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Should I drain the pierceable fuel canister once mounted to the stove?

I have detached a part used cartridge from the burner. I did it in an open space, well away from any flame, and held it downwind of me as I detached it. The gas releases to the atmosphere, and the ...
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Should I drain the pierceable fuel canister once mounted to the stove?

No, you just close the valve and leave the cartridge attached to the burner. It can last for many years without leaking.
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Backpacking stove adapter

I did use one some time ago (this model for reference : https://en.monrechaud.com/kovea-pat-adapter.html) it did work very well with no leak or performance issues and is easy to use. To be safe I only ...
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What's the best way to store/carry olive oil for hiking?

There are multiple manufacturers that sell olive oil packets (think single-use tear pouches similar to a ketchup or condiment packet), generally containing around 10mL (0.34 fl oz). I haven't ...
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How to plan a trail route?

The list of things to consider in deciding the direction for a day hike is very long, and depends a lot on the area you're hiking in (populated vs. remote, mountainous vs. flat, coastal...). Some ...
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How to plan a trail route?

I would question that the lowest point is the best place to start, although obviously the highest point is not, because you must end the walk with a climb. There are multiple factors to consider: not ...
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How to plan a trail route?

In any routing software I use, it makes sense to start the route from a useful start point (which might be my house, a car park, bus stop etc.), and plan the route in the direction I intend to take ...
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