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ZPacks 20* Quilt, Long/Wide
20 degree, Long/Wide, 900 fill, made 5/13 (Just before the switch to Pertx Quantum GL) two nights use from original owner (I have not used it), 20.8 oz on the scale. Recently bought from Gear Swap ...

In Gear Swap » ZPacks 20* Quilt, Long/Wide
January 07, 4:23pm

Sleeping bag
What is the size and temp rating on the sleeping bag?

In Gear Swap » FS: Gear Closet Cleaning
January 02, 2:51pm

Hi Ben
I will be hiking more and more after the new year to get ready for a PCT thru, starting around May 1st. I need to put in the miles and will be hiking as many days as I possibly can hike. Hit me u...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Backpackers in Santa Barbara
December 25, 5:11pm

Please consider this
If your toes are hitting the sides and/or front of your shoes, they most likely are to small already. And what I mean by "already" is that after a few days on the trail, your feet will s...

In GEAR » Recommendation for some trail runners
December 23, 10:32pm

Trail runners
John, There is a fairly good selection of light weight shoes to choose from that are suitable for backpacking and, its a matter of you trying them on until you find a shoe that fits your foot. You...

In GEAR » Recommendation for some trail runners
December 22, 11:31am

Use dry wood for a cleaner burn
To expand on Justin's comments regarding types of wood that seem to "spark" more than others, it's mostly a situation of "wet" wood vs. "dry" wood. "Wet&...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fire under a silnylon tarp (Video)
December 18, 12:40pm

ZPacks 20* Quilt, Long/Wide
20 degree, Long/Wide, 900 fill, made 5/13 (Just before the switch to Pertx Quantum GL) two nights use from original owner (I have not used it), 20.8 oz on the scale. Recently bought from Gear Swap ...

In Gear Swap » ZPacks 20* Quilt, Long/Wide
December 16, 3:29pm

Skip the GPS unit
You really don't need a stand alone GPS unit for the PCT. all you need to do is go to the "apps store" , down load the Halfmile PCT app that is free and you are good to go. I have use...

In GEAR » GPS for early PCT
December 14, 10:15pm

Add me to the West sign up list
I have a few things that are would be very nice to give to another hiker and at the same time, would enjoy a surprise or to from the box. Add me to the list for the West Coast box. Thank you, ...

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
December 14, 4:34pm

Weight?
What is the weight with batteries and what type batteries does it use?

In Gear Swap » FS or FT Brunton Summit ADC Weather Station
December 13, 8:50am

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