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Re: DRiDucks Sizing?
I'm 5'8", 235, and XL seems to allow plenty of room for wearing insulation layers underneath.

In GEAR » DRiDucks Sizing?
June 14, 9:35am

Re: Sleeping pad general and specific to UL backpack
Could you save more weight somewhere else? Are you a back, side, or stomach sleeper? 17 oz is a little heavy for summer, but the thickness probably adds some comfort. If you'll be just as co...

In GEAR » Sleeping pad general and specific to UL backpack
June 13, 10:17am

Re: Aqua Mira Drops?
Like Ben says, there are complexities about treatment time which depend on water conditions. I wouldn't be confident in treating my water for less than the recommended time using my own guesses...

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Drops?
June 12, 12:09pm

Jack, Can you give us more info about how both tents were pitched? PS: Next time, bring your own TP. :D

In GEAR » Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 1 tent reviews
June 07, 2:45pm

Re: watch suggestions
There are lighter alternatives. A piece of paper weighs less than a watch. Making a sundial ;-)

In GEAR » watch suggestions
June 07, 10:37am

Re: Snowshoe recommendations
I don't have much experience with snowshoes, but I got a pair of Crescent Moon Gold Series 17 last winter for around $225. I like them, and the silver series is cheaper and slightly lighter wit...

In GEAR » Snowshoe recommendations
June 06, 10:09am

Re: Pillowfight! Kookabay vs. Exped
I've never tried the Kookabay, but I like the Exped. It has some type of slightly stretchy fabric on the bottom which seems to allow it to feel softer.

In GEAR » Pillowfight! Kookabay vs. Exped
June 06, 10:00am

Re: Best storm pitch for flat tarp?
I have an 8x10 flat tarp I use sometimes. That's the smallest I'd want to go without a bivy. It's MYOG, and I sewed tieouts for the "instructor style" pitch shown on Oware'...

In GEAR » Best storm pitch for flat tarp?
June 03, 12:11pm

Re: No camping on AT near neels gap/blood mt due to bears
u think we can't get ur snaks, but we can. we just move on down trail. u r funny. we just try play nice so u keep coming back. PS: Bear spray iz like ur pepper. It makes us sneeze, but taste...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » No camping on AT near neels gap/blood mt due to bears
June 03, 11:29am

Re: Do you filter your water?
I treated with AquaMira on my last trip (2 days), and due to taste, I've decided the weight of a good filter is worth it. It's a real shame to make pure-tasting wilderness water taste like ...

In GEAR » Do you filter your water?
June 02, 8:49am

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