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Do delrin stays/hoops count?
Lots of light packs there with those.

In GEAR » Lightest pack with a stay?
February 27, 8:33pm

Merino socks, allday eryday
I can't stand wearing cotton socks any longer.

In GEAR » Using hiking clothes in everyday life.
February 26, 4:17pm

fancy feast stove
Not only does he print all that Nestle/Purina money for advertising the "fancy feast" stove, but I've heard he actually boils cats from the planet Krypton on it, so he won't use t...

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 26, 9:16am

re: use
Just a 3-5 nights. I decided I didn't like mummy bags and bought a RevX quilt from Tim, right before he stopped using seconds-fabrics.

In Gear Swap » Trade: Enlightened Equipment Prodigy 50F long\wide
February 26, 8:36am

not a quilt, but...
I have a long Golite 25 degree "mummy+" bag I'd be willing to trade. I think it's 650 fill. This seems to be it: http://www.nationaloutdoors.net/gearreview/golite-mens-adventu...

In Gear Swap » Trade: Enlightened Equipment Prodigy 50F long\wide
February 26, 8:32am

Why? RE: Poncho-Tarp
I've always thought the windshirt was an excellent complement to a poncho(-tarp) system. I suppose you could argue that you're wearing a full-fledged, multi-layered rain jacket, a winds...

In GEAR » New Zpacks hooded windshirt
February 16, 10:54pm

well, not quite.
I've done some day hiking in the Nike Hyperfeels, they were just not nearly substantial enough for me over rocky terrain, I moved too slowly. I'd absolutely love a hiking shoe with a si...

In GEAR » Nike Flyknit
January 28, 10:22pm

UL ideas that Died
Just 10 years ago (Or 5, or 15!) the UL backpacking landscape looked very different than it does today. In fact, when I look through old posts of this site I can see some people using some very dif...

In GEAR » UL ideas that Died
January 20, 6:34pm

sil-nylon sag is real
sil-nylon sag isn't a figment of your imagination. it does happen. But it's not directly caused by water. The fabric sags because it stretches under tension. under tension of your pit...

In GEAR » MLD Mid Tauntness Cuben vs. Silnylon
December 31, 9:48pm

re:re:eating container
Fair enough. It was indeed the spoon that had me confused. :)

In Gear Lists » Yet Another PCT List
November 12, 6:23pm

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