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Dr. Phil
“God decided that he would assemble all the people in heaven in a big field. He had all the women stand around the edges of the field, and then He had all the men who were dominated by their wiv...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpackinklight is the Dr.Phil of this era
March 17, 11:09pm

Ray Jardine
Douglas, thanks for the suggestion, but I get the same error message. But don't worry about me, I was about the last one to be able to get back into the Wild Things site, though since their mo...

In GEAR » Why are the Ray Jardine books so expensive?
March 17, 1:13am

Ray Jardine
Douglas: when I clicked on your blog link, I got this message: "Forbidden. You don't have permission to access /campfire/index.shtml on this server. Additionally, a 403 Forbidden...

In GEAR » Why are the Ray Jardine books so expensive?
March 16, 5:21pm

Why Backpacking?
Thanks for your support, George. Finally, someone with some common sense! Inncidentaly, in order to build up my family's resistance to cold, I make them sit up all night, holding the guylines...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why Backpacking?
March 15, 7:55pm

Very good point. I have a video showing a former Air Force survival instructer demonstrating the Steripen, and she points out that only the water inside the bottle becomes sterile. Her only comme...

In Editor's Roundtable » SteriPEN Adventurer Water Purifier REVIEW
March 15, 6:02pm

Why Backpacking?
Re: "The thing about the question is there is no wrong answer." Oh, Yeah? Here's my answer: because backpacking is good excercise for the entire family. I make the little wifie car...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why Backpacking?
March 15, 5:17pm

Army Tests Micropur
Re: "One of my arguments was that there are theories that virii have traveled through space on/in a meteor then crashing into planet earth and surviving, then sparking life on Earth." Th...

In GEAR » Army:"Micropur and Sweetwater best"
March 05, 5:32pm

Night Hiking
Jonathan: I still haven't become an expert, but I have lived in what is essentially the Sierra Foothills for over 35 years, and I have a rule for just me, not for anyone else: "Be able to...

In Gear Lists » Gear List - Summer Sierra night hiking
March 05, 1:20am

Sub 3 lb List
It's that frilly bow in the back. I just can't bring myself to cut it off.

In Gear Lists » Sub 3 lb List
March 04, 6:28pm

Sub 3 lb list
Re: "Black Bear Slip Men 0.9oz, worn." I prefer the Victoria Secrets "Lush Lavender" slip, 1.3 oz.

In Gear Lists » Sub 3 lb List
March 04, 11:25am

All Reader Reviews by ROBERT TANGEN

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Zpacks Arc Blast 60 liter
I received my Zpacks Arc Blast, the large 60 liter, 17.0 oz. size for winter loads, and love it. If you are worried about getting poked, don’t worry, the stays terminate at the bottom end BEHIND the ...

In Backpacks - External Frame
September 13, 6:24pm

Rab Boreas extremely thin soft shell
1. David Chenault: “I'm a huge fan. It's been a great layer for BC skiing thus far. I expect it to be fairly bug proof too.” 2. Noted mountain climber Nils Nielsen: “The last month I’ve be...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 06, 3:44pm

WalMart / "Starter" compression shorts
(Others have written that they like these, and I agree.) The WalMart / “Starter” compression shorts are: 1. Long enough to prevent abrasion, even if you have massively muscled, Greek God-like thighs...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
May 02, 1:12pm

MLD 2009 Revelation
Five Stars! I love the new 2009 Revelation from Mountain Laurel Designs! I haven’t wrung it out like Ryan Jordan did for the pack he recently reviewed, so I don’t have his detailed data base, but th...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 21, 6:12pm