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re: feel
>>>Numerous people in their support of hunting rights have said that driving is so much more dangerous. I think it safe to say that most peopl on this board generally feel safe enough to w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Hunter Shoots Hiker in Washington State
August 21, 3:16pm

slippery slope imo
>>>Why do the"pro-gun" posters keep posting as if someone is trying to make owning a gun illegal?<<< Several times somebody suggested that hunting should be completel...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Hunter Shoots Hiker in Washington State
August 21, 2:16pm

Moved?
I agree. I think the gun rights discussion should probably move to the off topic sub-forum.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Hunter Shoots Hiker in Washington State
August 21, 7:33am

That's not paraphrasing
>>>Come on Miguel...flailing our guns around? Statements like this are exactly what tick me off every time this argument comes up. Own a gun = public menace/psychopath Goodness grief, C...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Hunter Shoots Hiker in Washington State
August 20, 8:04am

re: I can't agree
>>>I don't care how jealous people feel about their pastimes and toys, as long as there is even the slightest possibility of someone getting killed then there has to be some very serio...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Hunter Shoots Hiker in Washington State
August 20, 7:55am

re: running
>>> Running on a trail accelerates trail erosion. Man, I'm gonna try this line on my hiking partners next time I can't keep up with them.... "Hey, slow down you losers, y...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » AT Speed Record Attempt
August 11, 2:47pm

re:Spot
My wife has been asking me to get it after seeing the TV commercials with Les Stroud, but after following Karl's attempt the last few days I think I'm going to pass. It just doesn't wor...

In GEAR » SPOT giving very poor performance in AT record attempt
August 09, 11:51am

Re: Lighting Caldera
FYI - I've been using the Light My Fire Scout to light my Caldera stove this summer. It was difficult at first until someone suggested holding the striker over the stove and pulling up ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Stove Lighter
August 07, 12:17pm

re: pack suggestions
3000 ci main compartment or total including mesh pockets? If the latter I highly recommend the ULA Conduit at 20 ounces or the Golite Jam2. If you want a bigger main compartment look into the Si...

In GEAR » Help picking a pack
August 07, 12:03pm

Re: Hikers and Hunters
>>> Personally, I wouldn't knowingly hike in an area where people are hunting. I believe it's a really really tiny risk. The thing is, when an accident like this does happen, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Hunter Shoots Hiker in Washington State
August 06, 9:33pm

All Reader Reviews by John Brochu

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zpacks Company
I first bought a Blast 18 which is now my go to pack for extended weekend trips. Since then, Joe has made me a custom cuben fiber cat tarp, a custom cuben fiber rain skirt, and a custom stake bag. ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 16, 1:42pm

ULA Conduit
Used this pack on 5 or 6 overnight trips ranging from one night to 7 nights and a base weight ranging from 8 to 12 pounds. The pack is outstanding. It carried well up to 28 pounds. The hip belt po...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 11, 9:51am

Sierra Designs Isotope Jacket 2007
I bought this jacket a while back mostly to bring on longish alpine routes as a wind/emergency rain jacket. I've only actually used it climbing once, but have carried it up several climbs in my ha...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 03, 9:23am