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re: bivy: purchase in canada
STeve, thanks for the company list": I have been burned badly before when purchasing from the US - with paying 'brokerage fees'. ( my 80$ water filter got hit with a 45$ 'fee'...

In GEAR » bivy advice please
February 19, 11:55am

re: bivy etc
Steve Evans - Question for you: if you are in Canada, where do you buy your stuff? Usually, it seems I have to order from the US and get a friend to re-send it. Is a ti-goat available up here?...

In GEAR » bivy advice please
February 19, 6:31am

re:bivy advice
Thanks guys, Tom, I guess I have seen that, but it kinda makes me nervous. Most of my camping is done in canada, where we get WAY more precipation than most other areas, and often with less not...

In GEAR » bivy advice please
February 18, 7:00pm

bivy advice please
Hey guys, I am wondering if I could get advice on the best bivy to use if what I am looking for is: - light, sleeping bag protection under neath a tarp- ie: for protection from splashing an...

In GEAR » bivy advice please
February 18, 9:22am

Grand Canyon in April
If anyone could spare some suggestions, it would be great. I am planning on doing a 10 day or so hike in the Grand Canyon late March, early April. I will be flying in to Las Vegas (probably) or...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » March Trip Suggestions
February 10, 7:28am

re Doug
Hey Douglas - is that the trail that runs Killarney all the way along the endge of the lake? I have never done Killarney, I guess it is so far from me in Kitchener that I always just go to Algo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Algonquin Park : Canada with Hammock
May 30, 6:45am

algonquin trail
yup - Western UPlands. it is always better to enter the park from the west, I find. avoid High\way 60 at all costs. Hey, if you are interested in camping in september, I am hoping to get up ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Algonquin Park : Canada with Hammock
May 29, 6:01am

Algonquin Park : Canada with Hammock
Just wanted to post a brief summary for anyone who cares about Canadian camping. It has taken me a while to get around to doing this – I was up in northern Ontario in Algonquin park in the first...

In Post-Trip Reports » Algonquin Park : Canada with Hammock
May 21, 8:19am

alcohol container?
Hi guys. Just getting my new CatStove ready, and I'm wondering if a small water bottle is safe for use as an alcohol container. I only need to bring about 9 ounces. Of course, I will have to ...

In Make Your Own Gear » alcohol container?
April 02, 8:56am

rain gloves
Nice going! I made 'rain gloves' by simply applying Granger's waterproofing (same as for shoes) to some old mitts. It seems to do the trick for beading water, but obviously not water ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Rain Mitts
March 30, 8:30am

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