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Re: similar situation
>> Some of the youngest scouts in our troop are hardly pushing 100lbs wet so keeping their total pack weight under 20% of their body weight is a challenge. My son started backpacking with ...

In GEAR » Transition from Traditional to Ultralight
September 02, 1:41pm

Re: Good UL pack for Small Woman
I'm a 5'2" woman and really don't have trouble finding adult packs to fit in terms of torso length but my skinny son had a lot of trouble finding hipbelts short enough. I don't...

In GEAR » Good UL pack for Small Woman
September 02, 11:43am

Re: Transition from Traditional to Ultralight
I think your sleeping bag purchase was a good investment, so don't worry about the decision. Shelter is a good candidate for buying used. One benefit from being part of a gear-addicts forum ...

In GEAR » Transition from Traditional to Ultralight
September 02, 11:28am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Michigan - South or North Manitou Island?
So, I posted this question on a few forums and got zero responses from anyone who'd been to both. Nada. And by the time I was done stewing about it, the ferry was sold out for Saturday and Sund...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Michigan - South or North Manitou Island?
August 23, 9:18pm

Re: Re: Michigan - South or North Manitou Island?
SO?? No recommendation re which island?? I know the Sleeping Bear area well, just not the islands; up there just last week. Also aware about the limitations of the ferry schedule. Really just try...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Michigan - South or North Manitou Island?
August 20, 11:28am

Michigan - South or North Manitou Island?
Anyone been to both islands? I only have one night. Trying to decide if it's worth going and which island would be best. I'm not fussed about being seeing other people. Seeing old building...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Michigan - South or North Manitou Island?
August 19, 7:59pm

Re: Every day user tent suggestions?
I bought my Contrail and Lightheart Solo used for $100-$125 each. They weigh 26 and 27oz respectively, so you'd have 5-6 oz to work with for poles.

In GEAR » Every day user tent suggestions?
August 10, 12:28pm

Re: Was UL a phase for you?
Never got to the real crazy stage, though my non-backpacking friends who heard about me weighing my underwear might disagree. I guess it's all relative. I got down to about 10lb base weight a...

In Philosophy & Technique » Was UL a phase for you?
August 03, 3:23pm

Re: Michigan BPL Autumn Meetup
Definitely interested.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Michigan BPL Autumn Meetup
August 03, 11:32am

Re: Hiking down steep inclines
Yup, been there a lot. There are trails in the Grand Canyon that I swear they trucked in loose gravel just for our hiking pleasure. If you're a downhill skier, similar principles apply. We...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking down steep inclines
July 22, 9:29am

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