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Re: Re: Tyvek or Laminated "Chemical Coveralls" as VBL???
"David, I guess you know that vapor barriers don't do that much good except in extremely cold environments (probably well below 0 F). Do you see much of that in Southern California?" ...

In GEAR » Tyvek or Laminated "Chemical Coveralls" as VBL???
October 09, 4:42pm

My doggie is R7.5

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY dog pad/ground blanket, advice requested on materials
October 08, 7:24pm

3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
Here we go again. This thread is for training related posts. There is a separate thread for the actual trip details. So lets hear it, need some inspirational training stories to get me motivated.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 3rd Annual BPL Spring Run -Zion Training Thread
October 06, 7:00pm

I just made a new cuben shelter that is loosely a solomid with the net inner. That is exactly what I would take on MOST of the PCT. I would actually start with the "solomid" with a bivy...

In GEAR » Dream PCT shelter set up
October 06, 8:08am

Is it legal
In the national parks. I know BASE jumping isn't but how about this. Either way, it is super cool.

In Other Activities » Vol-Bivy in the Sierra
October 05, 6:13pm

Quite surprised with your experience. I have found the xtherm to be a little slice of heaven, comfortable and by far the warmest pad I have used. Please post what you end up using in the end. Ver...

In GEAR » Sleep comfort: Neoair Alternative?
October 03, 7:34pm

Best write up
I've seen for a while on the subject http://blistergearreview.com/features/outerwear-101

In GEAR » Understanding rain gear materials?
September 30, 12:35pm

Re: Re: Sierra Cup
"I always thought the Sierra Club was the worst design ever. You cannot drink from one without spilling all over. They don't hold much. Anything hot poured into one gets cold almost instan...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sierra Cup
September 29, 6:50pm

Re: What would be your ultimate backpacking adventure?
For a single extended BPing trip I would seriously look at a PCT/CDT loop. I think Skurka did this, Great western loop. I have looked at his route down south but there have been a number of hiker...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What would be your ultimate backpacking adventure?
September 29, 4:28pm

23 lbs PROPERLY PACKED is no problem for a frameless pack IMHO. Over 25 lbs become a bit cumbersome but in your example you drop two lbs a day plus up to 4 lbs of water weight. Don't just look...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My food and water weight conundrum...
September 24, 6:24pm

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