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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Tigoat
"How did you go putting holes in the Ti sheet?" I've punched holes in 0.005" titanium foil before. I used an ordinary hand paper punch that I got at the Dollar Store. When I s...

In GEAR » Where can I buy Ti windscreen for Fosters Pot?
November 14, 4:26pm

Re: Re: Buff and Bugs
"the laser-eyed "if you're not using it all the time, it's useless" approach that tends to characterize thru-hikers is still somewhat new territory for me " That seem...

In Gear Lists » Even More PCT
November 14, 4:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Figure your maximum use
You guys sound like a bunch of old men complaining about your prostate glands. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 14, 12:12am

Re: UL glove recommendation
There are lots of synthetic liner gloves on the market, and they go 1-2 ounces per pair. Over that, I have some DIY cuben fiber rain mitts, and they go about 0.2 ounces per pair. The cuben fiber is...

In GEAR » UL glove recommendation
November 12, 10:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Can I Cook in my Tent?
"My memory says the sale occurred in the early 1980's." It might have been a few years before that. I was going to guess that Penberthy was out of the picture before 1975. REI t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Can I Cook in my Tent?
November 12, 10:40pm

Re: Anyone know if Pat Springs in Big Sur has water flowing this year, or has the drought dried it up?
"any recent trail conditions" There ought to be a good crop of poison oak along the trail. --B.G.--

In Pre-Trip Planning » Anyone know if Pat Springs in Big Sur has water flowing this year, or has the drought dried it up?
November 12, 4:09pm

Re: Water Strategy
If you mix some electrolyte powder into your water, you may find that you need to consume slightly less water. Basically, if you consume a lot of plain water, then you may be urinating a lot, an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 12, 4:08pm

Re: Re: Awesome!
"corrupt politicians" I think that you are repeating yourself. --B.G.--

In Editor's Roundtable » Can I Cook in my Tent?
November 12, 3:40pm

Re: Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
The volume is small and the maximum load is only 30 pounds. I'm not impressed. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
November 11, 10:32pm

Re: Re: Re: 25gram canister stove? Brs-3000t. Is this the new lightest canister stove?
"my only complaint other than the 1 month delivery time is that the piezo is very finicky, its hit or miss" Eric, from time to time we have heard such allegations about the piezo light...

In GEAR » 25gram canister stove? Brs-3000t. Is this the new lightest canister stove?
November 11, 5:47pm

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