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Newbie ultralighter gear list
I think you've gotten some really good advice here. From my perspective, however, it's difficult to give a lot of advice to a newcomer to the sport, to help them go ultralight. Why? W...

In Gear Lists » Newbie ultralighter gear list
July 15, 12:40pm

Northern Indiana Hike
The Little Calumet trail out of Michigan City through the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore .... Take the South Shore train to the Beverly Shores station. Be sure you have bug dope. Or you could ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Chicagoland Hike?
July 12, 1:49pm

Torsolite - $40
Glad to hear Frank picked this up .... Just out of curiosity ..... how comfortable was the 1"pad .... what other types of pads would you compare it to in comfort?

In Gear Swap » Torsolight - $40
July 12, 7:21am

The End of the world as we know it

In Chaff » Does anyone actually think that industrial civilization is sustainable?
July 11, 8:30pm

Re: Re: The Myth
"so, whats the square root of infinity?" Imagination

In GEAR » Debunking the Myth: Quilts AREN’T as Comfortable as a Sleeping Bag
July 11, 8:20pm

Vindication for MYOG approach
That's a very interesting thought that I had not considered before. I would have to agree .... making your own gear gives you more freedom to reduce redundencies in your kit by building your...

In Make Your Own Gear » vindication for MYOG approach
July 11, 7:20am

BeDunking da Myth
You forgot to divide by the mass of an electron .....

In GEAR » Debunking the Myth: Quilts AREN’T as Comfortable as a Sleeping Bag
July 10, 7:25pm

Alcohol Stove Damage
Smaller stoves, like the red bull can stoves, have caused the same problem for me in the past, but my Whitebox has never caused that type of problem.

In Philosophy & Technique » Alcohol Stove damage
July 10, 12:11pm

Choosing Gear is excessively Complex
I would also vote for the Arc Alpinest .... And if I couldn't afford that ... I'd go with the Golite ultra (but wish it were the Alpinest). If I had to choose just one stove ... I'...

In GEAR » Choosing Gear is Excessively Complex
July 10, 11:36am

Industrial Civilization
Thanks Rog .... I'll look them up. Mark

In Chaff » Does anyone actually think that industrial civilization is sustainable?
July 09, 3:06pm

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm