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More suggestions for extended Australian hikes
Hi Amy, I'm from Melbourne. Here are my suggestions for extended trails in Australia to check out. 1. The Bibbulmun track in WA (960 km). I've only walked a few hours on this track, b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » trail suggestions in Australia?
October 13, 6:52pm

Re: Sea otters worth $700 million in carbon credits
To Lynn and Roger ">lock up a mammoth 1010 kg of carbon um ... you know, that's just 1 ton of carbon. Not worth $700M surely. Are you missing some sort of prefix somewhere?" ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 19, 6:21am

Lightweight fabrics
Bruce, a favored source of fabrics for the Make Your Own Gear crowd at BPL is Outdoor Wilderness Fabrics . I don't have personal experience with them, but they have an extensive range, and you ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Columbia Titanium by the yard?
July 06, 6:07am

Cost comparison of boots and runners
Roger C wrote regarding hiking boots: "their main benefits are that they return a good profit margin to the shops that sell them, and to the companies that make them. Far better return tha...

In Philosophy & Technique » What do I want in hiking boots?
April 29, 3:37am

Hogan Ultralight
"has anyone seen the Vaude Hogan Ultralight? Has anyone had any experience with this tent? it does seem very lightweight....but does it seriously sacrifice strength for weight?" I hav...

In GEAR » recommendation for a windy wet weather tent
April 29, 3:21am

AMK Thermal Bivy INSTEAD of a sleeping bag
I have successfully used the AMK Thermal Bivy (not the emergency bivy) instead of a sleeping bag as an ultralight quilt for two people. I previously cut the bivy open to make it into a large quilt,...

In Chaff » AMK Emergency Bivy + Sleeping Bag
April 22, 6:41am

Golite Pinnacle weights
The older Golite Pinnacle (sold before Summer 2009 I think) weighs 25 oz. The current model weighs 32 oz - it adds hip belt pockets and has other changes. I suspect Skurka has the older model (I do).

In GEAR » Help my modify a Golite Pinnacle
March 13, 1:58am

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