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About Me 51 year old, new to backpacking, with a pair of 18 year old boys to set the pace. Ugh.
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60% off Golite
I jumped on this one hoping to get a pack tomorrow. I expect low inventory so gotta be quick.

In Gear Deals » 60% off Golite @ Leftlane tomorrow
March 01, 10:50pm

Does tarp + bivy actually save all that much weight?
Let’s see if I can add all this up: The Whelan isn’t as wind-worthy as I hoped. A properly low-slung tarp, light ground cloth, and possibly simple bug net is very wind-worthy. (There is a...

In GEAR » Does tarp + bivy actually save all that much over a tent?
March 01, 10:54am

Re: freezer bag vs pb jar
...but..but...it's so...anti-old-school. Oh well, can't stay old forever. I'm begining to like the idea of freezer bag meals. Thanks for the pic!

In GEAR » Idea - Cooking for the neat freak.
March 01, 12:06am

Does tarp + bivy actually save all that much over a tent?
This is a terrific discussion. I'm bouncing like a madman trying to decide on a Lunar Solo, hammock and tarp, or bug bivy/bug tent and tarp, or Luna Solo and Tarp. (as a lean-to) Mary – I ...

In GEAR » Does tarp + bivy actually save all that much over a tent?
February 28, 8:55pm

Paranoia Meets OCD
I trust nothing. I always try to pack water below anything that will be dangerous or ruin a trip if it gets wet. Use Nalgene or some other unbreakable bottle that is made to take the hot water. Tes...

In GEAR » Idea - Cooking for the neat freak.
February 28, 10:14am

Clothing EVAC - Received Thank You! ExOfficio Men's Air Strip
Thanks! The shirt fits just right. Now if the weather would get above 10 deg... ;-)

In Gear Swap » Clothing EVAC - Code RED
February 26, 10:50pm

Lunor Solo
Good job. You gave someone a very good deal. Kudos!

In Gear Swap » Original Edition Lunar Solo
February 22, 7:22pm

LUNAR SOLO
Arg! Missed it! LOL. I was just wistfully looking AGAIN at these...

In Gear Swap » Original Edition Lunar Solo
February 22, 5:37pm

Mora #2/0 Handle Mod
Looks really good. I did the same thing this fall - kinda fun taking the torch to it knowing that I could replace the handle if I screwed up. My boys thought it funny when it kept catching fire. oo...

In GEAR » Mora #2/0 Knife 1.8oz/50g
February 22, 12:27am

Mora sheath mod
I have the simple friction-fit sheath which seems to have either "stuck" or "fall-out" settings. To fix that I used one of those small strechy hair-tie thingies over the handle,...

In GEAR » Mora sheaths
February 22, 12:18am

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