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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: winter mitt layers
I made my own winter mitts. The outer shell is cuben fiber, made from remnants. Then for the insulation layer, I made thin mitts and thick mitts, so I can use the thin ones for semi-cold weather or...

In GEAR » winter mitt layers
December 12, 10:45pm

Re: Carry On regulated Multi day pack?
Despite the trouble that this entails, you want to keep as much of your stuff with you in the cabin as is legal and practical. If some airline person looks at your carry-on pack and decides that it...

In GEAR » Carry On regulated Multi day pack?
December 12, 8:10pm

Re: MTR timing?
I think it is for that very reason why some backpackers choose to bypass MTR and keep going, then get a food resupply at LeConte Canyon or Charlotte Lake. --B.G.--

In Pre-Trip Planning » MTR, Reds, resupply questions
December 12, 7:44pm

Re: pika musk
The pika will be mad at me. Technically, they are not exactly rodents. They are more closely related to rabbits. --B.G.--

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 7:40pm

Re: Re: pika musk
"Just look for a good talus slope, and you're in business." Tom, you are close. It has to be a good talus slope, but it has to be near grass. A typical American pika does not want ...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 7:35pm

Re: pika musk
"I find if I have pika musk on me or near camp I can't sleep for all the bull pika roaring around bugling and fighting all night." Joking aside, last June I experienced my first bu...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 7:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: cordless sawzall
Tom, you are talking about the big bull pikas, not picas. The sows are a little smaller, but they are more tender. Isn't that always the case? Or, is that a doe? Besides, the reference books...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 5:42pm

Re: Re: Re: .
John, I would expect that is "wailing" and not "whaling." Of course, near England it might be in Wales, not whales. I give up. --B.G.--

In GEAR » food grade clear hose?
December 12, 5:36pm

Re: Re: cordless sawzall
I disagree, Tom. Picas don't have much in the way of hindquarters, and you have to go after the back fat. Plus, the stock needs salt and thyme. Pica fur isn't worth a damn unless you get...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 5:17pm

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"BTW, how much does your pup weigh?" More importantly, what is the pup's base weight? --B.G.--

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » how change avatar pic?
December 12, 3:21pm

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