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Re: Re: 2013 Plans
Find my bliss, again. Had it once.. then it slipped away. Found it again.. got away under my very eyes. Third time, held on too tight.. slipped away. Gotta find that bliss...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 2013 Plans
January 02, 12:09am

Re: Thread Complete?
Yea, i got in "trouble" the last time i entered a thread like this. This is Back Packing Light. If you are in the camp that feels the need to build a debris shelter or fire ring eve...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Following the Rules in U.S. Forests?
December 28, 6:57pm

Re: santa-lite
Three pairs of Smartwool medium weight socks. A pair of REI light weight fleece pants. An extrememley heavy brass compass in a rosewood case. Yea, probably not packing that last item, but it w...

In GEAR » So, What did Santa Bring his Ultra Light Helpers this Year?
December 27, 7:56pm

Holiday downtime and self repairing gear
Having sharpened all my forstner drill bits, re-supplied my glues, parts, and put new screw tips in both screw guns, I resorted to cleaning backpacking gear to stay busy until we go back to work ne...

In Chaff » Holiday downtime and self repairing gear
December 27, 7:17pm

Re: Price?
I think they are still working that out. Thus the free samples. It cost them $8.52 to mail me a package of 8 bars from Canada to California. (Thanks Alex and Bridgette!) Shipping was quite fas...

In GEAR » Los Cuernos Adventure Foods
December 23, 9:02am

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In Chaff » Newtown
December 22, 11:28pm

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In Chaff » Newtown
December 22, 8:45pm

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In Chaff » Newtown
December 22, 5:01pm

Re: Gotta get some
Just recieved a sample pack of Los Cuernos Adventure Foods Summit Bars. What is a summit bar? Each 55 gram (1.94 ounces) has between 219 and 240 calories. That puts them in the 2,000 calorie...

In GEAR » Los Cuernos Adventure Foods
December 22, 4:27pm

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In Chaff » Newtown
December 22, 3:16pm

All Reader Reviews by a b

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Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 (Bug Bivy)
I used the a Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 bug bivy every night of my Appalachian Trail thru hike. While there weren't many bugs flying around in mid March when I started, the fully enc...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
July 01, 9:39pm

MLD Patrol Shelter Solo Spectralite Wtih beak
The Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol shelter in translucent green Spectralight (Cuben fiber) is, by far, my favorite single piece of gear after 2180 miles and 98 days on my Appalachian Trail thru hike. ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 29, 11:30pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Mountain Laurel Designs has proven to me that durability and light weight can co-exist in the universe. Fittingly, my first introduction to MLD occured on the Pacific Crest Trail when a fellow hiker...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 07, 1:03am

Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
This is my initial review of the Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30 size regular. Weight as measured 19 ounces. Loft as measured 1 & 3/4 inches. I had found that I used my sleeping bag open ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
February 07, 12:18am

Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus
It was on the Pacific Crest Trail in Sept of 2009 near the end of my thru hike when I first saw another hiker(Lint) using an MLD Exodus frameless pack. Upon examining the craftsmanship of the pack, an...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 04, 2:21pm