1. usanasteve
    usanasteve April 12, 2016 at 5:10 am

    Go for the titanium Spork! My plastic one broke on the second day of my JMT thru-hike and was replaced by a fast-food plastic spoon that I used very gingerly for the rest of the trip. My new titanium model is elegant, light, and gives me a sense of security at mealtime. Worth every penny.

    1. Byron Nevins
      Byron Nevins April 12, 2016 at 12:53 pm

      I’ve abandoned my Titanium spork. It’s just another pointy thing to carry around for no reason. I don’t eat anything that can’t be handled better with a spoon!

    2. chris rounick
      chris rounick April 13, 2016 at 6:06 am

      Yes! +1 to that.

      I lost my titanium spork at my first night’s campsite in Yosemite. I was able to pick up a lightmyfire spork at the shop in Glacier point when we stopped there for lunch. This spork broke a tine in my bearcan and finally snapped within the last two days of the trip. Once the tine broke I knew I had to be careful and that bugged me. I don’t like to have to worry about things that I shouldn’t have to..

      So i suggest titanium! Toaks makes a great folding titanium that I could store in my pot with my stove and fuel cannister.

  2. Mike
    Mike April 12, 2016 at 6:11 am

    You mention using one device for three purposes, eReader, GPS and cell phone. I presume you now carry a smart phone. Could you elaborate on the apps you use, especially your preference for GPS?

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