We are going camping in Maine over the weekend. We seem to have the worst luck with camping. Almost every time we go, it rains. It seems this would be no exception. I should probably buy some rain gear before going.
I bought a nice small backpacking stove recently. It is a Primus Yellowstone Lite. The fuel for the stove is a propane/butane mixture. I am planning on taking it to Maine. So I called the airline to find out if they are allowed on the plane. It turns out that I can take a brand new stove (which mine is) in my checked luggage but not a used one because of the gas that might be left in the stove. I am not sure there can be much gas in the stove itself since it consists of only a burner. I did ask him about cleaning it, but I guess the current rule is much easier and simpler. That means I’ll drop off my stove at home in New Jersey on the way back (yes, I am flying to Jersey and then driving from there). Next time, I have to remember to mail the stove ahead of time. Canisters, on the other hand, need to be bought locally.