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Re: Gettin close!
- The puuko is more robust, but a Mora in a plastic sheath will do the same work and weighs only about 3-4 oz. - Do you need that big of a towel? I cut my microfiber towel down to around 0.5 oz.

In Gear Lists » Gettin close!
May 06, 9:24am

Re: Staying Warm
1. Keep active until ready for bed. A body generating excess heat warms the cold sleeping bag quickly. 2. Make sure your sleeping pad is adequate for the temperature. Have you tried a 3-seaso...

In GEAR » Staying Warm
May 05, 4:01pm

Re: Re: group backpacking gear
+1 on everyone having their own water treatment capability

In GEAR » group backpacking gear
May 03, 11:10am

suspending Shangri La 3 top
Very interesting thread! I just ordered my evergreen SL3 with a "free gift" floor. It was a great deal, since I plan to velcro-in my own bug net skirt and door. I like the idea of a PU-co...

In GEAR » Thoughts on Shangri La 3
May 03, 11:04am

Re: Super Excited - New Job!
Fun + extra money = awesome! Congrats!

In GEAR » Super Excited - New Job!
May 03, 10:36am

Re: Need help with Weekend trip in VA
This site might be helpful.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Need help with Weekend trip in VA
April 30, 11:52am

Game/feature idea
Instead of Mafia Wars, there could be a Packweight Wars which involves adding weight to someone's pack! ;)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Announcing UBN: a social network for ultralight backpackers
April 28, 3:25pm

Shangri-la 3 as backpacking family tent
I backpack solo, and hope to start backpacking with one kid (age 6) and sometimes the entire family (wife + 4 kids, ages 6 months to 6 years). We'd mostly be going on trips in the mountains of ...

In GEAR » Shangri-la 3 as backpacking family tent
April 28, 12:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Bug net repair
I'd just sew a piece of noseeum netting over the areas which can't be stitched back together easily. Use good polyester thread such as Gutermann.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bug net repair
April 26, 8:31am

Re: The Cold Face
I opted for the Scarp 2 with both the mesh and solid inner tents (still waiting on it). I already have an 8x10 silnylon tarp which I'll use on trips where weight is a more significant factor. I...

In GEAR » Tarptent Scarp 1 vs Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 warmth
April 26, 8:24am

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