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Re: Thru hiking watch
I have the Core and have come to truly appreciate the storm alarm. It took me a while to get past the price of the watch, but now that I have had it for more than a year, there are no regrets. ...

In GEAR » Thru Hiking watch-which is best?
December 11, 1:07am

Re: Layering while sleeping in a down bag
You will be colder sleeping in the buff than sleeping with extra clothing, unless as Mary pointed out, the bag is so small that the only way not to compromise the loft is sleeping in the buff. I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Layering while sleeping in a down bag
December 10, 12:25am

East Highland Way
Any Scots out there with experience on the East Highland Way? I’m looking to walk it over 4 days January with my son so I’m interested to hear from anyone with firsthand experience on the trail.

In Pre-Trip Planning » East Highland Way
December 04, 8:45am

Re: Re: Zipper Design
This post is to answer a PM (and others might be intrested). I mentioned that I had emailed Alpacka to see if they would offer parts of the Cargo Fly separately, and although they did not quite an...

In Packrafting » The Alpacka Raft Cargo Fly
December 02, 1:37pm

Re: Zipper Design
"Can you really have a truly airtight zipper?" Drysuits do it all the time. Granted as many have said, the zipper is an additional point of failure, but I have a 10 year old diving dr...

In Packrafting » The Alpacka Raft Cargo Fly
December 01, 4:17am

The Alpacka Raft Cargo Fly
Interesting post over on the Packrafting forums. Hopefully not a spoof because it is definitely an interesting idea. Would you pay to have your boat retrofitted? http://packrafting.org/forums/...

In Packrafting » The Alpacka Raft Cargo Fly
November 30, 5:56am

Re: Dehydration
I have been dehydrating all my camping meals for about 2 years now. First piece of advice is do not scrimp on the dehydrator. I wasted money on two cheap dehydrators before getting a Excalibur Foo...

In GEAR » Odd Question
November 12, 8:59am

Re: Watching. Brief.
+ 2 Suunto. The high price put me off for a long time, but now that I have it, I love it. Storm alarm has proved more reliable that I ever expected - particularly in Scotland's fickle wea...

In GEAR » Multifunction Watches
November 09, 1:04pm

Re: Re: Compact camera pouch for 5N with kit lens?
Chris, I already had the Zpacks bag made one inch deeper. I seems to be a perfect size. In the picture it has the pancake lens on the camera and the kit zoom in the corner pouch. Both the cam...

In Photography » Compact camera bag for 5N with kit lens?
November 08, 6:55am

Re: 24 Hours: Packrafting the Grande Ronde River
Ryan, A question on your feet - would you say your system keep your feet dry, wet but warm, or wet and chilly. If you were planning a much longer trip, say a one to two week trip in conditions ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 24 Hours: Packrafting the Grande Ronde River
October 31, 4:53am

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