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laundry
One idea for laundry -- when I thru'ed I didn't have any extra clothes except rain pants. I usually just showered in my clothes since they dried out so fast afterwards. But then again, ...

In Gear Lists » Summer AT Thru Hike
March 16, 10:22am

goat poles
I love my TiGoat poles. With a pack on I weigh about 190 and they held up over an AT thru. I stepped on them and caught them between rocks a few times too -- they seem remarkably strong for their w...

In GEAR » What are the best UL Treckking Poles?
March 15, 5:43pm

trail gloves
I wore Merrell trail gloves for about 650 miles on the AT last year. I really liked the feel but had trouble keeping my pace up on days over 15 miles. Eventually I switched out due to bruised feet ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Minimalist shoes and through hiking.
March 10, 9:54pm

bump
Bump.

In Gear Swap » FS: size 13 MT101s and Black Diamond Infinity 50 pack
March 04, 12:04pm

FS: size 13 MT101s and Black Diamond Infinity 50 pack
These shoes are in good condition. Worn for about 30 miles mostly on runs over snowpack, so very little wear at all. Size 13. Asking $50. This pack has seen about 150 miles of us...

In Gear Swap » FS: size 13 MT101s and Black Diamond Infinity 50 pack
March 02, 10:38pm

thanks
Ha! Yeah, I lpoaded up my pack a couple different ways today and it seems better. Using my 6-fold Zlite and then your strategy Ken I got it to work out okay.

In GEAR » ULA Ohm bulges against my back
February 10, 1:31pm

ULA Ohm bulges against my back
Hey all, I just got an Ohm and love it so far, save for one minor gripe. When I pack it up fully, my sleeping quilt (which I pack as loosely as I can into the bottom of my pack liner) really bul...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm bulges against my back
February 10, 9:26am

WTB: 10-20 degree quilt, long
Looking for a quilt for my A.T. thru hike this year. Hoping for under 30 oz, size long, and 10-20 degree comfort. Just testing the waters here before I spring for the Golite 3 Season, thanks to tha...

In Gear Swap » WTB: 10-20 degree quilt, long
January 09, 3:41pm

anyone else?
Anyone else have thoughts on this pack? Wouldn't be asking but for the fact that I'll have to order it online before trying it on. Reviews and pictures are hard to come by as well.

In GEAR » any exp with SMD Essence?
December 27, 10:23am

any exp with SMD Essence?
Hey folks, I am in the market for a lighter pack and have the opportunity to pick up a 2007 model SMD Essence at a nice price. Was wondering if anyone here has used one and has comments about it...

In GEAR » any exp with SMD Essence?
December 24, 10:28pm

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