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line locks
Its really interesting to read everyone's reasoning for or against linelocks and/or taughtline hitches. I have never used a linelock...I am just so used to tieing a taughtline hitch. I can ...

In GEAR » Why use line locks on a guylines?
May 26, 12:27am

quinoa
if regualtions allow you to have a fire, I often cook my quiona (and most dinners) directly on the fire. I get a nice bed of coals, and just put my pot directly on them. Eliminates a lot of fuel ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Quinoa
May 24, 10:17pm

Why use line locks on a guylines?
Hey all Maybe there is an obvious answer I am not seeing. But I am wondering why people use line locks on guylines? I feel like a taughtline hitch works just as well, if not better, and you do...

In GEAR » Why use line locks on a guylines?
May 24, 10:04pm

rainbow in snow
I have a double Rainbow and have had a few situations where I have woken up with 6-10 inches of new snow that dumbed over night. Never had any problems....

In GEAR » Anyone used the TT Rainbow in snow (even inedvertantly)
May 24, 10:03pm

Re: First aid kit contents
To each there own I guess. Just be careful with abx use, and I would be a little curious/ cautious as to why a provider would not culture wound infection. Obviously respiratory and GI issues wont...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 13, 1:37am

first aid
I will agree that hydrogen peroxide is no longer recommended for wound care. Its kills off any living cells. This means it will kill off any bacteria in a wound, but it also means it will kill of...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 13, 12:09am

needed/ not needed items
Id agree that a lot of those items are comfort....but part of backpacking is being comfortable and enjopying yourself. If you have a nucense cut on your finger or some bad blisters on your feet, i...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 6:50am

morgan lense
haha very true about the large amounts of fluids needed to flush with a morgan lense.....in a pinch I was thinking you could use a 20ml syringe over and over again to flush the morgan.

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 6:27am

hiking shoes
So is there anything out there that is a cross between a traditional boot and trail runners? I actually dont have running shoes....not much of a runner. I have knee problems and the reptitive ...

In GEAR » looking for a new hiking boot/shoe
May 12, 6:26am

antibiotic ointment
Ya good point....abx ointment packets would be a good thing to have. But remeber that a dab of ointment doesnt replace having to properly clean and dress a wound. AS far as things in the eye......

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 5:02am

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