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Concrete screws
That is what I use in ice / frozen ground. Cheap and effective.

In Winter Hiking » self-standing 4 season tent?
February 24, 11:47am

Weight
This has been discussed on other forums, but it's hard to get below 18lbs, and most UL hikers that hunt still think about 25 - 30 lb is the limit for all in. You need to be prepared to responsi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » "Ultralight hunting"
February 24, 10:21am

Tensioned tent stakes
You can also tension the stakes directly such as easton, by using shockcord instead of regular cord as a pull loop

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple, compact guyline bungee
February 23, 12:04pm

Snow and WInd
I agree some data is a starting point at least. I think one of the interesting things that will be found, is that what is good for wind is not always good for snow. For instance, a slightly ext...

In Editor's Roundtable » Storm Resistance of Ultralight Shelters: Part 1, Introduction
February 04, 11:22am

Snowload
Hi Roger, It was very add hoc, since rarely do the conditions line up that snow sticks to a canopy so well, but in this case it did. The measurements were not what I would call terribly scienti...

In Editor's Roundtable » Storm Resistance of Ultralight Shelters: Part 1, Introduction
February 03, 4:41pm

Shockcord / snow loads
It has it's advantages, as it tightens a panel over time, so it can keep the tent pitched tighter. The key, is to find shockcord of the appropriate tension for your tent, and to pull it tight o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Storm Resistance of Ultralight Shelters: Part 1, Introduction
February 03, 9:44am

Seek Outside
Sorry for the commercial response, but we have lightweight strong poles that can be configured to that length. We do not have the trekking pole type end. One option you might consider rather th...

In GEAR » Lightweight, adjustable tarp poles...
January 26, 3:37pm

Studs
Work great, I've used them on a lot of trail runners on the way out. One pair the sole was even coming off, so the screws fixed that as well.

In GEAR » Lightweight shoes for snow travel
January 18, 10:09am

Back on Topic
Regarding the original posters original questions: I believe any good dog that has been prepared would be happy to go on your trip, as long as you take care of the same issues you yourself will e...

In Gear Lists » Going Backpacking for 2 years with my brother and my dog.
January 08, 3:53pm

Horses and clarrification
There are still wild horse within 100 miles of where I am, and yes I agree it's only been since the 1600's or so for domestic horses, but it was still a historical way of travel on our land...

In Gear Lists » Going Backpacking for 2 years with my brother and my dog.
January 06, 5:15pm

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