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Re: Volant Jacket
I recently purchased a hooded Volant in Event and had a chance earlier this month to use it with my Vireo on a trip to Lake of the Woods and Lake Mountain in Washington State’s Pasayten Wildernes...

In GEAR » Down Jacket for Winter Camping
October 20, 1:44pm

Tent To Tarp
This season I switched from a tent to an ID Salathe Bivy and ID tarp as needed, not to save weight as that combination actually weighs the same as my Stephenson 2R, but to save space in alpine sett...

In GEAR » fear of unknown - tent to tarp
September 20, 1:23pm

Is this a product defect?
No disrespect intended, but why in the world would you be afraid on naming the manufacturer of your pad. Secondly, do you have a cat?

In GEAR » is this a product defect?
September 17, 1:29pm

Do I Need A Better Compass
Like many of the posts I also align my map north and sight features while keeping a baseline, then I took a wilderness navigation course with the Tacoma Branch of the Mountaineers and my eyes were ...

In GEAR » Do I need a better compass?
September 04, 12:33pm

New SPOT Satellite Messenger this fall
I did a Google search on the U-Box Amy-5M chip for the new SPOT and it appears to be marketed as a low power consumption higher sensitivity chip designed to do well in adverse reception conditions....

In GEAR » New SPOT Satellite Messenger this fall
July 22, 3:30pm

Re: Lightest???
My Stephenson 2R with full front door and side windows after sealing (and I did seal the devil out of it) comes in at 3lbs 2oz in the sack with side window tie outs. Now the standard 2R/2C has sing...

In Editor's Roundtable » Big Sky International Montana 2P Tent Review
February 25, 11:59am

Re: “just quit” and “will power”
Daniel, nicotine has the fastest path to addiction, has to do with nicotine having the shortest half life of any psychoactive drug. The good news is that because of nicotine’s short half life tha...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Others Bug Me With This in the Backcountry!
February 14, 1:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Addiction
Thank you for your reply LT; I retired my chemical dependency professional license for the Washington State several years ago after a number of years in the field and in probation. Best people I ev...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Others Bug Me With This in the Backcountry!
February 11, 1:07pm

Re: Re: Addiction
LT, I was curious if you are or were a certified drug and alcohol professional and licensed with a recognized national organization or state agency in the particular state you reside.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Others Bug Me With This in the Backcountry!
February 11, 12:04pm

Re: Gransfors Bruks
I keep the GB American Felling Axe in the back of my SUV when I go up long forestry roads to distant trail heads, especially in the winter, never know when it will be needed on the way out.

In Chaff » Gransfors Bruks
February 07, 11:39am

All Reader Reviews by Scott Toraason

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Great stuff and just a step below real Starbucks but in the mountains I don’t know the difference; real easy to fix at:

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 02, 11:41am

Leki Super Makalu
I bent the piston that operates the shock system in the lower section of my 2008 Super Makalu pole when it came loose in some very wet snow descending Cashmere Mountain Alpine Lakes Wilderness. All it...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 09, 1:19pm

REI Ti Ware Long Handled Spoon
Just saw this review and have been using this spoon the last two years with my Enertia Trail Food dinners and my home made cereal breakfasts. I could not agree more with the previous post that it is g...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 20, 12:08pm

Kahtoola KTS Aluminum crampons
I’ve been looking for a lightweight traction device for training hikes on Mount Si in Washington State and to use when my Grivels would be over kill. I chose the Kahtoola Steels mainly because of all ...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 19, 11:44am

MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I recently busted a hole in one of my MSR Denali Ascent snowshoe binding straps and after contacting MSR/Cascade Designs (who are here locally) received a free replacement strap in the mail within one...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:52pm

Brunton Helios "Stormproof" lighter
The directions that came with the lighter sucked, however there is a good explanation at that explains high altitude/cold operation. At select Butane Lighters, Wind...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 20, 11:58am

Java Juice Coffee Extract
I posted a comment on Java Juice in a different thread a while back so I’ll bust in here and say that I’ve tried just about everything I can think of for a cup of morning joe from packing a small Fren...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 05, 10:26am