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Volara
I use Volara and it is very durable. I use the 1/4 inch thick stuff and have used my pad for a few years.

In GEAR » Closed Cell Foam floor for bivy or tent?
December 06, 3:51pm

Re: Sustainability in gear?
For toothpaste I use baking soda. I don't use soap in the woods, it wastes too much water for my liking. Some alcohol fuel or hand sanitizer can kill off the nasty stuff on my hands. I sanit...

In GEAR » Sustainability in gear?
August 12, 7:18pm

Re: Re: Initial Thoughts
and don't let money stop you. If you have to go in debt a couple of grand to finish the trail then do it. Most normal people take out loans for way more so they can achieve the dream of home ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spur of the moment AT Thru Hike Southbound question
July 26, 10:23am

Re: Re: Re: pack list
you are not going to resupply every ten days. you will do it for the hundred mile wilderness, but after that no way. its going to be more like 3-5 days between towns and you don't want to car...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spur of the moment AT Thru Hike Southbound question
July 26, 10:15am

Re: Spur of the moment AT Thru Hike Southbound question
I have seen plenty of folks start with that pack weight and did fine. They eventually drop the weight, but as long as you want to keep going gear is not going to stop you. There was a girl last y...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spur of the moment AT Thru Hike Southbound question
July 25, 8:33pm

Re: NeoAir Water Weight?
The web of fabric in the NeoAir is nothing compared to the open cell foam in the insulated pads.

In GEAR » NeoAir Water Weight?
July 25, 1:48pm

Re: 10 freeze to death in Japan
The first time I got on top of Mt. Washington, NH it was 45 deg F and 40-50 mph winds. I was thinking how lucking I was to be up there on such a nice day. I know its different because of the stat...

In Chaff » 6 freeze to death in 46* F weather
July 19, 5:50am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Jesus...the original SUL backpacker
"I think Jesus was probably just a pampered academic who convinced other folks to look after his basic needs. Accepting and encouraging charity towards oneself is more a sign of good salesmans...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Jesus...the original SUL backpacker
July 16, 8:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Jesus...the original SUL backpacker
"Keep in mind that Jesus lived in a desert....My point is I don't think hypothermia was his greatest concern." Whoa there, deserts can get downright cold at night. I used to live ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Jesus...the original SUL backpacker
July 16, 7:08pm

Re: Re: 1 Yr of Backpacker Magazine for $3.99
I'm not that big of a fan of Backpacker, but for 4 bucks I would say its worth it.

In Gear Deals » 1 Yr of Backpacker Magazine for $3.99
July 16, 5:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Robert Bryant

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Feathered Friends Down Booties
I really like the way these booties have a shell and insulated part. The shell is great for keeping them clean. The insulated inner stays on while I sleep. My feet never have to be cold now.

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
March 11, 8:42pm

LEKI Super Makalu Cor-tec P.A.
I had an old one that I found and used for a while. I decided that I wanted new poles and bought some cheap komperdells. I couldn't get over the feel of the old leki so I took the komperdells ba...

In Trekking Poles
March 10, 4:05pm

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
Everything but the doghouse door is awesome with this tent. I really like the huge floorspace. It is a mansion compared to other 1 person tents.

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
March 10, 4:01pm

Jetboil Personal Cooking System
I was able to go for 12 days cooking dinner for two and coffee in the morning before the canister ran out. When I say cooking I mean actual cooking, not boiling water and dumping it in a freezer bag ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 10, 3:37pm

MSR Wind Pro
I bought mine secondhand hoping that everything that I had read about inverting the canister would work. It works fine with the canister inverted and I don't see any problems running it that way....

In Stoves - Canister
March 10, 3:29pm