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All Forum Posts by John Myers

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Re: Good Stuff.
Delmar, Sounds like you know exactly what you're looking for. The challenge is to find the right site at the right time. Sometimes that's just either/or. Spot a great site but not...

In Philosophy & Technique » Help Me Get Better @ Site Selection
March 11, 3:46pm

Re: I'm in!
The name alone is worth $14. :)

In Gear Deals » A NEW potty trowel - the Deuce of Spades™
March 11, 6:32am

Re: Thanks BPL!!!
That is so cool.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thanks BPL!!!
March 11, 6:06am

Re: Do you unbuckle your hip belt when hiking down hill?
No, but I do when crossing rivers. :)

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you unbuckle your hip belt when hiking down hill?
March 10, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Thank you
I echo what Glen said. As long as you have a reason for whatever you are taking that's all that matters. You have a decent gear list, much lighter than most traditional backpackers. Just go...

In Gear Lists » Suggestions on how I can lighten my pack further
March 10, 2:25pm

Re: Suggestions on how I can lighten my pack further
Tony, Good for wanting to get out and enjoy the Colorado outdoors. Some great hiking there. It would also help to know what your worn/carry list is including footwear. Like the others said, ...

In Gear Lists » Suggestions on how I can lighten my pack further
March 10, 11:55am

Re: REI
"If I started working at REI i would feel absolutely guilty selling people 70 liter packs and high top boots." I'm thinking REI could really use people like you who know more about...

In Philosophy & Technique » Does this mean I'm ultralight?
March 09, 4:26pm

Re: Re: re: Warbonnet
Richard, I forgot that the Warbonnet had that second layer for the insulation pad. If that works I'd consider getting one. I'd love it if the thinlite worked for insulation. Please let...

In Hammocks » Warbonnet
March 08, 8:00pm

Re: I wish I had...
I can't think of anything I whish I had taken. My 2 luxuries are a Slinglight chair and Golite mylar umbrella. I can say for sure that if I didn't take them, I would have wished I had. I us...

In Philmont » I wish I had...
March 08, 4:43pm

Re: Warbonnet
Congratulations! I don't have a Warbonnet but hear good things about them. The GG thin light did not work well for me as hammock insulation. It seemed to collect condensation which made me d...

In Hammocks » Warbonnet
March 08, 1:03pm

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm