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Re: PCT pack
Hey there, Here are my thoughts and gear list for my thru http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=98485&skip_to_post=854701#85...

In GEAR » PCT Ultralight Pack Options MLD vs Zpacks Help!
August 23, 5:46pm

Re: Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
I think the demographic of people pushing the limits of backpacking with smaller base weights has decreased significantly. For what reason I don't know, but you don't see it very often any ...

In GEAR » Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
August 22, 3:30pm

Re: Searching A New Backpack for Heavyweight Carrying
Not trying to derail this thread but have you ever thought that carrying less water equals less pack weight which equals less energy used to carry all that weight which means less water carried. ...

In GEAR » Searching A New Backpack for Heavyweight Carrying
August 17, 11:37am

Re: Synthetic quilt 30°F (-1°C)
Would you be willing to make your own? From what I hear the Ray way quilt design is cheap, effective and relatively easy and should be good to right around freezing. Another plus is because synthet...

In GEAR » Synthetic quilt 30°F (-1°C)
August 11, 2:18am

Re: Re: No insulation
While I don't live in the PNW, and regularly hike the PNW, I did hike the PCT and encountered lots of rain, and some snow. I soon found out what being wet and cold is like for days on end. ...

In Gear Lists » Almost SUL . . .
August 10, 11:07pm

Re: Re: Backpacks for sale ULA CDT, Gregory miwok
Price lowered

In Gear Swap » Backpacks for sale ULA CDT, Gregory miwok
August 10, 2:56pm

Re: Re: Clothes for sale. Mostly large, poly, wool, down etc..
If you guys throw me an offer and I will more than likely accept it. Really just wanting to get rid of these clothes.

In Gear Swap » Clothes for sale. Mostly large, poly, wool, down etc..
August 10, 2:55pm

Re: Clothes for sale. Mostly large, poly, wool, down etc..
Everything still for sale

In Gear Swap » Clothes for sale. Mostly large, poly, wool, down etc..
August 08, 11:29am

Re: Backpacks for sale ULA CDT, Gregory miwok
Everything still for sale.

In Gear Swap » Backpacks for sale ULA CDT, Gregory miwok
August 08, 11:28am

Re: seeking help with sleeping/clothing insulation for 2016 PCT
I used a zpacks 20 degree quilt and a ghost whisperer (without hood) for the majority of my thru. For the rest of my hike I carried a Melanzana hoody. Along with a windshirt and rain jacket I could...

In Gear Lists » seeking help with sleeping/clothing insulation for 2016 PCT
August 08, 10:22am

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