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MegaTransect a very tough trip. There are trails in Costa Rica up some of the mountains; apparently if you approach from a less popular direction you can get isolated...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longest backcountry trails in a tropical/jungle area?
April 19, 11:57am

Yellow Heet
From the MSDS Yellow Heet is 99% methanol and 1% proprietary ingredients. The residue from methanol should be safe; the proprietary ingredients, who knows? I've found rubbing alcohol in a loca...

In GEAR » Alcohol stove residue - how toxic is it?
April 13, 3:40pm

Is Aqua Mira effective against Giardia?
When I last looked into it, I felt Aqua Mira was somewhat in the info they provided. Unless they give the amount of treatment time (vs temperature) for treatment of giardia and cryptosporidium it&...

In GEAR » Is Aqua Mira effective against Giardia?
April 13, 3:29pm

Power output with inverted canister?
Actually, Jim, I wonder if the remote canister stoves give their power ratings with the canister upright. Do all these invertable canister stoves increase output considerably when you invert the c...

In GEAR » Remote Canister stove Recommendations
April 10, 5:14pm

Optimus Vega: good power for melting snow.
According to Optimus, the Optimus Vega has Power= 3,700 W / 12,580 BTU in 4 Season Mode and 1,400 W / 4,760 BTU in efficiency mode. 12,580 BTU is pretty good compared to other stoves: typical k...

In GEAR » Remote Canister stove Recommendations
April 10, 1:23pm

Odor proof bags: nylofume, hunter's scent proof bags vs contractor bags.
Many thanks for doing this careful study. I have asthma and am very sensitive to some chemicals used for cleaning. I've put my clothes in nylofume, hunter's scent proof bags and black p...

In Editor's Roundtable » How Safe Is Your Food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
April 10, 12:50pm

Rab Latok Alpine breathability
"Hey Walter...How do you find the breathability without pit zips, i.e. on long ascents??? Do the chest pockets do a decent job as an alternative?" I like the breathability of the Rab Lat...

In GEAR » Rab Latok Alpine vs. Kinetic???
April 08, 2:22pm

Rab Latok Alpine
My Rab Latok Alpine in size XL weighs 491 g =17.3 oz by my scale. I'm 5'8", 170lb and XL is the size it took to fit a lofty puffy underneath it. It's very nicely made and I like i...

In GEAR » Rab Latok Alpine vs. Kinetic???
April 08, 9:54am

NH 48 direttissima
Philip (earlylite on BPL) was planning this, hiking all 48 NH 4000' mountains in one continuous hike. I'm not sure if he finished this or not. You could contact him and ask. http://secti...

In GEAR » Hammock for NH white mountains direttissima 2013 HH Hyperlight vs WBBB???
April 07, 12:32pm

Skin cancer scare.
I had a scare a year ago when my doctor found something on the top of my head. The dermatologist said it's either a mole or cancer and had to be removed and tested. Fortunately it was a benign ...

In GEAR » Skin Cancer Scare
March 26, 8:55am

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