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Last September we were snowed on. Not sure you're prepared for that with your current gear. Warner base layers and a warmer jacket make sense. Also good advice to bring a tent unless you are re...

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 15, 2:27pm

SMD Lunar Duo
I'm really happy with the Lunar Duo I picked up on sale this year. It has plenty of room for two adults with great head room and is easy to set up. The only real drawback is that it is not free...

In GEAR » So many tents!!!!!! (and Hi! I am new here)
July 09, 11:03pm

1 bag
Montbell SSL 30. I don't winter camp much but can get down to 15 degrees by stuffing my Montbell into my wife's Western Mountaineering Megalite bag-she doesn't winter camp. On warm nig...

In GEAR » How many sleeping bags do you own?
July 09, 10:46pm

Mammoth area ideas
How about going up to Bodie State Park? Also, Mammoth Brewing has a tasting room that was fun for us. Thousand Island Lake might be too far for a day hike but is absolutely beautiful.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Mammoth lakes with family
July 01, 11:41pm

Softens over time
The tyvek sheet I use has softened over time so I don't hear much sound from it. Plus, I never noticed it because of my snoring... I now use Duck brand window film. Light as can be, waterpr...

In GEAR » Tyvek noise
June 20, 6:36pm

No wood fires in Tahoe NF
We spent the weekend at Loch Leven lakes off of 80 this weekend and the national forest person I some to said no wood fires allowed. Very early this year, we've been snows on in past years in ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fire restrictions up north here already
June 17, 7:11pm

hope valley, Markleeville, 108
That would be the way I would go. 88 over Carson Pass is relatively busy, 4 over Ebbetts Pass is a goat path, and 108 is in between with better views from the roadway. Columns of the Giants is righ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » California Road Trip – Which Highway?
May 25, 11:39am

Thanks for the article, hadn't seen it. Also, thanks for the advice. I won't have any trips longer than a week so I can probably survive using a filter but the grounds are a pain with how m...

In GEAR » montbell od compact dripper
May 23, 11:33pm

montbell od compact dripper
Anyone have any experience with montbell's od compact dripper coffee filter? I'm looking for something better than Starbucks instant. Thanks

In GEAR » montbell od compact dripper
May 23, 9:05pm

Re: Re: smartphone as a gps
I use a nexus 7 outdoors every day for work. A good anti glare screen protector makes a huge difference. I've had good results with Bodyguardz.

In GEAR » Using a Smartphone as GPS on the Trail ?
May 06, 10:37pm

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MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I've dealt with Cascade customer service on two occasions. The first time I called them about a car camping French press bought three or four years previously. The filter had cracked and so I want...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 22, 8:44pm