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Re: Re: Poncho Tarps List
I've used Steve's exact sleeping set-up in the Sierra's with Mosquitoes for 5 nights. (not as bad as Japan but there were still bugs.) I can't wear a normal no-see-um head-net for e...

In GEAR » Poncho Tarps List
August 22, 9:02am

Re: John Muir Trail Unsupported Attempt
Hello, I'm one of the others making an attempt. In a couple hours I'm starting my trip to Lone Pine. Tomorrow, I'll start up Mt. Whitney. (Hopefully) I'll reach Yosemite Valley T...

In GEAR » John Muir Trail Unsupported Attempt
July 18, 9:56am

Re: Nunatak Arc Edge
I'm a new owner of an Edge. (Only used it once) The bag is great for exactly why I purchased it; lightest bag for the warmth on short nights of sleep on my back. It's a pretty specialized b...

In GEAR » Nunatak Arc Edge
June 21, 9:48am

Re: Pocket Rocket or Giga Power??
Hi Jeff, I'd like to offer one other option: The Coleman F1 Ultralite http://www.coleman.com/coleman/colemancom/detail.asp?product_id=9741A700&categoryid=2005 While Coleman isn...

In GEAR » Pocket Rocket or Giga Power??
June 19, 2:02pm

Re: What is the loudest alarm wrist watch for backpacking?
Hello, I'm looking for a similar solution with one addition. I would like an alarm that doesn't stop until it's shut off. In general, what do people use to wake up? Thanks, ...

In GEAR » What is the loudest alarm wrist watch for backpacking?
June 03, 9:11pm

Re: Help from poncho users
Hey Eric, I use wind pants and Mountain Laurel Designs eVent rain mitts. - Jon

In GEAR » Help from poncho users
May 17, 7:35pm

Re: Re: Blue foam vs. GG ThinLight
Thanks Mark that is exactly what I was wondering. Any chance you could point me to where you got those numbers? Thanks, - Jon

In GEAR » Blue foam vs. GG ThinLight
May 17, 5:28pm

Re: JMT --beep, beep!
Hi Kevin, S. to N. is actually the direction most of the record holders traveled. You start high and end low. - Jon

In GEAR » JMT on FIRE this Summer
May 17, 9:29am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Blue foam vs. GG ThinLight
I throw my pack under my legs. It's not much insulation but a little better than directly on the ground cloth.

In GEAR » Blue foam vs. GG ThinLight
May 17, 9:18am

Re: Re: Blue foam vs. GG ThinLight
Hi Douglas, The blue foam pad I use is an REI one. The torso length weights about 3.5 oz.

In GEAR » Blue foam vs. GG ThinLight
May 16, 4:59pm

All Reader Reviews by Jonathan Chiappa

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ULA Equipment Relay
I recently purchased the Relay. In the last 2 weeks I've completed 2 very different three day backpacking trips. The first was 75 miles mostly on trails in the San Francisco Bay Area. I carried 3 days...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 04, 1:16pm