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Re: Mee/Knowles water
Dean you should look into doing lower Dark Canyon. I haven't been in the upper end but the lower end is fantastic and there's a perennial stream and fantastic pools. You can do a loop wit...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ideas for Colorado low country in early May?
March 29, 1:45pm

Re: Re: Lightweight shelter for two in desert
There's definitely no silver bullet here. I agree that no shelter is best (in fact I recently went well over a year without even owning a shelter and have only carried one a handful of times s...

In GEAR » Lightweight shelter for two in desert
March 27, 2:40pm

Re: Brilliant
Thanks Philip. I used a Sailrite LSZ-1. Great pack-making machine.

In Make Your Own Gear » Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
March 26, 9:42am

Re: water in Mee/knowles?
Should be plenty in spring or fall except in especially dry times. Upper Mee has water year round. Knowles is dryer but there should still be some water during times of year you'd actually wa...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ideas for Colorado low country in early May?
March 25, 7:55am

Re: Re: Re: Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
John- I just undid the bottom stitch of the hipbelt and sewed on pieces of webbing with grommets like the originals. You have to push the foam out of the way but it's not too difficult.

In Make Your Own Gear » Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
March 25, 7:30am

Re: Mee & Knowles
+1 for Mee/Knowles.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ideas for Colorado low country in early May?
March 25, 7:24am

Re: Re: Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
Yeah I need to put them in the other way so they don't stick out quite as much. They're the same size as the hipbelt bolts so I think they should be fine.

In Make Your Own Gear » Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
March 24, 1:38pm

Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
This pack was an attempt to mesh the fantastic external-style harness of the Paradox Unaweep with the flex of internal framed/stayed packs. Lots more pics and details here: https://outlivingblog.w...

In Make Your Own Gear » Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
March 24, 12:10pm

Re: Glen Canyon: The Place No One Knew
Thanks for the link. Though it kills me I love looking at pre dam pics. More good stuff: 8mm pre-dam film footage with Ken Slight: https://youtu.be/Ju592YYJFjI https://youtu.be/iUDSZGS2HII...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Glen Canyon: The Place No One Knew
March 24, 11:59am

Re: Utah canyons soon; water?
The only place on that route I haven't seen water where Allen mentions were the first wall springs in lower Hatch a couple springs ago (though there was a good spring another mile or so up). T...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Utah canyons soon; water?
March 02, 7:53pm

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