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Paint 'em
Problem with ti stakes? You will lose them. I do a lot of Gorge/Mt Hood hiking and these suckers drive me crazy. Every time I pack up, I spend 20 minutes trying to locate a stake. As careful as ...

In GEAR » Best tent stake for Cascades/PNW
June 15, 6:52pm

Any good deals on Xtherms?
I am trying to get my gf a really nice warm pad. Sometimes I see ThermaRest Xtherms for crazy cheap prices (seconds?) but I haven't seen any lately. Know any good holes I should be fishing in?

In GEAR » Any good deals on Xtherms?
May 06, 12:52am

Chess board
I used a sharpie to draw a chess board on my sleeping pad. And used a sharpie to draw piece names (KQNBRP) on checkers. Two games in one, almost no weight. I normally play dominoes now,...

In GEAR » Chess in the Backcountry
May 03, 6:13pm

FS: ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp w/ Beak and Cuben Groundsheet
SOLD IN 20 MINUTES!!! I have used this in my backyard a few nights-it is really amazing! Almost brand new! Believe the hype! I recently bought a Duplex to make my girlfriend happy, and p...

In Gear Swap » FS: ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp w/ Beak and Cuben Groundsheet
May 03, 6:03pm

EE Accomplice
Everything ZPacks is top notch. Top notch is kinda spendy. However, the EE quilts are better (IMHO) due to the vertical baffles. Seriously-this is a huge advantage. Get the 800 fill with ...

In GEAR » Options for two person quilts?
April 26, 1:06am

These might work
They were at REI. I think the Tac-toggles through the grosgrain is a better solution, though. With prussik knot along the guyout line, it is just like the tarptent or SMD solution. Simple and e...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 13, 10:30am

WTB: ZPacks Duplex
Any for sale? No holes, please.

In Gear Swap » WTB: ZPacks Duplex
March 18, 2:26pm

Mountain Hardwear spree
Hi there! I just received a one-time trip through the Mountain Hardwear employee store where everything is roughly 50% off MSRP. Is there anything in particular that I should get? Do they have any...

In GEAR » Mountain Hardwear spree
March 12, 9:21am

Still looking... :)
I had a few leads, but nothing materialized. Anybody have a ZPacks flat tarp available? Or maybe possibly a Duplex? Thanks!

In Gear Swap » WTB ZPacks cuben tarp or Duplex
February 11, 8:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Z Packs Zero
I think the volume of the bag is small, but the distance from shoulder to waist is 20". Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't a new hybrid Zero with mesh pocket and roll top $125? I g...

In Gear Swap » FS: Zpacks Zero size small
February 02, 7:54pm

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