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Dyneema scraps
You could shop for an old GoLite pack and cut it up

In Make Your Own Gear » Looking for some Dyneema scraps
June 13, 9:42am

Utilitarian all purpose shelter
Would anyone argue that an 8 x 10 tarp and bivy or net tent is about as close to a all around shelter than a single person can get to for three seasons? What conditions would you consider this n...

In GEAR » Is there any such thing as a utilitarian all purpose shelter?
June 11, 10:46am

Re: Re: Anyone iterested in a lightly used G6?
Jhaura, I recieved your letter yesterday. I'll get the pack in Priority mail yet this week. It would be today but I'm being held hostage in a class on How To Manage a Project for work. ...

In Gear Swap » Anyone iterested in a lightly used G6?
June 11, 10:01am

Other ideas for a Golite Poncho tarp
Shower curtain Stylish "dress about town" green cape Windshirt Emergency Bivy Two together make a cool "pup" tent Tent Fly Gear Hammock Water Bag Daytime napping bivy (I...

In Multiple Use Gear » Golite Poncho/Tarp=Multi Use
June 11, 5:27am

Re: 2 Ponchos?
Dale, I'm not sure I'd agree ..... it would seem to me that a poncho tarp with a dixon double two person Bivy would be less than 20 ounces. A two person tent would be at least 20 oun...

In GEAR » Poncho Tarp for couples
June 09, 12:46pm

Re: Re: More Sub-1 Innovation
Fantastic! Looks great.

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 09, 12:35pm

Gear list
Looks good ... very comprehensive. I'll tell you one thing. Once you go SUL you don't ever want to go back. Don't skimp on the insulation .... and you haven't.

In Gear Lists » sub 5 for june hike
June 06, 8:08pm

Re: Is high quality homemade bivy worth it?
I used 2nds on mine ... here's what I bought: 3 yards 2nd sil at $5 a yard -- $15.00 1 yard Momentum -- $13.59 The rest was the same .... about 15 bucks. That takes it to around $50 wit...

In Make Your Own Gear » Is high quality homemade bivy worth it?
June 05, 9:26pm

Hiking in India
And Tigers .... don't forget the Tigers.

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 05, 12:46pm

When do you go Backpacking?
Bill lives in San Antonio ... I'm sure he has the same issue that I have here in Houston. It's 80 here at night and in Houston we have 90% humidity. Impossible to sleep in this kind of w...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 04, 8:43pm

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm