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Re: modern take on Scout fire
Mike's question being: knowing that there would likely be a fair amount of condensation w/ the emergency blanket, would it behoove one to put their hardshell on under their insulating layer, a...

In Philosophy & Technique » modern take on Scout fire and question on vapor barrier
April 11, 5:57pm

Re: GGG and my faux pas
Apologies for shortening the subject: line ... I am allergic to multiple re:'s :-) Morrison is dead. WHAT? Nobody tells me anything;-( [snail commences a death spiral] This is the...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG and my faux pas
April 07, 4:00pm

SHT
Sugarloaf Pond, Superior Hiking Trail October 2001. Sadly, this gem has dwindled to less than 5% of the size shown here.

In Photo Gallery » Favorite Campsite Photos
April 05, 7:43pm

Re: Hiking Pole Diameters
BPL Stix 0.625 inches Komperdell Ultralight Vario 4, 2nd generation 0.714 inches

In GEAR » Hiking Pole Diameters
April 05, 8:20am

Re: Want stove that can boil H2O in a wide-mouth stainless steel bottle
a reliable self-igniter Yeah - an attached Bic. The rest all fail, in my experience. After all, they are all made to a very low price, as add-on generics. here is an alternative that has not ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Want stove that can boil H2O in a wide-mouth stainless steel bottle
April 03, 7:59pm

Re: NEW! Sierra Designs DriDown Balaclava
Happy Fools Day (perhaps?:-)

In GEAR » NEW! Sierra Designs DriDown Balaclava
April 01, 10:30am

Re: Re: Re: Sierra Snowpack 2015
All the people ... and the middle of the country a ... tired of shoveling snow ALL? Not this one;-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 31, 8:24am

Re: Food for the AT
Hi Vicki, AT, eh? Looking forward to hearing about it in May. Which reminds me, time for me to start shopping route ideas to the group. On a trail building weekend a couple years ago I ch...

In GEAR » Food for the AT
March 28, 3:42pm

RGIC - ridiculously good ideas compendium
I'll start – this winter I started using a frisbee as a snow shoveling device in camp. Worked beautifully - picks up heaps of snow, doubles as a pack frame, triples as a glissading device. ...

In GEAR » RGIC - ridiculously good ideas compendium
March 28, 3:38pm

Re: Sturdy long handled soup spoon?
ACK! I lost track of my own thread! So many replies needed: Apologies to all for the vaguely worded question. @Mark and Jay: Thank you for relieving me of the expectation that bamboo woul...

In GEAR » Sturdy long handled soup spoon?
March 26, 5:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am

Thru-Hiker.com
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am