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Dehydrated water now available
Here in Korea, we have recently developed dehydrated water, which comes in various sized pellets, as well as in a powder. Just add water, and hey presto! Water! Instantly! Anywhere, anytime!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Powdered Alcohol
April 21, 12:58am

My thoughts
I have been considering something similar. The STS nano is asymmetric, with the peak nearer the head end. I wonder if it was tilted so that the apex is over the midpoint in plan, then tapering long...

In Make Your Own Gear » making an innernet for my duomid...
April 11, 8:46pm

@ Ron Bell
With regard to your statement that "That’s a heck of a lot of field use with next to zero online reports of major issues in waterproofness or strength", the problem may be that not all ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 07, 4:43am

Na Na No
If the NanoSeeUm had true nanoscale components, then one would expect electrical and magnetic effects simply from the nano scale. But in this case, I imagine that static energy is the cause, and...

In Make Your Own Gear » NanoSeeUm? No thanks.
April 03, 1:39am

Do a course.
Many years ago, at the ripe old age of 50 or so, I did the New Zealand Alpine Club training course, which was spread out over several weekends and various locations. It covered all kinds of climbin...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » How to start mountaineering?
March 27, 9:39pm

Tongariro Traverse,Tongariro National Park
The Tongariro Traverse, in Tongariro National Park, center of the North Island, is quite spectacular, and I think a World Heritage Trail. It would take one longish day, from hut to hut, or you coul...

In Pre-Trip Planning » recommend me some New Zealand hikes
March 26, 11:05pm

Definitively D^2
Not knocking the other ideas, but indubitably, Dan D's decisive deliberations are decidedly dandy. I would just have the mesh door on the outside of the inner, so that the opening of the sol...

In GEAR » Solid vs Semi-solid vs mesh interior
March 04, 3:09am

Y horizontal venting layers?
Derrick: Why vertical stratification into horizontal layers? i.e. It seems to me there are qualitative differences between the front and the back of a tent, and the sides; for example, where ...

In GEAR » Solid vs Semi-solid vs mesh interior
March 03, 4:43am

J-UL shopping
I can hear that sweet sound of purse strings loosening...

In GEAR » Gear shops in Japan
February 27, 11:50pm

Hybrid mid inner
I'm considering a similar problem at present, but for less extreme conditions, and in particular able to handle excessive heat at night (with bugs), as well as colder conditions and also some p...

In GEAR » Solid vs Semi-solid vs mesh interior
February 26, 12:29am

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