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TP or DPW?
" I also do the dirt inoculation and stick stir thing. :-)" Add a bit of water to the mix a la Qi Whiz, and the TP disintegrates completely. Comment on overall topic: Is the issu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Toilet Paper
February 16, 12:07pm

re: Sourdough on the Trail?
Thanks for all the replies - I should have mentioned that I am aware of the various soda and baking powder methods of making trail breads, but was specifically looking for suggestions on sourdough ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sourdough on the Trail?
February 16, 11:43am

Sourdough on the Trail?
Have any of you accomplished trail chefs done sourdough bread on the trail? Any variety will do: pan bread, pan cakes, pita, etc. Looking for the process, equipment (lighter is better, duh!), and r...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sourdough on the Trail?
February 15, 5:55pm

re: Re: Marmot Plasma 15 Long @ STP...
Try this: HDN28399 35% off through Feb 10. Some restrictions apply. It worked on the Plasma for me - I didn't buy one, as I am already equipped with one, just wanted to be sure it would ...

In Gear Deals » Marmot Plasma 15 Long @ STP...
February 09, 11:45am

re: fishing the jmt
LW = Light Weight

In Fishing » fishing the jmt
February 09, 9:52am

re: bikepacking without panniers
There's always a small trailer behind your bike...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » bikepacking without panniers
February 04, 11:13am

re: Injury forum
Hear, hear! Excellent idea! How do we get it done?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Injury forum
February 03, 11:51am

Escape Pouch Received!
Mine arrived in great shape, both sizes. In case anyone is wondering, the small Escape Pouch fits neatly in the large one! The pouches are very well made, and will, I'm sure, work just fine. ...

In Gear Deals » New Product. Escape Pouch. Sale Soon.
January 30, 5:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Can
So if there is an open fire ban, you can't use it at all, and if there isn't, then a grill over an open fire would be considerably lighter. Is that right? Still a nice little grill set-u...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tin Can BBQ
January 30, 4:07pm

re: GGG in Southern CA
April...not so good, but I could come Saturday afternoon/evening through Sunday.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
January 26, 9:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Stephen Barber

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ZPacks Sleeping Bag 40* and 20*
This is the side sleepers dream bag! The bags are filled with 900 fill power goose down, outer shell is green .95 oz/sq yd Pertex Quantum ripstop nylon, and the liner is black .67 oz/sq yd nylon. ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
July 25, 9:25pm

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad
Upon receipt of the pad, I inflated it to sleeping firmness, and stood it up against the bookcase. An hour later it looked rather soft; three hours later it was in a pile on the floor. Brand new, and ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
January 24, 11:49pm

Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've purchased from Lawson on several different occasions. I've always gotten excellent service, fast shipping (especially considering I live clear across the country!), and good interaction v...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 20, 11:47am

ULA Catalyst
I've spent the last two years trying to find a pack that is both light and comfortable, ie, transfers weight to the hip bones well. To date, i had found packs that were only one but not the other ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
June 04, 8:11pm

Bushbuddy "Ultra" (BPL/Ryan Jordan/Arctic 1000 Version) Wood Stove
I was able to pick up a Bushbuddy Ti used, and can't imagine why anyone would want to get rid of one! I used it repeatedly this summer and have been absolutely delighted with it! It is probably...

In Stoves - Other
August 18, 11:59am