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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

Heated Group Shelter + Wood Stove
I'm planning a multi-day colder weather backpacking trip with a couple friends (expecting the high temperatures to be 45 degrees F or less). To make the evenings a little more enjoyable and to ...

In GEAR » Heated Group Shelter + Wood Stove
July 07, 11:26am

Re: weight
A third of body weight? I would keep it much lower than that

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » attaching pad to dog pack
July 06, 10:09pm

Re: Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
Look up the tiny house movement. Lots of ideas.

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
July 01, 2:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Went away
I think there are two keys to using a non-full-length pad: 1. Use other items to insulate/cushion your lower legs and feet (ex: pack or sit pad) 2. Camp on softer or more insulated ground (ex...

In GEAR » Torso vs. full length pad
June 22, 1:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Emigrant Wilderness 6/13 - 6/15
I enjoyed your pictures. I didn't know there were any spots to camp near Camp Lake. The fish were really active there. On 6/2 this year, I crossed Cherry Creek and it was knee deep.

In Post-Trip Reports » Emigrant Wilderness 6/13 - 6/15
June 20, 10:05pm

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