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Re: Re: Vargo Ascent or Crevice Stakes?
Good to know, I wonder if the Crevice are any better? If not I may just go with some heavier aluminum Y-stakes for the most tensioned points.

In GEAR » Vargo Ascent or Crevice Stakes?
October 25, 11:46am

Re: Stakes
Thanks, this is very helpful.

In GEAR » Vargo Ascent or Crevice Stakes?
October 22, 1:21am

Vargo Ascent or Crevice Stakes?
Not sure if this has been covered here before, but anyone have any experience with either the Vargo Ascent or Vargo Crevice stakes? http://www.vargooutdoors.com/Titanium-Vargo-Ascent-Tent-Stake-...

In GEAR » Vargo Ascent or Crevice Stakes?
October 19, 3:02pm

Will yes, and also commitment
Long distance backpacking is a funny thing, sometimes having all the apparent advantages is a disadvantage. I've seen lots of backpackers ending hikes early because they have houses, significa...

In Editor's Roundtable » Completing a Thru-Hike
September 16, 2:54pm

Re: Montbell possibility
I looked at the mont-bells, I know they have an excellent reputation for quality and being true to rated weight. I think I'm growing more obsessed with cutting weight, so I'm probably go...

In GEAR » Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
October 16, 9:36pm

Re: Quilt Option
How do you think the warmth of the Sawatch compares to the Ultralite? I did a bike trip in a WM Summerlite last year and wasn't warm enough on nights approaching freezing(with an old prolite...

In GEAR » Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
October 13, 7:46pm

Re: Re: Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
Nice looking bag, although it's probably not warm enough for what I'm doing. Do you have anything using, say, closer to 16 oz/450 gr of fill?

In GEAR » Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
October 13, 9:59am

Re: Re: Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
I've been leaning toward the UltraLite. You have a "long" model? 28.5 wouldn't be bad at all. I was spoiled for years getting away with a lighter weight bag for 3 seasons, an...

In GEAR » Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
October 13, 9:56am

Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
I've used 30 degree bags for years hiking in the east, but this summer on the Colorado Trail my 30 wasn't cutting it. I ended up switching for an old school 900 fill Marmot Helium, which w...

In GEAR » Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
October 12, 10:23pm

Re: stoves, stoves and more stoves questions
Check out the great recent thread on pocketrocket vs. litemax. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=14191 I've been eyeing t...

In GEAR » stoves, stoves and more stoves questions
August 06, 10:18pm

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