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  1. Thread: water

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    I've used one, and still use it sometimes. I...

    I've used one, and still use it sometimes. I really can't say it's better or worse than any other method, they all have minor cons, and the con for the Steripen is reliance on electricity.
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    I was hesitant to suggest the hammock...

    I was hesitant to suggest the hammock alternative, but Traveler paved the way. Head on over to Hammockforums.net and find someone in your area. You can just about guarantee that they'll be happy to...
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    I have an Evernew "non-stick" titanium pot. ...

    I have an Evernew "non-stick" titanium pot. Perhaps it's time to give it a real test before I sell it. Off to the Important MH Lasagna store:::::
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    I liked Darwin, Dixie and Whimsical woman.

    I liked Darwin, Dixie and Whimsical woman.
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    Aren't Orioles on the endangered feces list?

    Aren't Orioles on the endangered feces list?
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    Agreed. I use the shorty Prolite (12 oz), with...

    Agreed. I use the shorty Prolite (12 oz), with 6-8 sections of z-rest for extra warmth, protection, sit/nap pad, emergency use, etc. CCF alone is for teenagers only!
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    It's one of those things that has the potential...

    It's one of those things that has the potential added downside of the establishment choosing to no longer accept hikers as guests.

    A box of Oreos will cure your desire for fire.
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    I've looked at your list a few times over, and...

    I've looked at your list a few times over, and now that I know what the yak pants are, I can't see much of significance to drop... nothing that adds up to a pound, anyway. The only thing I'd...
  9. I'd try making the batter by pouring boiling...

    I'd try making the batter by pouring boiling water in the cup the mix is packaged in - it's tough enough to go in the microwave. Then "poach" the cup in a pot of hot water with a lid on the pot. It...
  10. I'd try making the batter by pouring boiling...

    I'd try making the batter by pouring boiling water in the cup the mix is packaged in - it's tough enough to go in the microwave. Then "poach" the cup in a pot of hot water with a lid on the pot. It...
  11. I think you're on to something there. Silicone...

    I think you're on to something there. Silicone can handle baking temps, but doesn't do well with flame. I was going to test some silicone oven pads as a base for my alcohol stoves, but all I had to...
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    Attitude will weigh you down. You might want to...

    Attitude will weigh you down. You might want to consider leaving that behind.
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    All of the above for me. I do treat my clothes,...

    All of the above for me. I do treat my clothes, and I do wear shorts when it's warm. I check often, especially in areas where I'm more likely to pick up a tick: grassy or brushy areas, power line...
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    What's with any shaming... period? If folks...

    What's with any shaming... period? If folks choose to wear heavy Vasque boots or carry a Nalgene or whatever, that's their business. I don't think I'd pour boiling water into a SmartWater bottle...
  15. Thread: Snake Gaiters

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    Obviously has no stock in Dirty Girls!

    Obviously has no stock in Dirty Girls!
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    I leave myself some room in my "home by" or "call...

    I leave myself some room in my "home by" or "call by" time, and make damn sure I make it. I'm expecting that if I don't make it, I need help as soon as possible, which as One Half noted, might mean...
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    The illusion is also known as one's "Glory" I've...

    The illusion is also known as one's "Glory" I've seen it once when on a ridgetop near sunset, with clear skies to the west, and a bowl of clouds to the east, right up to the ridge. With the sun to...
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    Northboundgear.co - good stuff

    I was looking for some warm - but not too warm - winter pants for snowshoeing and XC skiing, and I couldn't resist trying the Northbound Gear Adventure pants. You've probably seen the ads, with the...
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    Winter ain't over yet! We still have April, May,...

    Winter ain't over yet! We still have April, May, and June to go still.
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    My Zen moment for today, thank you!

    My Zen moment for today, thank you!
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    I've been eyeballing the enlightened equipment...

    I've been eyeballing the enlightened equipment recon bivy for a long time: https://enlightenedequipment.com/recon-custom/

    I'm not a huge bivy fan, but this combined with a small tarp would make a...
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    I had a break-in into my unlocked car; the police...

    I had a break-in into my unlocked car; the police said sometimes the crooks will break the windows any how just to let you know they were there. Tagging, if you will.
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    Funny, I do a lot of the things on Tipi's list...

    Funny, I do a lot of the things on Tipi's list after I finish a hike, so it's ready to go on the next trip. I do have a checklist, so I don't go on a hike without fuel or spoon again. Lay...
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    Personal choice. I use them in winter snow, but...

    Personal choice. I use them in winter snow, but if I wear them in the summer I'll have heat rash. Rather have dirty socks, and I'm ok with taking an occasional break to knock the pebbles out of my...
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    I hiked for years/decades without treating, but...

    I hiked for years/decades without treating, but there are a lot more people and other critters in the woods than there were then. Can't count how many times I've taken water from a stream, then...
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