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Re: JMT Sleeping Bag
Do you use a tent, an ultra light tarp, or something in between ? a 30* bag with a tent should cover 95% of all situations. I'm not a tarp person so can't speak to that.

In GEAR » JMT Sleeping Bag
January 04, 9:12am

Re: Going tentless
You never need a tent until you "" NEED "" one. How much does a bivy & tarp combination weigh ? 1.0 to 1.5 lb depending ... There are solo tents which are really supe...

In Philosophy & Technique » Going tentless
December 21, 12:35pm

Re: Re: Running pack for unsupported trips
so 25 liters +- my Golite Ion, size small, is about 23 liters (1400 ci) weighs 261 grams. a size medium or large Ion would easily fit your stuff. I've never run with the Ion, but if ...

In GEAR » Running pack for unsupported trips
November 25, 9:37am

Re: Running pack for unsupported trips
6 days of food implies a 6 day trip plus or minus. you said you'll be packing light. how light ? how close to the edge are you going ? sleeping bag ? bivy ? clothing ? I'm sure you m...

In GEAR » Running pack for unsupported trips
November 24, 8:59am

Re: Re: Joshua Tree Run???
I'm always interested in stuff like this also. A bit busy right now so don't know about the Joshua Tree run. But its always nice to have company on long runs. I've done a bunch of lo...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Joshua Tree Run???
November 13, 11:53am

Re: run?
+1 for trail running. but run on a trail with uphills and downhills. not something flat. if you've never done it before, do not be daunted by the concept. You are allowed to WALK whenever yo...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training & Workout
October 27, 10:28am

50 Miler in MT 101's
Eugene Congratulations on a great effort ! A semi cross country course sounds like fun. I'm intrigued by your use of the NB 101's for the entire race. I may have to give them a try.

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon R2R2R, 10/9-10/10
October 26, 9:49am

Re: "Grand Canyon R2R2R, 10/9-10/10"
I did the slightly longer version in early April 2009. (Bright Angel-North Kabob-Bright Angel = 46.6 mi.) A Great Adventure and loads of fun. I'm pretty slow and managed 16hrs 4 min So sub ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon R2R2R, 10/9-10/10
October 16, 9:45am

Re: What "Wilderness" Means
Wilderness is merely a Relative State of Mind. If you feel comfortable and familiar, it is not wilderness. If you feel out of your element, foreign, and unfamiliar ... it is wilderness, even if i...

In On the Web » What "Wilderness" Means
October 15, 12:07pm

Re: Re: compressing down
with all the research and investigation that's now required to be a true Ultralighter, how do any of us find time to get out into the wilderness ?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Extraordinary Claims - Extraordinary Proofs
October 14, 10:31am

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