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You might want to describe what kind you are looking for, e.g. mapping or non-mapping. There are 12-year-old receivers that would meet your initial requirements. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » WTB - GPS
July 11, 10:15am

Re: The craze with frameless
William, you sound like you are trying to instigate an argument. --B.G.--

In Philosophy & Technique » The craze with frameless
July 11, 10:08am

In Alaska, things tend to be kind of wet, so there isn't so much risk of wildfire. Also for Alaska, you tend to fly up there by air and travel around by air. You cannot take bear spray or flare...

In Philosophy & Technique » no hipbelt tips
July 11, 1:52am

Re: ahhh.
I own bear spray plus a bear flare. In Alaska, they recommend flares over spray. In Yellowstone, they hate flares due to risk of wildfires. Last month, I was in Yellowstone (and this was before the...

In Philosophy & Technique » no hipbelt tips
July 11, 1:29am

Re: re: grizzly bear
So, you are not going into grizzly bear territory? If it is black bear territory, then you don't need it. If it is non-bear territory, then you shouldn't even be thinking about it. I ...

In Philosophy & Technique » no hipbelt tips
July 11, 1:19am

Re: oops, wrong pack
Which grizzly bear country are you headed to? --B.G.--

In Philosophy & Technique » no hipbelt tips
July 11, 12:34am

Re: Rae Lakes Loop
"I haven't been backpacking in 20 years, I'm taking my two sons (20 and 14) for their first time. Is this a good idea? What's the chance of losing the trail in the snow?" A...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Rae Lakes Loop
July 11, 12:30am

Re: Pack fit and load transfer--am I doing it wrong?
Everybody is built differently, so there is no backpack that will fit everybody perfectly. For example, in the old days, some backpacks had an adjustment for shoulder width. In other words, the pla...

In Philosophy & Technique » Pack fit and load transfer--am I doing it wrong?
July 11, 12:18am

Re: 100ft
"Do you have 100ft available?" That's the only reason that I didn't buy it. The web site indicates only 50-foot lengths. Now, you might be able to take two lengths and knot ...

In Gear Deals » New Reflective Glowire Cord $10.00 per 50' w/Free shipping
July 10, 10:48pm

Re: Newbie to UL needs some help!
If you have only a few weeks, then there isn't much that we can suggest that you can act upon. You have a few pieces of high-weight there that you probably do not intend to change, and you ment...

In Gear Lists » Newbie to UL needs some help!
July 10, 10:44pm

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