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Plan for it to be cozy trying to get three under a Trailstar. It can be done (I did it once for a 3-night trip) but it was very cramped. We didn't have to contend with rain but we were all se...

In GEAR » Trailstar in the Sierra for 3 - coverage and bugs
July 17, 2:14pm

Hi Sean, There's lots of options for free car camping in LPNF campgrounds, if that's easier, off Hwy 33 behind Ojai and along Paradise Rd in the Santa Ynez Valley off Hwy 154 just inland f...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Los Padres National Forest
July 17, 1:59pm

Big Sur
+1 to visit Ventana Camp. That was always my favorite "official" camp along the Pine Ridge Trail. Not very far in at all, but the ~1 steady descent/ascent in and out of camp from the ma...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Recommended 1-2 night hike in the Big Sur area
July 16, 4:53pm

Golden Trout
I don't have much fishing experience (yet), but I've done a handful of trips into the Golden Trout with some friends whose family has a private inholding within the Golden Trout Wilderness....

In Fishing » Golden Trout suggestions?
July 16, 1:13pm

Bottle Pockets
Hi Slaton, The Cilo Gear wand pockets have webbing loops on them, so I just used some short loops of shockcord with mini cordlocks on them to attach the pockets to the daisy chains on the pack. ...

In GEAR » How to pack the HMG Porter pack?
July 16, 11:07am

Packing the HMG Porter
Here's how I pack my Porter: Air pad gets folded up and placed inside the pack against the back panel. Quilt, any insulation pieces and anything else I only use in camp goes in the bottom of ...

In GEAR » How to pack the HMG Porter pack?
July 15, 5:41pm

FS Katabatic Palisade Quilt 6' Reg Width
--SOLD-- Katabatic Palisade Quilt. 6' length, regular width. Includes organic cotton storage sack, silnylon stuff sack and attachment cords Quilt was purchased brand new direct from Kat...

In Gear Swap » FS Katabatic Palisade Quilt 6' Reg Width
July 12, 5:32pm

Trailstar vs SL3
I'll bite... I have both but have limited experience so far with my SL3. I mainly picked it up for family backpacking trips and the occasional snow camping trip where I might share a shelte...

In GEAR » If you had to choose between a sil Trailstar and Golite sl3
July 11, 8:18pm

Southern Sierra, mostly off trail
Sounds like a great trip! Hope you find a buddy or two to get to join you. We recently passed through some of the same area on a hike about two weeks back. Up and over Avalanche Pass from Road...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Southern Sierra, mostly off trail
July 11, 4:13pm

My forest is burning
According to the USFS, over 2.3 million acres has burned in my local National Forest (Los Padres) since 1912; that averages out to almost 25,000 acres of forest burned per year. That's a lot o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » My forest is burning!
July 11, 3:30pm

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