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Re: "The new ONE"
Still waiting on a cuben spinshelter....

In GEAR » The new ONE
July 20, 6:26pm

Re: Build a better raincoat
Zpack a "long" rain jacket? http://www.zpacks.com/large_image.shtml?accessories/wpb_jacket/challenger_40_l.jpg

In GEAR » Build a better raincoat
July 19, 11:24pm

Re: Down Jacket Help
The Borah gear option looks nice. http://borahgear.com/jacket.html

In GEAR » Down Jacket Help
July 17, 4:18am

Re: Grace Solo
I've always liked the idea of an event bivy but was always afraid of just condensation soaking my bag and getting screwed. Maybe one day I'll buy one and try it out. If you can camp belo...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » was looking for SUL options for a change up from my eVENT bivy
July 05, 8:10pm

Re: was looking for SUL options for a change up from my eVENT bivy
My grace solo with zpack guy lines weights about 6.5 ounces. It survived all sorts of rain on the PCT. If there are bugs I bring a headnet and wear it to bed with a baseball cap. Ti Stakes are 2oz,...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » was looking for SUL options for a change up from my eVENT bivy
July 05, 4:25pm

Re: iPhone 6 battery life
Hey Amy, I'm sorry for the conufusion. What I mean to say, was that I don't understand why my iPhone 6 unlocked has a worse battery drain than other 6 models. Mine is a MGA42LL/A. I ...

In GEAR » Updated "iPhone for backpacking" article
June 28, 11:24am

Re: Updated "iPhone for backpacking" article
Great article even before the update! Your article inspired me to take my iPhone 4 on the pct and it worked wonderfully with your tips. I'm pretty sad as I just upgraded to an iPhone 6 (unlocke...

In GEAR » Updated "iPhone for backpacking" article
June 27, 11:02pm

Re: Questioning "dry base layers for sleeping".
I did this on the pct and it worked surprisingly well. I carry wind pants (argon very breathable 1.5oz) and my down jacket and or fleece hoody. My clothes would be soaked from hiking in the rain, e...

In GEAR » Questioning "dry base layers for sleeping".
June 14, 9:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Do you ever use a hip belt?
I used an MLD burn for PCT thru hike. I guess I'm a minority but I don't like a hip belt. I like the freeing feeling of a pack without a sternum strap or belt. I carried weights up to 30lbs...

In GEAR » Do you ever use a hip belt?
May 14, 9:42pm

Re: size
MLD burn for just about everything. I have done 7 days with it. It's 2300 ci, or about 36 liters.

In GEAR » how large is your pack?
May 09, 1:07am

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