Stuff I missed over the past two days while I was shopping for gear (yeah, my new year’s resolution lasted a solid three weeks.).

Treknologies points to chlorine-dioxide water-purification tablets from Katadyn, the filter company. Update: Jesse insists we check out his post on Keen shoes.

Andy Howell links to a Flickr group for gearheads. Yes, it’s people taking pictures of their stuff.

Hiker Deals recommends checking out GORP’s regional weekend guides.

WildeBeat has Part II of the snow-camping series.

GoBlog writes up a pretty cool avalanche beacon.

ConstantTrek has a wonderful tale of a bus ride to Marrakech.