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Lakes Trail, Sequoia National Park (kid's first backpacking trip)
Been meaning to post this trip report from my daughter Cassidy's first backpacking experience last month. TLDR version: Awesome first backpacking trip with my 7-year old daughter. Lakes T...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lakes Trail, Sequoia National Park (kid's first backpacking trip)
August 22, 5:37pm

Scone mix
> Trader Joe's mixed berry scone mix I made these on a recent trip and they came out great steamed. I used normal sized muffin cups, (disposable aluminum) but I like your gigantor versio...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Steam Baking With Silicone Cups
August 19, 9:53am

last price drop
Making a final price drop for the ladies (would also be a great shoulder season bag for a child/youth). Brand new (2013 version, still has its hangtags) and fluffy as heck. The 2014 version of t...

In Gear Swap » NWT Mountain Hardware Phantom 15 (Women's)
August 18, 12:41pm

great pad and price
I really love my Exped UL7 short. I was afraid it would feel too gossamer to hold up to a backpacking trip. but although I have a only a few miles on mine, it really seems sturdy. Was very warm,...

In Gear Swap » Exped Med UL7 Downmat New $170
August 16, 9:50am

Photos and price drop
Price drop to $290 shipped. Here are some photos. I can return the item to STP for store credit so don't want to come down much, but prefer to have the cash. Here are some photos

In Gear Swap » NWT Mountain Hardware Phantom 15 (Women's)
August 15, 11:51am

NWT Mountain Hardware Phantom 15 (Women's)
I bought this last fall for a winter trip that never transpired. It's been sitting in my closet unused, still with tags. I have a Phantom 32 that is adequate for my 3-season needs so this poor...

In Gear Swap » NWT Mountain Hardware Phantom 15 (Women's)
August 14, 1:30pm

Re: Yay - another "help me choose a light 2 person tent"
Of the tents you list; I only have experience with the Skyledge. I borrowed one for a trip a couple years back and I didn't like it much. Felt narrow and awkward to get in and out of despite th...

In GEAR » Yay - another "help me choose a light 2 person tent" question. Comparison spreadsheet inside
August 12, 12:32am

re: pain in shoulder/arm from backpack?
Thank you so much Jennifer for your detailed response. That does sound plausible. I spent a lot of time hunched over waiting for my daughter to finish resting (or inspecting ants in the road, poki...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » pain in shoulder/arm from backpack?
August 08, 10:49pm

pain in shoulder/arm from backpack?
**now in (what I hope) is a more appropriate forum** I was wondering if anyone has experienced this. About a week ago I did a short (12 mile) backpacking with my 7 year old. Because I was the ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » pain in shoulder/arm from backpack?
August 06, 4:02pm

I would love to!
I will sell it very cheap!! Sorry, even before your post I realized I had put this in the wrong forum, d'oh! I will repost in the the appropriate forum and delete the OP. Apologies, all...

In Gear Swap » shooting pain in biceps/deltoid area from backpack?
August 06, 3:59pm

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