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Re: favorite high elevation summer down puffy??
I have to strongly second the Uniqlo UL down parka. Just because it's inexpensive does not mean it's cheap--the quality is excellent. It fits your hood and pocket requirements, and it's...

In GEAR » favorite high elevation summer down puffy??
February 04, 12:54am

Just another 2015 NOBO PCT gear list (input needed/welcomed)
Hello all. I had tentatively planned on hiking the PCT back in 2012 after graduating college, but ended up joining this cult called "the workforce" and had to cancel. Now, my life circums...

In Gear Lists » Just another 2015 NOBO PCT gear list (input needed/welcomed)
February 01, 3:34pm

Re: Long Torso
Thank you all for the recommendations, there are quite a few interesting packs that I haven't seen before (Elemental Horizons, Paradox). I think that at this point, I'm leaning toward g...

In GEAR » Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
December 28, 3:52pm

Re: Re: Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
Yes, the Ohm was also a large. I've also tried on a Gossamer Gear Gorilla (large torso) and it was also too short. I recently took it on a five day trip with 25lbs max in it, and it did not fee...

In GEAR » Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
December 27, 11:13pm

Re: Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
Here's a picture of the Large size GoLite Jam (obviously the fit is not good, though I'm happy with the pack overall--there's actually a BV500 bear canister inside the pack in this pict...

In GEAR » Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
December 27, 11:05pm

Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
Hey all, I'm in search of a pack solution for a planned PCT hike this coming season (and potentially future long distance hikes). I'm not terribly tall 6' or so, but my torso is quite a...

In GEAR » Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
December 27, 10:50pm

Rechargeable battery option
If you need a backup battery, something along the lines of this may be a good option: http://www.amazon.com/Astro-Ultra-Compact-Lipstick-Sized-Technology-Smartphones/dp/B005X1Y7I2/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UT...

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 11, 2:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Suggestion for 30-50 mile loop in Desolation
Yeah, Desolation Wilderness is perfect for first-time backpackers (The two times I went, I brought a friend that had never been, and my dad who hadn't been in ~30 years. Both trips went fantast...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestion for 30-50 mile loop in Desolation
June 21, 10:23pm

Re: Suggestion for 30-50 mile loop in Desolation
Marko, I'll post a more detailed response when I have some time later, but for now: I've been to Desolation Wilderness twice in the last few years, and both times I did some permutati...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestion for 30-50 mile loop in Desolation
June 21, 8:27pm

Re: A couple from Yosemite two weeks ago
Wow, those are some incredible pictures. I was in Yosemite 2 weeks ago as well. I remember waking up in my tent and thinking that someone was shining a spotlight on me, but it was actually the moon...

In Photo Gallery » A couple from Yosemite two weeks ago
June 02, 3:42pm

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