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Light and Easy Water Filtration for the Lazy Backpacker
Over the years I’ve spent backpacking through the nearby Uwharries and Appalachian Mountains I’ve used a number of methods to insure the purity of my drinking water. A couple of things I have ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Light and Easy Water Filtration for the Lazy Backpacker
August 09, 1:27pm

Green or Light
You made some good points. Especially that we are all going to find out if the scientific commuinity is right. They are and the proof can be seen in melting ice packs, more severe storms and lack...

In Philosophy & Technique » Green and Light?
August 04, 4:03pm

What if green = heavier wallet?
The waste water treatment plant in Burlington, NC has been making fertilizer from the solids at their facilities for years. I work next door and the trucks run non-stop taking it out to farmers. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Green and Light?
August 04, 2:09pm

Bear Cubs
Cubs are interesting to watch but give them plenty of space. My son walked into a clearing in the Smokeys and discovered a cub playing. He froze and looked slowly around for the sow. He then ret...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Life one link down the foodchain
August 02, 5:49am

New Scale
Thanks for the tip. I've been looking for a scale and this one fits the bill. However in the US I doubt if its tax deductible unless you have a creative accountant or you own a business.

In GEAR » New scale - best toy ever...!
August 02, 5:18am

Quilt vs Bag
I vote for the quilt. After years of feeling like a sardine in a can I purchased a Nunatak Back Country Blanket. I had them add a couple of inches in the shoulders and now its like sleeping at ho...

In GEAR » Newbie needs advice on quilt vs bag
August 02, 5:10am

Re: FS: Granite Gear Vapor Trail Pack
Scott Contact me at 336 266-0366 about this pack or email me at gyounger@ci.burlington.nc.us Gary

In Gear Swap » FS: Granite Gear Vapor Trail Pack
August 01, 10:04am

Re: SMD Lunar Solo e, Starlite
Randall I'll take the Luna Solo. You can contact me at jjacaruso@triad.rr.com or my cell is 336 213-4082 or office phone 336 578-4000. I will be instructing a class this AM but should be...

In Gear Swap » SMD Lunar Solo e, Starlite
August 01, 4:45am

Lunar Solo
I'll take the Lunar Solo. Contact me at jjacaruso@triad.rr.com

In Gear Swap » SMD Lunar Solo e, Starlite
August 01, 4:41am

Black Bears on the AT
I agree with Kevin. We are leaving too much food laying around. On several hikes where I spent time with "thru hikers" I observed food in tents, shelters and trash laying around. When ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fatal bear attack in Utah
July 31, 2:00pm

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