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Re: Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
Hi Ken, I just got my WFR cert last month, so I'd be up for it. -Jeremy

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
December 16, 7:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Report after buying R-1
I have two R1 pullovers in medium, both fit reasonably. The R1 Hoody in medium, on the other hand, fits fairly close to skin, and is pretty snug on my forearms. I suspect the tighter fit of the...

In GEAR » patagonia R-1 pull-over sizing?
December 07, 12:24pm

Re: Re: Re: cold weather performance upright canister
You could use a hollow metal tube filled with a liquid that carries heat well, like liquid sodium. But that sounds heavy also. NaK might work better, as it's liquid at lower temperatures. O...

In Philosophy & Technique » cold weather performance upright canister
December 05, 5:22pm

Re: 'Caught In A Storm, Near-Hypothermic, A Piece Of Gear Saved My Life'
To the south a wall of white came rushing toward the mountain, enveloping everything in its path. I had noted this predicted front when I started the route, but there it was hours early and coming ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'Caught In A Storm, Near-Hypothermic, A Piece Of Gear Saved My Life'
November 29, 12:29pm

Re: Goose feet gear
https://goosefeetgear.com is presenting a valid certificate, but https://www.goosefeetgear.com is presenting a certificate for a different domain. I agree with Steven; someone probably mixed up th...

In GEAR » Down booties
November 25, 7:49pm

Re: Feeling warm versus actual warm versus ...
The OP's linked paper on glabrous skin surfaces (palms, soles, parts of face) reminds me of a few cool stories, one being a "cooling glove" that enables significant improvements in ph...

In Philosophy & Technique » Getting warm, staying warm, & vice versa
November 25, 2:46pm

hypothermia
Hi Ian, Regarding severe hypothermia (i.e. comatose, shivering has stopped) my own WFR book (the Buck Tilton one) is unfortunately at home. I do have access to two others, so here's an /ext...

In Philosophy & Technique » Getting warm, staying warm, & vice versa
November 25, 1:43pm

Re: No smart phone
Is it a recent-model Blackberry? I understand that those are able to run Android apps (number of hoops required may vary). My thoughts: The Garmin 62s and eTrex 30 models include compass and b...

In GEAR » Garmin for the semi-luddite
November 19, 11:25pm

Re: Re: DeLorme InReach SE vs. SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone
Hi Ryan, Yep, I'm pretty sure. The specs page lists GSM/GPRS/GPS/APRS, and the frequencies they list are GSM numbers. As mentioned, GPS is one-way to the device only. GPRS uses the cell n...

In GEAR » DeLorme InReach SE vs. SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone
November 18, 12:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Rex, I couldn't have said it better.
Ryan, yes, that's the one I had in mind. As far as I've heard the SiRFstarIV chip is rather good, and even without the types of antennae Bob prefers the device should be able to do a good ...

In GEAR » DeLorme InReach SE vs. SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone
November 18, 1:07am

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