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Well besides me at my first hikes with a 70lt backpack, a heavy tent and synthetic sleeping bag, some food cans, too much water and lots of unnecessary stuff... Look at him, he's a a native...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » the opposite of ultralight
May 24, 5:44pm

Re: Custom Rutalocura Multipurpose Carbon Pole\Staff\Tenkara
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In GEAR » Custom Rutalocura Multipurpose Carbon Pole\Staff\Tenkara
May 24, 12:25pm

Re: My solution
Thanks Derrick! Yeah i've heard a lot of stories of people breaking their super lightweight poles... never happened to me but perhaps I don't hike that much. How did you manage to sleep ...

In GEAR » HMG UltaMid2 Center Pole
May 24, 12:22pm

Thanks people (15K camp)
Thanks Ian, agreed. Ozzy I don't feel ok bringing two pads, seems like and overkill to me. I won't be sleeping on ice. I think I'll just take my xtherm. Bob, I know I'm being...

In Gear Lists » Your advice is highly appreciated
May 24, 12:05pm

HMG UltaMid2 Center Pole
I have a HMG UltaMid2 and so far I've done well dealing with intermediate weather conditions, a little snow and moderate winds. I've got a question for experts in mid&tarp-shelters with...

In GEAR » HMG UltaMid2 Center Pole
May 20, 12:36pm

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I don't know anything about treating wounds, bites, fractures. On that event I suppose i'll just walk towards civilization for help, leaving the injured as stable as possible and with water...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Have you ever saved someone's life?
May 15, 10:58pm

Re: Re: more down or no down at the bottom of the sleeping bag
Check this: http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Ultralight-Sleeping-Bag-Reviews/Feathered-Friends-Vireo I own a quilt (ZPacks), combined with your insulated jacket and a good quality pad it's a li...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » more down or no down at the bottom of the sleeping bag.
May 15, 10:36pm

Re: Re: Hiking Los Andes - my gear list (your advice is highly appreciated)
Hi Nick, thanks for your reply, Yes I have experienced that quilt in about 25F. However I wasn't exactly naked, I used: baselayer (top & bottoms), wool socks, trekking pants, rain pants,...

In Gear Lists » Your advice is highly appreciated
May 15, 10:08pm

Re: Minor nitpicks
Hi Glenn, thanks for replying, "Button compass, wouldn’t rely on electronics." On my previous trip, I knew the trail. On my new one for this year, I’ll be guided. But then… what...

In Gear Lists » Your advice is highly appreciated
May 15, 7:38pm

Re: bug protection?
Hi Ozzy! Thanks for your advice :-) I'll always bring bug protection if needed. Thing is, I know these mountains and they are not particulary buggy above tree line where I camp. There's ...

In Gear Lists » Your advice is highly appreciated
May 15, 7:11pm

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