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Believe it or not I need this. not for backpacking...but for cat protection. I've gone through perhaps a dozen iphone cables over the years because my cat snacks on them.

In GEAR » Kevlar USB cables!
November 20, 2:36pm

Melanzana grid clo?
By chance does anyone know how Melanzana's micro grid stacks up against the others in the chart? Seems very similar to power dry HE....but a little more wind resistant and a little fuzzier. T...

In GEAR » Warmth chart for fleece types?
November 17, 10:44pm

Perfect thanks guys...not sure why the heck I couldn't find those. (I never said I was smart). The charts are a bit tricky to read, but if I'm reading these right, it looks like power...

In GEAR » Warmth chart for fleece types?
November 17, 10:03pm

Warmth chart for fleece types?
Sorry... I knows there's been many threads on finding the perfect fleece... I'm looking for a chart...perhaps with CLO ratings comparing the different fleece types. Anyone know if this ex...

In GEAR » Warmth chart for fleece types?
November 17, 1:05am

I chose VVR over MTR because I thought it stayed open later. The website says the last day to pickup a resupply is Oct 20. Was that only during the drought year? And good point about ending in...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT, how late is too late
November 14, 10:58am

Yip...I should leave earlier....
Thanks guys for the insights. I'm thinking I should probably bump up my trip a week or so just in case. Nobo would make sense...but...but...but...I wanna finish on Whitney!!! Wha. ;). Ca...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT, how late is too late
November 14, 2:15am

JMT, how late is too late
Hey all, I was thinking of doing the JMT southbound Sept 8th - 25th. In the past that would be easy...but this whole El NiƱo thing has me questioning my choice. Could WP get snowed in? Could...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT, how late is too late
November 13, 5:42pm

Lightest water resistant gloves?
For years I've been searching for the lightest water resistant glove for shoulder season use. I'd prefer not to carry an extra set of rain mitts. And rain mitts alone don't work for m...

In GEAR » Lightest water resistant gloves?
November 13, 4:56pm

Thermal fuzz
I thought there was a hooded monkey man actually. Also my mom actually found a high loft fuzzy fleece at target a few years ago. Not polartec...just some random brand.

In GEAR » Hooded fleece similar to R2/MonkeyMan/?
November 13, 10:39am

Jetboil in "Meru"
So I just watched the movie "Meru" about Conrad Anker climbing Meru. Great documentary. Anywho, I was surprised to see them using jetboils in temps as low as -20F. Granted they were ...

In GEAR » Jetboil in "Meru"
November 12, 12:27am

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