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Cozy Mug
A piece of a foil reflective windshield screen for your car works.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cozy Mug
August 30, 7:20pm

Re: Re: Re:"Smoking and hiking..."
"Yeah, I have a Ph.D. so I can confirm that sucking in the cigarette smoke from someone else is offensive." Oh Spare me ....... Where's the IGNORE button on this forum, anyway?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Smoking and hiking...
August 30, 7:57am

The Carbon Flame War
Rog! Thanks ...... keep up the great debunking .... there are a lot of us out here that see the truth. I mean ... has there been an explosion of Phytoplankton that I don't know about? ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
August 17, 7:59am

12 g wood burning stove
COOL! What is the inner made of? I assume that the outer is aluminum foil?

In Make Your Own Gear » 12g,my wood burning stove
August 16, 10:08am

Are you bringing back the SPin pack too?

August 16, 10:04am

Meteor Bivy
I made two Meteor Bivys using Silnylon for the floor and Momentum for the top. They work great ... I too put my Foam Pad inside the Bivy so a little moisture is not a problem. It's a grea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bivy sack material
August 09, 11:49pm

Southern Indiana
There are also a lot of backpacking places in southern Indiana and Illinois .... but you'd need a car to drive down.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Chicagoland Hike?
August 09, 10:00am

Indiana Dunes
The Little calumet trail runs by the old train tracks just a quarter mile from the lake. The real advantage is that there are TONS of trails that run up to the lake from there. There's also ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Chicagoland Hike?
August 09, 9:59am

The tall is 57 inches at the widest .... you'll have to use the straps when it gets cold.

In GEAR » Golite Ultra 20 and sleeping pad
July 31, 6:37pm

Re: Bear attack July 17
I just came out of 6 days in the backcountry of Glacier National park .... There was a lot of talk about what happened to the Biker ... apparently, the bear started pushing in on his tent so he ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear attack July 17
July 27, 1:31pm

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm