May 17, 2008

How to Melt Snow for Water

How to Melt Snow for Water

With oppressive temps currently baking Southern California, I thought I’d escape for a moment by listing a few tips on melting snow for water that I’ve learned these past few seasons snow camping. What’s attractive about melting snow instead of carrying water is you can save a lot of weight. One can of fuel can easily give you four liters of water or more, which would be prohibitively heavy to carry up the mountain (more…)

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