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Hubba NX is pretty waterproof
As an anecdote for any future researchers, i just had my Hubba Hubba NX out in hurricane Arthur. It was very windy and torrential downpoured for at least 12 hours straight with normal rain a day be...

In Gear Deals » Hubba NX 1 for $250
July 07, 2:36pm

Hubba Hubba NX worked well in a hurricane.
I took the Hubba Hubba NX for its trial run car camping in Acadia Nation Park over the holiday. And a hurricane (Arthur) came. Well at it was a tropical storm at that point I'm sure, but never ...

In GEAR » TartpTent Stratospire 2 on wooden platforms (New England)
July 06, 4:54pm

Thanks
Thanks for the feedback, all. It sounds like a non freestanding tent isn't an issue for you guys. Basically, i put the decision off too long and needed a tent for the trip to Acadia i'm ...

In GEAR » TartpTent Stratospire 2 on wooden platforms (New England)
July 02, 8:09pm

TartpTent Stratospire 2 on wooden platforms (New England)
I'm on the hunt for a 2 person tent to use alone for myself (6'4 so go diagonally often) and occasionally with my fiancee. The purpose for this tent is backpacking in New England, mostly NH...

In GEAR » TartpTent Stratospire 2 on wooden platforms (New England)
June 24, 9:43am

First Trip Report: Pemi West Loop
After a few years of day hiking, mountain "climbing", and fancy camping, I decided to give a real backpacking trip a go. I've been picking up gear over the past year or so, mostly use...

In Post-Trip Reports » First Trip Report: Pemi West Loop
August 27, 12:42pm

I survived!
I executed the above plan. It was a little ambitious mileagewise I think. It was rough going at times, but pushed through and got to where I was going. A great trip! I'll post details in the Po...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy one nighter in New England?
August 26, 7:44am

bump for adding a day and food input
I decided to stay a second night and half a third day. I'll be hiking for 8 hrs the first day, 8hrs the second, and 5 the third. I added food, but man is the weight adding up. Care to review...

In Gear Lists » First overnight, gear list!
August 22, 5:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 2 nighter
Eh, scratch the plan above. the southern half of the loop is 18 miles. I don't think i could hack that on day 3. EDIT: Ok got a plan. Day 1: Lafayette Campground up and around Garfield a...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy one nighter in New England?
August 22, 4:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 2 nighter
Ah, major bummer that Lincoln Woods is closed. By closed its like REALLY closed? How do the workers get to and from? :P Well i could do the same loop, just start and stop elsewhere. What is the ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy one nighter in New England?
August 22, 2:43pm

wait, baked goods?!
Ha, that's a great tip. I have a feeling I'll need to visit every hut I encounter now. It'd be pretty slick to plan a route and your packing to fully utilize what the huts have to of...

In Gear Lists » First overnight, gear list!
August 22, 1:33pm

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