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WTB - SMD Skyscape Trekker or LHG Solo
Title says it all. Not looking for something that is all tore up, but it doesn't have to be perfect either. Overall, looking for a good deal on a tent that I want to try out. PM or email a...

In Gear Swap » WTB - SMD Skyscape Trekker
April 24, 6:20am

Instead of the chair, bring a hammock. I believe a grand trunk nano 7 with dyneema whoopie slings is under a pound and maybe in the 10oz range. Can't remember for certain.

In Gear Lists » Suggestions on how I can lighten my pack further
April 22, 2:46pm

Solid Start
Your gear list looks very similar to what mine did when I started backpacking. A few obvious comments: - Wife's pack is very heavy. You can easily get in the 2lb range for pretty cheap. I...

In Gear Lists » Need Some Feedback
April 12, 8:21pm

Zpacks Shoulder Pouches
Arrived just as described. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Lots of stuff. Zpacks, Tarptent, Feathered Friends, Patagonia, Salomon, Katadyn, ect
April 08, 11:23am

Re: Rain Pants.
I can't stand hiking in rain pants, because they make me sweat like crazy. If it is warm and rainy, I just leave them at home because my pants (Ramparts) dry really quickly. If it is cold and...

In Gear Lists » JMT Gear List - Need to lost 3-5lbs
April 05, 7:40am

Re: Re: policies
Technically, this violates the policy: "For Sale postings may not include references (especially URLs) to any external listings." because your URL points to Craigslist, which is an extern...

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX-3N - ultra compact system camera
April 05, 7:25am

Using iPhone
When on my iPhone, I change options, but the pricing seems to lag. Other than that, it looks great. A couple of minor ideas: -It would be nice to have weight along with price -Can the ind...

In Gear Deals » New Enlightened Equipment site needs scrutiny
April 04, 11:43am

Shoulder Pouches
Sent a PM

In Gear Swap » FS: Lots of stuff. Zpacks, Tarptent, Feathered Friends, Patagonia, Salomon, Katadyn, ect
March 30, 1:43pm

Re: Holes
I would not have holes. A bit of sand flowing through the hole will do almost nothing, while freezing in snow would be brutal. Like you said, they are cheaper to make and it is 50/50 on holes and...

In Gear Deals » Titanium Sand/Snow Stakes
March 27, 12:10pm

Re: re: Water Bladder for Sawyer Squeeze
Everything that I had read was that the new sawyer bags were just as tough as the Evernew ones. If this isn't the case, then the Evernew would probably be worth it. I'm not certain how ex...

In GEAR » Water Bladder for Sawyer Squeeze
March 25, 2:36pm

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