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About Me 25 years old. AT 2009, PCT 2011.
StateGA
CountryUSA or S. Korea
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Re: Sewing door zipper (any advice?)
http://video.about.com/sewing/Zipper-Sewing.htm Maybe this can help with general zipper sewing. For the door, maybe you can use a scrap piece to make a tail at the top of the zipper like in t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing door zipper (any advice?)
February 15, 5:47pm

Re: Dropping my Atmos 65
ULA Circuit fits the bill. I used an Atmos 65 on the PCT despite having an otherwise light load. Its a superb pack and especially nice in the Sierras with a bear can, ice ace, microspikes, and 1...

In GEAR » Dropping my Atmos 65
February 14, 12:34am

Re: Re: Re: forming the "peak" of a mid
For the door ties I made a loop with string on either side of the seam. I added another loop made of shockcord with a cordlock on it as a 'stopper'. I can remove it if they don't get mu...

In Make Your Own Gear » forming the "peak" of a mid
February 06, 5:02pm

Re: It really depends
+1 to Greg. Glad to see someone admitting to bringing 3-4 pounds of food per day for thru-hiking and trying to match their caloric expenditures. I know I'm not alone now.

In GEAR » weight of food?
February 05, 11:00pm

Re: forming the "peak" of a mid
Maybe my MYOG Duomid thread can help a bit. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=55205&skip_to_post=465593#465593 Concerning...

In Make Your Own Gear » forming the "peak" of a mid
January 31, 3:42pm

Re: visor?
The South Korean Ajuma (middle aged lady) is internationally known as having the most experience and wisdom concerning visors. The typical ajuma visor is very wide and protective while coming in ei...

In GEAR » visor?
January 31, 3:14pm

Re: Re: PCT Bear Canister Question
The weight isn't that bad for the canister and this is a situation where its better to be safe, courteous, and legal than sorry. You will no longer be carrying tons of water and you only have t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT Bear Canister Question
January 20, 11:52pm

Re: PCT Re-Supply
Cascade Locks has a decent but slightly pricy full size grocery store. If you are buying your stuff on trail and shipping it ahead, you may consider going to Portland to buy food for all of Washing...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » PCT Re-Supply
January 18, 10:49pm

Re: FS:MontBell Versalite Jacket & Jacket
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In Gear Swap » FS:MontBell Versalite Jacket & Jacket
January 16, 6:05pm

Re: Re: Skyscape in colder conditions? @ Mike
The Skyscape is very similar to the Lightheart Solo I used on the PCT last year. I got to see it at a few trail festivals and the difference between the two in this situation is negligible. You can...

In GEAR » Skyscape in colder conditions?
January 06, 11:32pm

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