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Amen to the Injini's and leukotape. Good old duct tape still works for me too. I also stop as soon as I feel a hot spot and slap some tape on it. Prevention is the key.

In Philosophy & Technique » The Blister Whisperer
August 31, 9:31pm

Gary - Feathered Friends makes great UL jackets and vests. They cost more then Montbell, but hit a sweet spot in overall weight, shell material, and fill weight. I have a Hyperion vest that has dwr...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
August 30, 9:41pm

run/fast pack
I say do yourself a favor and take advantage of the food caches. The trail is a bear, with relentless gains and losses. I just used the Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier NP map. The trail is very we...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day run/fastpack- help trim the fat! :)
August 27, 7:15pm

run/fast pack
The Longmire food cache does need to be picked up during business hours. The White River cache is in a bin behind the Ranger Station that can be accessed at any time. We entered and exited at Mowic...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day run/fastpack- help trim the fat! :)
August 27, 12:35am

2-3 day run/fast pack
I am sure you already know this, but the ability to cache food on the Wonderland Trail will save you a ton of weight/volume if you are doing it in three days. Depending on your schedule, entry poin...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day run/fastpack- help trim the fat! :)
August 26, 1:41am

WA Section
I hike in the North Cascades and I am a big poncho fan. I use Zpacks cuban rain chaps with my poncho. MLD has sil rain chaps. I think there are several other companies that also make sil rain chaps...

In GEAR » Winter Gear for WA Section of the PCT
August 12, 8:47pm

Types of Gear Lists
I have been making gear lists on LighterPack. I find my lists form around the number of days I will be gone, which dictates which pack I will be taking and influences my gear choices. Looking over ...

In Gear Lists » Types of Gear Lists
August 09, 11:32pm

New Mariposa
Jeff - What fabric is your Zimmerbuilt pack made out of?

In GEAR » New Gossamer Gear Mariposa
August 09, 11:05pm

Sleeping temps are a really personal thing. I hike in the North Cascades and for summer I use a Zpacks 30 degree quilt, Goosefeet down balaclava and booties, and a light weight merino bottom and to...

In Gear Lists » Insulation for GNP in Aug
August 09, 9:29pm

New Gossamer Gear Mariposa
I am with Ken, I am disappointed by GG's trend towards heavier packs, much like SMD's new packs and Golite's packs for years. Do you want fries with that new Mariposa? Sure, it their bu...

In GEAR » New Gossamer Gear Mariposa
August 09, 1:50pm

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