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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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"From my research activated charcoal is a counter for a snake bite" Cite your source, please. --B.G.--

In Gear Lists » SirTonka's 2015 PCT Gear List
March 17, 12:08am

Re: Good backcountry lantern
An alternative would be the Luci solar-powered lantern (www.mpowerd.com). For daytime, it has some solar cells and lithium battery, and it has ten LED emitters and reflectors for night, 65 lumen...

In Gear Deals » Primus Micron Lantern $14.98
March 16, 8:33pm

Re: Bear can and Hyperlite Mountain Gear backpacks
There are three general orientations for a bear canister inside a backpack. First, the most common one is vertical. That means that the axis of the canister is going up and down. For packs of limit...

In GEAR » Bear can and Hyperlite Mountain Gear backpacks
March 16, 3:27pm

Re: How about cork?
Whenever I have a cook pot with a big knob, I take off the knob. That typically leaves a screw head on the inside that extends to the outside to hit nothing. So, I take a big glob of JB Weld and fo...

In Make Your Own Gear » One Gram Pot Knob
March 15, 10:13pm

Re: Re: Which remote canister stove for me?
"3-ply, 1/8" plywood" A good substitute is Masonite. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Which remote canister stove for me?
March 15, 10:06pm

Re: "Attitude versus Altitude"
Jeffrey, perhaps you need a pulse oximeter with an extra feature. If your meter numbers start trending too wildly, it automatically ejects a pill for you to take. That pill would be one of David...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Attitude versus Altitude
March 15, 2:46pm

Re: altitude sickness
"I think the real topic here is how to manage group moral and soothing/treating panic attacks/shock in comrads." I was leading a climb, and the group had gotten up to high camp. During...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Attitude versus Altitude
March 15, 1:35pm

Re: Bothy bag plans
"Also, I have heavy clear vinyl fabric that could work for a window, but there must be lighter transparent materials...any ideas?" You could probably make the entire thing out of cuben...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bothy bag plans
March 14, 7:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Mukluks for my wife's cold feet at night
Although qiviut wool socks might be very warm, I think that you would find them to be an expensive single-purpose item. If I am going to be camped somewhere in the cold, I use my ordinary socks....

In Make Your Own Gear » Mukluks for my wife's cold feet at night
March 14, 5:44pm

Re: Re: Re: nice chemistry trick; probably not to everyone's taste...
Exactly what are you doing to the poor rabbit? --B.G.--

In On the Web » Palcohol approved by TTB
March 14, 3:24pm

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