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Ouch, May is tough between a long standing annual Memorial Day weekend backpack trip and spring maintenance on "my" section of the SHT. But Lake City is day trip distance so if I'm ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
February 09, 11:25am

Re anonymous posters
David, Surely there's SOMETHING unacceptable about you. The omissions in your laundry list of "I'm nots" might give us clues. Already know (suspect?) you are a chemical e...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » anonymous posters
February 09, 11:20am

Re: Second on the Full Bag
Doug- good idea, I've read a lot about VBL's, but never played around w/ them- time to do some re-reading :) For Montana? ... absolutely! And if you have that rainshell along you can us...

In GEAR » elephant foot bag in lieu of survival bivy, blankets, etc
February 09, 3:01am

Re: Sizing and specs
I hope we're lucky enough that they send you the entire size chart.

In GEAR » Another company selling nonwoven raingear
February 09, 2:49am

Re: Trail Work Thread
A very good longtime friend and I "own" maintenance rights to nine miles of the Superior Hiking Trail. It typically takes two full days to give it a clean sweep. There's a camps...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Work Thread
February 08, 7:00pm

Re: Another company selling nonwoven raingear
Anyone been able to find sizing info?

In GEAR » Another company selling nonwoven raingear
February 08, 6:35pm

Re: Another company selling nonwoven raingear
The hood on the sport jacket looks substantially better that DriDucks. I also like that it has snaps on the zipper flap.

In GEAR » Another company selling nonwoven raingear
February 08, 1:54pm

Re: Mn BPLers
@David: if you can get it organized I'll do my best to be there. @Ryan (and all): regardless of the outcome on the shoeshoe trip I'm interested in a fall trip, October but not the weeken...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
February 08, 1:49pm

settling for the winter we have: any MN BPLers up for an early March outing?
Not much progress on the snow front:-( I can't see beating up a pair of Northern Lites on a low snow SHT. But that darker blue blob east of Ely in the map shown by the above link is at the ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
February 04, 9:04pm

Re: Not much sticks to silnylon..
Not much sticks to silnylon That is correct ... but "not much" does leave room for something ... silicone based adhesives. GE Silicone II glue/sealant is one such product. This BPL...

In GEAR » who sells silnylon tarp tie outs?
January 28, 8:38pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am