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  1. Have fun! Good luck and fair skies! Wayne

    Have fun! Good luck and fair skies!
    Wayne
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    Good for you! Be safe! Wayne

    Good for you! Be safe!
    Wayne
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    Is the North Carolina Mountains to Sea Trail...

    Is the North Carolina Mountains to Sea Trail beyond a 3 hour drive?
    Just curious since we moved to North Carolina and the MST is practically in my backyard.
    Wayne
  4. Glad to hear that you have returned to the SS...

    Glad to hear that you have returned to the SS Clan!
    On the other hand, I am quite pleased with the SS 1 and part solid inner tent body. I am even more pleased with the SS 1 rainfly alone. Conditions...
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    Glad somebody finally woke up. Youíre welcome!...

    Glad somebody finally woke up.
    Youíre welcome!
    Now. Donít tell another soul!
    Wyoming shall not become like California!
    I am super envious of the airline price to Jackson, WY. I searched all...
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    Internet Search: Interstate Rest Area overnight...

    Internet Search: Interstate Rest Area overnight stay rules by state
    States are different. While RVs may be allowed to stay overnight, automobiles may not have the same privileges.
    Be safe. Know...
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    Thanks for the good news. CrossbowAT: In the...

    Thanks for the good news.
    CrossbowAT:
    In the current situation, I would suggest that the only reliable information will come directly from the folks at the Visitor Center.
    Give them a call. ...
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    What have you got against the 20s at night? With...

    What have you got against the 20s at night?
    With the right sleep system you will sleep just fine.
    The big ole mountain north of Idyllwild could be a problem. Snow. Ice. Etc.
    No crowds are a...
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    Having owned and used ULAís largest pack in...

    Having owned and used ULAís largest pack in Colorado, I wouldnít hesitate to recommend any pack in ULAís inventory.
    For about the same price and weight & more versatility, I would give serious...
  10. Thereís a cold front coming thatís going to move...

    Thereís a cold front coming thatís going to move the rain out.
    Try Rays Weather Dot Com for Mountain Weather.
    Stay dry. Be safe.
    Wayne
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    Winner! Wayne

    Winner!
    Wayne
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    25 years is the Use Before Date on my current...

    25 years is the Use Before Date on my current Mountain House Meals. I also have a few Backpackers Pantry Meals but donít recall their use by dates.
    +9 years? Youíre lucky! 😄
    Wayne
  13. Thanks TNHiker! I thought I was losing it! Wayne

    Thanks TNHiker!
    I thought I was losing it!
    Wayne
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    That thing is an orphan dinosaur. Like you, I...

    That thing is an orphan dinosaur.
    Like you, I couldnít find any sources for the software.
    The only solution seems to be finding a working unit and buy it.
    A smart phone and a decent navigation...
  15. So the link to the 2 year old article is...

    So the link to the 2 year old article is incorrect in the context of the recent discovery?
    There are two separate stories?
    I guess that makes sense.
    Thanks!
    Wayne
  16. Am I missing something? There is approximately 2...

    Am I missing something?
    There is approximately 2 years separating the deceasedís entry into the Park and the surfacing of the news story and the start of this thread.
    In what appears to be a busy...
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    I sent my WM Alpinlite Long to Boulder Mountain...

    I sent my WM Alpinlite Long to Boulder Mountain Repair. It came back like new. I didnít have to second guess myself if I had done the job right.
    https://bouldermtnrepair.com/#services
    Good luck!...
  18. Thread: svea 123 fuel

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    After looking at EBAY SVEA stove and pump/fuel...

    After looking at EBAY SVEA stove and pump/fuel cap prices, I am putting my stove and accessories in a safety deposit box!
    👍😄
    My only regret: I bought the ďnakedĒ stove and SIGG TOURIST cook set...
  19. Thread: svea 123 fuel

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    I think Optimus could be trusted. ...

    I think Optimus could be trusted.
    https://www.optimusstoves.com/us/us/200-8016279-optimus-svea
    Fuel typeWhite gas
    Average burn timeUp to 50 min at maximum output (with 120 ml of fuel)
    Dimensions...
  20. Thread: svea 123 fuel

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    Amoco Unleaded Premium gasoline. Back in the...

    Amoco Unleaded Premium gasoline.
    Back in the dark ages an uncle of mine used the Amoco gas in alll of his Coleman stoves, lanterns, etc. I think the attraction was the lower cost compared to...
  21. Thread: svea 123 fuel

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    If one follows Colin Fletcherís SVEA care and...

    If one follows Colin Fletcherís SVEA care and handling routine in his early books the pump or auxiliary heat arenít required in warm weather.
    He did do a lot of his treks in various deserts.
    Wayne
  22. Thread: svea 123 fuel

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    Just an educated guess: Alcohol might be safer....

    Just an educated guess:
    Alcohol might be safer. With lots of POISON markings! I forgot to mention the dropper bottle for priming.
    I think I need to have a stove day on the back porch. Fall is just...
  23. Thread: svea 123 fuel

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    Thanks CalebJ. Thatís good to know. Since I own...

    Thanks CalebJ. Thatís good to know.
    Since I own both the original SVEA and the modern, updated Primus (both require priming) the tube of priming paste would be very handy!
    Wayne
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    Stratospire 1 or 2. With the part solid inner...

    Stratospire 1 or 2. With the part solid inner tent body.
    I own the SS 1 with the part solid inner tent. In heavy condensation conditions, the solid fabric over you and your sleeping bag deflects...
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    A Google search turns up a bewildering array of...

    A Google search turns up a bewildering array of vendors.
    Wayne
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