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Re: What do you wear on your legs during the day? (winter or summer)
Thanks all. Lots of great food for thought. I'd worry I'd get hot wearing pants on a sunny day, but it sounds like this is not an issue for many of you?

In GEAR » What do you wear on your legs during the day? (winter or summer)
May 09, 1:42pm

What do you wear on your legs during the day? (winter or summer)
I'm new to ultralight, and hoping to get more experience this year. I'm hoping you can give me some advice as to what you wear on your legs when outside, both in the winter and summer. I...

In GEAR » What do you wear on your legs during the day? (winter or summer)
May 05, 2:37pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: down and wet weather
Thanks. Sounds like down vests, etc. are primarily in-camp gear, and I am reasonable to bring a fleece as a hiking layer.

In Editor's Roundtable » MontBell Plasma 1000 Down Jacket Review
November 13, 5:41pm

Re: down and wet weather
Thanks all for the advice on the down. If I am not digressing too much from the topic of the discussion...what do you all prefer to store your down in for sleeping? For cold wet weather, say 35...

In Editor's Roundtable » MontBell Plasma 1000 Down Jacket Review
November 12, 11:50am

down and wet weather
I'm still learning about UL backpacking, and am curious about how down jackets (and bags) perform if you are out for several days in cold rainy weather. When I read gear lists, it seems like ...

In Editor's Roundtable » MontBell Plasma 1000 Down Jacket Review
November 07, 1:12pm

on being careful
Years ago, at 22, I left my computer programmer job in a run down city and moved to Oregon. I figured I'd spend the next 10 years playing and working odd jobs, then go to graduate school ther...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone ever regret a thru hike??
March 27, 4:42pm

Re: Newbie Questions
Thanks for all the insight. Looks like my snowcamping experience was misleading. I think it might be worthwhile to peruse some of the gearlists to get a feel for what equipment is needed.

In Editor's Roundtable » Camping in the Snow
March 08, 1:14pm

Newbie Questions
I just found this thread...and would love to start winter or shoulder season backpacking. I hope you will pardon some novice questions: 1) Years ago I took a snowcamping class in Oregon. It...

In Editor's Roundtable » Camping in the Snow
March 07, 4:07pm

Trip Report
Hey folks, thanks again for your suggestions. I ran into one small problem: when I got to the car rental place, they told me my drivers' license was expired and I couldn't rent a car. S...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Things to do near Sidney, BC (Vancouver Island) in February
February 21, 12:57pm

Nice video
Thanks for the post Ryan. I'd love to see more videos, especially about winter or shoulder season backpacking.

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter Firebuilding Techniques (Video)
February 21, 12:53pm

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