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"Last" mod
I replaced the bottom flap with a sewn in bottom that is sized to the max expansion of the pack after a 9 day search in the Canadian wilderness. The bottom collected so much forest duff (pine needl...

In Make Your Own Gear » modular everything pack - SUH
September 15, 6:02am

updated with x-pack - one piece design
same frame, but I updated the fabric and design to meet my needs after two years of testing in the field. one piece of fabric folded to make 4 tubes

In Make Your Own Gear » modular everything pack - SUH
September 14, 7:40pm

Thanks, I only partially cinched the foot box. You really need to add a flap to the bottom for full coverage. My bag was a long and I am short, so I stuffed my boot liners with my hot water nalg...

In Make Your Own Gear » Jaba the hut - quilt mod
February 13, 11:48am

Jaba the hut - quilt mod
Decided to mod my Enlightened Equipment quilt to use as an overbag / poncho for a deep cold sled trip. Cut an X and added a prefabbed hood ( JRB )to cover the X , and snaps. It snaps to the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Jaba the hut - quilt mod
February 13, 10:17am

price reduction
$100 includes shipping to CONUS

In Gear Swap » FS - Exped Downmat - 7
November 29, 8:55am

Proven down to -38 F
I posted this a couple/three years ago. Since a commercial system did not exist or was way too much $$ for the average guy. our group of winter hikers developed this system. it is totally breathabl...

In Winter Hiking » Glove shells and liners
November 29, 7:13am

FS - Exped Downmat - 7 SOLD
$100 plus actual shipping. I used this downmat with a closed cell foam pad as a base down to -38F and was comfy/cozy. It is the large size/ rectangular(26 x 77.5). It has been used on 4 winter sl...

In Gear Swap » FS - Exped Downmat - 7
November 27, 6:44pm

on person survival gear
I carry an assortment of on person survival gear attached to loops in my pockets and on a lanyard around my neck. this way I can always start a fire,cut something and signal - even if I get separa...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
February 20, 9:26pm

I've use my modified GL-3 for 4 winters now and can deal with the frost up fairly well. You may need a tighter pitch. I added a snow skirt on 5 sides. after I have it pitched and snow on the sk...

In Winter Hiking » Golite SL3/tarp issues
February 20, 9:02pm

food issues
Sorry that your body has issues with foods. That must make it really difficult to plan what to eat on the trail. I guess my post was just to say- try to make it palatable. You might check out s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking on calorie deficit and ideal energy distribution...
August 06, 10:40am

All Reader Reviews by David Goodyear

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am