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Re: re
"The method for securing the top is a knotted string. Yea, I don't know any bears strong enough to cut a string, do you?" That knotted "string" is 2500 pound tensile stre...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
March 01, 11:14am

another account.... non hellfire version
http://blog.bloatedgoat.org/?p=33 Here is another account regarding Jetboil Sol TI failures. Failure #3 is a melted flux ring, which was replaced by jetboil. This blog post was put up back i...

In GEAR » Orange thingy on JB sol ti
February 28, 2:25pm

racquetball and hiking
Used my Injinji's for racquetball this morning. They really help out with all the sudden transitions on my poor toes. Everybody's feet are different. If you read "How to Fix Your ...

In GEAR » Injinji Socks
November 30, 7:23am

injinji worked for me
My toes all curl in on themselves a bit, which caused for painful blisters between my toes. Injinji toesocks are the only thing that I have found that prevents those blisters from forming. I have...

In GEAR » Injinji Socks
November 29, 7:12am

Re: UL'ers, Confess!
"A fellow I travel with carries a ridiculous collapsible bucket. He fills it up at the water hole and lugs it back to his camp. It holds gallons of water and I've been known to "dip&q...

In GEAR » 10 things not to buy for backpacking
November 21, 8:36am

Gerber
My Gerber LST is my goto blade for backpacking. Pretty happy with it. As for Mr. Grylls.... I think it odd that they would drop him by helicopter on the highest point around, and then he woul...

In GEAR » Gerber Bear Grylls Compact Scout knife
August 02, 6:11am

want!
I already made my major gear purchase for the year.... (living in the glutinous lap of luxury with a new exped snynmat 7 DLX with the integrated pump), so wifey won't be too interested in what...

In GEAR » New Six Moon Designs Shelters....
April 19, 7:41am

tough glove
I ordered some tough gloves in sizes 13 and 14 from Zappos.com. 14 is my normal size, but I had heard that these tended to run small. The 14 fit my feet almost perfectly. The arch support on the...

In GEAR » Merrell Glove
April 06, 6:03am

deals on down
I just bought a Marmot Zeus 800 fill jacket at Dick's Sporting Goods for $45. It was on 75% off clearance. Only size they had was xxl, which suits me fine. Still need to put it on the scale,...

In GEAR » Down Jackets
March 30, 8:00am

freezer bag vs pb jar
Some of the benefits of freezer bag cooking. -mix all your dry ingredients at home and store in freezer bag -"cook" your food in the freezer bag -eat your food out of the freezer bag...

In GEAR » Idea - Cooking for the neat freak.
February 28, 11:47am

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