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$/oz
for instance: have a 40 oz bag, want a 20 oz WM summerlite bag that is $365, cost = $18.25 per oz. have a 64 oz tent, want a 17 oz hexamid with cuben groundsheet , cost is $540 = 11.5/oz but...

In Gear Lists » Price per piound
April 21, 9:50pm

$
Anything under 10$/oz saved is a bargain, it rapidly rises to as much as $50/oz the lighter you want to go. The most savings will be realized by purchasing very light gear the FIRST time, and n...

In Gear Lists » Price per piound
April 21, 6:35pm

circuit
Ive used ridgerest, GG torsolites inside the circuit. Its just a matter of volume of your food and gear. Under 4-5 days food, if you are really UL with a compressible down bag, it should all fit. B...

In GEAR » Closed Cell Sleeping Pad in ULA Circuit
April 21, 7:43am

shoes
I think it is undeniable that increased loading on the sole of a trail runner will cause it to deform and become less supportive. However, that may not be anywhere near reasonable weights for hikin...

In GEAR » Trail runners with 40+ lb pack?
April 21, 7:30am

pad
Whats the concern? fold it flat and stick it in there. Now if you want to use it instead of stays, thats a different story. Whether or not it fits depends on your other gear and how much food you ...

In GEAR » Closed Cell Sleeping Pad in ULA Circuit
April 20, 3:58pm

ultralite
I think thats a decent price on a bag that retails for $400. Problem is that its the wrong time of yr for cold weather bags so it might take a little longer to get a bite.

In Gear Swap » FS WM Ultralite
April 14, 7:02pm

summer
No shelter? no groundcloth? stakes? fuel container wt? Just use aqua mira and forget the filter compass but no map? try a photon freedom light, heck take 2 + spare batteries for 1oz get rid of...

In Gear Lists » Summer List for a 1st Time SUL'er
April 14, 5:56pm

fractionation
Fractionation is a chemistry/engineering/industry term that is used to describe the separation of components from a mixture. Commonly based on their relative vapor pressures, but other techniques ...

In GEAR » Gas in Cold Weather: The Myth of "Fractioning"
April 14, 3:21pm

r value
The most I genrally use is a couple of GG torsolite pads beneath a ridgerest solite. Combined R would be pushing 4.5-5 I suppose. In the 20s I can literally feel heat radiating back at my backsid...

In GEAR » Sleeping Pad R-value
April 14, 3:00pm

cost
no cost, its in Ouachita National Forest. No permits required, etc. Just go. If you park at Albert Pike Campground overnight (closed) you will get a ticket and that will cost $150 I hear.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Eagle Rock Loop
April 13, 6:22am

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