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My son has practiced football in 105F and 95% humidity before. In the southeast,its common for summer days to be 95-100F and high humidity. Last summer my daughter played softball in Colorado whe...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking in the Grand Canyon
October 13, 11:41am

shock cord.
Also consider tie-ing the front shock cord on that holds the beak down. It has 2 little mitten hooks, one for each end. Joe sent me another one because mine was lost, fell of while packing tent u...

In GEAR » Hexamid Twin size
October 13, 10:14am

I agree, its generally a pretty bad thing to do to construct the shelters. There is nothing LNT about it. Do it on a well used scout reservation where it doesnt matter. Pretty much a joke to...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Wilderness Survival MB- Low Impact Shelters
October 13, 10:05am

Plan to put seam sealer on the sewing at the corners where the loops are that the shock cord attaches to inside, keep water from running down the shock cord to your groundsheet. Any extra water ins...

In GEAR » Hexamid Twin size
October 13, 9:55am

I dont think so. It can be part of the evolution though. What I mean is, we start out as conventional heavy hikers, and find out how to lighten up. Then once the big items are lighter, a l...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is every ultralighter obsessive?
October 13, 9:35am

I use a sea to summit ultrasil daypack. 2.4 oz for a daypack. I have a robust lumbar pack I bought years ago for skiing. Not that useful really, too small. A backpack is easier to manage on/o...

In GEAR » Do you use a fanny or lumbar pack?
October 13, 6:58am

I would like to see real data on infection with giardia, i.e. controlled studies. There is controlled infectious study data on Cryptosporidium. Possibly because it has infected municipal water ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia: Just the facts m'am
October 13, 6:30am

styrofoam all the way.
get a styrofoam cup, keep it in your cookpot to keep it from crushing. 0.1 oz. It doesnt get any lighter, cheaper, easier.

In GEAR » Lightweight Coffee Cup Recommendations Please
October 12, 4:31pm

sad, they made decent lightwt stuff for the price.

In GEAR » Stoic brand being discontinued?
October 11, 10:47pm

foster pot
Stick 2 titanium tent stakes thru a small tight fitting windscreen, and you wont need a pot support. An alcohol stove depends more on the windscreen, than the stove. They all do about the same ...

In GEAR » Fosters Pot Stove??
October 11, 5:05pm

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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