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Re: Re: Re: cook/no-cook: who has tried both and what weight diff did you find?
But who is going to carry "hydrochloric acid + caustic" in their pack. I'll just take a stove! ;^) What does that change into?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » cook/no-cook: who has tried both and what weight diff did you find?
December 05, 3:57pm

Re: awesome
I use the original sawyer filter as a gravity filter (don't use hydration bladders). It works great for that and you can easily suck water through it "on-demand". The mini is the sa...

In GEAR » best water filter for water bladder?
December 04, 11:02am

Begining to run
When I first started running I couldn't jog for a full minute without stopping. My respiration was at max and my heart rate was probably also at max. This was not motivating! My wife encoura...

In Philosophy & Technique » beginning to run
December 03, 1:01pm

Heat diffuser
I've used my homemade ("tin can" top with slots cut in it) many times on my vargo ti stove. No problems what so ever. I do keep the flame very low, too low to properly bake at first.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dry Baking Set Up Questions
December 02, 4:22pm

BA IAC
As Rodger said, it is certainly the pad. I have the same exact pad and used it at 25. That was the temp all night, not just a low. I had just under 2 inches of synthetic quilt over me. The pad ...

In GEAR » most miserable cold night!
December 02, 1:04pm

8.5
That is my size, exactly. Shoes seem to be getting smaller so for some brands I need a 9, but my size is 8.5 (measured recently, BTW). Just curious, why do you ask?

In GEAR » Who wears size 8.5, normal width shoes?
December 02, 12:25pm

Everything...
I'm a cheap ***** and everything I use is cheap gear. My GG Vapor Trail is probably the closest to quality I own, but that was cheap from gear swap. My vargo ti canister stove was on sale for...

In GEAR » Cheap things that work as good or better than expensive things
November 25, 1:22pm

Re: advantages
Although limited, I've found most people on the trail very engaging (even thought I am a creepy old man ;^) ). All backpackers stopped to talk for a moment, even if just to gather info about w...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 21, 6:02pm

Re: re: finnegan, begin again
"All I have to say is if you are paranoid enough to take mace, bear spray or guns in California for protection, you're too paranoid to hike with me." When my wife went backpacking ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 21, 10:33am

Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
"On long, straight and or rather boring stretches my male partners were suddenly lagging behind me whining how boring all this is...They were lacking the multi-tasking abilities." It&#...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 5:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm