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Best lightest pillow recommendations
I also use the Monkey Pillow (size large) but with a large Flex Air pillow and stuff my down puffy in on top. Very wide for rolling around, cushy yet supportive, straps hold it to my pad, and only ...

In GEAR » Best lightest pillow recommendations
September 17, 7:19pm

set yourself up to quit the e-cig, not to maintain it
"I hope to quit my e-cig before my hike" Then don't get a headlamp that matches the e-cig batteries. If you do, you are leaving yourself a mental back door to not quit the e-cig (a...

In GEAR » Zebralights
September 12, 1:48pm

re: Shelter Recommendation Needed
Another tarp tent to add to your list is LightHeart Gear.

In GEAR » Shelter Recommendation Needed
September 07, 5:57pm

re: Tips for filling up a Sawyer Mini Bag
Get an Evernew bag, take your Sawyer bag and cut the top off (straight across) and use that as a scoop.

In GEAR » Tips for filling up a Sawyer Mini Bag
September 05, 8:22am

re: Knife or multi-tool
Also helpful is this thread: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=78637 Ask yourself what on a multi-tool you would really need....

In GEAR » Knife or multi-tool
September 03, 6:59am

re: Best way to light a StarLyte?
I've found that an actual re-fill hasn't been necessary, if there's enough fuel already in the stove then just a splash on the mesh and ready to light right away before it evaporates an...

In GEAR » Best way to light a StarLyte?
September 02, 7:55pm

Bottle with gradations
With a Starlyte there's little need to be precise when pouring alcohol in -- whatever is needed will be burned, whatever is not needed will stay in the stove until next time. I have a couple of...

In GEAR » What do YOU use to carry alcohol?
September 02, 10:20am

tennis balls
+1 on the tennis balls in the dryer. First time I washed a backpacking quilt it seemed dry but the down was clumped and lots of empty/dead spots. I tried fluffing by hand but wasn't making prog...

In GEAR » Washing - Lost Down Loft
August 31, 8:13am

re: battery pack vs solar panel
For my camera I do the same as Dave, bought several Chinese knock-offs of the camera's proprietary battery and charge them up before a long trip. Where do the pocket-sized hydrogen fuel cell...

In GEAR » battery pack vs solar panel
August 26, 9:23am

re: arc blast vs. gg gorilla
I've owned both, but I'm not sure what my opinion matters because ultimately it depends how they feel to you. If you really like the Gorilla you could just go with that and save yourself th...

In GEAR » arc blast vs. gg gorilla ?
August 22, 9:57am

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