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Tarptent vs. Double Walled Tent
Yes and No. The photos of the Contrail look like the mesh goes all the way inside, but I believe that it does not, in similar fashion to all of his other tarptents. A double walled tent has the mes...

In GEAR » Tarp - Tent - Tarp Tent??
September 05, 5:58pm

RE: What do you want investigated in 2007
This is not so much a topic of investigation, but an improvement on the usability of the web site-- why not make a "FAQs" section that can be updated periodically to cover some of the state of the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » READERS - What do you want investigated in 2007?
September 05, 2:07pm

Entertaining the kid
I take my 3 year old out sometimes, and I try to time the hike so there isn't too much "in camp" time to get bored before dinner-campfire-bed. I try to involve her with pitching the tarp (holding t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » took the 5 year old on an overnighter
August 27, 10:36pm

Minimal Tarp size (to avoid bivy)
I wanted to resurrect this thread a little since I have been rolling back & forth with the small tarp+ bivy vs. large(r) tarp without bivy debate in my mind. I was wondering if the experienced tarp...

In GEAR » Oware CatTarp 2
August 26, 3:34pm

Re: Pack size, I am light / My wife is not
I take my daughter backapacking with me and so of course become a pack-mule (relatively, anyway) on those outings. Acknowledging this reality, I opted to buy an ULA P-2 (now the Catalyst, I think?)...

In GEAR » Pack size, I am light / My wife is not.
August 14, 5:02pm

FS: Complete Hammock Rig

In Gear Swap » FS: Complete Hammock Rig
August 06, 3:58pm

Re: Re: Hammock Comfort
Thank you. This is exactly the kind of info I am seeking, from folks who maybe have not had luck with them... I almost feel "guilty" about not loving my HH since they are well made, and I love the ...

In GEAR » Hammock Comfort-- Asymm vs. Symm Hammocks?
August 02, 4:42pm

Hammock Comfort-- Asymm vs. Symm Hammocks?
I use a HH UL- Backpacker Asym, but continue to struggle with some issues, despite different sags, insulations etc. My problem seems to be... I just can't seem to get that comfortable in it, and ...

In GEAR » Hammock Comfort-- Asymm vs. Symm Hammocks?
August 01, 12:44pm

Bivy Sac & Belly Sleep?
I have never slept in a bivy sac before and was wondering if you can (comfortably) sleep on your stomach or side, or do you have to stay on your back only? If you sleep without your face up, will t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Sac & Belly Sleep?
July 31, 2:39pm

Walmart = Wallyworld?
OK, It's a dumb question. But is Wal-mart what is frequently referred to as "Wallyworld" on these posts? I'm out west, and I figured Wallyworld was some store back east or in the southern states or...

In Gear Lists » Cheapest UL Gear List Challenge
July 20, 6:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Dane Fliedner

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Ray Way Net Tent Kit
RJ's kit has excellent quality of materials, and with the Tarp book the instuctions are very easy to follow. The instructions for the net tent are a little leaner than for the tarp, but it is still pr...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 11, 2:08pm

FlexAir Pillow Dual Compartment Ultralight
I had grown tired of the hard "thump" of my head on my smashed clothes as my pillow, but wanted to still try to go as lite as possible. Bought these pillows in hopes of finding a light alternative to ...

In Miscellaneous Products
July 17, 11:17am