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Canadians! Komperdell Trekking Poles @ MEC $28
They are not the lightest, or best, but darn it, for $28 - for the pair - how can you go wrong? (note - no shipping to US) sorry, that's just what it says on the site. http://www.mec.ca/...

In Gear Deals » Canadians! Komperdell Trekking Poles @ MEC $28
March 26, 11:43am

Re: Re: make and use a Jim Wood SuperCat
Thanks guys, for the info and links! I'm excited about getting on to alcohol (stoves that is) and off my hideously heavy conventional hiker's stove. rob

In Make Your Own Gear » make and use a Jim Wood SuperCat
March 25, 10:03am

make and use a Jim Wood SuperCat
Hi. was reading about this. could someone tell me precisely how to make and use this stove, keeping in mind that I have never used an alcohol stove before? thanks a bunch. rm

In Make Your Own Gear » make and use a Jim Wood SuperCat
March 24, 4:12pm

Re: Disassemble Frame
Hey, I think I must have a similar Kelty external frame pack. I think it is called the 'scout' model. Please let me know if you tinker with this, as I would obviously love to be an accomp...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lightweighting a Kelty External Frame Pack
March 24, 4:10pm

Re: Re: eric
OK, I'll let you know!

In Gear Swap » WTB: hammock sleep gear and UL bag.
March 23, 7:31am

eric
Thanks Eric. I will keep that in mind for the future, for sure. Man, I can't believe you won a no sniveller! Nice going. You see the other factor is that I am Canadian, and therefore not ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: hammock sleep gear and UL bag.
March 21, 4:12pm

Re: Re: olive oil boils at 570'F!
You guys are nutso. But actually, that is a great idea. In the past I have just used tree bark or the gloves of the camping partner who isn't looking... I think I actually might try that i...

In Multiple Use Gear » Ove Glove
March 18, 6:20pm

thanks douglas
Douglas, thanks, you are right. The reason I am doing this is because last year on a similar trip I did the 'contortionist' thing and tried to sleep inside my HH with a thermarest, sleep...

In Gear Swap » WTB: hammock sleep gear and UL bag.
March 18, 6:10pm

To Eric Noble re hammock
Eric, I have been reading a lot about hammock insulation, and it sure looks like the underquilt is a good way to go, but there are two drawbacks for me: the price and the price. Also, I cannot...

In Gear Swap » WTB: hammock sleep gear and UL bag.
March 18, 6:38am

Re: Concerning UL bag for hammock use
Jeffrey K, Thanks for your response. That bag looks absolutely fantastic, although it looks way, way out of my price range (unless you are considering me a charity case and selling it for a rid...

In Gear Swap » WTB: hammock sleep gear and UL bag.
March 12, 10:44am

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