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mariposa vs arc blast
It will take a bit more info than that "you might sometimes carry a tripod in the pack" to get good advice. The arc blast is a great pack. It IS a ul pack. Dont assume because it has a...

In GEAR » Z-Packs Arc Blast to replace Mariposa Ultralight?
December 26, 7:24am

hiking dogs
They need to be a certain age before long sustained hikes to avoid permanent damage. I dont remember what that is.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Puppy ate my manhood
December 22, 4:06pm

short xlite + ccf
Thats what i do most of time. Winter would be exception. Xlite shory is quite narrow at bottom, its the foot width of regular, but at thighs=really narrow. Dont know why mfg does this, its l...

In GEAR » NeoAir XLite small + CCF sit pad = makes sense?
December 22, 6:48am


In Gear Swap » wtb ula catalyst
December 21, 10:01pm

Just let the local asian immigrant population know where they are and they will dissapear. At least thats what happened to all the domestic ducks in the neighborhood lakes where I grew up. Made...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Hazard: turkeys!
December 20, 8:54pm

The purpose of patents is not only to protect inventions. It is also to disclose them, so they can be improved upon by others. Its called technological progress. You are not rewarded with exclu...

In GEAR » Have any pack manufacturers adopted the McHale Bypass Harness design?
December 20, 8:06pm

sul list
Some eminently qualified hikers gave you good feedback. I would just add, cold and wet conditions necessitate a midlayer you can hike in or use when stop, like fleece, and you want dry clothes t...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL List - Thru Hike Capable?
December 18, 7:41pm

"SUL List - Thru Hike Capable?"
Thru hike of what? JMT? Yes. Major 2000 mile trail? No. Especially not the AT in the spring when its cold and wet.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL List - Thru Hike Capable?
December 18, 7:01pm

"Almost SUL -- Help me make the cut."
I hear theres talk of lowering the SUL barrier another 8oz. You will need to find more to cut.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Almost SUL -- Help me make the cut.
December 18, 6:45pm

Now Im worried. Im going to start washing my toothbrush after every use as well with soap and hot water. Cant be too safe you know. zinc of course is essential in small amounts If I rec...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 5:57pm

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