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mices in the GSMNP
sleep with your head on the outside end of the shelter platform, and stay away from the walls. Mice run along the walls. They really wont bother you....much. Wear earplugs,and dont worry about t...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Keeping the Mice Out at GSMNP
August 22, 8:11pm

I found esbit produced significantly less crud on my pot in testing them both. May have to do with the air supply the tight windscreen allows. Esbit tab leftovers were much less fuzzy and messy as ...

In GEAR » @ --B.G.-- et al--Esbit vs. Bleuet tabs
August 15, 11:44am

I used driducks. Hiked about 25 miles in them in the rain. I just accept I will be wet (sweat) while hiking, and change into dry base layer when stop. When u have an uphill, that will keep you warm...

In GEAR » Best rainwear for a month in monsoonal summer on JMT
August 12, 8:44pm

Zpacks Hexamid Twin + Fixed length poles?"
You could simply have joe attach the rear pole pocket with an adjustable strap so you could put it at whatever height you need, as opposed to the fixed attachement. It might not draw the top quite...

In GEAR » Zpacks Hexamid Twin + Fixed length poles?
August 11, 4:32pm

I kept Erik's atlas in my front pocket in a gallon zip lock. more detailed and useful than Harrison maps. Only one I referred to for hiking. Map in right pocket, camera in left. Definitely keep...

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 10, 8:44pm

Almost any shoe is fine. Don't over think it. Spending money on boots is a bit of a waste if packs are under about 35 lb.

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Economy Trail Runners?
August 10, 11:40am

removing sealer
Tape it on the inside. Your sealer is on the outside I presume. No conflict. Silicone rubs off of cuben mostly with a little hand friction.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » any advice on removing seam sealer on cuben fiber tarp
August 08, 5:24pm

I think I talked to her, looks like her anyway She was taking Sawmill pass trail to exit and the harrison map she had didnt show where it came out at. I showed her on another map where it came ou...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Darcy Piceu's JMT Attempt ?
August 08, 3:43pm

I think they are floundering. I also think the new pack is butt-ugly.

In GEAR » New Gossamer Gear Mariposa
August 08, 3:33pm

yeah, being wet isnt bad as long as you can get dry. Ive never noticed any difference whether my feet were wet or dry. Keep a dry pair of socks and long johns in your pack, and put them on when ...

In Gear Lists » Staying warm/dry in Sept on the JMT
August 06, 8:26pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm