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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Math
"If you make the little guy carry the same stuff" However, at the time, I weighed only about 130 pounds, and I had to carry the AN-PRC-25 radio, which weighed about 25 pounds fully loa...

In Philosophy & Technique » When backpacking, it pays to be small
December 05, 4:49pm

Re: more data
"Bob, I have to admit I had some nostalgia hearing that stove roar, I used to use xgk only, for ages, though I won't pretend I ever liked the roar, but it is funny." A loud stove l...

In GEAR » 25gram canister stove? Brs-3000t. Is this the new lightest canister stove?
December 05, 3:01pm

Re: Hiking in the Snow for Beginners
Many years ago in March, I was on a cross country ski tour in Yosemite National Park. We skied from Yosemite Valley up to Tuolumne Meadows, laid over one day, and then skied back down to Yosemite V...

In Winter Hiking » Hiking in the Snow for Beginners.
December 05, 2:57pm

Re: Re: Tetkoba
Along with those boil times, you want to add the time for pre-heating. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » Hollow Center Jet Burner Alcohol Stoves?
December 05, 2:45pm

Re: UL winter cook kit
In winter snow, you can get by a lot easier if you are using a base camp and not trying to move camp each night. In a base camp situation, you can construct an igloo or a snow cave. The interior of...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » UL winter cook kit
December 05, 2:37pm

Re: Re: Me too
Stephen, on some types of elastic, if they are ironed, they get brittle due to overheating. Then they go completely bad. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Deformed elastic on underclothing
December 05, 2:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Deformed elastic on underclothing
To quote Captain Renault in Casablanca: "Round up the usual suspects." --B.G.--

In GEAR » Deformed elastic on underclothing
December 05, 11:58am

Re: Comparing Fire Maple Hornet to BRS-3000T
"This stove is loud, it reminds me of an msr xgk stove" Yes, isn't it grand? --B.G.--

In GEAR » 25gram canister stove? Brs-3000t. Is this the new lightest canister stove?
December 05, 11:49am

Re: Re: Re: Mountainsmith Pinnacle
"Skiers don't." Oh, I used to be pretty good at breaking ski poles. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Cheap things that work as good or better than expensive things
December 05, 11:32am

Re: Deformed elastic on underclothing
Lots of synthetic things like elastic will go to hell once chlorine bleach has been on them. Sometimes the wrong kind of detergent will do it. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Deformed elastic on underclothing
December 05, 11:23am

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