Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - outside - backpacking http://www.instructables.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 22:15:31 PST BLOX v1.01 How to start your own group to empower girls! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-your-own-group-to-empower-girls/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:49:09 PST
Personalized Day/Bug Out/I.N.C.H. Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-DayBug-OutINCH-Bag/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:16:55 PST
Essentials of the Day Hike: Preparation http://www.instructables.com/id/Essentials-of-the-Day-Hike-Preparation/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:10:41 PST
Simple water pump for the backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-water-pump-for-the-backpack/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:44:34 PST
All In One Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/All-In-One-Stove/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 13:50:13 PST
EZ Stovetop Dehydrator http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Stovetop-Dehydrator/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:01:22 PST
Toothpaste: Homemade, Vegan, All Natural, Edible http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothpaste-Homemade-Vegan-All-Natural-Edible/
Toothpaste: Homemade, Vegan, All Natural, Edible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/BJZV/I55MX6Y9/F7DBJZVI55MX6Y9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/BJZV/I55MX6Y9/F7DBJZVI55MX6Y9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/BJZV/I55MX6Y9/F7DBJZVI55MX6Y9.SMALL.jpg kaki.flynn by Kaki FlynnI can't stand the taste or feel of your average, store-bought toothpaste - it feels and tastes like plastic. This simple recipe is edible (anything that goes in your mouth should be!). As an expedition instructor for Outward Bound and other companies, of course having something that won...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:47:22 PST
Pine sap lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pine-sap-lamp/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:05:15 PST
The trials and tribulations of a beginner backpacker and how you too can take on the world in relative comfort! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-trials-and-tribulations-of-a-beginner-backpack/
The trials and tribulations of a beginner backpacker and how you too can take on the world in relative comfort! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SMALL.jpg mrthom ** This is my FIRST EVER Instructable! Many people keep asking me to write up about backpacking and what I use, so here we go! It's not finished yet, but I'm working on it! All constructive feedback is more the welcome... in fact, its encouraged! :) **In this Instructable I shall try to give a run d...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:11:53 PST
Tent Rainfly Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Rainfly-Modification/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 17:38:04 PDT
Backpacker's food-hanging line http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-food-hanging-line/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 19:05:10 PDT
The Two-strand Footrope Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Two-strand-Footrope-Knot/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:03:28 PDT
UL Insulated Backpacking Cup/Coffee Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/UL-Insulated-Backpacking-CupCoffee-Maker/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 07:09:53 PDT
Eno Camping Hammock DIY Knock-Off http://www.instructables.com/id/Eno-Camping-Hammock-DIY-Knock-Off/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:44:42 PDT
Easy and cheap bottle insulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-cheap-bottle-insulation/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:16:47 PDT
DIY Inexpensive Lightweight Tent Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Inexpensive-Lightweight-Tent-Footprint/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:31:53 PDT
DIY Backpacking Wood Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backpacking-Wood-Stove/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:31:17 PDT
clothing pill http://www.instructables.com/id/clothing-pill/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:30:11 PDT
Petroball Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Petroball-Fire-Starters/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 04:40:08 PDT
The Perfect Hike: Follow the Way of the Backpacker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Perfect-Hike-Follow-the-Way-of-the-Backpacker/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 03:52:29 PDT
Camping Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Cart/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:44:02 PDT
Camelbak UnBottle DIY Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/Camelbak-UnBottle-DIY-Redux/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 14:11:35 PDT
UL Backpacking Kitchen http://www.instructables.com/id/UL-Backpacking-Kitchen/
UL Backpacking Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/6KM3/HRPSXLVT/F656KM3HRPSXLVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/6KM3/HRPSXLVT/F656KM3HRPSXLVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/6KM3/HRPSXLVT/F656KM3HRPSXLVT.SMALL.jpg chokapi As much as I love backpacking in the winter, it sure is heavy. With spring nigh, let's shed some of the weight in the pack by putting together an ultralight kitchen. This is my kitchen. You make your own. But do make it your own by including other things and removing things. When you do, tell us a...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 09:48:08 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
How to make a cot style hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cot-style-hammock/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:57:01 PST
Hydration Pack - Bite Valve Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydration-Pack-Bite-Valve-Cover/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 11:15:18 PST
Rx for Repairs - emergency kit in a bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Rx-for-Repairs-emergency-kit-in-a-bottle/
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 16:12:07 PDT
Diy Alcohol Stove *EASY & AWESOME* http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Alcohol-Stove-EASY-AWESOME/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:00:09 PDT
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Trekking-pole-Blue-tarp-tent/
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SMALL.jpg Justinvent Whether you need a tent quick, want to lighten your pack or forgot your tent at home this Instructable is for you. The tarp tent is not my invention but hopefully this new pitching method will make lightweight tarp camping possible for more outdoorsmen.  This tent can be constructed using objects mo...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:11:33 PDT
How to Plan a Backpacking Trip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plan-a-Backpacking-Trip/
How to Plan a Backpacking Trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/ESB9/HJKBTNKG/F4XESB9HJKBTNKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/ESB9/HJKBTNKG/F4XESB9HJKBTNKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/ESB9/HJKBTNKG/F4XESB9HJKBTNKG.SMALL.jpg ben maisel I have been backpacking for 36 years, exclusively throughout California, along the coast, in the foothills, but mostly in the magnificent Sierra Nevada mountains. I have rarely been to the same place twice, such is the beauty and diversity of our wilderness. The spirit of adventure, freedom, and cur...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 20:17:40 PDT
[Backpacking Food] Cuban Rice and Beans http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Food-Cuban-Rice-and-Beans/
[Backpacking Food] Cuban Rice and Beans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/VZ6G/HJUWSM52/FQBVZ6GHJUWSM52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/VZ6G/HJUWSM52/FQBVZ6GHJUWSM52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/VZ6G/HJUWSM52/FQBVZ6GHJUWSM52.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name While I have some favorite backpacking recipes that I return to year after year, this past summer was the first time we had ever tried this one!  It was delicious and we have affectionately named it Cuban Surprise! Fair warning, this is probably the fanciest thing we have ever made on a backpacking ...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 10:03:57 PDT
[Backpacking Food] Soft Tacos http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Food-Soft-Tacos/
[Backpacking Food] Soft Tacos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/I38I/HJW8WGPG/F7YI38IHJW8WGPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/I38I/HJW8WGPG/F7YI38IHJW8WGPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/I38I/HJW8WGPG/F7YI38IHJW8WGPG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I've been going on a backpacking trip with my father every summer since I was 4 years old and over the years of experimenting with different backpacking meals, we have developed a few favorites.  This meal is our favorite thing to make on our first evening in the mountains after hiking all day.  It ...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 11:02:12 PDT
[Backpacking Food] Quinoa with Veggies http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Food-Quinoa-with-Veggies/
[Backpacking Food] Quinoa with Veggies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/SZ0Y/HJKBR4TS/FM3SZ0YHJKBR4TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/SZ0Y/HJKBR4TS/FM3SZ0YHJKBR4TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/SZ0Y/HJKBR4TS/FM3SZ0YHJKBR4TS.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I have been going backpacking in the mountains and this meal has become a staple of ours over the last few years.  When planning meals for back country backpacking, it is important to pick foods that need minimal refrigeration, are lightweight, and doesn't take a up a lot of space.  It's also import...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 13:06:48 PDT
How to Put up a Dome Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Put-up-a-Dome-Tent/
How to Put up a Dome Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9IO/HJKC5ENS/F5PO9IOHJKC5ENS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9IO/HJKC5ENS/F5PO9IOHJKC5ENS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9IO/HJKC5ENS/F5PO9IOHJKC5ENS.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I've been camping and backpacking with my family pretty much since I was born and I've put up my fair share of tents over the years.  All tents are different, but one of the most basic and popular designs is the dome tent.  They usually have 2 or 3 poles for the tent and sometimes 1 or 2 for the rai...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 10:46:31 PDT
Protect your food from bears using paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-your-food-from-bears-using-paracord/
Protect your food from bears using paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/GKQJ/HJKC52WF/FR1GKQJHJKC52WF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/GKQJ/HJKC52WF/FR1GKQJHJKC52WF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/GKQJ/HJKC52WF/FR1GKQJHJKC52WF.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I've been going on a backpacking trip with my dad every summer since I was 4 years old and one of my strongest memories was making a "bear hang" to store our food.  It keeps your food off the ground and safe from bears and other animals.  The places we backpack now usually require bear canisters, bu...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:20:43 PDT
Repair A Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-A-Sleeping-Bag/
Repair A Sleeping Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/IYF6/HJKBSLBO/F7CIYF6HJKBSLBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/IYF6/HJKBSLBO/F7CIYF6HJKBSLBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/IYF6/HJKBSLBO/F7CIYF6HJKBSLBO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I just got back from my annual 5 day backpacking trip and on the last day, I managed to get part of my sleeping bag stuck in the zipper and it tore!  I knew if I left it, all the down stuffing would come out and there would be feathers everywhere!  Fortunately, the fix was very simple, all you need ...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:44:47 PDT
Backpacking Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Tips-and-Tricks/
Backpacking Tips and Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/YV52/HJKBXA2J/FZXYV52HJKBXA2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/YV52/HJKBXA2J/FZXYV52HJKBXA2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/YV52/HJKBXA2J/FZXYV52HJKBXA2J.SMALL.jpg ben maisel Backpacking in the wilderness can be some of the most exhilarating and satisfying experiences of your life. A sense of wonder and curiosity, combined with heightened senses and just a hint of danger make it a habit worth getting addicted to. Nothing can replicate the satisfaction of being in the wil...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:14:42 PDT
Going To The Bathroom In The Wilderness http://www.instructables.com/id/Going-To-The-Bathroom-In-The-Wilderness/
Going To The Bathroom In The Wilderness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/1JT6/HJKBX9L5/FIB1JT6HJKBX9L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/1JT6/HJKBX9L5/FIB1JT6HJKBX9L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/1JT6/HJKBX9L5/FIB1JT6HJKBX9L5.SMALL.jpg ben maisel When one is enjoying the beauty of the wilderness, it is important to understand the impact one's presence has on the fragile environment. We don't want to foul the water sources we rely on or affect the habits of the wild critters that live there. If one excretes carelessly, microbes from waste can...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:34:38 PDT
The $10 Hexagon Tarp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Hexagon-Tarp/
The $10 Hexagon Tarp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/72SH/HIZD46DT/FW272SHHIZD46DT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/72SH/HIZD46DT/FW272SHHIZD46DT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/72SH/HIZD46DT/FW272SHHIZD46DT.SMALL.jpg blaazeman I have always loved to go camping and recently started getting into backpacking, specifically with a hammock.  I scoured the internet in search of reasonably priced gear and was pleasantly surprised how affordable it was, until I came to the rain protection.  The first few trips out I went with a st...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:08:54 PDT
Ultralight Gas Bottle Stabiliser http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Gas-Bottle-Stabiliser/
Ultralight Gas Bottle Stabiliser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SMALL.jpg a-dog501 This is my first instructable so please be nice! There are many lightweight backpacking stoves available on the market where the burner unit is mounted on top of the gas bottle. While they are lightweight and powerful they all suffer with a common problem, instability. This instablity is due to a ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:58:35 PDT
Freezer Bag Cooking for Backpacking using only Supermarket Ingredients http://www.instructables.com/id/Freezer-Bag-Cooking-for-Backpacking-using-only-Sup/
Freezer Bag Cooking for Backpacking using only Supermarket Ingredients - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/1SU5/HGO9IRE1/FOM1SU5HGO9IRE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/1SU5/HGO9IRE1/FOM1SU5HGO9IRE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/1SU5/HGO9IRE1/FOM1SU5HGO9IRE1.SMALL.jpg old_alex Yes this has been done before (not here), but from what I have found they never made anything I would eat. More than that they always used ingredients that require shopping for freeze dried goods (expensive) or time consuming using a dehydrator with possibly dangerous results. Scouring the superma...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 14:04:40 PDT
Have Dog, Will Backpack: Guide to 'Packing with Man's Best Friend http://www.instructables.com/id/Have-Dog-Will-Backpack-Guide-to-Packing-with-Ma/
Have Dog, Will Backpack: Guide to 'Packing with Man's Best Friend - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/8A2B/H32S07YO/FSA8A2BH32S07YO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/8A2B/H32S07YO/FSA8A2BH32S07YO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/8A2B/H32S07YO/FSA8A2BH32S07YO.SMALL.jpg Terranan Are you a dog lover, like me? Do you have tons more fun doing stuff with your dog, as opposed to not? And, most importantly, do u like to backpack? Well bringing Spot along with you on your trip might be "just your speed" (and other analogies). Dogs require special care on backpacking trips, but I ...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 09:47:04 PDT
Penny stove stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-stove-stand/
Penny stove stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/53V6/HD4VOYG5/FJX53V6HD4VOYG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/53V6/HD4VOYG5/FJX53V6HD4VOYG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/53V6/HD4VOYG5/FJX53V6HD4VOYG5.SMALL.jpg sirsteakman 1. make penny stove like this one First 2. cut coffee can about 2 inches higher than the top of the stove. Second 3. fold over about 1 inch at the top of the can Third 4. cut a section just big enouph to fit the stove into Fourth 5. drill 3 holes about 1 inch apart so you can add the pot...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 21:34:50 PST
Johan's Favourite Alcohol Stove: One-Can Sideburner http://www.instructables.com/id/Johans-Favourite-Alcohol-Stove-One-Can-Sideburne/
Johan's Favourite Alcohol Stove: One-Can Sideburner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/7XFY/HD2RMHQG/FZW7XFYHD2RMHQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/7XFY/HD2RMHQG/FZW7XFYHD2RMHQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/7XFY/HD2RMHQG/FZW7XFYHD2RMHQG.SMALL.jpg JohanJShaw Johan's Favourite Alcohol Stove : One-Can Sideburner (No Pot Stand) This stove uses only one can and needs no pot stand. The design transfers a lot of heat into the pot and not around it. On taller cans, you have plenty of material left from the middle of the can to create some sort of windscreen....
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:30:51 PST
Snow Anchors http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Anchors/
Snow Anchors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/IADR/HCJO3ASW/F8LIADRHCJO3ASW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/IADR/HCJO3ASW/F8LIADRHCJO3ASW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/IADR/HCJO3ASW/F8LIADRHCJO3ASW.SMALL.jpg firestarter0082 Lets make some snow anchors!  As I found out in our last backpacking trip standard tent stakes don't work all that well in the snow and I really don't know why I thought they would :-)  So I figured I'd make some large surface area snow anchors for my next trip.  Here's a shot of the final product t...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 13:19:21 PST
the PT ministove http://www.instructables.com/id/the-PT-ministove/
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 17:12:26 PDT
Backpacking Food Bars 3.3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Food-Bars-33/
Backpacking Food Bars 3.3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/X11Y/H672XHOM/F0IX11YH672XHOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/X11Y/H672XHOM/F0IX11YH672XHOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/X11Y/H672XHOM/F0IX11YH672XHOM.SMALL.jpg Grand Wanderer My wife and I have had the privilege of living in Seattle for the past 3 months, and with almost 200 miles of weekend backpacking trips under our belts I’ve had plenty of time to work on improving my backpacking food bars.  I think the current results are much better than the original and 2.0 versio...
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 21:57:52 PDT
Easily Adjustable Hammock Tarp and Gear Ridgeline http://www.instructables.com/id/Easily-Adjustable-Hammock-Tarp-and-Gear-Ridgeline/
Easily Adjustable Hammock Tarp and Gear Ridgeline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/H1T6/H5Y9WB15/F73H1T6H5Y9WB15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/H1T6/H5Y9WB15/F73H1T6H5Y9WB15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/H1T6/H5Y9WB15/F73H1T6H5Y9WB15.SMALL.jpg axman6 I've been looking for a way to set up my new ENO ProFly hammock tarp, and had previously come across an article showing a nice way to hang one and make it easily adjustable. It didn't quite meet my needs however; I wanted somewhere to hang my gear above me under the tarp while I slept and also get t...
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:09:21 PDT
Cheap Homemade Rainproof Backpack Cover (That Also Saves the Planet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Homemade-Rainproof-Backpack-Cover-That-Also/
Cheap Homemade Rainproof Backpack Cover (That Also Saves the Planet) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/AYB7/H3Z3KMGQ/F13AYB7H3Z3KMGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/AYB7/H3Z3KMGQ/F13AYB7H3Z3KMGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/AYB7/H3Z3KMGQ/F13AYB7H3Z3KMGQ.SMALL.jpg purpAl-chAos Don't you just love backpacking? What, you don't? Well you do now! The only thing that could possibly get in the way of you enjoying a nice backpacking trip is rain. You hear that? Yep, it's rain. Look outside if you don't believe me. I know that you are hardcore enough to not care about getting wet...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 05:39:31 PDT