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Robert Kelly (QiWiz) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale UL gear @ QiWiz.net
About Me I dream of thru hikes but work and family get in the way. Am familiar with most OH and western PA trails; Isle Royale; a little of Rocky Mountain NP; AT from Springer to Hot Springs; some of Monongahela in WV. Have also been on PCT in Yosemite and Mt San Jacinto area in CA and Mt Jefferson area in OR; Bailey Range in Olympic; Wind River Crest in WY. Pack weight 8-12 pounds in all seasons. Happy Trails.
If you are interested in the lightest ti trowels, stoves, and saws, check out my website at www.QiWiz.net
CityCleveland Heights
My Website URLhttp://www.QiWiz.net

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Ghost Whisperer jackets pricey but nice
I can't comment on the company customer support, but I did have the chance earlier this year to get both the GW down jacket and the GW windshirt. The prices are very high. Would not have paid t...

In GEAR » why i wont buy a ghost whisperer
October 03, 3:01pm

Nice catch
@Steven Thanks for catching my web page error. Has now been fixed. Thanks for the order too!

In Gear Deals » New Year, New Gear - Killer Deal on Complete Cook Kits
October 01, 1:59pm

October Special Deal: Who needs support(s)?
October special deal #2: Save on a FireFly stove with FlexPort if you don't need small or large pot supports (most folks don't as best I can tell). Access this on Specials page at QiWiz.net

In Gear Deals » Lightest collapsible wood burning stove on the planet - the FireFly Stove
October 01, 12:57pm

New windscreen options and October Special Deals
New windscreen option: "Tall" windscreens that are 50% higher than regular windscreens (12 cm / 4.72 in rather than 8 cm / 3.15 in ). No charge height reduction to your custom specifi...

In Gear Deals » New Year, New Gear - Killer Deal on Complete Cook Kits
October 01, 12:54pm

New lighter titanium windscreens available
I will now be able to make my windscreens out of a lighter gauge of titanium foil, 0.10 mm thick. The foil I used to use was 20% heavier/thicker. If the lighter gauge is important to you, make ...

In Gear Deals » New Year, New Gear - Killer Deal on Complete Cook Kits
September 09, 2:32pm

Usually crave salt
So . . . something salty.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What food (or drink) do you often wish you had carried more of?
September 09, 2:12pm

Re: Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
Amy, thanks for this very helpful post. I found exactly what you said to be true - for iPhone 5 and AT&T, you definitely want to use Airplane mode and not SIM lock to get the best battery life....

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
September 03, 5:38pm

how to deal with a sticky sooty pot from a wood fire
My solution is to devote a designated pot to wood burning and to store it in a reflectix cozy when eating out of it in camp and when it goes into my pack. For the most part I don't bother to cl...

In GEAR » Sap residue on pot from twig fire
August 27, 3:37pm

dye leaching
I've had this happen with a number of packs. I sweat a lot. Newly dyed fabrics don't always retain all their dye when exposed to warm salty sweat. Like Nick, I had my original spinnaker fab...

In GEAR » Has anyone had a backpack that discoloured your clothes?
August 27, 3:20pm

more options
If you can't find the double wall, get a single wall 700-750 cc like Stoic, Toaks, or Snowpeak; add Snowpeak Hot Lips and a Reflectix or CCF cozy and you can drink your hot drink with unburned ...

In GEAR » Looking for Ti cup/pot recommendation
August 27, 3:00pm

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