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sewing notes...
>What about the actual sewing of the lightweight fabric? Ray J.'s website has info on this & this seems to be a problem area for some who tried his patterns. I have also made a down quilt using ...

In GEAR » How do you Go Ultralight Without Spending Major $$$? (please ignore previous thread).
May 09, 11:10am

Patterns and cutting...
are the most difficult part of DIY stuff. I just built a 3 person tarptent (full netting, front/back beaks, sewn in floor) which weighs 25oz (before seam sealing). The hardest part was determin...

In GEAR » How do you Go Ultralight Without Spending Major $$$? (please ignore previous thread).
May 06, 11:03am

hip belt pockets on small packs..
You can find hipbelt pockets on quite a few smaller day-pack size packs from several brands. And more often on brands commonly used by the adventure racing crowd (like Salomon). IMO, they are t...

In GEAR » Tough but light backpack?
May 03, 7:50am

Me, too take 3. Hipbelt pockets...
Once you have a pack with small hipbelt pockets, you wonder how you ever got along without them. Map, compass, pen/paper, snack in one, small camera and AM kit in the other.

In GEAR » Tough but light backpack?
May 02, 7:10pm

lembas...
Lembas, one bite will last the day. Imagine, an ounce or so of food for an entire trip!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Energy Bars
April 14, 3:30pm

Not candy bars...
I am by no means a nutrition freak, but I'm not a fan of candybars. Just don't like the taste and/or chocolate. I, do however, love Cliff/Luna bars. Plenty of flavors to choose from and I can ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Energy Bars
April 13, 7:56am

Don't "size up" on the windshirts...
...I own a Montane Aero, Size L. Its almost too big, I can easily wear a base layer _and_ a heavy fleece underneath without any binding. With just about every other shirt (cotton t-shirts, base...

In GEAR » 3-season "do it all" pants...
March 15, 1:29pm

Great choices...
Both responses are worth considering. I think I have found a local source for Cloudveil gear (a high dollar [like $25K+ membership fees] country club pro shop of all places), so I hope to get a ch...

In GEAR » 3-season "do it all" pants...
March 14, 7:36pm

3-season "do it all" pants...
I wear and typically hike in spandex shorts. But I still bring one pair of "long pants" with me for breaks/rain, etc. Currently, I bring along my UL man Tights and a pair of O2 Rainshield pants...

In GEAR » 3-season "do it all" pants...
March 11, 7:02pm

that makes more sense...
I agree your correction makes more sense. Schoeller Dynamic == strong lycra Schoeller Dryskin == add coolmax interior Schoeller Dryskin Extreme == Drykin plus Cordura

In GEAR » Polarshield lightweight or Dryskin extreme?
March 11, 6:52pm

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