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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Repairing cuben fiber tear
The repair tape works pretty good as long as the cuben fiber surfaces are completely clean and dry. OTOH, if you had duct tape on there as a temporary repair and then removed it, you would leave so...

In GEAR » Repairing cuben fiber tear
March 18, 3:42pm

Re: Spot Satellite GPS Messenger
Some backpackers only want an emergency beacon device and that is all. If they break a leg, Search and Rescue will be notified of your position, but they won't have any idea of the nature of th...

In GEAR » Spot Satellite GPS Messenger
March 18, 3:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Repairing cuben fiber tear
If the tear was one inch long and "just sliced," then I would cover it with a 1.5-inch strip of cuben repair tape and then seal it down firmly. If you are out in the field and you don&...

In GEAR » Repairing cuben fiber tear
March 18, 3:12pm

Re: Don A..
"WHY is a thread about a cooking technique in the GEAR forum rather than the FOOD and HYDRATION forum where it belongs?" I suspect it was because of the discussion focus on the baking ...

In GEAR » Another Look at Dry Baking
March 18, 3:04pm

Re: Repairing cuben fiber tear
What is the width of your cuben fiber repair tape? Is it wide enough to cover the tear on both sides? --B.G.--

In GEAR » Repairing cuben fiber tear
March 18, 3:02pm

Re: Re: Beavers PCT List
"No way to predict when or where." Correct. However, we can guess. For the last few dry summers, along the JMT the Sierra National Forest put up fire bans first. It might happen by ...

In Gear Lists » Beavers PCT List
March 18, 1:48pm

Re: May Challenge Gear Help!?
Assuming that you are wearing a PFD, then there is something you can add to that. I made a vest out of mosquito netting, and it has four big padded pockets for carrying important stuff. The origina...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » May Challenge Gear Help!?
March 18, 1:32pm

Re: Re: Re: the full report
Before you consider desalinization very much, you have to ask about the source of energy necessary to run such a plant. They require a lot of energy. So, increasing the capacity of solar energy pro...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 18, 1:26pm

Re: Chicken jerky
You could probably nuke it before you start the dehydration process. --B.G.--

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Help dehydrating beef jerky
March 18, 1:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Pyramids above treeline in the winter?
Yes, finding a stick might be difficult. If the snow is deep, you won't find any sticks under the snow. There might be sticks that dropped off trees and are visible, but they would likely be be...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Pyramids above treeline in the winter?
March 17, 3:32pm

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