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Sawtooth Wilderness loop from Grandjean TR
I just had a great experience in the Sawtooths and want to recommend the loop to others. I started at the Grandjean trailhead, kind of a backdoor to the Sawtooths, ideally bypassing some Redfi...

In Post-Trip Reports » Sawtooth Wilderness loop from Grandjean TR
July 17, 1:57pm

re: Using internet for trip planning
Diane, the short answer to your question is no. We actually live in a pretty incredible age where Google and others update their satellite imagery almost yearly. You can even use the slider in Eart...

In Philosophy & Technique » Using Internet for trip planning.
June 03, 12:36pm

re: Tarp Tie Out Logic Check
Craig- Your design is awesome. Thanks for such a clean description of exactly what you're doing on your tarps. I wish I'd have seen this before I started my tarp! I used Hysol and triang...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarp Tie Out Logic Check
May 10, 12:00pm

soccer shorts
I picked up a pair of a shorts almost exactly as you're describing, even in green, at my local thrift store. They were soccer shorts, complete with emblem. They weigh 3.9 oz. I think they were ...

In GEAR » looking for lightweight shorts without mesh liner
May 10, 11:49am

re: tarp
So I used Hysol along the ridgeline and for the reinforcement patches. I sewed/hemmed the edges and sewed on the tie-outs. The corners have linlocs. I would say yes, Hysol for the patches becau...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 8x7 cuben flat tarp - first time out
May 06, 11:02pm

MYOG 8x7 cuben flat tarp - first time out
Had the opportunity to test out my just finished 8x7ish flat tarp. I made his out of Lawson's .74oz banana cuben. Hysol is much more difficult to work with than I anticipated. If you have a...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 8x7 cuben flat tarp - first time out
May 06, 9:14pm

re: trowels in the desert and other thread drifts
--"I must say, I'm glad I don't regularly see fresh piles or your "smear" around the designated camping areas in our desert national parks. By burying your waste as deep AS P...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in Utah: Gear and other q's
May 04, 4:46pm

re: good trowel (not necessary)
Brad, I'm also planning a trip in that area. I started a thread for feedback on my gearlist which you might check out, you can at least see what I'm bring. I've camped in this area a nu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in Utah: Gear and other q's
May 04, 10:10am

tarp in action
Got my poncho-tarp out for a night last weekend, thought I'd share this pitch that I was really happy with.

In Gear Deals » Crazy Golite Sale
May 02, 9:36pm

re: re: Maze list (tarps, poncho-tarps, etc)
Dave thanks for your feedback. I actually don't have a rain jacket listed. The poncho tarp will serve as my rain protection and will save me ~5 ounces over my Precip jacket. You're r...

In Gear Lists » ultralighting the maze - gear list
May 01, 7:45pm

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