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mids
Now,can you guess why bearpaws original tent is called pyratent?

In GEAR » What is a "mid" shelter?
September 28, 9:17pm

fob
Hide it near the car at a trailhead for keys, or use magnetic box that attaches to frame and just leave it there. With some fobs this wouldn't work if it automatically unlocks doors when you a...

In GEAR » Car Keys
September 27, 8:49pm

insulation
An extra 2 oz of down in a quilt or bag, does more than any jacket or clothing. No better way than to take the right gear from the start.

In GEAR » Adding warmth - more clothes vs bag liner
September 25, 5:26pm

zip lock vacuum bags
In my experience, they slowly leak. Even taping over the suction hole and the top. The zipper isn't totally airtight. It will hold for a while, long enough to freeze, and if you are lucky, a fe...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Ziploc Vacuum Freezer Bags
September 24, 9:11pm

double dipping
Well, if you have ever used a cat field near a shelter, like mollies ridge, in gsmnp, you definitely WILL dig into a previous used area, because it all is. I dug up two prior spots during 12 hik...

In GEAR » Potty trowel
September 22, 6:25pm

3 p shelter
I wouldn't share tent , too many drawbacks IMO. What if someone needs to bail? They don't have a shelter to carry with them. Share a tent with wife, kids, or other family member. Buddie...

In GEAR » 3 person shelter for JMT?
September 19, 9:00pm

cuben ground cloth
Camped near a woman on the JMT one night who had bought a zpacks tent on here used, with .75 groundcloth. We waited out a shower in the afternoon. She said water came thru her floor. I had a 1.0 ...

In GEAR » Cuben Ground = Sieve
September 19, 7:36pm

ankles
I have rolled nmy ankles many times. I have never had a sprain in my life, it has never hurt either. I don't know why. When started hiking in trail runners, I occasionally rolled an ankle be...

In GEAR » Calling out ankle woes sufferers
September 19, 4:49am

staking
Sometimes you need more than 1 rock. Use stick on line so it won't drag under rocks.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stake techniques
September 17, 7:52pm

best backpack in whole wide world.
"Question: What weighs less than a pound, supports up to 30 pounds of weight, has a volume of 2,000 cubic inches (32 liters), and has a waist belt? " Zpacks arc blast slim was what p...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
September 13, 2:32pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm