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Re: Re: Rain Pants - are they worth it?
"I don't think it is necessary to buy expensive rain pants. They get trashed and I don't think they need to breathe like top shells do. Spending the money on features like full side zi...

In GEAR » Rain Pants - are they worth it?
August 25, 9:07am

Re: What'are your top 5 hiking pants?
I've been wearing the same pants for years. Marmot Scree when it's cool/cold. Marmot Cruz when it's warm/hot. Also the Marmot Cruz shorts, though it's rare for me to wear shorts...

In GEAR » What'are your top 5 hiking pants?
August 20, 5:14am

Re: not all soft shell materials are made alike
Thin unlined softshells are perfect for wet environments. Don't absorb water as readily as nylon, they're more breathable, and dry more quickly when they do get wet. Don't think they&...

In GEAR » What makes a "softshell" pant more weather resisant?
August 16, 12:41pm

Best of both worlds
In a few weeks I'll be doing a 6 day route with a good friend I've backpacked with several times before, followed immediately by 4-5 days solo. The routine will change drastically overnigh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Findings on going solo
August 15, 11:56pm

Re: Re: Every day user tent suggestions?
That was my thought, too. Aside from the fact I got a cuben groundsheet and partial solid inner to go with it, my Tarptent Notch has enough use on it that it's cost per night is <$2, and it&...

In GEAR » Every day user tent suggestions?
August 10, 11:24am

Re: Hiking footwear, your top 5
Mine is easy, because Merrell Moabs in wide sizes are the only thing that fit me just right. Garmont Zenith Trail GTXs sized up half a size also work well for me, though I can't wear lightweig...

In GEAR » Hiking footwear, your top 5
August 08, 1:44am

Re: Entry Level Kayak Info
"Just remember, a sea kayak, if that's what you're referring to, is easier to paddle (faster) the greater its length is in ratio to its width." ^^This. I use an 11' sit-on-to...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Entry Level Kayak Info
August 03, 1:30pm

Re: Holy heck!
"I've said this before but I really feel like the gear and the planning are sort of substitutes for the activity itself." Certainly true for me. I've got 16 days off in September...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
August 02, 2:10pm

Re: Findings on going solo
I find solo more rewarding on a personal level. Backpacking with a friend is a lot more memorable for me, though, because I get out often and very rarely have anyone with me.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Findings on going solo
July 27, 8:08pm

Re: Re: Snow Peak 20fl oz titanium bowls - a quick question
Hey Dale, what is that pot holder, and is it secure enough to tilt/pour from the bowl with? That would be nice to have while eating from the bowl, too, I think.

In GEAR » Snow Peak 20fl oz titanium bowls - a quick question
July 23, 2:30pm

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