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campsites
Thanks for the campsite images... my auto-watch for this thread must be buggy as I never got the update. Yeah, those look pretty decent I must say. What time of year did you do it? I'm goi...

In Gear Lists » Patagonia Torres del Paine - Gearlist
June 18, 6:48pm

Med kit
The one item I wished I would've taken was a roll of gauze. One evening as I was setting up my tent, nailing a stake into the ground, I stood up quickly and whacked my head on a sharp tree b...

In Gear Lists » JMT sobo July final list
June 03, 6:38pm

plantar fasciitis
Because Plantar Fasciitis was mentioned I thought I'd chime in with something that greatly sped up my recovery after getting plantar fasciitis on the jmt. The Strassburg sock: http://thesoc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Heel Bone spurs
June 03, 5:49pm

Who knew ..
Who knew that post would come this far. Seems like I missed a few updates since the first few posts. Perhaps somethings up with the BPL notification system? In any case, I appreciate all the i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 23, 10:30am

re: Tents
Thanks. Yeah, I'm leaning towards not taking it. It's pretty solid for 3-season sierra summer weather but I'm hesitant when it comes to potentially nasty conditions. Thanks for you...

In GEAR » Tent/backpack/rainpants for Torres del Paine
April 22, 6:33pm

Tents
I'm also looking to trek the circuit around Sept and am wondering how well, for the people that have gone, a zpacks hexamid solo would hold up? Love the tent to death and am fine managing cond...

In GEAR » Tent/backpack/rainpants for Torres del Paine
April 22, 12:29pm

Bringing back an old thread
So I'm looking to do the full circuit this Sept and from the pics i'm wondering if it's possible to stake out a zpacks hexamid solo? From what I've seen everything is pretty rocky....

In Gear Lists » Patagonia Torres del Paine - Gearlist
April 22, 12:09pm

Thanks
Roger, Thanks for the insightful response. Good to know. I haven't personally worked with cuben but do own a zpacks tent for fair-weather conditions. I've folded my tarptent numerous ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 03, 4:50pm

UL vs. Mountaineers
Good point! Yeah, I can see that being the case for large scale manufacturing. I was more-or-less focused on the MYOG'er/mountaineer which is why I posted here. Sorry if that was unclear. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 03, 10:18am

Cuben tent for mountaineering?
I've seen a ton of cool tents come through this message board and figured you guys/gals would have some good input/thoughts on this. Why is it that I haven't seen many 4-season cuben mount...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 02, 11:15am

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