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Re: Re: Re: Hunersdorff
Hmmm, looks like repurposed bottles made from LDPE plastic not suitable for liquids held persistently above 80C. Seems the only thing special about them is the lid which may or may not address a so...

In GEAR » Bottle container for hot liquid
December 16, 1:32am

Re: Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
I use the Zendure Gridder for my iPhone 6, Bose earphones, and iPad. I can get nearly four full charges on my iPhone. But you may want to carry their A series in larger capacity.

In GEAR » Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
December 12, 2:48am

Re: Looking for a DWR down winter bag
Eddie Bauer had their bags for 40% off in stores this last week.

In GEAR » Looking for a DWR down winter bag
December 03, 1:06pm

Re: Great pub
Blackfriars was my local during our six week Summer stay. Still just around the corner from our flat now near St. Paul's but there excellent pubs everywhere. Amazed the office workers don't...

In GEAR » Moving to UK: I will take all the advice you can spare
December 01, 6:57am

Re: Re: Moving to UK: I will take all the advice you can spare
Haha Stuart! Yes I agree completely with all 4 points. Especially the long summer days and midgies I experienced last July. Satans spawn those midgies! The topic of the weather also seems to be ...

In GEAR » Moving to UK: I will take all the advice you can spare
December 01, 2:48am

Re: Moving to UK: I will take all the advice you can spare"
Hey Will, just moved to central London myself six weeks ago. Haven't done any hiking YET other than a two week scramble course I took last Summer in Snowdonia. Totally awesome experience. I ...

In GEAR » Moving to UK: I will take all the advice you can spare
December 01, 1:05am

Re: Montura
Mountain Equipment uses the same design concept in some of their jackets as well.

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 30, 12:05am

Re: Re: has anyone tested the new Primus winter gas?
EPI Gas in Japan has promoted a paper lined "power gas" canister rated to -15c for some years now. https://www.epigas.com/products/cartridge.html#g-7009 They also sell winter "...

In GEAR » has anyone tested the new Primus winter gas?
November 28, 1:14am

Re: Re: Re: Shoes for snowshoeing
Really the only way to see what works on longer trips is to make several longer trips. Frankly, I prefer hut life in Winter. The daytime Winter fun is superb but the nights are just too long to be ...

In Winter Hiking » My snowshoe footwear system
November 24, 4:16am

Re: Choose your own adventure layering
Hmm, you seem to have all the pieces but if you are willing to spend more money I would spend it on a set of Cap 4 EW High Efficiency base layers first. They have serious Winter mojo. Over this I w...

In Winter Hiking » Beginner to winter backpacking...need help with layering
November 24, 1:19am

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