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wet feet
Wet feet have never given me problems, even multiple days straight. Although it is expected to lead to maceration. Common from ultrarunners dousing their head with water, it runs into shoes, an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wet feet – should I worry about this? (Fugly foot pictures)
August 06, 6:59pm

gear list
thats a lot of aqua mira for backup for only 3 days ID, ins card, money, credit card, car key? maps, guidebook page, garbage ziplock? lighter, matches soap, hand sanitizer? pack cover clo...

In Gear Lists » AT Section Hike Gear List
August 05, 8:32pm

I experimented with removing the al stay (4 oz), the hoop (2oz), backpanel foam (2oz). Its not worth it. Not even close. You will never feel that 8 oz, and it makes a world of diff in how eas...

In GEAR » Using ULA Circiit without frame/stay?
August 05, 5:16am

The belt and the belt-pack connection, will sag , and weight on shoulders will increase. If it will be routine, its a waste of time. You really want more pack. It WILL be more comfortable and f...

In GEAR » Mods to ULA Circuit / GG Mariposa for 35-40lbs?
August 02, 8:51pm

If your ziplocs weigh 0.2 oz, then 10 days But ziplocks should be food packaging, so they are zero by comparison

In GEAR » Which makes better sense for solo?
August 02, 7:14pm

L/s shirt
My lightest l/s is 3.6 oz RAB echo But, my 7oz ex officio reef runner is much cooler and my choice in warm weather hiking.

In GEAR » Lightweight, Long Sleeved Shirt Needed
July 31, 5:56am

Scout gear
Generally, scouts need low price, durable ,serviceable, easy to get gear. Many parents spend the bare minimum for their kids stuff. Think bass pro, dicks, walmart, etc. Some go for alps from sco...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Can Massdrop become THE place for Scouts to buy gear?
July 30, 9:55pm

Hip belt pockets
Sometimes yes Sometimes no I like to keep light , AM , some miscl items in them, but can do with single ziplock in pack too . Get removeable, use them only when feel like it.

In GEAR » Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
July 30, 4:29am

There is something to be said for more robust fabric, and a decent hood design, waterproof zippers, and pit zips.

In GEAR » High Sierra hiking, can't decide on a darn rain jacket
July 28, 8:01pm

Sealing cuben
Tape Inside Sealant doesnt stick to cuben worth a darn, you can rub it off, and it looks like crap.

In GEAR » Cuben shelter - seam taping vs. seam sealing
July 27, 5:50pm

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