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About Me 25 years old. AT 2009, PCT 2011.
StateGA
CountryUSA or S. Korea
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Re: Re: Well, it seemed like a good idea...
Using me for your gullible benchmark is setting your standards pretty low there Ben. Im not sure what i was thinking when i decided a thinlite would be the ticket when i could barely even sleep on ...

In GEAR » Well, it seemed like a good idea...
December 13, 5:15pm

Re: Well, it seemed like a good idea...
where to begin... Ti Spork $6 blue foam sleeping pad emergency blankets for anything hammocks, and everything that goes with them ray way cooking style leaves for tp silk things neoprene s...

In GEAR » Well, it seemed like a good idea...
December 13, 4:53pm

CDT
im planning on doing the cdt in 2011 with my old roomate who did the pct this year. We have been discussing all of this for a while, and under my profile has my proposed gear list at around 9 lbs. ...

In GEAR » What would you carry for the CDT?
December 13, 4:30pm

Re: Iodine Allergy
I like the $13 eggcrate blue foam. 24" wide and only 1 oz heavier than the $6 blue foam. More comfy too. The roll top stuff sacks are great. very durable, very waterproof $3 gym shorts a...

In GEAR » Every I need for backpacking I can get at Walmart...
December 08, 12:58pm

Re: Which Darn Tough sock do you use with your trail shoes?
Pretty great socks. I used 2 pair of 1/4 length cushion socks for about 600 miles this year. I imagine they are constructed similarly to the microcrew cushion. The top is pretty thin. If you are d...

In GEAR » Which Darn Tough sock do you use with your trail shoes?
December 07, 8:25pm

Re: Your best gear of 2009
ULA Conduit(2008)- got it in damascus on my thru-hike and now consider it to be as close to a perfect pack as possible. Solid hipbelt and shoulder straps make carrying 30lbs in this frameless pack ...

In GEAR » Your best gear of 2009
December 06, 7:50pm

Re: pad
For a sleeping bag with no insulation on the bottom, I have found BA's rating to be a tad optimistic. In low temps, you can add a closed cell foam pad atop the big agnes to be warmer, or opt fo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cross between Quilt and sleep bag?
December 03, 10:12pm

Re: Cross between Quilt and sleep bag?
Sounds like you may be looking for a topbag design. A great example is the nunatak catabatic. It can have a snugger fit and be more thermally efficient than if your bag was attached the edges of yo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cross between Quilt and sleep bag?
December 03, 11:24am

Re: PCT Gear Review
thanks for the reviews. I was also looking at making a bivy very similar to the one you made, but using silnylon instead of tyvek. My MYOG meteor just isnt roomy enough for me. I thought I had deve...

In GEAR » PCT Gear Review
December 02, 6:49pm

Re: Plastic Liner vs. Stuff Sacks
I started out doing stuff sacks, then went to liner and roll top 'dry sacks', now I'm leaning more towards liner/roll top/ and a pack cover for extended trips in wet areas (entire east ...

In GEAR » Plastic Liner vs. Stuff Sacks
December 01, 10:45pm

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