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All Forum Posts by Jim MacDiarmid

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Re: Re: MLD Exodus FS questions
I'll +1 on what Heath said regarding the comfort level of the old Exodus FS, though comfort level is so subjective. To me, carrying 30lbs with the suspension was comparable to carrying 25lbs go...

In GEAR » MLD Exodus FS questions
August 25, 3:17pm

Price Drop bump - FS - MLD Exodus FS, BPL Nano Cuben tarp, SMD Starlite 4200ci pack
MLD Exodus FS - $205 BPL Nano Tarp - $220 SMD Starlite - $135

In Gear Swap » FS - MLD Exodus FS, BPL Nano Cuben tarp, SMD Starlite 4200ci pack
August 25, 2:43pm

Re: anyone have a cutup Z Lite pad?
Hey Mike, I have a joined section of four I'm not using. Cost of whatever shipping, 4oz plus the box from NYC. I just need to find a box at work to fit it in. I think I have one there. ...

In Gear Swap » anyone have a cutup Z Lite pad?
August 17, 8:08pm

Re: Early November 3-4 day trip suggestions!
If you do look at Zion, the 47-mile Trans Zion hike. I did it two years ago. The linked guide makes it 4 nights, 5 days. I did it in 2 nights, 3 days because I like long days, and I skipped Angel...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Early November 3-4 day trip suggestions!
August 07, 2:57pm

Re: JMT Gear List End of August- Early September
+1 for the Kindle, even though you may be too tired for more than a few minutes of reading a night, or too busy staring at the stars, which is what happens to me. This is coming from someone who do...

In Gear Lists » JMT Gear List End of August- Early September
August 03, 2:01pm

Re: New MLD Solomid owner with questions
I also use a polycro groundsheet under either my bivy or net tent, depending on the bug situation. I've never had a site where the water pooled to half-an-inch deep or more with this set-up, bu...

In GEAR » New MLD Solomid owner with questions
August 03, 1:44pm

Re: Was UL a phase for you?
+1 to much that's already been said. UL wasn't a phase, but more of a new awareness. The most useful part of going UL was just weighing everything and putting it in a spreadsheet, a ne...

In Philosophy & Technique » Was UL a phase for you?
August 03, 1:30pm

Re: Stories of bad weather and how your shelter went
In 2010 I spent the second night of my attempt to hike the Tahoe Rim Trail near Susie Lake in Desolation Wilderness. It was mid-October and the week before there had been a lot of thunderstorms, an...

In GEAR » Stories of bad weather and how your shelter went
July 27, 7:29pm

Re: WTB size medium lightweight pack
PM Sent as well.

In Gear Swap » WTB size medium lightweight pack
July 27, 7:47am

Re: Lamarck Lakes TR
Lovely pictures. I headed up from North Lake for a loop of Piute Pass to McClure Meadows and over Lamarck Col that same day. Of course, I was supposed to be going over Lamarck Col the first day, bu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lamarck Lakes TR
July 22, 10:08am

All Reader Reviews by Jim MacDiarmid

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Gossamer Gear
I ordered a Gorilla backpack from Gossamer Gear. It's my first venture into UL packs. I ordered a medium, and after trying it on for a few days and not finding it completely comfortable, I worri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:39pm