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Re: More on the Patrol Shelter
I just used mine last week in the Sierra. . . I did not even bring the bivy as i expected and found not even a single mosquito. What surprised me was just how much warmth the bug bivy contrib...

In GEAR » Patrol Shelter guy line length?
October 02, 7:31pm

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In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Light telescope.
October 01, 7:41am

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In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Light telescope.
September 30, 10:28pm

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In GEAR » Found: Windshirt Mule Pass Toiyabe Nat forest
September 30, 9:15pm

Re: Re: An account of my clinically diagnosed Giardiasis. Warning: GRAPHIC DETAILS
Actually a fellow thru hiker in 2009 actually had a confimed test. I wont reveal his name here but he was not the only one. I drank unfiltered water all my life too up until the PCT. I decided ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia: Let's Talk SCIENCE
September 30, 8:57pm

An account of my clinically diagnosed Giardiasis. Warning: GRAPHIC DETAILS
I can add a little something regarding clinical diagnosis of Giardiasis. I warn you though.. IF YOU ARE EATING OR ABOUT TO EAT DON"T READ THIS NOW! In 2009 while on a long hike i contract...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia: Let's Talk SCIENCE
September 30, 8:25pm

Re: Resolution
I am very sorry for you and your family's loss Caleb. Hope that finding Noah is some comfort to you and yours.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Hiker Last Seen In Montana Backcountry
September 19, 9:22pm

Re: Paddle Design Safety
Thanks Ken, i found the pics.. do you always flip through un-answered surveys? :) Hey Tom, can we just post the survey pic here to this thread so we can discuss it? Please. Perhaps an even better...

In GEAR » New Bear Can Design.... Design Stage Feedback
September 10, 9:35pm

New Bear can
Here is your competition in that weight range. Bearikade Weekender $225.00 (Specifications from Bearicade's website) Weighs just over 31 ounces 9″ diameter base by 10.5″ length 6...

In GEAR » New Bear Can Design.... Design Stage Feedback
September 10, 8:14pm

Time is money
I have held over twenty different jobs in my life so far. Never once did I expect to be paid for one minute longer than I worked. Some of my jobs required "clocking in" and some were th...

In Chaff » Student workers. Am I off?
September 04, 10:19pm

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Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 (Bug Bivy)
I used the a Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 bug bivy every night of my Appalachian Trail thru hike. While there weren't many bugs flying around in mid March when I started, the fully enc...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
July 01, 9:39pm

MLD Patrol Shelter Solo Spectralite Wtih beak
The Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol shelter in translucent green Spectralight (Cuben fiber) is, by far, my favorite single piece of gear after 2180 miles and 98 days on my Appalachian Trail thru hike. ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 29, 11:30pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Mountain Laurel Designs has proven to me that durability and light weight can co-exist in the universe. Fittingly, my first introduction to MLD occured on the Pacific Crest Trail when a fellow hiker...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 07, 1:03am

Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
This is my initial review of the Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30 size regular. Weight as measured 19 ounces. Loft as measured 1 & 3/4 inches. I had found that I used my sleeping bag open ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
February 07, 12:18am

Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus
It was on the Pacific Crest Trail in Sept of 2009 near the end of my thru hike when I first saw another hiker(Lint) using an MLD Exodus frameless pack. Upon examining the craftsmanship of the pack, an...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 04, 2:21pm