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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Guest

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" Maybe I've been living under a rock... Anyone have experience with it? " Yes, I would go with the rock theory. Although it really calls for a windscreen, you can get by with a...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » A NEW OPTION FOR UL STOVE FOR SCOUTS...
May 29, 3:24pm

Re: Esbit by the case
"can't remember who it was....duh!" Who do you think? Last year I noticed a sale at the REI outlet. I think a box was $4.73, which was a few bucks under the normal price, so I o...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
May 29, 3:20pm

Re: New PCT Documentary ... Do More With Less
I was surprised to see the footage that was stuffed in there that was nowhere near the PCT. --B.G.--

In Philosophy & Technique » New PCT Documentary ... Do More With Less
May 29, 3:17pm

Re: Rain gear or windbreaker?
A hooded rain shell parka can serve for rain or for wind. A windbreaker can serve only for wind. The choice is obvious. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Rain gear or windbreaker?
May 29, 1:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Tri-Wing and Concentrator
Dan, do you burn best with hardwood or softwood? --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit Concentrator
May 29, 11:36am

Re: FS: Gossamer Gear Backpack
Gossamer Gear has had an interesting line of small backpacks. They tend to change the fabric from year to year. That is not all necessarily good or bad, but you have to stay on your toes about whic...

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Backpack
May 29, 11:34am

Re: stickies
Kate, I think that it would require too much moderation to administer those. --B.G.--

In GEAR » The basic 4 if $$ were not a concern
May 29, 9:26am

Re: FS: Gossamer Gear Backpack
It appears to be identical to my GG Whisper, which is larger than the Murmur. The weight agrees with a Whisper as well. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Backpack
May 29, 8:25am

Re: 6/15 JMT: Microspikes?
One opinion: I would not take microspikes. The northbound herd has probably already shredded the snow into oblivion. Even if there is a patch or two left, the snow should be completely cooperative ...

In GEAR » 6/15 JMT: Microspikes?
May 29, 12:25am

Re: Opening BV450
One additional pointer. If you carry olive oil inside the BV450, make sure that the bottle has hard sides that will not be affected by pressure change. If the olive oil leaks inside the BV450, then...

In GEAR » Opening BV450
May 28, 11:51pm

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