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what it feels like when you first lay down?
It sounds like the insulative value should be the same for airmat on top of CCF and airmat underneath CCF once the mats have been warmed by your body heat. I wonder, however, if putting the CCF, w...

In Philosophy & Technique » Boosting thermal insulation of airmats with a CCF; is position important? Why?
November 11, 8:57pm

winter trips in MN or nearby
The Porcupine Mtns in Michigan should give you cold, snow, and milage in forest. If you want to do some of the SHT try PMing Chad. I believe he lives in Duluth and has a flexible schedule. Unfor...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Minnesota or nearby in winter
October 28, 12:18pm

inconsistent sizing
Took my son today to get one for him and the sizing was all over the place. He tried on 4 or 5 XL's with sleeve lengths from 4" above his wrist to just below his wrist.

In GEAR » Awesome cheap puffy
October 16, 7:46pm

military kerosene heaters
I've seen kerosene tent heaters in Army Navy stores before. I don't quite remember, but think that they could burn gas or Aviation gas too. Definately not light, though.

In GEAR » Fuel stove
October 07, 4:22pm

how many stakes
How many stakes does it take for a minimum set up and for a secure, high wind set up?

In Gear Swap » FS: Terra Nova Laser Photon 1
October 07, 3:00pm

moment vs lasar photon vs ?
In warm weather I hang and when it is cool and the bugs are gone I tarp but I'm looking for a light tent for above tree line, buggy conditions, winter use, and going with more traditional group...

In GEAR » moment vs lasar photon vs ?
October 04, 7:53pm

Have a great trip! I was just up there on the 30th and 1st and the colors were starting but not at peak. Gooseberry down to CtRd 301 and back the next day. The river was fantastic. The yellows ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » SHT Oct. 7-9th
October 04, 7:23pm

shelf life of AM
Really? 4 years would be great. I thought I had heard the life was 3 months once opened. That is so short that I never looked hard at the packaging to confirm.

In Philosophy & Technique » Chlorine Dixode pills?
October 03, 9:29pm

Chlorine Dixode pills?
I don't get out solo enough to make AM drops cost effective; I'd end up buying new bottles for one trip and have them go bad before the next time I needed them so I use the pills. That mea...

In Philosophy & Technique » Chlorine Dixode pills?
October 02, 8:28pm

laser photon
Why are you selling it? Didn't like it, doesn't fit your needs, duplicates anoher shelter, tarping now...?

In Gear Swap » FS: Terra Nova Laser Photon 1
October 02, 7:42pm

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