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Nice Design
Nice design. I have been wanting to make a cubeb shelter myself but the material is so damn expensive. It is nice to see a design that only requires 4 yards. I can't wait to see how it turns ou...

In Make Your Own Gear » What to do with 4 ounces of .51 Cuben...MYOG Tarp
November 12, 6:46pm

Re: Hiking With Trail Runners In New England
New England trail builders are definitely a sadistic lot. That being said, unless there is snow on the ground, I do all of my hiking in trail runners. I use Salomon XA Pro 3Ds (the non-GTX version ...

In GEAR » Hiking With Trail Runners In New England
November 02, 10:26am

High Sierra Trail
They could also have been referring to the High Sierra Trail, which starts on the western slope of the Sierra in Sequoia National Park. It merges with the John Muir Trail just below Whitney. The HS...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mt Whitney from the West
October 16, 9:35am

Re: Trekking Poles in Plane
I just came back from a backpacking trip in the Sierra and was able to carry my poles on. I collapsed them all the way and went to the TSA checkpoint to see what they thought before getting my boar...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trekking Poles on Plane?
October 15, 2:18pm

Re: Re: Logistics
Clearly I spent way too much time studying all possible ways to get to and from this trail. If someone else can benefit so much the better!

In Post-Trip Reports » High Sierra Trail Solo Hike: Sept 18-22
October 14, 8:58am

Great TR!
Sounds like a great trip! I'm hoping to do something similar early next summer (I tried last May but the snow had other ideas).

In Post-Trip Reports » Adirondacks High Peaks, Brief TR with Photos
October 14, 8:54am

Re: Logisitics
Thanks for the clarification Bob, I edited the trip report and pictures accordingly. The video is a lot harder to edit so I am going to live with it. Good choice for the profile pic Andrew. E...

In Post-Trip Reports » High Sierra Trail Solo Hike: Sept 18-22
October 12, 11:15am

High Sierra Trail Solo Hike: Sept 18-22
I made my first trip to the Sierra last month, doing a solo hike of the High Sierra Trail. It was amazing. I could never have made the ambitious 79 miles in 5 days without the insight on lightening...

In Post-Trip Reports » High Sierra Trail Solo Hike: Sept 18-22
October 11, 2:08pm

How About the Mini?
Are the new Squeeze filters the same as the ones that come with the Mini? I hear a lot about the regular Squeeze filters failing but not so much about the Mini. The layers on my Mini are starting t...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze bag longevity?
September 01, 6:04pm

Re: 3 Season Hammock List - Mid Atlantic
You are lighter than I am so I can't add much, but I do have 1 suggestion. I would lose the wind jacket. I have a Dri-Ducks rain jacket myself and I rely on it for wind protection, which you re...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season Hammock List - Mid Atlantic
September 01, 5:51pm

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