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by BerrySlayer
Thu Mar 18, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Water filter
Replies: 22
Views: 4655

Re: Water filter

For 25+ years I’ve used the General Ecology FIRST NEED water purifier. Pioneered comparable technology to that currently utilized by MSR miniworks and remains superior because unlike MSR it finishes with activate carbon (lots) and charged surfaces thereby essentially pulling anything disagreeable as...
by BerrySlayer
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Food & Cooking
Topic: Decent instant coffee
Replies: 19
Views: 5052

Re: Decent instant coffee

Just a nag that if you French press, or use bags, with coffee or tea, the grounds or bags get packed out with you and their cumulative weight with retained water can add up over a week. I have a French press for Nalgene bottles and the result pretty much tastes like French pressed coffee generally d...
by BerrySlayer
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Bug Questions End of June
Replies: 4
Views: 940

Re: Bug Questions End of June

Treat all clothing, including socks, with permethrin with the exception of underwear, buff and anything that touches your face. Bring a head net and sun gloves the backs of which are soaked with permethrin. I soak, some folks prefer to spray. I won’t use DEET but have enjoyed success with products c...
by BerrySlayer
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: New Mt. Ojibway webcam
Replies: 4
Views: 1024

Re: New Mt. Ojibway webcam

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by BerrySlayer
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: New Mt. Ojibway webcam
Replies: 4
Views: 1024

Re: New Mt. Ojibway webcam

Examine closely, treeplanter, your moose is emplacing a flag. They don’t like this whole ‘wolf importation’ thing at all. The moose are attempting to take over (again). I hear they’ve occupied the shelters. You caught the beginning of it on tape, kudos for your vigilance. Never trust a moose or a wo...
by BerrySlayer
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Venture crew group trip
Replies: 26
Views: 3594

Re: Venture crew group trip

Where no bears, I add a cork and funnel to the line which suspends my ultralight, rather chewable, food bag in a plain hang and I've never experienced small critter damage despite the acrobatic attempts. The cork, which I have slit vertically its entire length to nearly its center, and the slippery ...