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Re: Re: Big four
Lightheart Gear Solo 28oz/$245 SMD Swift 17.6oz/$110 POE Ether Elite 6 16oz/$100 WM Summerlite 19oz/$250 Total: 80.6oz (5 lbs) / $705

In GEAR » What's your big four weigh/cost? Me- 2 lbs 8.4 oz/$773
January 30, 9:16am

Re: Stoves
As Konrad said there is no need to go fancy on a stove for a 3 day hike in warm weather. For next to nothing you can make the cat stove and a myog aluminum foil windscreen. Throw in a light pot lik...

In Gear Lists » I need Help. 3day GrandCanyon Gear List.
January 02, 7:34am

Re: Lightheart Gear Solo or Solong 6
+1 on the Lightheart Solo. Pitching is very easy given just a little bit of practice as mentioned above. The views from these tents are absolutely amazing as well. Concerning the questions of p...

In GEAR » Easy to pitch sub-2 lb tent?
October 24, 2:30pm

Re: Lightweight shelter for someone tall
I am 6'2" 260lbs and the Lightheart Solo is plenty roomy for me and is only around 27oz. I have been very pleased with it and it fits all of your criteria.

In GEAR » Lightweight shelter for someone tall
June 07, 7:27am

Re: base weight
At that weight you should love the Swift with no need for the stays.

In GEAR » Pack Recommendation
May 23, 7:01pm

Re: pack stays
The foam pad isn't going to support the same weight that you can carry with aluminum stays but unless you are carrying traditional weight gear you shouldn't need them. If you have a base p...

In GEAR » Pack Recommendation
May 23, 6:45pm

Re: Pack specs.
I have an old REI Radiant bag that squeezes down to about that same size and it fits sideways in the bottom of the Swift just fine so the Pinnacle should as well no problem. Most of the ultral...

In GEAR » Pack Recommendation
May 23, 6:29pm

Re: hiking staff / bear deterrent
"Here is me and a couple of friends on our Pangea thru-hike!" I see that you were wearing the cutting edge UL moisture wicking fast drying wolf hide baselayer

In Multiple Use Gear » hiking staff / bear deterrent
May 23, 2:55pm

Re: +1 Swift hip belt pockets
I have the 2010 model and the hip belt pockets are one of my favorite features as well. I pack all my snacks for a day in one and my camera and a few other odds and ends in the other. They are su...

In GEAR » Pack Recommendation
May 23, 2:15pm

Re: SMD Swift
+1 on the Swift. I've had mine for about a year now and it is comfortable, durable, and just all around awesome.

In GEAR » Pack Recommendation
May 23, 1:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave Myers

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Six Moon Designs Swift10
The SMD Swift '10 is my first frameless pack. I have now used it on just over a half dozen weekend hikes and I absolutely love this pack. The pack is very well constructed. It has endured be...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 23, 1:42pm

Six Moon Designs
I ordered a SMD Swift '10 backpack. SMD responded quickly to all of my many questions regarding the pack. Even though I ordered late in the day on a Friday it shipped that same day and I had ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 02, 3:27pm