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Jump to new posts Re: light and durable bottle for backpacking by Bill Kennedy @ Today at 04:20 PM

The Sigg bottles may be just the ticket. Here's a link: http://www.siggnorthamerica.com/why-sigg-bottles/
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Jump to new posts Re: light and durable bottle for backpacking by Rick_D @ Today at 03:40 PM

What about offerings from your home team at Sigg? Their stuff lasts decades. There's basically no pathway for aluminum uptake and it remains a lightweight and robust option. I'm also a titanium fan and there are a few options from Vargo. Finally, I'
Backcountry Photography Discussion
Lots to unpack. How much of your Fuji dissatisfaction is a RAW converter/processing issue? How much of your forest understory challenges could be resolved with faster lenses? If starting fresh a mirrorless kit with weatherproof body and lenses in w
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Jump to new posts Couple Packing for the Camino de Santiago by walkingnatur @ Today at 08:41 AM

Hello, everyone! We are a young couple who dedicates themselve to creating photo and video content, as well as our own music. Our content is related to travelling and adventures. We are passionate walkers who love hiking, trekking and camping. Our go
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Jump to new posts Re: New members by Glenn Roberts @ Today at 07:10 AM

Not sure it’s just the “new voting population.” Trump, Pelosi, McConnell, Schumer and company didn’t win by just attracting those folks.
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Jump to new posts Re: light and durable bottle for backpacking by Mbphoto @ Today at 03:43 AM

So, what softener do they use in Tritan plastics then? Again, the BPA craziness isn't what keeps me away from plastics, it's the general thought about the softeners used to make the plastic flexible (small molecules that leave the polymer structure t
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Jump to new posts Re: New members by Bill Kennedy @ Today at 03:21 AM

I agree. But I don't understand what you mean by a 13-year gap in the posts.
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Jump to new posts Re: light and durable bottle for backpacking by Bill Kennedy @ Today at 03:16 AM

The Nalgene "Ultra Light" 32oz. bottles(almost 1 liter) only weighs 3.5oz. (99 grams) and is made of HDPE, which I belive has no known health risks. PETE bottles (soda, bottled water) are lighter yet and are likewise safe, although shouldn'
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Jump to new posts Re: New members by Jimshaw @ Yesterday at 05:49 PM

Ya know I couldn't help but notice a 13 year gap in these posts. I suppose the young and modern have changed even more in the lapse of time. I find it interesting that our 26 year old roomate thinks he has all the worlds knowledge on Google. Like mat
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Jump to new posts Re: Turning around by Jimshaw @ Yesterday at 05:37 PM

One summer we were climbing the trail up that point above Zion - maybe the birds nest. The winds were hitting 80 mph and when we sat down for a moment, we felt the rocks under us moving. We left. Another time we were hiking up to eagle lake above la
General Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: MSR 11 oz fuel bottle packing by Mbphoto @ Yesterday at 10:06 AM

I would definitely carry it on the outside. The fuel will likely and very quickly damage everything it touches inside your bag. Also, the Naphtha will probably dissolve your ziploc bag rather quickly if it's not made from solvent-proof material.
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Jump to new posts Re: light and durable bottle for backpacking by balzaccom @ Yesterday at 10:04 AM

Taking insulated bottles on a backpacking trip has never appealed to us because of the weight. We do like the Platypus bottles that roll up with they are not full. It eliminates that gurgling sound as you hike, and we've used a couple of those fo
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Jump to new posts light and durable bottle for backpacking by Mbphoto @ Yesterday at 08:05 AM

So Since I'm currently on a shopping spree for my adventures backpacking, trekking, bivying and so on, I'm looking for certain items where I feel weight savings are in order. My current plan is the following: - Bring a SteriPEN to areas where ther
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Jump to new posts Re: Reducing the weight of your clothing... by Mbphoto @ Yesterday at 06:58 AM

I prefer Merino wool shirts to the synthetic tech stuff.. After 2 hours of climbing indoors, none of my tech tees (all around 50 bucks a piece) still smells like I would want to wear it again. I cannot imagine them lasting more than one day hiking..
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