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Toaks 1100 mL Pot
I contacted toaks and asked for and received a handless, thin walled, toaks 1100 mL pot. Weighs 3.2 oz on my scale. I don't think toaks ended up making a large batch of these pots so it might n...

In GEAR » Does a bushbuddy fit in a Toaks 850?
January 21, 5:16pm

Take a look at a MLD Speedmid
Since you are torn between tarp and tent, take a look at a mid shelter. Something like the MLD speedmid with perimeter netting would be perfect for the JMT. Super easy setup, plenty of room for 2 p...

In GEAR » Shelter for JMT/Sierras
December 15, 3:01pm

re: MLD Little Star
Dave, I sent you a pm, but I figured I'd chime in. I agree with the poster above but I am 6'4 and I feel that my feet are exposed in cruddy weather, so I have to bring a bivy as well. Wi...

In GEAR » MLD Little Star
October 27, 10:35am

re: gear list JMT Aug 16-Sept1
Your list looks good for beginning your lightweight transition. Personally, I would cut some of the electronics, first aid, and leave the flip flops to drop weight. I would also leave the jetboil f...

In Gear Lists » gear list JMT Aug 16-Sept1
August 06, 4:08pm

re: Staying warm/dry in Sept on the JMT
I wouldn't worry too much about the overall weather pattern that is shaping up. Effects of the el nino will not really be felt until winter. With that said, this has been an anomalous summer wh...

In Gear Lists » Staying warm/dry in Sept on the JMT
August 06, 3:53pm

re: Mossies in the high sierra?"
Just returned from a 14 day JMT thru and the mosquitos are still around, mostly in the lower river valley areas. Way more sheeters then last year and more than I expected. They are mostly gone in t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Mossies in the high sierra?
August 04, 3:24pm

re:JMT South Bound Itinerary
I'll second Adams comments. Be flexible as the trail and weather will really dictate where you end up each night. We ended up not sticking to the "plan" last year on the JMT at all. H...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT South Bound Itinerary
July 09, 5:10pm

Sierra National Forest
From Sierra National Forest yesterday. "Forest Order has been put in place as of June 25, 2014 restricting campfires in the Sierra National Forest. Campfires are not permited unless you are...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fire restrictions up north here already
June 26, 5:40pm

Re: Hammocking in the Sierra
Andrew pretty much nailed it. Once you leave Kern Canyon, you won't find very many trees.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hammocking in the Sierra
June 06, 4:15pm

Both items are still available

In Gear Swap » FS: Granite Gear VC Crown 60 with Klymit Airbeam Frame, MLD Patrol Shelter
May 28, 11:02am

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