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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Unconnected
I'll agree about PLBs, etc. I can honestly say my PLB has never affected my "wilderness experience". As for being unconnected on the trail, my cell phone remains off or in airpla...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 19, 9:16am

Re: Re: Zpacks Arc Blast: Max load carrying?
What would Arc Blast users say is the limiting factor in the pack's max load? Is it padding (too thin?), frame collapse, hipbelt sag, etc?

In GEAR » Zpacks Arc Blast: Max load carrying?
July 15, 8:44pm

Re: Re: 2 person roomy shelter
How big is your dog? Have you looked at the ZPacks Triplex? You can get it as just a tarp or with the floor too, but it is more than your price limit. I think all the shelters you listed are to...

In GEAR » 2 person roomy shelter
July 12, 10:48am

Re: Proposed Grand Canyon development
Thanks, Doug. You've been posting some good articles lately.

In On the Web » Proposed Grand Canyon development
July 08, 3:44pm

Re: 4400 SW
I have a few hundred miles on my 4400 SW (purchased in early 2013). It is currently the only pack I own. I use it for day hikes and week-long backpacks. The compression system works well and I find...

In GEAR » Any thoughts on the HMG 4400 Southwest
July 07, 3:19pm

Re: Heated Group Shelter + Wood Stove
I'm referring to the wood stoves with a chimney like the ones discussed here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/wood-stoves-for-backpacking-chenault.html#.U7rfbG077Mo

In GEAR » Heated Group Shelter + Wood Stove
July 07, 11:57am

Heated Group Shelter + Wood Stove
I'm planning a multi-day colder weather backpacking trip with a couple friends (expecting the high temperatures to be 45 degrees F or less). To make the evenings a little more enjoyable and to ...

In GEAR » Heated Group Shelter + Wood Stove
July 07, 11:26am

Re: weight
A third of body weight? I would keep it much lower than that

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » attaching pad to dog pack
July 06, 10:09pm

Re: Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
Look up the tiny house movement. Lots of ideas.

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
July 01, 2:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Went away
I think there are two keys to using a non-full-length pad: 1. Use other items to insulate/cushion your lower legs and feet (ex: pack or sit pad) 2. Camp on softer or more insulated ground (ex...

In GEAR » Torso vs. full length pad
June 22, 1:07pm

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