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Think about where you camp
I am in the southeast and at elevations encounter trees with lots of moss/soft bark due to cloud and atmospheric moisture. I've lost 3mm braided PMI line due to it becoming inextricable du...

In GEAR » Best UL rope for food hanging/multi-purpose?
June 16, 12:42pm

Snow Peak
EJ - I have both and generally carry the Litemax... Here is another thread with a pretty extensive discussion of the pros and cons of both.

In GEAR » Canister Stove - Snow Peak Giga Power GS-100 or Litemax GS-120 (Kovea Supalite)?
June 13, 1:24pm

Are there lighter remote canister stoves capable of safe inverted operation? I've been eying a spider as a winter option that isn't white gas....

In GEAR » Kovea Spider Stove
June 12, 6:22pm

Middle age
I've tried to not use a chair - and just spent too much time too uncomfortable. I might try yoga since my flexibility stinks (although my core strength is quite good - do enough full body st...

In Philosophy & Technique » Technique: How do you Sit on the Ground (Comfortably)?
June 12, 8:56am

Well the filter I like the most is an MSR Miniworks EX in terms of function - screws onto the top of my 2L Nalgene bladder, has a hose so it's easy to reach water from a bank of a stream - or s...

In GEAR » Steripen vs Light Sawyer filter... Which do you prefer?
June 11, 9:55am

Seedhouse SL1
I have a Seedhouse SL1 and periodically look at alternatives that still provide insect protection (Southeast=skeeters) and some measure of privacy (backpack with Scouts a lot so this matters). A...

In GEAR » Advice re: something lighter than my BA Seedhouse ??
June 10, 8:43am

Under armour
I've been very happy with under armour tights - durable and warm on the trail and the bike

In GEAR » what is the go to thermal leggings of choice?
June 01, 1:42pm

I think the difference between shoes or boots is less key than making sure you are wearing the right support. I wear a neutral shoe and once bought a pair of support shoes - didn't know I was ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » IT Band issues
May 27, 12:05pm

Sorry I should have said gasoline, white gas or diesel should be the most easily sourced options I'd think in less populated areas and countries.

In GEAR » Wood-burning stove, denatured alcohol stove or a Solid-fuel tablet stove?
May 17, 11:49am

I like my coffee - a lot. On the trail it remains critical toy happiness. Tried a couple instants including via and never been happy with that totally. Have an rei press mug that works well but ...

In GEAR » how to cut coffee weight
May 17, 11:43am

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