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Okay, I love your idea. I was considering materials. Have the head end be held up by adjustable hiking poles, one spectra cord, and a Ti tent stake. A poncho made of Tyvek, and the Cuben bath...

In GEAR » Sunday morning musings on a hybrid poncho tent design
September 26, 1:59pm

Low impact camping...
I'm not trying to threadjack. I have two beautiful Sharpei/German Shepherds. I'd LOVE to bring them with me on the trail. What is the general consensus in bringing an animal into the hab...

In Philosophy & Technique » What do I do with the dog?
September 26, 1:52pm

Rescue inhaler
Thank you for setting me straight about the rescue inhaler(this is why I make it clear I have NO idea what I'm talking about). However, on the scotch, I'm QUITE sure I know what I'm ta...

In Philosophy & Technique » First Aid Packing List
September 26, 1:42pm

Some additional thoughts...
You could get some fiberglass mesh at the hardware store and epoxy (JB Weld) it around the label. If you look around enough you may find a coffee cup lid that fits too (or use a silicon band) to p...

In GEAR » Just figured out how to make the best camp mug
September 26, 10:43am

On the waterpik, irrigation issue...
Maybe we should get in touch with some of the water filter/purifier makers. Ask them to set up a back flush on a hiking model that can draw from a drinking tube, and when pumped provide said press...

In Philosophy & Technique » First Aid Packing List
September 26, 9:46am

First aid kit items...
My wife is a nurse, so I have access to ER docs to aks this question (feel free to correct any or all of this Morgan as you likely know more). They all say not to worry about rescue inhalers. Rea...

In Philosophy & Technique » First Aid Packing List
September 26, 9:28am

Marriage is like Democracy. It works if all persons involved would sooner die than have it succeed for self.

In GEAR » Layering Sleeping bags
September 26, 8:24am

Forgive me for ressurecting an old thread...
I asked in another thread: about multiple sleeping bag layers. I'll give a few more s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question of the day?
September 25, 9:45pm

Posted at the same time...
My New Math response was posted while an intelligent answer came from Jim (thank you by the way). So my non-scientific test will be this: I have a Helium. I'm buying the Highlight. I...

In GEAR » Layering Sleeping bags
September 25, 7:20pm

New math...
So if I understand correctly, I take the value of the highest temperature rating, divide it by the number of layers, and subtract that answer from the lowest value sleeping bag? The part I like ...

In GEAR » Layering Sleeping bags
September 25, 6:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Everett Vinzant

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Integral Designs Salathe bivy
I was completely satisfied with this bivy. When it rained outside, I had no worries. It was great to have the cover down at night and look out at the stars (mosquito free). My only possible complai...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 19, 3:03pm

Rollei 35 SE
I just picked up a Rollei 35 LED for $50. One KEY thing about ANY Rollei that uses a battery. They may not make the battery for it anymore (at least in the U.S.). The 35 LED uses a 5.6 volt battery...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
April 23, 12:08pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
After my wife and I got married, we were having a conversation about going backpacking (and getting some gear). I had been brought up on REI, she had been brought up spending the least amount of mone...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 25, 10:13pm