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I can relate on the short distance/solo/early camp deal. I recently went on my first multi-night solo, and really didn't plan enough miles to fill the day. Read my book cover to cover the first...

In Post-Trip Reports » Midway Trail to Aspen
September 15, 12:53pm

what temps? In the PNW, 1/8 inch under an inflatable is more than enough, generally down to 5-10deg. Probably different elsewhere.

In GEAR » regular ccf pad under large inflatable pad.
September 02, 10:29pm

I know how we feel about "extra" things here, but I carry two extra ti hooks, and man have they been worth the extra 0.38oz in a couple of situations. Call it blasphemy. Also, when yo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stake techniques
September 02, 9:33pm

so far so good?
Just got back from a week long trip, one of the very experienced members of the group was using one. He really likes them, says they are a big improvement over the older model. I was jealous of tha...

In GEAR » New Exos 48 feedback
September 02, 8:48pm

Lunar Duo
We use a Lunar Duo, and the two vestibules are just big enough for shoes/packs/etc. It's nice to have the flap over the door open, and the other one closed with gear under it. That way gear is ...

In GEAR » Tent vestibules and TENT VESTIBULES
September 02, 8:44pm

Noticed that North Cascades National Park will be allowing them in canister-required zones- "Allowed food canister models include those available for loan at Ranger Stations -- Bear Vault M...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 26, 3:18pm

ULA Circuit- Dayhikes, overnights, weekends, multiday, canoeing, mountaineering, etc.

In GEAR » Backpack portfolios
August 24, 5:19pm

FS- Vivo Ultras, size 47. Free- Green Superfeet size G
Red Vivo Barefoot Ultras with inserts, used twice- 25$ shipped obo Free- Green Superfeet, size G, trimmed slightly to fit size 14 vasque boot, used once, not my thing. If you would pay shipping ...

In Gear Swap » FS- Vivo Ultras, size 47. Free- Green Superfeet size G
August 24, 5:06pm

6'5" here. Cabelas clothing has worked great for me. I'll second the REI Sahara conv pants as well- I'm on my 6th season with one pair Our 2 person tent, SMD Lunar Duo, has ...

In GEAR » Tall person's support thread
August 24, 3:26pm

Maybe just a silnylon jacket fits your criteria? Very waterproof, breathability not a concern, very very light (and cheap!). antigravitygear.com sells one (no affiliation).

In GEAR » Am I crazy, or does Paclite not work?
August 10, 5:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Ozzy McKinney

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Six Moon Lunar Duo
After spending a few weeks in this tent I feel like I can write a comprehensive review. -All concerns about wind have been calmed. The tent has seen very strong winds (blowing the pot over, lose y...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
September 18, 1:07am