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2014 Outdoor Fair
I haven't seen anything posted about the 2014 Outdoor Fair in Europe yet. Here are some articles from Hiking in Finland: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Things I thought were interesting: Da...

In GEAR » 2014 Outdoor Fair
July 27, 9:36am

Re: Is this it?
This article seems to feature the tent (as well as a few more interesting designs from other companies): http://www.snewsnet.com/trade-show/outdoor-retailer-summer-market-2014-preview-tents/

In GEAR » SNEAK PEEK: 2015 Sierra Designs TENSEGRITY ShelterS
July 27, 9:15am

Tie-out and Peak Reinforcement Questions on Hex - Rev 2
I'm making progress on my Hex. I just finished sewing the main ridgeline seams and hemming the bottom edges. I decided to try using Argon silnylon - the material seems plenty waterproof from my...

In Make Your Own Gear » 5-Sided Pyramid Tent - Almost Done
July 24, 8:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Disposing of fishy parts
I don't see what would be wrong with putting fishy parts in the lake. As mentioned above, fish die in the water all the time. I would think any body of water with lots of fish already has a lot...

In Fishing » Disposing of fishy parts
July 20, 9:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Unconnected
I'll agree about PLBs, etc. I can honestly say my PLB has never affected my "wilderness experience". As for being unconnected on the trail, my cell phone remains off or in airpla...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 19, 9:16am

Re: Re: Zpacks Arc Blast: Max load carrying?
What would Arc Blast users say is the limiting factor in the pack's max load? Is it padding (too thin?), frame collapse, hipbelt sag, etc?

In GEAR » Zpacks Arc Blast: Max load carrying?
July 15, 8:44pm

Re: Re: 2 person roomy shelter
How big is your dog? Have you looked at the ZPacks Triplex? You can get it as just a tarp or with the floor too, but it is more than your price limit. I think all the shelters you listed are to...

In GEAR » 2 person roomy shelter
July 12, 10:48am

Re: Proposed Grand Canyon development
Thanks, Doug. You've been posting some good articles lately.

In On the Web » Proposed Grand Canyon development
July 08, 3:44pm

Re: 4400 SW
I have a few hundred miles on my 4400 SW (purchased in early 2013). It is currently the only pack I own. I use it for day hikes and week-long backpacks. The compression system works well and I find...

In GEAR » Any thoughts on the HMG 4400 Southwest
July 07, 3:19pm

Re: Heated Group Shelter + Wood Stove
I'm referring to the wood stoves with a chimney like the ones discussed here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/wood-stoves-for-backpacking-chenault.html#.U7rfbG077Mo

In GEAR » Heated Group Shelter + Wood Stove
July 07, 11:57am

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