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Feb
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reviewed Excellent Is this Chinese rock climbing gear manufacturer reliable?
Feb
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reviewed Excellent How to clean hiking boots
Feb
6
comment What is this knee pain when going downhill?
Please explain more, thanks
Feb
6
comment What is this knee pain when going downhill?
This doesn't apply to the specific pain mentioned, which actually doesn't affect my toes at all.
Jan
25
awarded  Yearling
Jan
16
awarded  Nice Question
Jan
13
comment Does eating snow help dehydration?
All, feel free to edit the answer :)
Jan
7
revised Does “dive your deepest dive first” still apply when using a computer?
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Jan
7
answered Does “dive your deepest dive first” still apply when using a computer?
Jan
7
comment Is department store merino wool less effective than branded (i.e. SmartWool) merino wool in staying warm and wicking moisture?
I find this confusing. Micron refers to diameter. "Highest quality micron" thus doesn't completely make sense. Does higher quality mean smaller or larger diameter? Micron and quality of the wool are related but not completely linearly bound properties. While smaller micron may wick faster, it also wears faster which is an important consideration to any hiker.
Dec
22
awarded  Nice Question
Dec
16
revised Finding a suitable slope to practice self arrest?
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Dec
16
comment Is it a bad idea to dry clothes by the fire?
Not just the environment... most synthetic rubbers are extremely toxic when burned.
Dec
12
awarded  Notable Question
Dec
11
comment Can I light a kerosene lamp with flint & steel or a magnifying glass?
+1, and great discussion
Dec
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awarded  Notable Question
Nov
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comment Can I light a kerosene lamp with flint & steel or a magnifying glass?
@Perkins -- Yeah, it looks like I was mis-reading the Zippo page. They have two kinds of lighters. One uses butane, and the other uses lighter fluid.
Nov
17
comment Can I light a kerosene lamp with flint & steel or a magnifying glass?
Kerosene and Butane aren't the same chemical and they have different ignition points. Zippos use Butane, not Kerosene, so a zippo lighting on a spark is not indication that Kerosene will.
Nov
17
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
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awarded  Nice Question