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alcohol
Notice that only alcohol that is not engineered to be a stove fuel is discouraged. Chemical Fuels not Recommended... liquid alcohol fuels... and other flammable chemicals that are not in accord...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » BSA Chemical Fuels Policy
October 08, 6:07pm

thermarests
I have 2 like those that are 14 years old. Been through years of BP'g, canoe, and cross country ski trips in the Adirondacks. Plus 5 years of use by my cub scout and boy scout age kids. Still ...

In GEAR » How old are these Thermarest?
October 04, 5:48pm

fit
I have a roomy synthetic mummy. When it's cold, I tuck the extra width under my torso and between my knees. It seems about 10-15 degrees warmer when snug. I also have a roomy down mummy. It&...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag warmth vs. fit
October 01, 7:51pm

Assategue
Expect light winds, and fine grain sand that sticks to everything. Bring a squirt bottle to get any wind blown sand out of your eyes. Expect huge amounts of mosquitos and biting horse flies anyw...

In GEAR » Beach backpacking advice request
September 18, 6:29pm

cordura
The weird thing is that the 210 Cordura seems to be made of thicker threads than the 210 dyneema ripstop. Maybe 50% thicker (315 denier-ish), even though it says it's 210 denier. It's s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dyneema ripstop vs Cordura Durability
September 16, 6:36pm

Dyneema ripstop vs Cordura Durability
Posted this on the gear forum a few days ago, but no responses yet... Does anyone know how the durability of 210 denier Dyneema ripstop compares to 210 denier Cordora non ripstop ? Ie: does ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dyneema ripstop vs Cordura Durability
September 16, 7:33am

groundsheet
I like 2-3 mil painters plastic from the hardware store. Completely waterproof, tough, cheap. Comes thicker if you want even more durability.

In GEAR » Groundsheet Space Blanket, Polycryo not tuff enuff
September 15, 1:30pm

Dyneema ripstop vs Cordora non ripstop
Does anyone know how the durability of 210 denier Dyneema ripstop compares to 210 denier Cordora non ripstop ? Ie: does the 210 denier Cordura non ripstop used for the bottom of the Granite Gear V...

In GEAR » Dyneema ripstop vs Cordora non ripstop
September 14, 1:06pm

marmot 600 down
I really like my marmot 600 down bag. Much warmer than my sierra designs and north face synthetic bags. Also packs down into half their size. Also lasts forever, compared to synthetic, which loos...

In GEAR » Newbie With Questions
September 07, 5:38pm

humidity
I bet it will be a big advantage on the East coast of the US. We have 90% humidity here a lot in the spring and fall. Even synthetics feel damp and clammy. I once hung out a wrung out thin poly t-s...

In GEAR » Dwr Down, is it worth waiting for
August 22, 6:29pm

All Reader Reviews by John G

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Wenger Esquire
I was looking for something a little bigger than my Victorinox Classic (2.25") knife. The Wenger Esquire has essentially the same tools, but is 1/3 of an inch longer, about 3/32" wider and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 07, 7:05pm