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Re: 900 for life?
Michael L: I would rather have 900! I would rather NOT have 900fp down! Myself and MANY others have been saying for the last few years that 900fp down wets out WAY to easily. In raining regio...

In GEAR » How useful is waterproof down in a sleeping bag?
March 17, 9:41pm

Re: Anyone used Ruta Locura carbon stakes?
I have broken six of them over the last few years. Stopped buying them and have been using the L Stakes from SMD.

In GEAR » Anyone used Ruta Locura carbon stakes?
March 15, 10:51pm

Re: Bamboo External Frame Backpack
Awesome little DIY backpack!! A mixture of the Molly Mac Pack and the LuxuryLite StackPack - two very unique and niche packs!

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 15, 6:36pm

Re: A NEW potty trowel - the Deuce of Spades™
Here is a video of a 10 inch deep cat hole I dug in ~45 seconds using the 15 gram Suluk46 Titanium Trowel... got lucky on that one. Regarding the holes and getting dirty... yep, they do make it ...

In Gear Deals » A NEW potty trowel - the Deuce of Spades™
March 15, 6:15pm

Re: Clothing for 30 degree SUL trip
@Todd, oh, me'sah likes that!!! You/anybody ever used one?? Thanks for pointing out that U.L. Down T to me Todd!!! That could be a way to deal with three season (aka: "shoulder" sea...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Clothing for 30 degree SUL trip
March 14, 11:04am

Re: Re: Re: Smallest pack dimensions you guys? New pics of pack update...
bad john.... bad john!!!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Smallest volume pack dimensions you guys? Cubic inches...
March 14, 1:46am

Re: Smallest pack dimensions you guys? New pics of pack update...
SUL... taking into account three days of food being carried (average town-to-town distance) If you need more than 25 liters of volume than you have too much crap. If you can carry three days ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Smallest volume pack dimensions you guys? Cubic inches...
March 14, 1:25am

Re: Re: Clothing for 30 degree SUL trip
Hey Rick, >>> I have thought about leaving the rain pants at home I think rain pants are probably one of the biggest misunderstood garments in the world of hiking garments. There are...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Clothing for 30 degree SUL trip
March 14, 1:18am

Re: sun/compression sleeves
Hello, There is some sound wisdom in going with sun protection clothing and with compression sleeves. The issue of sun clothing is a whole other discussion from compression sleeves though - t...

In GEAR » sun/compression sleeves
March 13, 3:03am

Re: Clothing for 30 degree SUL trip
Hey Rick, Good looking SUL setup that should work in 99% of the situations most of us are likely to encounter. There are a few very small changes that could be made to save two through five o...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Clothing for 30 degree SUL trip
March 13, 2:42am

All Reader Reviews by John Abela

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Black Rock Gear Hadron

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
August 02, 6:44pm

ZPacks ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp & HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter
ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp ZPacks HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter h...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 27, 10:34pm

Jetboil Sol Ti
Hello Everybody, I was able to acquire the new Jetboil Sol Ti recently and I have now had a chance to use it in the field - inclu...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 11, 3:00pm