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Re: Sansa vs Ipod
"I have only used an iPod, but I like the fact that the Sansa has an expandable memory. I'm nearly maxed out on my iPod for capacity, and don't want to limit my music library or podcas...

In GEAR » mp3 podcasts
March 26, 8:44pm

The Wave
This isn't a backpack but it is a pretty cool day hike. After 4 years my buddy finally drew 2 spots in the Wave lottery. I met him out there last weekend. Here's a few pics. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » The Wave
March 25, 8:06pm

"Instead of a wind shirt I carry my eVent rain park and use it as a wind shirt when necessary. Works very well and saves the weight of a wind shirt." This is the multiple use gear foru...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 25, 6:40pm

Wind shirts in use
"Admittedly, I don't see that many people when I'm out, but since I started backpacking again in 2009, I've done about a year's worth of hiking in 10 states. Except for the Ma...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 25, 6:04pm

Re: Question about comfort
Welcome Matthew! I haven't tried just trail runners with the Lightning Ascents but I don't notice the straps through the overboots. They don't need to be super tight. Just snug.

In GEAR » Trail runner / neoprene overboot setup for snowshoeing
March 25, 2:02pm

Re: Grand Canyon Rim-2-Rim Day Hike Suggestions
"Since I live in Colorado, I would drive the shorter distance and start at the North Rim. I would start my hike at dawn and hike to the South Rim, via the Bright Angel Trail." I was pl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Grand Canyon Rim-2-Rim Day Hike Suggestions
March 25, 12:42pm

RE: "My "wind shirt" rant.
I really don't know anything about event rain jackets. How much do they weigh? My Houdini and Driducks jacket weigh 10 oz combined. At that weight, I'm not going to compromise. The Houdini ...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 24, 9:18pm

Looks like a great trip. His long did it take to build a snow cave big enough for 2? Hope to get out to try it before the season is over.

In Post-Trip Reports » The snows of Arapaho
March 13, 12:22am

Re: Winter in the park 2015
Nice! What did you use for shelters on this trip?

In Post-Trip Reports » Winter in the park 2015
March 06, 7:01pm

Re: Backpacking in Henry Coe
That looks like a lot of fun!

In Post-Trip Reports » Backpacking in Henry Coe - Bass fishing from Packrafts on Mississippi Lake
March 02, 1:51pm

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