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Lite Food Talk
Jump to new posts Re: vacuum sealer question by Kyle Jackson @ 28 minutes 47 seconds ago

Hello, what kind of food sealers can you recommend? At my work we have a vacuum chamber (Minerva I think) but I really can't afford a vacuum-chamber at home, so I have to settle with a sealer. Hope you can help me, so that I can start sous vide'ing a
Trip Plans, Reports & Inquiries
Jump to new posts Re: Wind River High Route 2017 by wandering_daisy @ Yesterday at 04:08 PM

Oops! meant to say trial-run, not trail-run, but you could do that too! LOL.
Trip Plans, Reports & Inquiries
Jump to new posts Re: Trip Report - Dolly Sods WV by 41253 @ Yesterday at 03:32 PM

Viewing the content seems to require some sort of membership beyond a basic Facebook account.
Buy & Sell Gear Here!
Jump to new posts FS: Lightweight prototype pack by Pika @ Yesterday at 02:44 PM

For Sale, home-made prototype lightweight pack of approximately 2400 cubic inches volume. The main body is made of coated 1.8 oz. rip stop, the extension collar is 1.3 oz. silicon nylon and the back panel (the black part) is coated nylon taffeta. T
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ACR ResQLink PLB 2880 Smallest and lightest of ACR's ResQLink series. This unit has never been deployed. The battery was recently replaced and the unit tested at an ACR service center. Includes protective neoprene pouch. $175 + shipping.
Lite Gear Talk
Jump to new posts Re: I took the plunge to build a new towel by OregonMouse @ 04/21/17 08:04 PM

I take a couple of Clorox brand Handi-Wipes. They are highly absorbent, dry in a few minutes, last through several launderings before being tossed. They also weigh next to nothing. 0.6 oz for the pair, and they dry so fast that I never have to ca
General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: All leather hiking boots by heelydavid @ 04/20/17 08:58 AM

Originally Posted By OregonMouseThat's why I originally switched to trail runners--I couldn't find any leather boots that weren't Goretex (which leaves my feet feeling as though they're in a sauna). Once I switched, I never wanted to wear boots agai
General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: Privacy When Traveling by heelydavid @ 04/20/17 08:46 AM

Originally Posted By DiaI often travel out of state to backpack/hike and frequently find myself in situations where I only have access to public wi-fi, which I know is not secure. Since I do work as a freelance writer who writes/blogs about my travel
General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: Mid-March and tons of snow by HPD @ 04/19/17 10:04 AM

I'll pass your info along. Thanks daisy!
Lite Gear Talk
Jump to new posts Re: Travel towel by Jimshaw @ 04/19/17 02:40 AM

I carry a piece of microfiber "hair drying" towel. It is very good for cleaning glasses too... Jim
Lite Philosophies & Practices
Jump to new posts Re: Sleeping aids? by Jimshaw @ 04/19/17 02:36 AM

Hi Mouse, glad you're still here.
Backcountry Beginners
Jump to new posts Re: Gas stove and camping by JustWalking @ 04/19/17 12:16 AM

Are you talking about using one of the Camping Gaz stoves, the ones where you can't separate the canister from the stove until it's empty? If so, wherever you put it, ensure it won't move or get jostled and inadvertently turn on the gas.
Trip Plans, Reports & Inquiries
Jump to new posts Re: Pacific Northwest!!!! by ETSU Pride @ 04/18/17 07:43 PM

Originally Posted By OregonMouseEnchanted Valley (on the Quinault in the SW corner of ONP) may be an option. In a normal year (not this year!) it's accessible by April. Keep watch on those trip report sources I gave you. I don't know if they've fi
General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: DEUTER Act Lite 65+10 vs OSPREY Atmos 65 AG by Glenn Roberts @ 04/18/17 07:36 PM

I've used the ACT Lite 50+10 briefly, and the ACT Zero 50+15 slightly longer. I've also used the Atmos 50 AG. They're all good packs. I think the best thing you can do is load your own gear into both packs and see how they feel. But there is a third
Hiking with Animals (non-human)
Jump to new posts Re: Disappointed in search for pup so far by hikerduane @ 04/18/17 04:19 PM

Just got back Sunday evening from a stovie campout in the Mojave Desert for four nights. Repo did great, had a older pup to rough house with. Duane
Trip Plans, Reports & Inquiries
Jump to new posts Re: California's White Mountain Traverse by wandering_daisy @ 04/17/17 11:08 PM

http://www.sierramountaincenter.com/tours/the-white-mountains-crest-hike/#all A bit pricy, but check this out.
Lite Gear Talk
Well, many people around here (myself included) have switched from hiking boots to light weight trail runners. They are much easier to hike in. It felt odd at first (like your ankle is exposed) but once I got used to them I never looked back. I us
Backcountry Health & Safety
The admin might move this discussion to "trips" if it continues. I was only there in spirit, it's been over 15 years but it remains a favorite place. New highways have made the trip from DFW to the west end of the OT and the Upper Kiamich
Trip Plans, Reports & Inquiries
Ha, yes, I just meant around camp before we go to bed. Incidentally, I forgot to buy roasting bags and used bread bags instead. They were old ones I had saved for just that purpose. What I discovered is that the paint on old bread bags gets gummy and
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