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All Forum Posts by Eric Swab

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Colorado Trail Footwear
Allen, I can't speak for the areas you are heading but I just got back from hiking in Commanche Peak Wilderness, there was still quite a bit of snow above 10,500', more than I anticipate...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail Footwear
July 04, 1:19pm

"Snowshoes on the CDT section? 19.July Steamboat Springs Northbound"
This link may help: http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/snotel/Colorado/colorado.html

In GEAR » Snowshoes on the CDT section? 19.July Steamboat Springs Northbound
June 23, 10:08pm

Single Pole Shelter for 1 + Dog
John, Do a search on Google Images for the Gatewood Cape or the Wild Oasis, it might help you decide if there is enough room. Even though there may be enough floor room the wall angles and he...

In GEAR » Single Pole Shelter for 1 + Dog
June 16, 10:03pm

Help me decide b/w Jam & Gorilla
TJ, Just tried the Jam last weekend on a day hike with the back panel removed and a 3/4 ridgerest rolled, loaded to 24 pounds to simulate a week long trip, carried okay for 12 miles but I though...

In GEAR » Help me decide b/w Jam & Gorilla
May 30, 11:59am

Moving away from the spreadsheet side of life
William, It's not the spreadsheet itself, it's that the over analysis is now taking away from your outdoor experience. In the end it's about walking and being outdoors, when constan...

In Philosophy & Technique » Moving away from the spreadsheet side of life
May 29, 12:52pm

Goose Creek TH Loop Map
Thanks for the photos link and trail info.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Goose Creek TH Loop Map
May 23, 6:09am

Goose Creek TH Loop Map
Thanks for the update Lars, plan to head down there Memorial Day weekend myself. If the Lake Park Trail was not open would it be safe to say that Brookside McCurdy going passed McCurdy Mountai...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Goose Creek TH Loop Map
May 22, 9:03pm

4 pass loop Aspen snow estimates?
This might help you http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/snotel/Colorado/colorado.html

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 4 pass loop Aspen snow estimates?
May 22, 8:41pm

GSI Halulite Minimalist+Super Cat
I agree the super cat is wind sensitive. I am using a wind screen made from a piece of dryer vent aluminum, cut 3.5" tall. The first one had a bunch of holes all the way around the bottom an...

In GEAR » GSI Halulite Minimalist + Gram Weenie Pro
May 22, 8:33pm

"Cook System Questions"
I'll second Greg on this, 600ml (20 oz) is too small to actually cook in, but freezer bag cooking is great, no clean up! Most meals take around 12 to 16 ounces of water and to me these are u...

In GEAR » Cook System Questions
May 19, 10:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm