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Wonderful!
Loved the trip report! I lived in Vermont for 5 years and the Long Trail is what started my love for backpacking! I laughed at your report because having grown up on the east coast and now living...

In Post-Trip Reports » Vermont's Long Trail
October 22, 8:22pm

Dark Canyon
After a failed trip to Coyote Gulch in September due to floods, my buddy Derek and I decided we had better give Utah another go this backpacking season. While Coyote Gulch is still on the radar, w...

In Post-Trip Reports » Dark Canyon
October 22, 7:21pm

weather
I can't speak for that specific route, but I just got back from Dark Canyon about 2 hours ago (Sundance Trail). The weather was phenomenal and incredibly, the cottonwoods are still about 2 wee...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Dark Canyon: Allen route
October 20, 6:19pm

re: Deet
Not everyone will agree with this, but I'd rather leave ALL of the Deet at home and just wear long sleeves and pants combined with lightweight gloves and a bug net when it gets real bad. You c...

In Gear Lists » 3-season gear list, want to lose some weight
October 14, 7:32am

wool...yummm
For real cold weather hikes/snowshoe/etc I use a heavy and incredibly warm wool beanie from LL Bean. I also wear my OR sunhat under the beanie for face protection. Can't beat it!

In GEAR » Your favorite Warm Hat; Favorite Warm sun hat/system
October 14, 7:26am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Anyone use this through this summer season?
That's a shame. Looks like Luke's silnylon with armpit zippers is the winner.

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Cloud Airshell 4 ounce raincoat
October 14, 7:22am

Re: Re: Anyone use this through this summer season?
What aspect is not durable? Did you snag it? Did it rip at the shoulders from your pack? Zipper?

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Cloud Airshell 4 ounce raincoat
October 12, 7:25pm

Anyone use this through this summer season?
Anyone use this extensively this summer? Thoughts? I don't care much about the breathability issue as I don't sweat much. I'm more curious about how waterproof it is.

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Cloud Airshell 4 ounce raincoat
October 11, 6:25pm

hmm..OR
Thank you all for your opinions and experiences. The OR Helium II sure looks nice. That jacket wasn't even on my radar. And really...it's only about .5 ounces more than my DriDucks. hmm...

In GEAR » SilNylon vs Cuben rain jackets
October 11, 4:45pm

SilNylon vs Cuben rain jackets
I'm looking to purchase a longer lasting lightweight alternative to my driducks rain gear. For the record, I absolutely love Driducks. I wore my jacket in 5 straight days of heavy rain this s...

In GEAR » SilNylon vs Cuben rain jackets
October 11, 9:37am

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