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Aaron - I'm not at all sure how maintaining 4mph going downhill implies running. For me 4mph is a fast walk. Having said that, I think both Brett and Andrew did run some portions of the JMT, ju...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 19, 1:14pm

If you are carrying a bivy, leave the bag in the bivy and shove both into the bottom of the pack together. If you have a dry groundsheet you can stuff it on top/around the bag after the bag goes in...

In GEAR » Ultralight Sleeping Bag Compression Stuff Sack
April 19, 10:47am

Katabatic is awesome
I also have 2 Katabatic quilts (Palisade and Sawatch), both regular/regular - I'm pretty slim and the regular width seems fine to me, but going with a wide may make sense in your case. I LOVE t...

In GEAR » Katabatic Gear Quilt advice
April 10, 6:58am

Sold to David. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » Patagonia Piton jacket
April 08, 9:10am

Updated, free shipping
Make offer!

In Gear Swap » Patagonia Prana Outdoor Research North Face Mammut Columbia EMS REI Thermarest etc - Cleaning out the Closet!
April 08, 7:37am

Price Drop
$45 shipped

In Gear Swap » Patagonia Piton jacket
April 08, 7:21am

Price Drop
$45 for the Altras that remain (Intuition)

In Gear Swap » Women's Altra shoes
April 08, 7:19am

Ito - sounds like you are playing it smart given the variable weather, terrain, remoteness, and your projected speed. In that scenario taking more stuff definitely makes sense especially if bailing...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 56Km Race Plan
April 07, 7:13pm

Michael, Yes, it is the Nano. This is the same bag as in my other FS post, I did not mean to post two ads but the first one was not showing up so I thought it was lost in a black hole and I pos...

In Gear Swap » FS: Feathered Friends Hummingbird 20 degree sleeping bag excellent condition
April 07, 7:16am

I agree with Peter
I have to say I agree with Peter - I've done unsupported 50K+ run/hikes with the AK vest, and it worked fine - close to civilization though with plenty of bail out options. The PB vest would be...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 56Km Race Plan
April 05, 10:28am

All Reader Reviews by Allen C

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Axonn,LLC Spot Satellite Messenger
Spot 2 worked ok on a section hike of the JMT in 2013. Tracking mode enabled, worked some of the time with some big gaps. I recently emailed them to cancel the service as I rarely use it. They off...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
July 20, 10:32am