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Ok, that makes sense then. I usually spend mornings at Inspiration Point when I can, during that time, to give hikers a lift into town. I just wasn't sure if Guffy was the place that they...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question for previous PCT thru-hikers
March 30, 1:05pm

Question for previous PCT thru-hikers
In Southern California, what is "usually" the last campground that you camped the night before hitting Wrightwood? Name of the campground? I live very close, and I'd like to set u...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question for previous PCT thru-hikers
March 28, 5:02pm

Fiddle Factor, I guess
For me it's not the cost. The Caldera Cone, Zelph Starlyte, etc, are all reasonable in cost, and have a rock-solid reputation. I guess it's also a factor of being able to make one on my o...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stoves for Narrow Pots
March 24, 2:13pm

Good suggestons
Thanks for the replies so far. I like the Starlyte stove, and Zelph always comes to mind for these. I was wondering if anyone used the Venom "Zero" stove. Looks pretty simple to ma...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stoves for Narrow Pots
March 23, 8:17pm

Alcohol Stoves for Narrow Pots
I'm slowly lightening my load, mostly because I'm doing more solo hikes. I've always carried a canister stove, currently the Giga. For a weekend trip alone, though, I think alcohol wo...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stoves for Narrow Pots
March 23, 4:59pm

Re: Footprint for Imogene 3
I have an Imogene 3. I made a footprint out of 1mil sheeting, not Polycro, but mine still came in at under 5 ounces. I also don't use the stuff sack, so there's a bit of weight savings ...

In GEAR » Help: Tarptent Rainshadow 2 or Golite Imogene 3
March 19, 7:49pm

Re: I'm in Seattle with a Solo
John, is that the cuben version of the Wedge? I was also thinking about a Wedge, if I chose to go Lightheart, but don't know if the 1.5 oz increase would be worth the extra awning and view. ...

In GEAR » Lightheart Solo or SMD Trekker for PNW
February 27, 2:26pm

Lightheart Solo or SMD Trekker for PNW
I know that these 2 tents are very similar. Both weigh within 3 ounces of each other. There are a couple structural differences, aside from the pole system setup. The Lightheart, for example, is...

In GEAR » Lightheart Solo or SMD Trekker for PNW
February 26, 4:48pm

Chilly morning lead to decisions...
Lots of opinions, and much great advice given. I have a Stoic Wraith windshirt. It weighs 2 ounces. Windshirts protect from the wind to shed off cold. If I'm in the wind, and NOT reaching...

In GEAR » Shirt for chilly mornings
March 20, 5:13pm

RE: morning shirts
Yeah, you're right Jake. I'm probably in the wrong sport. Or, perhaps you didn't read the post. This is not about being dirty, and I live on the PCT, so yeah, I've interacted wit...

In GEAR » Shirt for chilly mornings
March 19, 8:20pm

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