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