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Billy Ray (rosyfinch) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale the mountains
About Me Backpacker, Skier, Climber
Been doing it a while.
StateCA

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Lightest pack with a stay?
"Just noticed Zpacks is offering the Arc Blast in Dyneema X. They say it adds 3oz. So the total weight would be right around 20 oz depending on other features. A 20oz pack that can carry 30-35...

In GEAR » Lightest pack with a stay?
February 28, 5:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Lightest pack with a stay?
40 to 50 lbs is unrealistic in any pack at or under 20 oz... stripped down or not... unless you can find some 'unobtainium' to work with :) billy

In GEAR » Lightest pack with a stay?
February 27, 10:14pm

Re: Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?
Because... if you don't take them then you don't have the humiliation of having to stop to ask for directions. :) billy

In Philosophy & Technique » Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?
February 25, 8:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Daybreak
"FF sizing is definitely smaller than Montbell." I did not find that to be the case when I bought from both a couple of years ago in both the M & S sizes.

In GEAR » Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
February 25, 2:24pm

Re: Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
Feathered Friends Daybreak: http://featheredfriends.com/daybreak-down-jacket.html

In GEAR » Good lightweight ~3 oz down fill weight hoodless jackets?
February 25, 11:00am

Re: Katherine
Yes, the small will go quite a bit smaller than 30" I have another brand pack that the waist belt goes to spec 30" and it's not tight enough for me. But my Ohm 2.0 w small belt is no...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm 2.0 Questions
February 23, 10:43pm

Re: Re: Re: New SUL crampons company
I wouldn't call those crampons. Maybe traction devices, but not crampons. billy

In GEAR » New superlight crampons company
February 23, 9:24pm

Re: RE: Dry Mouth
You can also try just sipping enough water to wet your mouth without drinking much if any. Or there may be something other than hard candy to suck on that doesn't make spit... Personally,...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dry Mouth?
February 23, 9:22pm

Re: Re: Where does it say decision pending?
""I'd go for the aluminum insert, myself." Great canister stove windscreen. So dual use." Yea... but a PIT to pull out of the sack and put back in just to use as a wind ...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 23, 9:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Ursack? gave up, bought a bearikade.
"but the Park Service could easily require a demonstration of competence when a user picks up his permit, and affix a special stamp on their permit allowing Ursack use. Backcountry rangers cou...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
February 23, 9:12pm

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