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My Locale California
About Me I wish I applied ultralight principles to my belly.

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"Dumbest thing you ever carried"
Heineken mini keg packed in ice.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
October 09, 3:18pm

Re: Light 2 person freestanding double wall tent.
My girlfriend and I have been using the FlyCreek UL2 when she goes with me. For a while now, I've been trying to convince her that we should invest in something with a vestibule that could hold...

In GEAR » Light 2 person freestanding double wall tent.
September 25, 5:38pm

Re: Pillow
I've been using a micro fleece long sleeve running shirt as my pillowcase, works good when I can figure out how to tie the arms so it holds together through the night. Unfortunately, half the t...

In Multiple Use Gear » Pillow
September 25, 3:47pm

Re: Campsite Rage Cure?
"What do other people do in such situations?" Best advice I got, is suffer it the best you can at the time, and then post a thread later to a backpacking community venting about it. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Campsite Rage Cure?
June 29, 12:08am

Re: Re: Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne and snow over Ten Lakes Basin area...
It's not the same trail, but someone else said that Cloud's Rest ( least 500ft higher than Ten Lakes) was "mountaineering conditions".' I did clouds rest from Te...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Campsites along Grand Canyon of Tuolumne?
May 31, 2:42am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Confused about hiking boot choices..
"I think he just put the tape on the top to seal where he cut the ankle support piece off" Correct. Just a bit of duct tape around the edges. Was afraid at the time of friction from t...

In GEAR » Confused about hiking boot choices..
May 30, 9:41pm

Re: beer
My struggle is how to pack beer and be ultralight? There is beer concentrate out there for sale right now, they say 2.2oz for the beer packet. They want to sell you some portable bottle and carb...

In GEAR » Hydration for trail runs?
May 30, 9:32pm

Re: Confused about hiking boot choices..
I was a huge fan of the La Sportiva line of boots, would buy some again, if I need boots for something. With any waterproof footwear, maybe buy from a place with a great return policy and test them...

In GEAR » Confused about hiking boot choices..
May 30, 8:54pm

Re: Suggestions for first backpack trip with 7 year old (SoCal)?
I understand the head scratching, couple years back I scoured for fun places to take my aging dog near LA. Most things were too steep for him. Last place we went was Forsee Creek Trail to Johns Mea...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for first backpack trip with 7 year old (SoCal)?
May 30, 7:13pm

Re: Baladeo knives
"Owned a Baladeo knife which is the same in the lightest format with only one side ground" Curious, am I the only dolt that tried to sharpen his Baladeo before realizing it was flat on...

In Editor's Roundtable » Deejo UL Knives
May 30, 5:03pm

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