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Re: Is the weight of water that you've already drunk that much different from the weight of carried water?
my theory is that you ideally show up to a water source with empty bottles.. meaning you timed it right and didn't carry more than you needed. now you can drink you "next drink" fro...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is the weight of water that you've already drunk that much different from the weight of carried water?
January 22, 7:27pm

Re: Re: Opinels
Ya, depends what you're doing. My food prep that needs a knife is usually limited to cheese or cutting a bagel. I can't get past the "have a knife" thing to just leave it sinc...

In GEAR » One ounce knife and sheath
January 22, 3:42pm

Re: One ounce knife and sheath
Opinel #6 handle sanded down a bit for a different look. 1 oz, self contained sheath ;) super easy to sharpen

In GEAR » One ounce knife and sheath
January 22, 2:35pm

Re: Re: Adventures in mini writing supplies
I don't use it for backpacking but the Pilot Petit1 fountain pen would be a bit different for someone. about 10g http://www.jetpens.com/Pilot-Petit1-Mini-Fountain-Pens/ct/1200

In GEAR » Adventures in mini writing supplies
January 21, 9:31am

Re: How many of you feel that a heavier framed pack carries light loads much better than a frameless?
I like Osprey my Exos 58. it carries much better than my Black Diamond pack that i use for rock climbing. I haven't used a purpose built frameless pack like ULA or SMD though.

In GEAR » How many of you feel that a heavier framed pack carries light loads much better than a frameless?
January 21, 9:25am

Re: Re: 2014 Osprey Exos 48
I love my exos 58 and 34. not sure what is weird about the lid. it is easily removable for folks who don't want it. i like the organization of pockets. ice axe loops are great for the p...

In GEAR » 2014 Osprey Exos 48
January 16, 10:52pm

Re:Travis
I can see that. being from different areas makes it difficult to do any changes. And trying to give feedback to folks you don't necessarily know well is a whole other deal. I do carry mor...

In Post-Trip Reports » First Post - A Confession/Trip Report
January 16, 12:05pm

Re: Non-Guided Trip
Cool trip for sure. great pictures only part i don't like is "We ended up getting saddled with lots of extra gear." i'm very much in the camp of "you want it, you carr...

In Post-Trip Reports » First Post - A Confession/Trip Report
January 16, 9:34am

Re: Re: Question for fellow side sleepers
once i flip around a few times i'm out for the night so quilts are not problem for me. get the sides tucked in and i'm good. with my EE rev x 20 i use the top snap to keep it around my sh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question for fellow side sleepers
January 16, 9:08am

Re: Re: men teaching girlfriends
these threads make me thankful my GF will go on day hikes, snowshoe day hikes, and short overnight trips as long as i keep the mileage and elevation gain in her wheelhouse. I save harder, longer t...

In Philosophy & Technique » helping girlfriend reduce weight - personal fears
January 14, 8:25pm

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