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Re: reply from smd
"We've been making the Serenities with the lighter netting again for over a year now. We just updated the website recently to reflect that change. The weight of the Serenity is approx.. ...

In GEAR » Lightest bug net tent?
July 30, 10:00am

Re: SMD is likely the lightest
"The silnylon net tent "serenity" weighs in at 7.5 ounces. I purchased one from a forum member here and will know more in a few days." If it does weigh 7.5 ounces then it lik...

In GEAR » Lightest bug net tent?
July 29, 11:41pm

Olympics?
If you haven't considered it you might think about staying in Port Angeles and hiking in the Olympics. One thing to consider is that temps on east side of Cascades are often much higher than o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Recommend Seattle-area hikes?
July 04, 3:06pm

Re: Re: Baily Range
Ryan -- Here are a couple more nice Bailey TR's, both fastpacking ultralight-style. I think this guy did a variation on your "Bailey Range Light" idea: www.nwhikers.net/forums/...

In GEAR » Olympic NP in late October - Advice?
July 03, 6:12pm

Re: Re: Thanks
"Ha! I think people are a little pessimistic. October can be good." Hmm. "Can be" and "probably will be" are quite different things. I would predict wet weather f...

In GEAR » Olympic NP in late October - Advice?
July 03, 3:29pm

Re: Olympic NP in late October - Advice?
I wonder if you have any idea what you're planning. Olympics in late October are likely to be wet, cold, and dark. Dark not just because days will have grown quite short, but also because thi...

In GEAR » Olympic NP in late October - Advice?
July 03, 9:40am

Re: Notch floorspace
Same here, none of my comments were intended to disparage the Notch. I like to think of it as my Goldilocks tent: not too small, not too big, just right. I sometimes bring all my gear inside, pac...

In GEAR » Tarptent Notch + Large Neoair Xlite or Xtherm
July 02, 6:43pm

Re: TT Notch & Moment DW
"It appears the floors of the Notch and Moment DW are virtually the same in dimensions." That's not what I'd say at all. They do both measure 20" wide at the head and foo...

In GEAR » Tarptent Notch + Large Neoair Xlite or Xtherm
July 02, 5:58pm

Bear Poles and rodents
The bear poles are nice and easy and you don't have to worry about bears getting at your food. Rodents are a different story, though. I had something chew a hole in my cuben fiber drybag and ...

In Gear Lists » Wonderland Trail in late August
June 27, 5:47pm

Sawyer Squeeze reduced flow
My SS was close to non-functional when I tested this spring after it sat unused last winter. I did backflush it at end of season last year but still had the problem. Maybe my backflush wasn't...

In GEAR » My beloved Sawyer Squeeze failed me. Anyone else experience this?
June 25, 12:06pm

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