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About Me "There is something to a hard days work being rewarded with the same thing that posed the challenge."
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My PDF Gear List13.8831lbs Base Pack Weight

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Why collapsable?
Why would you want it collapsible when you're going to want it on the outside of your pack and readily available? I believe the collapsible ones are more weight, more moving parts to break and ...

In GEAR » convince me: collapsible vs non-collapsible trekking umbrella
January 28, 3:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: New NeoAir XLite and Therm fabric
...I think it would be much easier to wash base layers on the trail than your mat IMHO. KJ

In GEAR » New NeoAir XLite and Therm fabric
January 24, 8:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Nice scissors, 7 grams
A tiny piece of fish tank air line tubing works great for this. Just slip it snugly over the blades. HTH KJ

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL scissors? (or, anyone have these and know the gram weight?)
January 24, 4:20pm

HMG Cuben Reversable
The Cuben version of the TAR pillow: https://www.hyperlitemountaingear.com/sacks/small-cuben-stuff-sack-pillow.html

In Multiple Use Gear » Pillow
January 20, 10:32pm

Re: Synmat UL 9 on Clearance
Michael Shhh....don't tell everybody before I possibly buy one! ;O) Hehe KJ

In GEAR » Exped SynMat UL 9 vs. DownMat UL 7
January 20, 10:22pm

Re: Re: Exped SynMat UL 9 vs. DownMat UL 7
EJ Are you referencing the pads on this page: http://hikinginfinland.com/2014/07/outdoor-news-2014-day-3.html (3/4 of the way down)? If so, they really don't interest me, being tapered pads...

In GEAR » Exped SynMat UL 9 vs. DownMat UL 7
January 20, 8:18pm

Exped SynMat UL 9 vs. DownMat UL 7
Any downsides to the Exped SynMat UL 9, other than that it is 1oz heavier than it's DownMat UL 7 competition? I figure it would be easier/less risky to soap and water wash down in the shower ...

In GEAR » Exped SynMat UL 9 vs. DownMat UL 7
January 20, 4:43pm

Re: Re: AR
HA! Or was it "Tenderfoot" ....or "Monk", Mosey?

In GEAR » What our gear says about us...
January 14, 12:33pm

AR
Two Words: Anal Retentive

In GEAR » What our gear says about us...
January 14, 12:26am

Get away
To get away from all the over-complication and "noise" that is life these days, so that I may look inward without all the distraction. To put myself in uncomfortable situations to know w...

In GEAR » Why do you go backpacking
January 13, 11:11am

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