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NOC in Gatlinburg
Its pretty far away from you, but the NOC in Gatlinburg carries ULA packs. I was pretty happy to get a look at the Ohm 2.0 and compare it with my current Ohm 1.1 (original Ohm with the original up...

In GEAR » anyone in/near Nashville TN w/ a ULA and/or GG backpack they wanna show off?
August 14, 2:13pm

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (Verizon). I found that I could not reliably get through a full day without putting it on a charger. While the factory 2100 mAH battery gives me better battery life tha...

In GEAR » Ultralight Smartphones (2012)
July 27, 7:42am

just got a lunar solo 2012
I just took delivery of a 2012 Lunar Solo. I set it up for the first time last night so I thought I would share some of the details. I didn't get it right on my first pitch. The floating c...

In GEAR » SMD Lunar Solo
July 20, 6:55am

I also have the Bushcooker LT1. Here are some things to think about... Definitely get a good wind screen. The stove performance is pretty bad without it. As mentioned by Mike above, this is...

In GEAR » Wood stove dilema
July 16, 7:01am

Ohm 1
Really like my Ohm 1 with the upgraded hipbelt. (Had the original pack, sent it in to have the revised Ohm 1 hipbelt put on it). They had the Ohm 2.0 in stock at the NOC in Gatlinburg when I wa...

In GEAR » OHM 2.0
June 28, 1:34pm

library books on kindle
I check out library books on my kindle touch. As long as you don't synch your kindle (wirelessly or 3g) your library books will remain on the kindle indefinitely. I tend to just leave the wir...

In GEAR » To Kindle or not...that is the question
May 31, 11:54am

first ascent
I am loving the First Ascent line of products from Eddie Bauer. Mainly because we have an Eddie Bauer Warehouse Store here in Columbus, OH that carries a bunch of the first ascent gear for 50% off...

In GEAR » Eddie Bauer Kara Koram sleeping bags
May 07, 8:07am

squirt vs juice
I have a squirt S4 with the scissors featured as the main tool. I like the tools on it, but stopped using because of the grind on the blade. They only sharpen one side of the blade, like a chisel...

In GEAR » Multi-tool (lightweight)
April 13, 7:58am

Thanks for the feedback everyone. Sounds like this would fit my needs, as long as I got the peanut size. I was leary of the split pea's capacity and it sounds like others have found it to be ...

In GEAR » countycomm lighters
April 13, 7:32am

bic minis
@daniel I do currently use bic minis. I typically carry two of them. One in my cook kit and one in my spare/first aid/repair kit. I typically replace them at the end of the season so I don...

In GEAR » countycomm lighters
April 13, 7:24am

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