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My Locale New Hampshire
About Me Been a ULer for a little over a year. About a lb. from becoming a SULer, just need to upgrade the bag and the pack. Great to be part of this community!
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RE: WM Caribou
Hey Ralph- Met you at Hilton's the other day. Was going to send you a PM, but you haven't specified a PM address yet. Seth

In Gear Swap » FS - Western Mountaineering Caribou Long 35F -- Sleeping Bag
December 20, 3:55pm

RE
I've not heard of them. I tried to search for them over at hammockforums to no avail. looks like they're just a reseller. if you have amazon prime, you get pick them up for the same pric...

In GEAR » Thinking about buying from Lostvalleyhammocks.com does anyone know anything about them?
July 12, 10:58am

Injinis
I've owned the original weight Sport crews, the original weight sport micros and the liners. The liners wore out within the first two days of hiking. I've had exceptional luck with the or...

In GEAR » Injinji socks -- which models?
June 07, 1:58pm

UQ/Hammock
I just had Te-Wa make me a custom Breeze (40*) using M50. Total weight (after I took off the asym loop and replaced the mitten hooks with with the Dutchware quilt clips) is 232g (8.2 oz). Takes m...

In Gear Lists » 3 Season Hammock Gear List Critique
June 05, 11:26am

Over/Under
If you're comfortable with it, you can try hanging one low and the other one above you. That should ensure that you get the tarp coverage...I know it's pretty common with kids as I've ...

In Hammocks » Double hammocks?
May 31, 10:58am

UQ
Just got my Tewa UQ in the mail today. Went with the Breeze but had Mike make it out of momentum 50. Final weight, without any trimming of the shock cord, is 8.3 oz. Taking it out this weekend ...

In Hammocks » Underquilt or Pad?
May 20, 5:30pm

Papa Smurf
Have you considered contacting Papa Smurf and having him prototype an all-in-one hammock/insulation setup based off his Darien UL or something of the sort? IIRC, there was work on a cuben peap...

In Hammocks » Underquilt or Pad?
April 11, 11:39am

Re: Re: Underquilt or Pad?
Dale, While I agree with you to an extent about pads being the lightest, what isn't considered as how low pads will take us. Most hammockers can comfortable sleep to about the 50's or m...

In Hammocks » Underquilt or Pad?
April 11, 8:08am

Dream Hammocks
I was going to also suggest a Darien UL from Dream-Hammocks. Integrated bug net, supremely light suspension setup (pretty much the lightest available on the market). On a side note, I just or...

In GEAR » Hammock for NH white mountains direttissima 2013 HH Hyperlight vs WBBB???
April 08, 12:25pm

Best Wildlife Encounter
I was fishing with my family in northern Maine a few years ago. We rounded the corner of the road only to see about four deer, two bucks and two does. As we began to round the corner, the two doe...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best wildlife encounters?
March 01, 1:33pm

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