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In Gear Swap » 5.36 ounce size XXL Stoic Hadron pullover down vest, brand new
August 09, 9:20am

Resupply
After watching the video and reading the interview you linked it seems that Tish was definitely resupplying him, at certain points anyway. What really blows my mind is the idea of 2 months/2600 mil...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Pacific Coast Trail Record
August 09, 9:18am

Stoic 15
I have the current version of the Stoic Somnus 15 in the long size. It weighs 36 ounces with 21 ounces of fill. If you read the comments on Backcountry, multiple people who have actually weighe...

In GEAR » Stoic Bags?
August 09, 9:01am

Gear List
Hi Sean, I would be interested in seeing your gear list - care to post it?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
August 09, 8:23am

Heather & Josh
I haven't seen an official report on Josh yet, but this article has him finishing in 59 days, 8 hours, 59 minutes: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2013/08/man-woman-set-records-on-pacif...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Pacific Coast Trail Record
August 09, 8:12am

Custom
Zpacks is making what amounts to custom gear. I've commissioned quite a lot of custom and semi-custom items over the years, from many different cottage industries. Zpack's wait times are ac...

In GEAR » Why do we have to wait for gear?
August 08, 12:11pm

Burner height
Based on my research, 1.25" to 1.75" from the surface of the esbit to the bottom of the pot is best. So I built my stoves with a distance of 1.25" from the top of a fresh esbit tab t...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
August 06, 9:06pm

Strange bedfellows
Last time I shared a tent the dude sat bolt upright several times in the middle of the night, yelled something unintelligible, and then flopped back down completely asleep. Been sleeping alone in m...

In GEAR » Sharing space?
August 06, 8:34am

Stoic Somnus
The Stoic Somnus 30 just went on sale for $179. It's a hell of a bag for the money: http://www.backcountry.com/stoic-somnus-sz-30-sleeping-bag-30-degree-down?ti=U2VhcmNoIFJlc3VsdHM6c29tbnVz...

In Gear Lists » Proposed Gear List for Ultralight Newbie
August 06, 8:26am

Pole
The carbon poles are pricey and only save about half an ounce. I have a new 2.5 ounce 48" aluminum front pole from Tarptent that I could sell you for $10 shipped if you end up going with the L...

In Gear Lists » Proposed Gear List for Ultralight Newbie
August 06, 8:22am

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