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treated net
in countries with malaria, the CDC only reccomends treated mosquito nets (these go over a bed). You can find plenty online. I bought one for my daughter to use in honduras a few weeks ago. In a r...

In GEAR » Permethrin treated net skirt of a tarp
July 02, 7:30pm

caddy
If you are going to haul a "caddy", you have the wrong pot for YOU. Get a more durable pot, and it will be lighter than the pot/caddy combo.

In GEAR » Where do I get a caddy for a fosters cooking can?
July 01, 8:05pm

water treatment
philmont supplies micropur tablets (ClO2). Thats all that is necessary. So idiot proof, even a 14yr old boy can do it.

In Philmont » Water Management for Dry Camps
July 01, 8:03pm

deet
A pump with a thin liquid can leak very easily. I prefer 3m Ultrathon because it doesnt leak. I also use only a dab if at all. Treated clothing and headnet is #1 line of defense, hands are about ...

In GEAR » Deet in a pump spray bottle
July 01, 7:51pm

clean up
I dont worry about it on the trail. If I was going to get on a plane, for sure I would either mail myself clean clothes to the end of the trail, or pick up cheapies at Walmart or something. ...

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 8:00pm

WP
Seems like everyone hitches to LP, so thats my plan as well. I read a trail journal of one hiker who camped at the campground, then stared walking at ~2 am, walked straight to Mcdonalds and got ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Whitney portal campground advice?
June 29, 6:43pm

campsite
Any campsite within 0.5 mile of a place you can park a car, is a place to avoid. Seriously, and without fail. If its not ridiculous loud car campers, its a local party spot for teenagers.

In Philosophy & Technique » Campsite Rage Cure?
June 29, 6:20pm

electrolyte
I use Sqwincher lite Kwik sticks. 0.1oz, designed for 20 oz bottles, works fine in about a liter. I get them from work, they are sold mostly by safety supply companies today. Small amts of ele...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Favorite Powdered Electrolyte Drinks?
June 29, 6:10am

AM
You will notice that it makes no mention of viruses, and cysts like giardia and crypto. As far as I know, it still does not meet EPA qualifications for a water "purifier" as the tablets...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Aqua Mira Recanting Numbers - about 5 drop with the USP droppers
June 28, 7:04pm

AM
To muddy the waters, AM changed the dropper tip on their bottles recently, as seen in the picture above. That is different from the old dropper tip. The old one was solid white and had a square...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Aqua Mira Recanting Numbers - about 5 drop with the USP droppers
June 28, 4:23pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm