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Re: Backpacker Going Lightweight
I love my Jam2 and my son used one with a z-light. Why don't you get one from REI and try packing it up? Leave the tags on both packs and take one back. My only knock on the newer Jam packs ...

In Gear Lists » Backpacker Going Lightweight
May 07, 8:49am

In bivy
If you use a bivy, zip it in the bivy and stuff in pack. It can expand as much as needed to fill up the volume of your pack as food volume goes down. That allows you to remove all the compression...

In GEAR » Newby - down sleeping bag
May 06, 3:57pm

Good Deal for both Buyer and Seller
The fact that a deal was reached means that is was a good deal for both the buyer and the seller (based on the information that each of them had.) It is the information that is the problem. The b...

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Poncho Tarp
May 06, 12:23pm

Ryan, That was incredible. I was amazed at the number of pictures that I recognized. But better yet was how the video drew me in especially the night where you had given up and then you woke up ...

In Post-Trip Reports » JOHN MUIR TRAIL VIDEO - 7 Day Trip
May 06, 11:04am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Eating on Hard Trips
Tom, Thanks. I will definitely give this a shot.

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip Report – Snowshoeing the High Sierras – 4/29-5/1/10
May 05, 6:06pm

Re: Re: Re: golite ultra20
Damien, Used a Ridgerest Deluxe and a Prolite 3 I wore a fleece baracleve (sp). The ridgerest was about 52" long Had I known it was going to be so cold I would have used the cut off sectio...

In Gear Swap » Trade Sleeping Bag for Quilt?
May 05, 6:04pm

Bugs go away
I did the JMT with a tarptent two years ago but never spent a night in it. Going to bed with a headnet on was interesting as the blood sucker would try their hardest to get in. But about an hour ...

In GEAR » JMT Shelter Choices
May 05, 1:13pm

Re: Re: golite ultra20
I just had my UL-20 down below 0F with sleeping bag liner, Bivy, Foam pad and air mat. I was wearing all of my clothes and I stayed pretty warm. So, if you mostly do 3 season camping there are wa...

In Gear Swap » Trade Sleeping Bag for Quilt?
May 05, 1:06pm

Re: Re: CA Eastern Sierra Route Needed
Tom listed my favorite suggestion. I would add a day at Darwin and another at Dusy exploring off trail. There are some other ineteresting off-trail exploring that can be done in Humphrey's Basin.

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » CA Eastern Sierra Route Needed
May 05, 12:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Eating on Hard Trips
Greg, Here is a couple of data points. 1) Normally on a 30 minute elliptical workout I will be at a 160bpm or higher. 2) The weekend before this trip I did 30 miles in under 10 hours with 7500ft...

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip Report – Snowshoeing the High Sierras – 4/29-5/1/10
May 05, 8:09am

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