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Re: Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
I would get a hold of Dan at Mchale and go for it. Rather than buy all of these other suggestions and turn around and sell them when they don't work, get a Mchale. It will also last much long...

In GEAR » Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
December 28, 8:17am

Re: soaks
Joe, you just need to shake a little harder with silnylon as water beads off silnylon as well - unless you are using crappy seconds that have a very low hydrostatic head. Or wipe it down. It does...

In GEAR » MLD Mid Tauntness Cuben vs. Silnylon
December 27, 5:38pm

Re: cuben
Silnylon soaks up water? As in absorb? Don't think so.

In GEAR » MLD Mid Tauntness Cuben vs. Silnylon
December 27, 2:51pm

Re: 20-day trips
"Sometimes I wonder if the winter hiking forum is on the same site as the rest of the forums..." Tipi is the antithesis of a lightweight backpacker even in the warm summer months so do...

In Winter Hiking » Design THE perfect light winter backpack
December 26, 2:28pm

Re: belt
You can get a wide, much thinner belt that is at least as 'comfy' and lighter. Think Mchale.

In GEAR » Anybody tried the Exped Lightning 45 and 60
December 25, 10:28am

Re: winter pack
"ERGO a big pack is needed." For lightweight backpackers, of which you are not, most can get away with a 40L pack for 3 season treks. 60L is just fine for winter treks for most lightw...

In Winter Hiking » Design THE perfect light winter backpack
December 25, 8:36am

Re: Re: re: re: exped stay
Yes, hardly seems worth the effort. Try a lighter belt - the Exped one is super heavy.

In GEAR » Anybody tried the Exped Lightning 45 and 60
December 25, 8:29am

Re: Re: Re: melanzana mod
What if you have quads like a linebacker and 'cankles'?

In GEAR » Active vest
December 22, 8:24pm

Re: Re: Out of respect?
The other thing that makes the P&G Bypass System unique is that it is completely modular - removable depending on the trip and load required. The complexity alone would scare off any mainstrea...

In GEAR » Have any pack manufacturers adopted the McHale Bypass Harness design?
December 22, 1:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Finding GoLite gear after they've close their doors...(How-To)
Thanks for the link, Franco. I like this quote: "The other misstep, he said, was expanding too rapidly into casual apparel like sweaters and corduroys, products that the company’s clie...

In GEAR » Finding GoLite gear after they've close their doors...(How-To)
December 21, 9:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave U

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Lightweight Backpacking and Camping by Ryan Jordan et al.
NM

In Books and Media
August 27, 1:10pm

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
NM

In Books and Media
August 27, 1:06pm

Integral Designs eVent Overbag
NM

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 13, 11:26pm

GoLite Jam2
nm

In Backpacks - Frameless
March 13, 11:22pm

TarpTent
nm

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:20pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
nm

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:17pm

Integral Designs Event Unishelter
nm

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
November 06, 10:23pm

Integral Design Hot Socks
?

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 06, 10:16pm

Integral Designs Pertex Windshirt
nm

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 05, 8:16am

C and C Outdoors
Tough company to deal with. Most of their stock they drop ship direct from the manufacturer so although you may see something and put it in your cart and order it, it will not be currently available....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 18, 10:01am