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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-02-2003, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,761
Posted By altec
I tend to use a filter personally, to get fid of...

I tend to use a filter personally, to get fid of the germs and such, and the "floaties". I like my water clean but I do have a good reason.....

If you read the "A little about yourself" thread,...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-29-2003, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,807
Posted By altec
I do not really do any climbing, but what about...

I do not really do any climbing, but what about those Seal Skinz gloves that I always see advertized in Cabela's? They are made of some neoprene fabric I think, so they should be pretty tough, and...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-18-2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,820
Posted By altec
Well, I have personally had giardia twice both...

Well, I have personally had giardia twice both times from dirty water. The only thing that I will drink after those experiences is filtered water or water that has been treated with iodine tabs.
...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-17-2003, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,368
Posted By altec
To tell you the truth, I like and use both....

To tell you the truth, I like and use both. During the winter, nothing can beat wool. It is warm, it insulates in wet conditions, and it tends to be very versatile.

For my base layers however, I...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-17-2003, 09:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,389
Posted By altec
Thats a pretty sweet little piece of information....

Thats a pretty sweet little piece of information. In all of the wilderness schools and programs I have been through, I have never heard that one. Good little tip. ;)

*Runs away to get his notebook...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-15-2003, 01:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,389
Posted By altec
My biggest mistake or worst experience wasnt all...

My biggest mistake or worst experience wasnt all that bad at all, but I can assure you that it will never be repeated. The week had been pretty warm or whatever, so i decided to go on a little...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-15-2003, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,135
Posted By altec
mtgoat, I wish I was a resourceful as that. I...

mtgoat, I wish I was a resourceful as that. I would never have to buy anythign again. More props to you man if you are that good at making stuff. ;)
Forum: Other Places 11-14-2003, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By altec
Thats cool, do you have any suggestions for...

Thats cool, do you have any suggestions for anything near the PA - NY border? Is there anything? I hope to be able to get out on the Adirondacks when I get a car, and am somewhat self-mobile, but for...
Forum: Photography 11-14-2003, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By altec
Kevin, I have loved looking at your pics when you...

Kevin, I have loved looking at your pics when you used to post them in the "General" area over at OC.........great job captuing the outdoors...

AlpineSummit, those are some damn good pictures too....
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-14-2003, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,785
Posted By altec
Oh, ok. I know what you are talking about...

Oh, ok. I know what you are talking about now.....one of my good friends takes that stuff with him whenever he goes out also. I had no clue it was called visqueen though.....we always just called it...
Forum: Other Places 11-14-2003, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By altec
Still new to the NE

Hey guys, I am still new to the NorthEast area, and I am curious about where exacly the Green Mountain Trails are. I lived in North Carolina my entire life, so I am more accustomed to the Smoky...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-14-2003, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,135
Posted By altec
I wish there was an EMS around here....I love...

I wish there was an EMS around here....I love most of the stuff that they carry, and they are very reasonable with prices. The closest outdoor store I have though is an REI outlet, that is like a 1...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-12-2003, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,135
Posted By altec
Well, in that case.... ...

Well, in that case....

http://www.rei.com/online/store/ProductDisplay?storeId=8000&catalogId=40000008000&productId=12267013&parent_category_rn=4500572
That Lowe Alpine pack looks like a good...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 11-12-2003, 05:22 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 203,962
Posted By altec
My name is Tray, and I have a pretty interesting...

My name is Tray, and I have a pretty interesting story.......

I am 17 (18 in one month), and have been interested in the wilderness, and outdoor sports for about two years now.

I grew up as a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-12-2003, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,785
Posted By altec
I am generally pretty prepared when I go out:...

I am generally pretty prepared when I go out: map, compass, rain gear, extra wool sweater (will hold in heat if wet), water-proof matches, and all the other ten essentials.......

One good thing I...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-12-2003, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By altec
I would tend to say my filter, and my boots. I...

I would tend to say my filter, and my boots. I could do without a filter (boiling, or iodine tabs), but I love the great taste that you can get with some freshly filtered water (iodine = yuck). I...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-12-2003, 05:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,135
Posted By altec
I am currently using a Gregory Shasta, and I love...

I am currently using a Gregory Shasta, and I love it. I have also owned a Dana Design and a Lowe Alpine, but this Gregory is where it's at for me. I'm a bit smaller than you (about 6'0), so it may...
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