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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: pellets
"if pellets don't work due to their size/shape, something else "standard"- maybe chopsticks? :)" Pine dowel rods, 1/4" diameter, chopped up into 2" lengths. ...

In GEAR » Woodburning stove "Burn-Off"
February 08, 12:49pm

Re: lighting methods
To start, you want yellow pine from Georgia in sticks about the diameter of a pencil. If you top-load those, they form a loose pile that ventilates OK. Then, some oak from California burns well. ...

In GEAR » Woodburning stove "Burn-Off"
February 08, 9:42am

Re: Confusing
TSA: "One book of safety (non-strike anywhere) matches are permitted as carry-on items, but all matches are prohibited in checked baggage." There should be no confusion with the TSA wo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Matches and the TSA
February 07, 7:58pm

Re: Re: possible rain ??
The purest rainwater mixes well with ethyl alcohol. --B.G.--

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual Bay Area BPL Hike
February 07, 7:54pm

Re: MYOG Material Suggestions
Since there are already some established vendors in this small niche market, you might want to state what you are bringing to the party. That is, how does your company distinguish itself from the o...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Material Suggestions
February 07, 4:57pm

Re: Gardiner Basin - a beautiful area
Bryan, I liked your trip report. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Cross Country Questions
February 06, 8:22pm

Re: Sixty Lakes And Gardiner Basin
There is a certain rascally herd of bighorn sheep rams that can be found around the trail to Sixty Lakes. They probably come over Baxter Pass, which is where the female herd probably is. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Cross Country Questions
February 06, 3:40pm

Re: Peninsula Carpool from Palo Alto
What you guys might want to do is to organize a carpool point at the bottom of the road to Henry Coe (East Dunne at 101). That would be the McDonalds parking lot. The Henry Coe park staff will b...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual Bay Area BPL Hike
February 05, 9:11pm

Re: Sixty Lakes Basin To JMT Questions
"Can you go cross-country heading North/Northwest out of Sixty Lakes basin and into the Baxter Creek or Dollar Lake area?" Yes, I think so. There was some discussion here a year or so ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Cross Country Questions
February 05, 8:57pm

Re: Cell phone camera with optical zoom
First of all, let me go on record as being a normal photographer with normal DSLR cameras. I do own a cell phone that I seldom use. It will shoot the simplest of photos, and I do not claim to be a ...

In GEAR » Cell phone camera with optical zoom
February 05, 8:48pm

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