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Back-at-the-car checklist?
After BOTH my hiking companion and myself left our poles leaned against a tree near the car as we drove home after last week's trip, I started wondering about ways to combat middle-aged brain f...

In Philosophy & Technique » Back-at-the-car checklist?
August 21, 10:09pm

Re: Re: soliciting bivy advice
I got a few yards several years ago from someone on backpacking.net; I think he found it at Walmart, back in the days when they carried silnylon for $1/yard. I traded him some purple silnylon for ...

In Make Your Own Gear » soliciting bivy advice
August 19, 6:26pm

Re: soliciting bivy advice
Thanks, Franco - that would be easier (and cheaper) to try than making a whole new bivy out of something else.

In Make Your Own Gear » soliciting bivy advice
August 19, 1:51pm

Re: Carrying Olive Oil
That sounds like a great idea to carry oil in, Tony - I've always used a 100ml nalgene container from my old lab job, but that too big for most trips. Thanks!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking food
August 19, 1:15pm

Re: Cassin Ridge, Denali - harder and more rewarding than expected
Wow!!!!! Great writing - I was hooked from the start of the story. Thanks so much for sharing your adventure with us! The pictures were really beautiful; what kind of camera did you use?

In Post-Trip Reports » Cassin Ridge, Denali - harder and more rewarding than expected
August 19, 9:34am

Re: Re: Re: Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
I think there are times when the slower dry baked stuff will work - it meshed fine with my trip last week, where we took our time the first morning enjoying the views, getting organized, etc. More...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
August 19, 9:10am

Re: Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
Yum! Darn you, now I have to go and order some of those muffin cups! I did try the dry baking approach on the last trip - made a big cinnamon/nut/raisin roll for the two of us for breakfast - but...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
August 19, 8:16am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Holy crap
Yeah, Kelly pretty much said it all there! Don't know if you can tell from the second video, but I was feeling pretty giddy after the drama of the storm. I just kept laughing while sitting in...

In Post-Trip Reports » Two trips in two weeks! Duck Pass and Gianelli Cabin THs
August 18, 10:05pm

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Well, it's a Sony RX-100 (original version) - it has stabilization for the stills, so I guess it does for the videos as well. Though I thought the video where I was walking around was pretty j...

In Post-Trip Reports » Two trips in two weeks! Duck Pass and Gianelli Cabin THs
August 18, 7:20pm

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Hi, Andrew - Maybe Lake Virginia is a magnet for storms; the second day when we were coming down, I think the thunder we heard was coming from that area. The sound of the hail on the lake m...

In Post-Trip Reports » Two trips in two weeks! Duck Pass and Gianelli Cabin THs
August 18, 6:29pm

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm