[pct-l] alcohol (stove) bottle size for a thru-hike.

Gary Wright gwtmp01 at mac.com
Fri Apr 3 13:57:21 CDT 2009

On Apr 3, 2009, at 2:49 PM, Josh wrote:
> just grab other people's stuff & use it...we're not talking about  
> burning a
> house down or something where DIRE EXPEDIENCY would be  
> required...and with
> an alcohol stove, the stove fire seems to be quite moot.

Well actually it is probably dire expediency if something catches fire  
in Southern CA.  I know of at least one wildfire on the PCT caused by  
an alcohol stove (in 2004).  The pictures are in the Class of 2004 DVD.

> Not familiar with the Nalgene...was it transparent because it's been
> mentioned that being able to SEE the qty of Alcohol remaining is a  
> plus to
> using a clear bottle.

No it was opaque but you could see the level if you held it up to the  
Here is a picture: <http://www.outdoorzy.com/gear/review.cfm/reviewid-17/ 

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