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Wide mouth bottle
When I'm bringing a Steripen, I also bring a bottle that the Dole Harvest Best fruits come in. It's only 24.5 oz but has a really wide mouth which is great for the Steripen. I got that tip ...

In GEAR » Another wide-mouth plastic bottle bites the dust...
August 15, 6:03pm

I wouldn't call it roomy for 2 at all. I had one for me and my dog and thought it was too small. I personally wouldn't want to use it for 2 adults. I only use the fly so I switched to an SL...

In GEAR » Some questions about the golite shangri-la 2
August 15, 4:31pm

I just wipe down the threads with my shirt or bandana. Batteries, or the device itself, can die while you're out so it's good to have a backup. That's the downside of the Steripen altho...

In GEAR » Steripen questions - sterilizing the threads of water bottle?
August 15, 10:18am

Re:What if a stock animal goes down in the backcountry?
In Colorado, only a law enforcement officer can put down wildlife hit by a car. A friend was coming out to see me once and hit a deer on I-70. This one was killed instantly. He called it in to the ...

In Chaff » What if a stock animal goes down in the backcountry?
August 15, 8:47am

Is peddler an insult?
So you pop into someone else's thread with a link to something you sell, then he calls you on it, then you try to turn it into an insult and become the aggrieved party and demand an apology? Bo...

In Gear Deals » Titanium Rod; Product Ideas
August 14, 8:53pm

Lighter container?
You can transfer beer into another air tight container and it will last for 2-3 days. Before there were good beers available in cans, we'd pour them into sixteen oz supermarket water bottles wh...

In Chaff » Pat's Backcountry Beer
August 13, 3:34pm

Winds & pics
Thanks for the info on the B&W pics and the example. The example really cleared it up for me. BTW, did you carry bear spray? I've read that grizzlies are being sighted more often in the ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wind River Dreams
August 13, 10:54am

"One of the best ways to ensure insomnia, I've found, is to lie there worrying about not getting enough sleep!" So true. I tried the Midnite Sleep Saturday night. I did what f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backcountry insomnia
August 13, 10:39am

Tenkara rod
Tenkara rods are pretty tough since they compact into the handle. I have an Iwana and I just put it in the side pocket and strap it down. It's seen plenty of bushwhacking and no problems. Light...

In GEAR » How do you mount your rod/reel to your pack?
August 13, 10:23am

Goose Creek Loop LCW water report 8/11/12
I guess I'll put this here as it's info for those who may want to do the loop and not a trip report. Just did most of the Goose Creek Loop counter clockwise (had to bail out to Twin Eagl...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Goose Creek Loop LCW water report 8/11/12
August 13, 10:09am

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