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Re: Re: Re: Wait a minute, Jen...
Re winter backpacking in/around Austin -- I recall setting up our now-ancient NF mountain tent in snow on a golf course greenway near downtown Austin one winter. As noted by others, lack ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Austin TX and environs...
June 16, 8:47pm

Re: The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
Great series, Ryan. Really enjoy your discussions of techniques, gear, and looking at SUL in different and/or new ways. Thanks!

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
June 12, 3:37am

Re: lifestyle choices
Upon graduation from college in Texas 40 years ago, researched places to live that had lots of backcountry with mountains, lakes, rivers -- goal was somewhere that was as near as possible like Yell...

In Philosophy & Technique » lifestyle choices
June 06, 2:54am

Probably not the last post, but . . .
. . . it's all been interesting. One possible resolution -- a coin flip, and let Lady Chance decide. But everyone ought to get to place bets first; winners split the pot. PS -...

In GEAR » Very unpleasant experience with Six Moon Design (SMD)
June 01, 12:37am

Re: Re: hatchet alternatives
Re Dale's comment: "Other than the weight, that nice Gransfors Bruks hatchet that Ryan was packing is a cool $100 or more." Um, maybe a lot more, like $160 -- at Amazon and at ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Wanderer (Video Series) - Episode 1: Gear
May 25, 11:21pm

Re: WTB: Tent
Nick -- you might check out GoLite's Shangri-La 3 (formerly known as Hex 3). Per the GoLite website, the total weight of the Shangri-La 3 is about 4 1/2 lbs (fly, inner nest, pole, a...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Tent
April 26, 9:15pm

Re: Gear list for La Boheme
If your opera outing is "Rigoletto" ("this is a world where murder’s a sport and debauchery’s a way of life"), your might want to include a first aid kit. Might ...

In GEAR » Help me find the right gear!!
March 10, 12:52am

Re: Help me find the right gear!!
Don't have any idea what you should wear, but sure looking forward to the trip report.

In GEAR » Help me find the right gear!!
March 09, 11:27pm

Re: Gear List for a couple's *tentative* PCT 2013
So many items, so little time!!! Here's a few comments/suggestions -- Ditching that five-and-a-half pound pack for your plan/hope to get an MLD Exodus would really put a dent i...

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a couple's *tentative* PCT 2013
February 18, 1:44am

Re: Trip Ideas in the Northern Rockies
Wind River Range? Not actually "trip reports" but rather a two-part YouTube video of two trips in different sections, with great soundtracks, to inspire --

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trip Ideas in the Northern Rockies
February 17, 1:44am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm