pound difference will ...

In GEAR » Bear Canisters
May 21, 2:20am

Spillage
The Coloradoan has taken the story off their page but from when I read it last night, I think the fire started because the stove was knocked over. Everything must have been pretty dry to quickly st...

In GEAR » Alcohol cookers...please be careful out there
May 19, 12:16pm

Washing up
One of the many reasons I like my gravity filter (an MSR AutoFlow) is because I hang it when I stop for something and when I get to camp; I use it to wash my hands just like you described. 9 oz for...

In GEAR » What I learned from two Heavyweights
May 17, 8:03pm

If I Were to Hit Reset
then I would buy lots of merino wool. Baselayer, hat, gloves, thin socks, thick socks, underwear, and a pair of pants even if such a thing exists. Beyond buying quality wool articles, I'd go ch...

In GEAR » In need of new clothes...
May 16, 6:45pm

Cheap, cheap tent + cheap, cheap tarp
I vote for the cheapest, adequately sized tent with a 10'x10' or so blue poly tarp rigged over it with a big vestibule area. Wouldn't be more than $40 I'd guess for the whole kit, p...

In GEAR » Cheap shelter to live in?
May 07, 2:33pm

Mold
When I first made some, I left some out on the counter but in a ziploc bag, just like how I would carry it on a trip, to see when mold would start. I had eaten the rest of that batch before any mol...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My Logan bread recipe
April 27, 5:29pm

My Logan bread recipe
I made a batch tonight, and I thought I'd share. It's been well received by fellow hikers, and it has become my staple lunch/snack food. I've found recipes online, but they all seem to ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My Logan bread recipe
April 26, 11:31pm

What I'm Taking Away from this Thread
is that my 9 oz gravity filter is completely justified. Also, doubles as my hydration bladder. I agree with Mary (and others) above. If one does not wait the necessary time for chemical treatme...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
April 26, 1:21am

What I Did
I started just by watching youtube videos on how to sew different seams, mainly the ones listed here and elsewhere as best for gear. Found some clothes and used them for free scrap to just get the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » where to start?
April 22, 11:40am

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