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So, Like, Uhm, what do you want ?
What do you want Ryan to say? Could he say anything that wouldn't be dissected and analyzed to death? He wrote an article and posted comments twice. It has been "quoted" and spe...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
January 04, 7:23am

gps accuracy ?
Try this. Sit down for lunch with your GPS on and after lunch look at the track log. We found That using GPS for seaching to be very frustrating, but shooting an azmuth with a good compass - ve...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
January 02, 7:56am

good read
Nick, I enjoyed your post. I too, have gone to the light and back a bit. Comfort seems to be a higher priority as I get older. I like your reflections and experience based observations. Whe...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
January 01, 1:53pm

Doug, I enjoy your humorous posts. "you're a funny guy" ala the Goodfella's movie. Dave

In Chaff » Life lesson #247
December 31, 5:40am

I use to carry snow stakes, but nature provides a lighter option. I tie over sized cordage loops to each tarp tie-out and use small branches (2 ft length and about 3/4-1 " width) to anchor the...

In GEAR » A frame in snow
December 30, 6:28pm

We have a few people setting up A-frames in the winter, they do just fine. Depending on the snow depth, you can dig out a palace under the tarp. Most of our group uses a flying diamond pitch with a...

In GEAR » A frame in snow
December 30, 6:09pm

Re: How many bag nights for 2011?
Had to get the calendar. Got 30 nights in the bag - some on top in the summer - this year. I made a real commitment to go on one backcountry SAR per month. I also had three fun trips of 4 days ...

In Chaff » How many bag nights for 2011?
December 30, 5:22pm

bug system
We use a system approach for our SAR work in the thick swamps in the heat of July and August. We coat our clothing in Permethrin - make sure to wear long sleeves and pants. Tuck your pant legs into...

In GEAR » Well I'll be dipped in DEET!
December 30, 4:58pm

Why paint, + 1 on letting nature do it for you. Go for a blackened bush pot with a healthy coating of creosote. Better for the environment that the crap coming out of a spray can. :) All i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Painting pot black
December 30, 4:43pm

Daniel, You hit the nail on the head. As I get into the things that I like to do, I find that the gear that I need is either not available or way overpriced for my needs. For me, I turned to myo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
December 29, 4:17pm

All Reader Reviews by David Goodyear

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am