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UL
What I had read about this was the "inventor" was tired of paying luggage fees. So he "invented" a jacket with a lot of pockets. But it also turns into a small duffel bag, tha...

In GEAR » Jaktogo
October 31, 5:37am

fall
Pretty sad. This is not necessarilly commentary on this particular event, because few details were provided. But the first rule, when you encounter trouble, is not to panic. Panic kills, at ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiker falls after bee attack
October 30, 9:20pm

regime
take off shoes at night take off socks, wipe dirt off a bit with hands,esp in between toe dirt. Put socks in my kangaroo pocket on my hoody so will dry better from body warmth. In morning, put...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What Is Your Foot Care Regime?
October 28, 4:30pm

windshirt
I havent pulled the trigger on a windshirt...yet. I know some absolutely swear by them. I cannot see it doing anything but adding wt. I hike in short sleeves down in 40s'-50s, or maybe lon...

In GEAR » Windshirt question
October 28, 12:39pm

UL tights.
Silk is about the lightest, but not worth much when wet. I have some from walmart, $3 on clearance, starter compression tights, 4 oz in medium. I have RAB meco 120 as well, maybe 4.5 oz on medi...

In GEAR » ultralite tights?
October 27, 12:04pm

straps
I think Tims idea was that the cordlock would stay behind the loop under tension, but it doesnt too well. I think, hes experimenting with some different loop materials What he suggested to me...

In GEAR » New quilt user.
October 23, 7:38pm

wt
Everyones different. I dont need much t.p., maybe go once every 2 days or so on the trail. For a week I just put a very small amt in ziplock. I can actually get by with 1 or 2 wetwipes, but not sup...

In Gear Lists » My 3 Season List, Would Appreciate Any Advice.
October 21, 8:50pm

list
ditch the sea-to-summit drysacks,ditty bags, and use Zpacks cuben drysaks and blast foodbag. you will save over 1/2 lb !!! too much toothpaste, too much sunscreen too heavy packtowel too m...

In Gear Lists » My 3 Season List, Would Appreciate Any Advice.
October 21, 7:40pm

wet
The inside of your pack will always get wet if it rains, seams leak, fabric wets thru. Even if using a cover. Your pack liner should be tall enough, that when you untwist it and straighten it up...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cloud Packing Weakness
October 21, 7:16pm

drowning
Put it in a container of rice for a few weeks, then try again. The rice will act as an absorbent to reduce humidity so water can migrate out. It may surprise you. Many an Iphone that got dunked ...

In Photography » Is there any hope for my drowned camera?
October 21, 11:07am

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm