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Bamboo
Bamboo spoon from a Japanese store, or party store. 4g - 8g and cheap.

In GEAR » Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
April 21, 9:35am

Re: dirt bag style
I'm not sure what you mean by "baby", Brett, but I don't treat my micro smartwool any different than my other clothing. Although, I only use it for hiking and I only get out a few...

In GEAR » Holy shirt! looking for recommendations
April 21, 9:03am

micro weight moreno
I don't have experience with other brands, so you may do just as well with those, but my micro weight long sleeve Smartwool shirt is my single favorite piece of gear. Most of my backpacking is ...

In GEAR » Holy shirt! looking for recommendations
April 21, 8:09am

++++Sno-Seal
Sno-seal, or any WAX based leather waterproofer. From all the times I've spent in Tahoe to visit the snow, and the 6 winters I was forced to deal with snow in Ohio, I will ONLY use wax based...

In GEAR » Leather Boot re-waterproofing
April 21, 8:00am

Re: Layer question for early Sept JMT -- is fleece enough or do I need to go puffy?
How cold have comfortably taken your current layer system? What about adding a light puffy and keep the fleece as well? For only $50 and only 9oz. the Uniqlo parka might be enough when added to...

In Gear Lists » Layer question for early Sept JMT -- is fleece enough or do I need to go puffy?
April 17, 7:59am

Updated list
Thanks again everyone! Here is an updated list with a jacket, a couple of emergency items and a bear bag system. I also added an estimate of his consumables weight, and fully loaded he should be ea...

In Gear Lists » On the cheap for a college student
April 16, 11:27am

Re: Sleeping Bag
Oh, dang, Mitchell! I think he just ordered it like two days ago already. bummer! I'll double check with him though. I totally saw your post a couple days ago and wrote it off since it looked l...

In Gear Lists » On the cheap for a college student
April 16, 8:35am

Thanks!
Thanks Guys! I totally found a bunch of info I didn't have before! I think the Uniqlo is the winner though. Heck, I'm gonna buy one for myself at that price! I like the idea that a fl...

In GEAR » Sub 1lb. Sub $100 jacket?
April 16, 8:20am

headlamp
Thanks for the tent input. I'm figuring it's cheap enough that he can figure out what he likes and doesn't like through experience. Worst case he upgrades and then has a loaner for frie...

In Gear Lists » On the cheap for a college student
April 15, 2:05pm

Re: Re: On the cheap for a college student
Compass: Good point, and I agree. That just happened to be the cheapest one I saw on REI's site for purposes of putting some numbers in the spreadsheet. Knife: He already owns this. It's...

In Gear Lists » On the cheap for a college student
April 15, 1:30pm

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