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Re: Re: Altra
+2 I used Altra 1.5's during my PCT thru and loved them! Great shoes for thru hiking

In GEAR » Flexible, minimalist thru-hiking shoes WITH protection?
January 30, 11:00am

New Jacket
I hope Zpacks will get their hands on it...

In GEAR » New Cubic Tech Waterproof Breathable Laminate
January 30, 10:58am

Re: Re: My sub 7lb pct 2014 gear list. My thoughts, opinions and other things.
Hey Eli, I remember you. Wasn't your trail name cowboy? Did you end up hiking any other sections after healing up? Thanks for sharing your gear list Looks very thought out. Your gear list...

In Gear Lists » My sub 7lb pct 2014 gear list. My thoughts, opinions and other things.
January 24, 2:03pm

New gg kumo
"They are asking $175?! You can get an MLD Burn that is bigger, lighter and better made for the same price and Ron's customer service is excellent." +2

In GEAR » new gg kumo
January 14, 7:33pm

Oddest...
On the PCT last year there was a guy carrying a 15lb space drum on his backpack. That's probably the weirdest thing I've ever seen. It was cool listening to him play on top of Mathers pass ...

In GEAR » Oddest single piece of gear you have seen on the trail
January 13, 1:37pm

Insoles
I know on the PCT a lot of people liked altras with the "superfeet" combo. I really liked the stock insoles so I had no reason to upgrade.

In GEAR » Replacement insoles for Altras
January 12, 6:48pm

My sub 7lb pct 2014 gear list. My thoughts, opinions and other things.
Hey, Sometime in late 2013 3 friends (and 1 dog) and myself decided to attempt the pacific crest trail. We were (somewhat) experienced backpackers and I knew I wanted to do it as light as possib...

In Gear Lists » My sub 7lb pct 2014 gear list. My thoughts, opinions and other things.
January 02, 2:59pm

Re: Rain kilt
Hey Edward, I really like the argon material. It is super breathable. Passes the "darth vader test" very easily. The fit and finish is excellent and you can customize it however you wa...

In GEAR » Wind Pants + Rain Kilt -VS- Only Rain Pants
December 13, 11:23am

Re: Wind Pants + Rain Kilt -VS- Only Rain Pants
Hey KJ, I hiked the pct last year and used a combo of lukes ultralite argon wind pants (1.8oz) and a trash bag rain skirt (>2oz) for Oregon/Washington. I found that for me personally I could ...

In GEAR » Wind Pants + Rain Kilt -VS- Only Rain Pants
December 12, 3:29am

Thoughts
When I was hiking the pct this year I encountered a lot of dissatisfaction with Gossamer Gear from hikers. Their God awful communication is enough to deter me. One of my good buddies that I hiked m...

In GEAR » Thoughts on Gossamer Gear
November 20, 4:24am

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