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Re: Re: 2012 Sierra Designs Mojo 2
Used it on the JMT last year with wife. We had good conditions - no rain - so I can't comment on waterproof-ness. One odd feature is that the door cants back over the interior space, so it se...

In GEAR » 2012 Sierra Designs Mojo 2
April 26, 3:47pm

CCF pads
My Xlite got a hole on a recent desert trip, leaving me lying on the cold, hard ground (OK, sand actually isn't that hard). Lots of sharp things in the desert, and not a lot of water to submerg...

In GEAR » CCF pads
April 17, 10:11am

Re: coconut oil
I've thought about that. Coconut oil is solid at "room" temp, liquid at Sierras summer daytime temp. How would you use it? In place of olive oil in the dinner? I only cook at dinn...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » food plan - thoughts?
March 27, 3:11pm

food plan - thoughts?
I've been tweaking my food plan for trips in the 7-10 day range. I am generally happy eating pretty much the same thing each day for that much time. I am a thin, athletic male (5'8",...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » food plan - thoughts?
March 27, 2:33pm

Re: Thorofare pants & shirt?
Thanks for the info & insights. I'm talking Sierras late July. Friends were same place & time & found lots of mosquitos & also heat. I've mostly gone later. I've foun...

In GEAR » Thorofare pants & shirt?
March 22, 2:15pm

Thorofare pants & shirt?
Does anyone know when the Thorofare pants & shirt will be back in stock? Comments on these pieces. How about mosquito resistance?

In GEAR » Thorofare pants & shirt?
March 21, 9:37pm

Sleeves
I also like sleeves instead of carrying an full LS shirt. My Moeben sleeves weigh 2.5oz. It's nice to start out hiking with them on a cool morning & then be able to pull them off w/o removi...

In GEAR » Shirt for chilly mornings
March 20, 7:49am

Re: Help please trail runners
I've always found the Brooks Cascadias to be great hiking shoes. They're a bit heavier than your Inov8s (345g), but I doubt that will matter much for hiking (vs. running). They have certa...

In GEAR » Help please trail runners
March 13, 10:21am

JMT speed record
Thanks Eugene, but that's TRT, not JMT!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » new JMT speed record attempt?
August 15, 6:47pm

new JMT speed record attempt?
I've been hearing rumors of an on-going JMT speed record attempt. Does anyone have information? It is frustrating when people go for records and don't let the community know about it in a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » new JMT speed record attempt?
August 15, 5:56pm

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