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Re: Boulder floods
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RNDNlhYl58 this one might be slightly more optimistic Mags

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BREAKING NEWS: 2 HIKERS STRANDED ON LONGS PEAK
September 15, 11:47am

Re: More fun to boil water? Not for me...
I agree.. Sawyer all the way. It probably weighs similar to an empty white gas bottle. Which leaves you the option for many many days worth of Isobutane in 100g (a few weeks if you only cook din...

In GEAR » Short trips, boil or filter water? Old stove pics
September 14, 12:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: The most "non lightweight" thing you've seen on the trail
I read on another forum that some folks carried a canoe up to Lake of the Clouds in the Presidentials to float around haha seems like a lot of work for a very small pond

In GEAR » The most "non lightweight" thing you've seen on the trail
September 13, 9:11pm

Re: Changes...
You could skip the hassle of switching packs and just rock the Exos 46 the whole way. that fabric repels water pretty nice (at least on my 58 and 34). I don't know how much weight the ULA sa...

In Gear Lists » 2014 AT NOBO gear list
September 13, 8:19pm

Re: brrrr
STS is Sea to summit.. stuff sacks. which I agree, i'd skip some in favor of a compactor bag liner. 13L is probably food bag.. which is fine. Maybe keep the Cuben one for days you anticipa...

In Gear Lists » 2014 AT NOBO gear list
September 13, 2:55pm

Re: Food
"left over peanut M&M's. I didn't think such a thing existed..... you were doing something wrong ;) I haven't done such a strenuous hike but on my multiday hikes I alwa...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT in 5 days 2 hours
September 12, 10:16pm

Re: The most "non lightweight" thing you've seen on the trail
Saw some fun things on the Long Trail last summer. first was a family that had done 3 days to do what we did that day up to Killington. they had large frame packs with canned food, large bott...

In GEAR » The most "non lightweight" thing you've seen on the trail
September 12, 8:35pm

Re: Re: 160 quarantined after boy who ate marmot meat dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan
Eric you're becoming the Majid of BPL man... seriously.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 160 quarantined after boy who ate marmot meat dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan
September 11, 7:32pm

Re: lightest
+1 that stuff probably smells worse than nothing. LT -19 days 3 showers.. never cared. no one on the trail cares either. and i'd laugh my ass off if someone mixed up their deodorant ...

In GEAR » FOUND; lightest spray deoderant!!
September 10, 8:17pm

Re: Pct
Long trail.. I think my max was 25lb.. probably avg 23lb for 4 days between resupply. I think i had a 14lb baseweight at that point. Last stretch i ditched my tent at my friends house so it w...

In GEAR » Thru-hiker poll: what was your average carried pack weight?
September 09, 6:46am

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