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I really like the combination of the eVent Unishelter with a Silwing tarp. There are endless combinations you could choose from, but I've really liked a tarp over my bivy. It makes getting in...

In GEAR » Standalone Bivy for Alpine Walking
March 03, 5:37am

Scarp I
I've camped with my 55lb Belgian Sheepdog in a Scarp I several times. Plenty of room, although the last time was in pouring rain. The Belgian is impervious to the rain, virtually unaware; but...

In GEAR » Tent for 2 + dog
February 21, 3:14pm

I bought a case of the military "Trioxane" from an ebay vendor roughly 8-10 years ago. I've carried a couple of the foil pouches on every trip out since. My initial impression was t...

In GEAR » Trioxane
January 30, 6:51am

Quickertek battery
I had your same idea. The way I approached it was with my MacBook Air, using an auxillary battery that I got from Quickertek. It's worked well with my small outings. I have no experience wit...

In GEAR » Solar solution to recharge laptop, please help.
January 11, 5:23am

ID Himalayan
Hello, I have a red ID Himalayan (-20) that I believe is long and broad that I have had for several years, and have never used. I might be able to part with it. Yikes, the prices I see on the ID ...

In Gear Swap » WTB down sleeping bag for winter camping
December 17, 11:45am

First night out
I put my new Scarp I up in the wilds of the Southern Nantahala Wilderness this weekend. No wind to speak of, but it sure was an improvement space-wise over my akto. It's so long that my dog c...

In GEAR » Scarp 1 High Wind Performance?
December 07, 11:25am

Thanks for the tip, Franko. I'm headed out this weekend, and may just give that a try. Don

In GEAR » 2 ppl, 4 seaons tent for alpine climbs?
November 19, 5:31am

I'm going to have to say check the Jannu. As a disclaimer, I've never camped in the conditions you describe, but I'm an experienced "wanna-be". I've played around with m...

In GEAR » 2 ppl, 4 seaons tent for alpine climbs?
November 18, 5:57pm

Roger, your reply brought a tear to my eye thinking of all the things I've forgotten since college, or medical school for that matter. Thanks for the response! Don

In GEAR » Remaining Battery life
November 18, 5:43am

Remaining Battery life
Is there a way to determine the remaining battery life of an AA lithium battery? I've tried to stick with AA's and I have many expensive, partially used, lithium batteries around, with unk...

In GEAR » Remaining Battery life
November 17, 7:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Donald Browning

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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
The first one slowly leaked, and so did it's replacement. I've given up, as depending on this pad has left me flat on the ground several times. This is sad, because the comfort level is unmatched wh...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 16, 5:32am