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Re: Best Alcohol Stove For Paramo Ecosystem.
Cold + 5000m (16400 feet) is really pushing the alcohol stove, IMO. If alcohol stove would be good choise for mountains, MSR would be making one. I personally would take the Whisperlite in your ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best Alcohol Stove For Paramo Ecosystem.
March 18, 9:09am

Where to keep the map while walking?
I used to keep it in the cargo pockets of my hiking pants, but those pants are quite heavy. I could go lighter with no added money by taking my running pants. The problem is the lack of cargo pocke...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to keep the map while walking?
March 14, 5:32am

Re: Olive Oil
I think you cannot say like "eat X amount a day and you are fine" if the aim is to make food weight less. It just depends on so many variables. Like: -what is the intended total calori...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Olive Oil
March 14, 4:24am

Re: Skurka Gear Book
"What are the major weaknesses of other lightweight books? How can I avoid them." US/UK units are pretty hard to follow for a person who's using grams, kilograms, liters etc. in norm...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka Gear Book
March 11, 7:03am

Re: BPL Absaroka 70% off
"Large packs come with large hip and shoulder pieces" The info page said that large packs supposed to come with medium shoulder straps :( I sure hope large shoulder straps are not too ...

In Gear Deals » BPL Absaroka 50% off
March 08, 11:29am

Re: Bivy in the snow?
"Personally I'd never sleep IN snow without a bivy sack. YOur body heat coming through the sleeping bag will melt the snow touching it and wet out your bag. Even in a winter-frosted ten...

In Winter Hiking » Bivy in the snow?
March 03, 12:41pm

Re: Setup tips for a 2009 Golite Shangri-La 3 in snow
"Don't use a candle while sleeping, and make sure you have adequate ventilation. It's very easy to melt a hole or catch silnylon on fire, and candles burn oxygen and produce carbon mon...

In GEAR » Setup tips for a 2009 Golite Shangri-La 3 in snow
March 03, 1:01am

Re: which sleeping bag?
"It has more down, a full collar, and a side zip. The top zip is right where heat rises and would be harder to baffle but that is without seeing one in person." Wouldn't side zip e...

In GEAR » which sleeping bag?
March 03, 12:48am

Re: Bivy in the snow?
The bivy itself isn't mandatory, at least not here, but digging is... Bivy helps to keep sleeping bag dry in a wet snow, other than that, you would be much happier with the same amount of we...

In Winter Hiking » Bivy in the snow?
March 03, 12:43am

Re: Skurka using Ridge Rest Solar as only winter sleeping pad?
Hey, I use one piece of gear that is lighter than Skurka's :) My old (20 years?) Karrimor Karrimat Extreme is lighter than that Ridgerest (under 500g vs. 540g of the solar) and it's perf...

In GEAR » Skurka using Ridge Rest Solar as only winter sleeping pad?
March 02, 3:25pm

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