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trying it out
OK, I'm going to give it a try. This thread has motivated me to leave my base layer tops & bottoms behind on my next trip (Sierra, bug season). No dedicated sleep clothes, but I did add a l...

In GEAR » Questioning "dry base layers for sleeping".
June 24, 4:16pm

old thread, but still helpful
For those of you who use a MLD Solo InnerNet with a Duomid, how long is the shock cord between the attachment points on the back corners? How about the apex? I'm using a 2013 Solo InnerNet ...

In GEAR » Duomid inner question
June 24, 3:54pm

Re: Re: RE: Re: Re: Camping to close for comfort
"On the flip-side of that kind of issue, there is a funny situation in the two Yosemite backpacker campgrounds, where they don't have capacity for every group using it to get their own cam...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping to close for comfort
June 24, 1:34pm

Re: Camping to close for comfort
"I carry a 1 L water bottle and a 2L platypus so I can tank up with water and camp a ways away from water sources which helps a lot." BINGO! Richard Gless has it right. People camp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping to close for comfort
June 23, 3:23pm

Re: 4-5 Days with BV450?
I regularly use a BV450 for 5 day/4 night trips. It does take a bit of practice and somewhat careful choices of food, but very doable. A couple of things that I've learned are: Like you said...

In GEAR » bear canisters, bv500 overdoing it for the JMT? anybody try to fit one in a Granite Gear Crown VC 60?
June 23, 12:42pm

Re: Adjustable length backpacks
The Fusion backpacks from Six Moon Designs: "With an easy to adjust torso length along with multiple sizes of Hip Belts and Shoulder Yokes, you can easily configure the Fusion for a perfect...

In GEAR » Adjustable length backpacks
June 19, 4:14pm

"I am suggesting taking your polyester long underwear tops/bottoms reserved for your sleeping bag and replacing them with an ultralight down jacket and ultralight down pants, which would be ab...

In GEAR » Questioning "dry base layers for sleeping".
June 16, 12:58am

Re: Re: 'Mids in Wind, Storms
"People often try to tie off directly to rocks, which never works well. Others put in stakes then try to put a rock on top of the end of the stake in some half-assed way." Works for me.

In GEAR » 'Mids in Wind, Storms
May 28, 4:07pm

Re: 'Mids in Wind, Storms
For the past two years I've been using a GoLite Shangri-La 3, hexagon 'mid, on trips that I'm joined by a friend. I primarily hike in the northern to central Sierra, elevations ranging ...

In GEAR » 'Mids in Wind, Storms
May 28, 2:54pm

Re: Long underwear
If you decide to stick with synthetic and like the fit of Patagonia, try Cap 2. It's just a tad "heavier" than Cap 1, but breathes so much more because it's an open-knit. It's...

In GEAR » Long underwear
May 22, 10:40am

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