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New solution
So this thread got me thinking because I definitely suffer from the same problem of the original poster. Previously I used a very light, very ventilated columbia boonie hat that was so light and fl...

In GEAR » Hat for hot sun...
August 23, 12:11pm

Great post
Just saw this one...Man, you are singing my tune. Bald and sweat like a pig. I got the Sundays one and it is extremely effective but it's so lame and dorky looking that I just can't do it. ...

In GEAR » Hat for hot sun...
August 22, 9:43pm

Re: Pack/Shirt
Hiya Folks. Thanks for the input and pics. First off, just to be clear - I have no interest in or background for doing anything with this in any way. I was just basically thinking out loud and thou...

In GEAR » Pack/Shirt
August 21, 10:07am

I'll admit this is not a fully baked idea and really it's more like rumination, but....I was thinking about backpacks. Light or heavy they all share the same basic design, which is essentia...

In GEAR » Pack/Shirt
August 21, 12:10am

Re: Trekking poles
Hi Erica...I'd just like to add that I have the REI powerlock carbon and I've been very happy with them. I'm a big guy and I've put a lot of stress and strain on them and they'v...

In GEAR » Trekking poles
August 20, 11:49pm

Re: Re: Sawyer Mini and Platypus Drink Big Zip
Hi Jesse. I have noticed almost no additional effort required to pull water through the inline set up. I put the filter about 6 to 8 inches from drink nozzle and it's been perfect. The only thi...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini and Platypus Drink Big Zip
April 06, 10:47am

Sawyer Mini and Platypus Drink Big Zip
Hiya Folks...A while ago I got a free Sawyer mini with the purchase of a ULA backpack. I'm am super impressed by the light weight and the fact that I can backflush the filter and reuse it. I sp...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini and Platypus Drink Big Zip
April 06, 12:27am

What a wonderful trip report. We were up on roughly the same patch at about the same time. At the time, my wife was 6 months pregnant with our daughter (she wasn't on the trip) When we got up ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Hiking the John Muir Trail with our 9 and 10 year old daughters
April 04, 6:54pm

I hiked about 70 miles of the JMT last summer and needed some new shoes. Someone here recommended Treksta which I tried out and I have never turned back. They were like a revelation for me. I use t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking shoes advice
February 28, 3:57pm

Ula pack
Hi Shawn. Just emailed you regarding the pack. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Alpinlite/ ULA Catalyst/ More!
September 22, 5:14am

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