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golite wisp
I still use an old Golite Wisp from 2007 or 2008. The only thing that's failed is the teeny-tiny zipper on the teeny-tiny pocket.

In GEAR » Windshirt durability?
September 30, 3:01pm

rab aurora
I love the Rab Aurora/Boreas, which performs somewhat like a softshell for ~8 oz. Even so, I can rarely justify taking it backpacking.

In GEAR » any reason to use a softshell?
September 30, 2:15pm

criminal activity
I've had a car broken into at a trailhead. Really sucks to come back and find a window smashed in and belongings stolen, but would suck even more if the car had just vanished. I bring the key i...

In GEAR » Car Keys
September 30, 2:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
"Do you have a system to recycle gray water to the toilet resevoir or are you just using a bucket?" Just a plastic basin, nothing fancy. It started out as a drip catcher for an under-...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
July 09, 9:40pm

Re: Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
I went from living in a 100 sq ft off-the-grid house in the northeast to living in a 1200 sq ft rental house in the Las Vegas Valley. I am one great big walking carbon offset. Many of my decisions ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
July 09, 10:41am

Re: Re: What gear makes you happy?
"crampons. because when I need them, that means there will be fewer people." Why no "LIKE" button, BPL?! :-) Nothing makes me happier than a shiny new map, because it mean...

In GEAR » What gear makes you happy?
July 09, 9:23am

all set :-)
been offline the past couple of weeks. all set carrier-wise!

In Gear Swap » WTB: Osprey Poco Plus or Deuter Kid Comfort III
June 16, 1:36pm

re: locale
"If you were in the southern Appalachians in the heat of the summer, I don't think it would be so much of a concern" I've been there and learned the hard way that it's a da...

In GEAR » Wind jacket plus fleece with no rain jacket?
May 30, 12:37pm

I second the Stratospire 2 suggestion. It is an extremely livable tent, excellent use of space. The massive footprint takes some getting used to, but ultimately it's a fantastic and flexible te...

In GEAR » Need to choose 2 tents for different circumstances. Please lend me a hand?
May 30, 11:39am

mating quilts, a follow-up
After a lot of market research, we went with a Feathered Friends Penguin Nano 20 plus coupler. It is crazy-cozy-warm, we love the shell fabric, and its specs suited our needs a tiny bit better than...

In GEAR » Mating Quilts
May 30, 11:27am

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