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Re: Re: Thoughts on the durability of UL backpacks
I agree with Dale that with reasonable care most UL packs are plenty durable but even that depends on the pack. I know Gossamer Gear and MLD made spinn packs years ago that were not that durable an...

In GEAR » Thoughts on the durability of UL backpacks
June 30, 9:11am

Re: Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
I have a Highgear from 2006 and is us usually +\- 50 feet. As for the thermometer is is accurate as long as it is off the wrist.

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 8:54am

Re: Esbit
How to the bleuet fuel tabs compare to the debit tabs. I have been using the caldera cone alcohol stove since 2009 but have had one of the Bpl esbit stoves for a while and have never used it. The ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Still My Favorite Cook Kit
June 27, 7:04am

Re: Enertia No More?
I think the owner died and they were bought out by Coleman. The packaging has changed but at least as of a few months ago you could still buy them. Look into packit gourmet if you haven't ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Enertia No More?
June 26, 7:52am

Re: Tyvek vs 2mil painters tarp
My suggestion is neither. Get some gossamer gear polycro which is industrial strength shrink wrap. It looks and weighs similar to 2 mil painters plastic but is a lot tougher. You can also find it s...

In GEAR » Tyvek vs 2mil painters tarp
June 21, 10:01am

Re: Base camp options?
Perhaps walnut bottoms (campsite 37) on Big Creek? It's pretty easy to get to and you could day hike to mt cammerer and mt sterling fire towers.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Smoky Mountains Trip
June 20, 9:55pm

Re: Reply
If I were going that time of year I would want to stay at the higher elevations where it is cooler but it may not matter as much to you. The problem is that most of the upper elevations (like the A...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Smoky Mountains Trip
June 20, 10:51am

Re: Smoky Mountains Trip
A couple of things I guess I should ask is What time of year are you going? Do you want to avoid shelters? Would you rather see the best sights or have solitude? What interests you m...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Smoky Mountains Trip
June 20, 7:44am

Re: Smoky Mountains Trip
It's slow at work today so I will give a few suggestions. Park and start your hike at Big Creek Ranger Station. This is not a very frequented entry point but it is actually the easiest to ge...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Smoky Mountains Trip
June 20, 7:21am

Re: Re: GEAR LIST ROUND DOS: Critique Needed
For your shelter what about a larger mid? The duomid might be small for two unless you like to be cozy but what about the speedmid, the supermid, the Golite Shangri la 5 (without inner or pole), G...

In Gear Lists » First time on the JMT
June 19, 1:08pm

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