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Heavy by BPL standards, but extremely comfy
I've tried and gave up on many of the ultralight pillows before finally giving up and deciding an extra half pound was worth a good night's sleep. The 11 oz Nemo Fillow is the most comforta...

In GEAR » Pillow woes
June 29, 8:38pm

pizo igniter at altitude
I used the Soto for a 5-day trip in the Beartooths last year with no problems at over 10k. Several others in my group have other cannister stoves and I have seen less apparent problems with temp...

In Editor's Roundtable » Soto OD-1R Canister Stove Product Review
March 24, 12:11pm

Wayne water
I have backpacked there several times and always carried all my water. There are lots of active oil and gas wells, tanks, and lines all through the area and some leaks out. When I see a nice creek...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water at Wayne National Forest
May 26, 9:40am

The Cutter Advanced needs to be reapplied very often because it is only 7% picaridin (the Advanced Sport is 15%). Both Sawyer and Natrapel now sell a 20% picaridin repellant that lasts a lot longe...

In GEAR » Mosquito Protection
March 04, 3:40am

Hi Steve
There is a fishing forum here also farther down the list, but is less active. (I'm in the same group trip)

In GEAR » Fly fishing question
February 27, 9:39am

Peak UL
I am also 5'7" and use a regular set at 115 mm. I got the regular size to give me more shelter options. I've been using them for 2 years now and have been pretty happy with them.

In GEAR » REI Peak UL: Reg or Compact?
January 10, 3:47am

Delivery time
The current length of the build que and estimated delivery time is always on the front page. It has said 2-5 weeks since 12/23. This is about the shortest its been in a couple of years. Everyt...

In GEAR » MLD DuoMid delivery time?
January 07, 4:04pm

INTJ also. Good thing I am a scientist, unlike some above who are in the wrong profession :). We have applicants take this test and 90% applying for one of our scientist positions are INTJ.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker (instead of demographic sketch)
December 24, 2:35am

Wildcat We are doing 8 miles the first day and 7 the second, so it is a easy hike. Meeting up at 9:30 am at the trailhead on the...

In GEAR » Starting Over
December 01, 7:12pm

LW Gear
The group I am in (mostly Columbus folks) is planning an overnight at Wildcat Hollow (Wayne National Forest, near Corning, OH south of Zanesville) in two weeks (Dec 13-14). Most of us are LW'e...

In GEAR » Starting Over
November 30, 2:41pm

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