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Re: Would You Do It for a Living?
Family are always telling me to write a book about my hiking experiences. God bless them but I honestly don't think i have anything new to say that has already not been said by others at this ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Would You Do It for a Living?
November 09, 7:05pm

Re: Exaggerated pack weights????
When i was much younger I went with uncle Wayne on backpacking trips in the Sierra with friends. We usually had a frozen Tri Tip steak for the first night out. Just before we left one time he ask...

In Gear Lists » Exaggerated pack weights????
November 08, 10:27pm

Re: Stock Market
At what price: humanity? The endless stream of money driven politices when what we need is human driven politics. The only future i see besides finding a wife and family myself, is to support...

In Chaff » Stock Market
November 07, 9:43pm

Re: Re: Laminar Flow Photos by Tony
Schlieren photographry is the name. This is well known to astronomy. If you interpose your hand into an open tube telescope between the primary and aceon.. anyways.. you can see the heat waves c...

In Make Your Own Gear » ambient air temperature
November 07, 8:48pm

Re: Stock Market
I am going to stop editing. I am a crappy typist.. i know. It is hard to type with plumbers burnt fingers.. sorry. One thing is certain, i am not going to get into the "gun" debate h...

In Chaff » Stock Market
November 07, 8:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Stock Market
@ David You are absolutely correct! Everyone of my construction friends and co-workers are talking about getting more guns. They are sure that Obama and the Dem Senate combined with our Dem Go...

In Chaff » Stock Market
November 07, 7:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Stock Market
Let me apologize for my hella slow internet tonight. I did not mean to sneak an edit in there on everyone.

In Chaff » Stock Market
November 07, 7:45pm

Re: Stock Market
I don't understand these things. I put my money in American made products. Things i can use, touch, keep and trade. The rest is imaginary. EDIT>> Okay.. this deserves and explan...

In Chaff » Stock Market
November 07, 7:08pm

Re: 24 Hours: Packrafting the Grande Ronde River
Really enjoyed this video. The packraft is very much on my mind these days. I want to incorporate one for my next long distance hike in some way and seeing it in action is inspiring. Thanks for ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 24 Hours: Packrafting the Grande Ronde River
November 04, 5:50pm

Re: Re: Built a Website
Just to let you know the "follow" feature worked fine, now i can get your blog sent to my email. Looking forward to following the "sage" of the sagebrush. I am also interest...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Built a Website
November 04, 1:37pm

All Reader Reviews by a b

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Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 (Bug Bivy)
I used the a Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 bug bivy every night of my Appalachian Trail thru hike. While there weren't many bugs flying around in mid March when I started, the fully enc...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
July 01, 9:39pm

MLD Patrol Shelter Solo Spectralite Wtih beak
The Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol shelter in translucent green Spectralight (Cuben fiber) is, by far, my favorite single piece of gear after 2180 miles and 98 days on my Appalachian Trail thru hike. ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 29, 11:30pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Mountain Laurel Designs has proven to me that durability and light weight can co-exist in the universe. Fittingly, my first introduction to MLD occured on the Pacific Crest Trail when a fellow hiker...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 07, 1:03am

Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
This is my initial review of the Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30 size regular. Weight as measured 19 ounces. Loft as measured 1 & 3/4 inches. I had found that I used my sleeping bag open ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
February 07, 12:18am

Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus
It was on the Pacific Crest Trail in Sept of 2009 near the end of my thru hike when I first saw another hiker(Lint) using an MLD Exodus frameless pack. Upon examining the craftsmanship of the pack, an...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 04, 2:21pm