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Re: Trail Name Appropriate
Did you miss the part where he says, "in response to all the questions about donations?"

In Editor's Roundtable » We're Going to Disneyland!
July 08, 6:55am

Tossing the old pack around...
Okay, I'm sure there's a place for the idea of taking off a hat, and shirt, and throwing it in a pack while hiking. Wouldn't it be a good time to stop and enjoy your surroundings (tip ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
July 08, 6:13am

Re: "My current career pays less, but gives time more generously."
I was a Network Security Engineer by trade. I made great money. I left that for a career in Ministry. I took a 66% cut in pay to start (while in training) and will likely make 33% less than my c...

In Editor's Roundtable » Field Notes of a Family Man: How to Nurture Your Family and Your Backpacking Obsession
May 22, 7:20am

Medical claims...
Bacteria can't grow in Olive oil? I am having a REALLY hard time verifying that. I know they have found bacteria in all kinds of oil (including crude). Can anyone substantiate this?

In Multiple Use Gear » Olive oil
October 06, 5:15pm

After much consternation...
My idea about layering sleeping bags turned out like this: I've got a Long Marmot Helium (6'6"). I'm getting a Katabatic gear 6' Palisade Quilt. I'll use the Palisade ...

In GEAR » Layering Sleeping bags
October 01, 6:12pm

Thanks for your thoughts...
I'm of the opinion that Wisdom can be acquired two ways: 1) learn from your own mistakes as you recommend 2) learn from other peoples mistakes I prefer option 2, it costs SIGNIFICANTLY...

In Philosophy & Technique » BPL, Threads, and Bushwhacking
October 01, 5:56pm

No matter how many peaks...
No matter how many peaks I climb No matter how many rivers I cross No matter how many forests I walk They were there before me, They'll be there after me, And my small short single ...

In Chaff » Why we're out there.
September 29, 7:47pm

Any Amateur Radio operators?
Anyone else on here a ham? I've been trying to figure out some good HF antennas to go with an FT-817. Anyone else have ideas. Right now I'm looking at a pair of hamsticks in a dipole. ...

In Other Activities » Any Amateur Radio operators?
September 29, 5:47pm

BPL, Threads, and Bushwhacking
I've discovered that I learn the most from an unusual place. The threads here are wonderful. However the biggest piece of insight for me typically comes when the thread has taken a serious le...

In Philosophy & Technique » BPL, Threads, and Bushwhacking
September 29, 5:26pm

I'm just finishing a design...
I'm just finishing a design for a one man tent. I used Google sketchup to design it. Once it's complete I'll post it and you can decide if it's something you are interested in.

In Make Your Own Gear » 5 yds of spinntex: what shelter to make?
September 29, 5:50am

All Reader Reviews by Everett Vinzant

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Integral Designs Salathe bivy
I was completely satisfied with this bivy. When it rained outside, I had no worries. It was great to have the cover down at night and look out at the stars (mosquito free). My only possible complai...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 19, 3:03pm

Rollei 35 SE
I just picked up a Rollei 35 LED for $50. One KEY thing about ANY Rollei that uses a battery. They may not make the battery for it anymore (at least in the U.S.). The 35 LED uses a 5.6 volt battery...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
April 23, 12:08pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
After my wife and I got married, we were having a conversation about going backpacking (and getting some gear). I had been brought up on REI, she had been brought up spending the least amount of mone...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 25, 10:13pm