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Darin Banner (dbanner) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Pacific North West
About Me Been backpacking, climbing, skiing, fishing, biking , etc. for over thirty years.
CityMedford
StateOregon
CountryUSA

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Re: Re: The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
I hope my wife isn't reading this thread! ;-) It was $215 plus $15 for shipping. That includes materials and labor.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
September 11, 9:39pm

Re: Re: pack
Yes, the cuben fabric was 1.4 oz sq/yd and the Dyneema X was 210d. Hyperlite Mountain Gear makes their packs with a cuben fiber/50d polyester hybrid that weighs 3.3oz sq/yd and is super durable.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
September 10, 10:13pm

Readers' Comments
I'm enjoying reading your comments. I wrap my Leukotape around the pen I take with me on my trips, but it's so sticky that it's a struggle to get off. I like the idea of precutting an...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Updated Foot-Care Kit
July 23, 11:08pm

Mitts
Are these still for sale?

In Gear Swap » FS: RBH Designs Vapor Mitt
March 24, 2:57pm

Re: Re: Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
Thank you so much. If you are looking at lightening your load and learning all kinds of cool things about backpacking, you have come to the right place. You should check out the trekking courses--...

In Editor's Roundtable » Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
March 28, 10:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
Now THAT explains it! ;-)

In Editor's Roundtable » Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
March 17, 6:50pm

Re: Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
National Geographic TOPO! is the mapping software and I used the Mac OS X Snow Leopard version of Quick Time, which can record whatever you're doing on your screen and turn it into a video. BT...

In Editor's Roundtable » Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
March 17, 1:25pm

Re: Re: Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
Bob, don't worry about sounding critical, these are good questions. As Roger said, both Mike and I could have saved weight if we would have shared a tent and stove. But I wanted to try out th...

In Editor's Roundtable » Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
March 17, 12:18am

Re: Re: Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
Thanks Devin. I used National Geographic TOPO!. I highly recommend it.

In Editor's Roundtable » Crater Lake Snowshoe Video Essay
March 16, 11:15pm

Crater Lake
Thanks. How many days?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Crater Lake Rim
January 01, 9:12am

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