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bear spray
I will take my chances. Could something happen to me...sure. I stand a much greater chance of dieing in a fall, or a trip though, and Im not particularly worried about that either. Getting off...

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 13, 7:09pm

SO a movie company believes its OK to just leave crap because they are too stupid or lazy to go retrieve it ....Interesting. Did he keep looking?? They probably did more than one take.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I found Reese Witherspoon's Boot
May 10, 9:19am

Some years on the AT, norovirus becomes rampant in areas with dozens of NOBO thruhikers getting extremely sick. It can live on contaminated surfaces and clothing for.....weeks. In one study one ...

In GEAR » Have you ever gotten sick after filtering water?
May 10, 9:02am

pack length
A little below shoulders is tolerable because load lifters can compensate, and ula torso isnt really adjustable. Adjusting a too long pack by moving the belt up is what they allow for, but that ...

In GEAR » How should my backpack fit?
May 09, 8:37pm

pack fit
You want you shoulder straps where they attach to the pack to be at, or slightly above, your shoulders on a UL pack. Yours are a couple inches below. You may be really tall and need longer pa...

In GEAR » How should my backpack fit?
May 09, 8:23pm

Good, and cheap, are two different things, as always. Its up to people to select the level of protection they desire, and pay for it. just like homeowners, or vehicle, etc. Unfortunately, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Air Ambulance Story Continues
May 06, 7:53pm

AM is all I ever use. I use lower dose than label

In GEAR » Aquamira water treatment drops and long dstances
May 06, 7:49pm

scout wakeup
At philmont our scouts were up generally at 4:15 am. Packed up, camp policed, and on trail at 5:30 just as it was starting to lighten up in the sky. We stopped to eat breakfast after about an hou...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Scouts on Mount Langley
May 05, 8:08pm

air ambulance
Generally speaking, if youve got good health insurance it will be covered if it was medically necessary. For something not immediately life threatening, like a broken ankle, the copter needs t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Air Ambulance Story Continues
May 05, 6:10pm

I recall their ropes weighing about 1.5 or 1.75 lbs each. Not a big deal really weight wise. We did not take an oops rope. We carried an amsteel as a backup in case our main rope got tangled. ...

In Philmont » Bear Ropes Redux
May 05, 5:56pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm