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    [–] Questions on Jetboil flash and other portable stoves Middleagedaccountant 16 points ago in CampingGear

    Hey there. You can't refill the canisters. Well, you can but you shouldn't. They are disposable and widely available. I find the small 100g canister is good for about a week of solo cooking (I boil about 700ml twice a day). It is rated for about 12L boiled per 100g of fuel. How long the fuel lasts will vary depending on starting temperature, altitude, etc.

    You can un-thread the stove from the canister when you finish cooking and a valve keeps the fuel inside for later use. To make 4 cups of coffee, you will probably boil it twice. But it is very quick. It only takes a couple minutes to boil.

    It is not the smallest or lightest stove, but it is quick and very easy to use. Lot's of backpackers use the JetBoil and the MSR version called the WindBurner.

    [–] What is much less of an exact science than most people realize? Middleagedaccountant 3125 points ago in AskReddit

    Anesthesiology. Surprisingly big gaps in knowledge on how some of the drugs actually work.

    Source: Friend puts patients to sleep.

    [–] My dad’s handwriting on this blank cassette case Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in mildlyinteresting

    Ralph Steadman! My favourite. I bought a fountain pen and tried so hard to write like him.

    [–] The North Face - Solar Panels Whilst Hiking Survey Middleagedaccountant 13 points ago in WildernessBackpacking

    I’d run out of food before I ran out of battery (10,000 mAh bank), but survey didn’t really touch on that.

    [–] Crossing Forester Pass by Horse Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago) in PacificCrestTrail

    Not sure if it was Rooster, but here’s a couple stills from a video on my phone.

    [–] A stainless steel gas range/oven for under $3000? Middleagedaccountant 14 points ago in BuyItForLife

    I bought a Kitchen Aid KDRS407VSS and it’s the best range I’ve ever used, including Wolf and others. It was a little over that price, but I’m in Canada. I like it better than the duel fuel Wolf because the oven is very even, it is much easier to clean the top, and it has better features like probe, convection, and self clean.

    [–] Crossing Forester Pass by Horse Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    I crossed Mather Pass NOBO on June 11th this year just behind a horse, also NOBO. It was definitely struggling, with a bleeding foot and straining to climb the snow cornice at the top. The handler regretted bringing it in so early in the season. But I believe when the snow melts it's not an issue.

    [–] Winter mid-size SUV Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in whatcarshouldIbuy

    I was hoping for something less thirsty than our Wrangler. The 4Runner is about the same at 18mpg. The Trailhawk is a little better, and it does look capable off road.

    [–] Winter mid-size SUV Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in whatcarshouldIbuy

    I've tried a RAV4, but not the CX-5 or CR-V. The RAV4 (2013 AWD) definitely struggled getting to our cabin. Wheel-spin and inadequate ground clearance.

    [–] Winter mid-size SUV Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in whatcarshouldIbuy

    No price yet in the Canadian market. And no availability in the lease-takeover market. That may be my couple-years-down-the-road car, though. They are definitely snow-capable. I've driven one from around 2015.

    [–] Advice - beach front vacation rental investment Middleagedaccountant 3 points ago in personalfinance

    I have a lovely place in North Carolina, as long as you're willing to take possession before midnight.

    [–] $265.00 charge for "JESSICA LUCAS" on Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in personalfinance

    If you are in Ohio, Jessica Lucas is a stylist at Salon Lofts.

    [–] Permits question for Horseshoe Meadows to Mt Whitney and back Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in Ultralight

    Not sure if you're doing Cottonwood Pass or Cottonwood Lakes, but the campsite at the end of Soldier Lake is one of the nicest I've ever seen.

    [–] Hikers and campers over 6'3" (190cm) - what tent do you use or recommend? Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in Ultralight

    I’m 6’3” and I just fit lying down in my BA Flycreek HV UL2. Not great for sitting up, though.

    [–] What do movies NEVER get right? Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in AskReddit

    Red Wine. It looks so watery under bright set lighting.

    [–] This Countryside view. Middleagedaccountant 11 points ago in BeAmazed

    Hi back! [they seem friendly]

    [–] Suggestions for a 4-5 day hike in Canada Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago) in WildernessBackpacking

    I highly recoomend La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Killarney. When the fires are out, of course. It is a very excellent trail. We did it in 4 days/3 nights, but it can certainly be stretched.

    Also, try here:

    [–] Logistics of Re-Supply When Attempting as a Walk-On Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in JMT

    I’m Canadian and mailing boxes was not an easy option. I resupplied in Bishop (via Kearsarge) and in Mammoth on my NOBO this year. Both towns have ample supplies. It worked out fine, and in hindsight I think it’s a better option than boxes. What I wanted to eat changed over time on the trail, and I wouldn’t have known that at the beginning.

    [–] Need a gear shakedown! Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in JMT

    Do you really need a fleece and a down jacket (and its sack)? Also, you could bring less toothpaste and just use a drop. Same for sunscreen since you have sun protection via clothes.
    I’d also lose the umbrella. I brought a battery half that size and had more than enough power.