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I'll take it
Just what I need to hump water into base camp. Thanks. PM sent. Dave

In Gear Swap » FS: MSR 4L Dromedary Water Bag
May 05, 6:05am

forget the tent
If you want cheap, reliable and light forget the tent. Go for a flat tarp with a bug net inner. You have more pitching options for the weather and the views. If you have a sewing machine or a frien...

In GEAR » Putting together a modular tent system
April 30, 4:48am

Nalgene death
In my lifetime I have survived attacks from four artificial sweeteners, red dye No2, a predicted ice age and global warming (is it here yet?)and now I'm going to die a slow death from my belove...

In GEAR » You stink, Nalgene!
April 01, 6:36pm

4 season ??
Do you think it is robust enough to sneak into 4 season use. Maybe with an added front vestibule? Just thinking that I need another project :) Dave

In Gear Swap » MSR Fling 2p Tent $70 CONUS
March 28, 6:46am

Great job on the mid. I especially like the open pitch...almost ready for a big flat tarp, huh. Nice hybrid idea : stormy- hunker it down : want a view- open it up. Dave P.S. want any info o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mid Project- First Pitch
March 24, 5:16am

steripen and tanins
I switch from a steripen to a myog gravity filter when I hike in Tannin rich areas. Maybe it is just me but if the water is colored, then I worry about the light penetrating to kill all of the nast...

In Make Your Own Gear » water filter advice
March 20, 4:22pm

good question
First I tried to get it back into the original stuff sack. Not much fun - I may add. Last year I tried something new. Since I had a new pack with different compartments, I left it inside my bivy wi...

In GEAR » How do you pack a blow up mattress?
March 20, 3:31pm

Re: Versatech
The versatech on his website lists it as having a dwr and fire resistant. I beleive that the Versatech that I am looking for has neither as it would decrease the breathability. I could be wrong, bu...

In GEAR » DWR as a fabric?
March 19, 11:13am

Re: Versatech
I would love to get my hands on some more Versatech. I hope he has an affiliation and shares it with us. I have a winter wind suit that is incredibly breathable and members of our group have us...

In GEAR » DWR as a fabric?
March 19, 6:52am

flying diamond
Here is the standard flying diamond: To do the beak - you have to have mid-panel guyouts on the diagonals. I only use this if I really need to hunker down...wind or snow stoms Hop...

In Winter Hiking » Tarp camping in the winter with a "dugout"?? thoughts?
March 17, 7:03pm

All Reader Reviews by David Goodyear

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am