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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
Ahhh, you want water, too? --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
January 21, 10:19pm

Re: Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
Franco, nobody said that it was perfect. It is a little different if the titanium panels are curved for strength. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
January 21, 4:19pm

Re: Unprotected cells
I don't have any problem carrying around unprotected 18650 batteries. A plastic bag works. Or, wrap it in plastic wrap and then drop it in a plastic bag. If I get to the point where I think ...

In GEAR » Best Portable Charger
January 21, 4:17pm

Re: PCT 2015 NoBo Thru
"Is it wise to be relying so heavily upon chargeable electronics? I'd like to be writing/journaling to some degree." How about paper and pencil? To carry lots of chargeable elec...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2015 NoBo Thru
January 21, 4:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Rounded Corners for Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
"Why variable height control? Some sort of burn rate/efficiency adjustment?" Yes. "I was looking at the Gram Cracker and its side panels are for burn control, not support."...

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
January 21, 3:43pm

Re: Got it
Somebody has to be the sacrificial goat. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » FS: Ricoh GR 16.2 MP Digital Camera
January 20, 9:00pm

Re: Ti shepherd's hook stakes in soft ground
There are some extra long shepherd's hooks available. Sometimes you can use those if the ground is difficult. --B.G.--

In GEAR » easton nano nail stakes
January 20, 4:44pm

Re: Down Loft: Rules of thumb
In the old days, right before the sleeping bag sale at one store, I would see them using the vacuum cleaner. They would reverse the vacuum cleaner so that it was blowing warm air, then they aimed t...

In Gear Deals » Marmot Lithium 0 sale
January 20, 4:40pm

Re: Ran into a lost hiker...
Roger, that might have been what they call a Team Building Exercise. In some countries they do it kind of weirdly. I've watched it as one member was shamed and disgraced. All I can say is that ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Ran into a lost hiker...
January 20, 2:03pm

Re: Instant cold pack for heat stroke treatment
We were hiking Mount Whitney one time about 1980. It had been cool on the summit, but then it warmed up a lot on the descent. One guy with us was a strong runner, but not terribly experienced as a ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Instant cold pack for heat stroke treatment
January 20, 1:25pm

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