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Re: Trail info for the Pinhoti Trail in Alabama
This might help: http://www.alabamatrail.org/hikingAL/Pinhoti/PinhotiI.htm A guidebook really would be a good idea, because you don't need a map most of the time. There's relatively few...

In GEAR » Trail info for the Pinhoti Trail in Alabama
March 05, 12:56pm

Re: merino washing (at home/outdoors/travelling)
My merino baselayers only get used for work, but I wash all my wool inside out in warm water with hypoallergenic liquid detergent that has no dyes or scents(Purex Free and Clear, Tide Free and Gent...

In GEAR » merino washing (at home/outdoors/travelling)
March 05, 11:25am

Re: Using hiking clothes in everyday life.
My hiking clothes are dialed in, rarely change, and my warm and cool to cold weather "uniforms" have seen almost constant use in their respective seasons for several years. They're no...

In GEAR » Using hiking clothes in everyday life.
February 26, 12:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Daybreak
Thanks, Ross. Billy, Montbell has supposedly changed their sizing in the last couple of years. I'm into XL on everyone's size charts, and can comfortably wear last year's Alpine L...

In GEAR » Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
February 25, 3:45pm

Re: Daybreak
Hey Mike, what is your chest size? I've been curious about how closely Feathered Friends' size chart, chest measurements, and reality match up. Except for some of the more athletic cut stu...

In GEAR » Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
February 25, 1:07pm

Re: Re: Zion & Bryce March 14-20. Trail suggestions?
I've been to Bryce, and twice to Zion in the first week of March, and will say it depends on the snow. With the weather they're having now, I wouldn't expect any problems at Zion, excep...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Zion & Bryce March 14-20. Trail suggestions?
February 25, 11:32am

Re: Nice
Yeah, I'm debating having my 50F Flight Jacket quilt updated with that system. I don't normally think in terms of attaching it, as it's a summer quilt, but can still see it being wort...

In GEAR » Favorite quilt-to-pad attachment strategy?
February 25, 11:22am

Re: Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
I've noticed that same gap while shopping. Recently bought a Backcountry Hadron Down Jacket spec'd at 2oz of 850 fill, since I didn't actually need more down, just the pockets, drawcord...

In GEAR » Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
February 25, 11:16am

Re: Re: re: quilt attachments
For you DIYers, you might replicate this sytem, or use UGQ's parts($11.95 purchased alone-shown at the bottom of the pages for their Top Flight quilts) in addition to sewn loops of your own. ...

In GEAR » Favorite quilt-to-pad attachment strategy?
February 25, 9:46am

Re: X
"fool-proof, easy to enter/exit, draft-free system?" Therein lies the issue, I think. You need to be able to lock it in place after getting in. My Katabatic quilt has a very effective ...

In GEAR » Favorite quilt-to-pad attachment strategy?
February 23, 10:40pm

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