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ULA women's backpacks
ULA makes great backpacks, IMO they are ideal for people transitioning from traditional packs to lightweight packs because of their suspension and hipbelt system. Very comfy and structured without...

In Gear Lists » Wmn's UL gear recommendations
May 01, 6:45am

No Cheating!
You really should list weights for items carried as well. Just because it's not in your pack doesn't mean you aren't carrying it!

In Gear Lists » First time on the JMT
April 30, 6:52am

Re: Re: Conscious gear buyer
"Did you need those pants in the first place?" -Mind Explosion This could easily thread drift into a moral minimalism dilemma and super mega anti-consumerism rant, but I haven't...

In GEAR » Conscious gear buyer
April 29, 7:09am

Re: Re: Re: Merino 150 base layer from Backcountry.com outlet--first impressions
"I'm trying the Mountain Hardwear Integral Hooded Top this weekend. I bought it on sale at backcountry.com for $64.00. It's a Merino/Poly blend, and reportedly 8 oz, so heavier and sli...

In GEAR » Merino 150 base layer from Backcountry.com outlet--first impressions
April 25, 6:43am

Re: Lightweight Sleeping Bag or Quilt (Advice Needed)
If your primary goal with that $270 is to save as much weight as possible, there are better areas that could be upgraded than your bag I should think. Of course we would need to see a complete gea...

In GEAR » Lightweight Sleeping Bag or Quilt (Advice Needed)
April 25, 6:37am

Re: knot funny
Just use linelocs. 100% knot weight savings!!!

In Philosophy & Technique » weight of a knot
April 16, 9:08pm

Don't get Frogg Toggs
How ridiculous are you willing to look? My Frogg Toggs UL pants are only 4.1 ounces and only $20 total (including the jacket!) but they look absolutely absurd. I got the size medium and they stil...

In GEAR » Rain pants recommendations for occasional, light use?
April 16, 6:57am

Re: 2 sleeping bags
Honestly you will get similar quality with any of these high end bags. If the money isnt an issue then i say just pull the trigger on whatever one you seem to like best. If you could try some of ...

April 13, 9:57pm

I say don't get the Marmot Plasma 15. I'm sure it's a high quality piece of kit, but if you are considering spending $550 on a sleeping bag, I'd get one from Western Mountaineering...

April 13, 9:34pm

Re: Proper knife usage.
Ah, I can finally start concrete whittling around the campfire!

In Chaff » Proper knife usage.
April 13, 7:40pm

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