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sco jo (scojo) - BPL Guest

My Locale Upper Midwest
About Me Love being outdoors. Trying to lighten my load without spending $1,000 on gear.
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Yes, I agree on the weight thing. The plan is to save up for a WM Alpinlite. For now I would like to know if anyone has any experience on the best place to lash on 4 bulky pounds to the outside of...

In GEAR » ?? on two pieces of gear
November 09, 10:00am

?? on two pieces of gear
1) I am really impressed with how effective my cheapie nylon rain wind shell works in the temps of high 20's to low 30's if it is windy. I wear my base layer Merino or base layer PolarMax ...

In GEAR » ?? on two pieces of gear
November 09, 9:26am

Suggestion from a non ATer
I have not done the AT, but do quite a bit of other hiking. The single trekking pole looks heavy at over 11oz. Consider getting 2 carbon fiber poles. From everything I read many people end up us...

In Gear Lists » Gearing up for the Appalachian Trail next spring
November 02, 10:32am

Suggestion from a non ATer
Sorry wrong thread.

In Gear Lists » 2014 AT NOBO gear list
November 02, 10:28am

4 headcoverings
I use a combination of 4 headcoverings to get me by in 0 deg - 100 deg F weather. Summer: bandana and light "Dorfman Pacific" baseball style hat. Shoulder seasons and cool nights, add a ...

In GEAR » Your favorite Warm Hat; Favorite Warm sun hat/system
October 11, 3:09pm

Lowa Tempest
Looking at the Lowa Tempest at REI. They have a nice stiff vibram sole and feel pretty good. On sale too for $100.

In GEAR » Hiking shoe under $150 with a stiff sole
October 11, 12:55pm

Hiking shoe under $150 with a stiff sole
I am new to UL hiking, but not new to backpacking. My feet feel best in somewhat heavy soled hikers like vasque summits et al. I find that with most "soft soled shoes", that under the h...

In GEAR » Hiking shoe under $150 with a stiff sole
October 09, 9:47am

Also interested, but need to assess funds.

In Gear Swap » 6' Western Mountaineering Ultralite 20F bag- Used once $325
October 08, 8:53am

Mora Classic No2 carbon
Mora Classic No2 in carbon. I take along a small 4" long arkansas rod and a small piece of leather loaded with compound.

In GEAR » Mora #2/0 vs. Mora #1?
October 08, 8:45am

I'll take it
I'll take it. Try PM again. Should be working.

In Gear Swap » FS: golite packs
October 06, 1:43pm

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