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In GEAR » Granite Gear Virga 26
April 10, 10:02am

Late Summer
What route are you planning? I've hiked in Grand Gulch twice--late Summer and mid-May. I did not bring rain gear either time. It rained on our second trip--overnight, and a brief drizzle w...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Grand Guld (Cedar Mesa, UT) pre-planning questions
April 08, 9:38am

Not imagined
The durability of the fabric is not imagined. 75D fabric (on the Poly U coated material) is generally going to be more durable to punctures and abrasion than 30D fabric, and likely more than the c...

In GEAR » Tarp/Tent materials... Is poly just too heavy?
April 06, 11:06am

Versalite XS
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In Gear Swap » WTB: Montbell Versalite or Torrent Flier
April 03, 7:56am

Yes--stretch is definitely the main concern. It seems that Silnylon would give some construction wiggle room if the panels aren't sewn exactly the same. But without stretch, with one panel tig...

In Make Your Own Gear » 'Mid with Silpoly?
April 02, 11:04am

'Mid with Silpoly?
I'm planning to sew a 6-sided pyramid shelter. My original plans were to use the standard 30D silnylon (SN). However, browsing through some recent threads has turned me onto the silpoly (SP) ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 'Mid with Silpoly?
April 01, 3:25pm

I'm guessing large?

In Gear Swap » FS: Mountain Hardwear Wicked Lite shirts, EMS Techwick
March 27, 5:23pm

Re: Nook
I'd be not--the post is almost 2 years old....

In Gear Swap » FS: New MSR Nook (2 Person Tent)
March 27, 5:20pm

Re: "To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket"
I don't think there is anyone who would advocate never bringing rain gear. I think the counter argument he's presenting is not that one should not bring a rain jacket, but rather that one ...

In Philosophy & Technique » To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
March 27, 9:45am

Good Luck
I wish I could join you, but I need to save my PTO for a later trip. Hopefully you can find a sidekick.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Seeking hiking partner(s), anywhere in the lower 48 United States, in April
March 26, 12:24pm

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