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Re: Cold sleepers: What are your go-to sleeping socks?
Angora! But yeah I use down too

In GEAR » Cold sleepers: What are your go-to sleeping socks?
January 19, 9:18pm

40* prodigy
Stephen, I have a 40* prodigy in all black, size regular / regular (I'm pretty sure, but i can measure when i get home) If you're interested I can get you pictures, weight, extended desc...

In Gear Swap » Trade: 50F EE Prodigy for a 40-30f quilt
January 19, 12:08pm

Re: Nallo 4 GT - our family outdoor mansion
Very impressed that you were able to take your kids out on a winter trip like that! Looks like a lot of fun, even if it was colder than you expected.

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
January 07, 10:32am

Re: List of things to keep warm in your sleeping bag
And batteries! (Not that those take up much space) You can always organize some of the softer items like wet clothes underneath you for support. When I sleep on my back I like to put something u...

In Winter Hiking » List of things to keep warm in your sleeping bag
December 18, 5:16pm

Re: winter mitt layers
I wouldn't trust down for mitts, unless maybe for sleeping only. For moving around, maybe a couple layers of thick fleece or boiled wool. Check this thread out: http://www.backpackinglight.c...

In GEAR » winter mitt layers
December 12, 7:57pm

Re: Recommend a GTX lightweight boot?
Just snagged a pair of boulder x mids for the same reason! Sized up a 1/2 for slightly thicker socks from my regular la sportiva size. Took them out this weekend for testing (not in snow) and so fa...

In GEAR » Recommend a GTX lightweight boot?
December 08, 7:38pm

I'd just like to add that for me, no-cook is nice when I have to watch my water. All the water I carry is then for drinking, and none for cooking or cleaning. This is mostly in desert / dry...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » cook/no-cook: who has tried both and what weight diff did you find?
December 02, 9:43am

Re: Grand Canyon - fresh rockfall
Very clever indeed! Elephant boulder: Comfy boulder: Wonderland of boulders:

In Photo Gallery » share your boulders
November 14, 7:04pm

Re: Cylinder shape
Another vote for the cylinder method, although it may feel a little funny on your back depending on your pack (I don't notice). I find it much easier to pack than trying to fiddle with folding ...

In GEAR » RidgeRest Mod Ideas
November 10, 11:41pm

Re: Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras
Trekking poles have carbide tips - much harder than granite Skateboards have urethane wheels - much softer than granite I'm not promoting unlawful activities in beautiful areas (if that i...

In Post-Trip Reports » That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras
November 08, 2:38pm

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