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Re: GoLite Bitterroot (2012) Women's Large (Black)
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In Gear Swap » GoLite Bitterroot (2012) Women's Large (Black)
January 26, 12:05pm

Re: Re: Re: re: "Lighter pack or better frame with bad back?"
I would like to put in a recommendation for the Luxurylite frame - it puts zero weight on my shoulders, all the load transfers very comfortably to my hips (and I do not get a sweaty back). Downs...

In GEAR » Lighter pack or better frame with bad back?
January 22, 9:05am

Re: Re: Re: Re: GGG Parking Lot Sale
Sharon, I know it's a tall order, but will you please ride herd on Doug and the brownies? He's obviously not to be trusted with them :)

In Gear Swap » GGG Parking Lot Sale
January 17, 1:55pm

Re: Re: Re: GGG Parking Lot Sale
Ahem...(toe tapping, stink-eye directed at Doug) Free the brownies, I say.

In Gear Swap » GGG Parking Lot Sale
January 17, 1:46pm

Vacco Headnets - DIY Info
If I recall correctly, iron-on vinyl is what Peter uses to reinforce a couple of stress areas in the headnet - at the intersection of the center back seam and the bottom elastic casing (locking the...

In GEAR » No more Vacco Headnets - DIY time - Info repository
January 16, 5:26pm

Re: Re: No more Vacco Headnets - DIY Info repository
You might be the most popular kid at the GGG with ten of those, Doug. The biggest pluses of the tulle fabric for headnets are 1) the breathability (no more suffocation inside the net) and 2) th...

In GEAR » No more Vacco Headnets - DIY time - Info repository
January 16, 3:36pm

Re: Re: What Jerry says
"I think BPL is not about getting the recommended solution, but a bunch of ideas, some of which I find useful. Sometimes I'll dismiss an idea but later, it becomes useful either because I ...

In GEAR » What Dan McHale has to say about UL backpacks
January 12, 12:12pm

Re: Not the minority.
I've never been able to carry even ten pounds on my shoulders without discomfort. My hips, on the other hand, can take way more weight than I should carry. So perhaps for me it is a functio...

In GEAR » What Dan McHale has to say about UL backpacks
January 12, 9:05am

Re: 3p tents?
http://www.zpacks.com/shelter/triplex.shtml Looks very interesting, but expensive - but you DID say to assume price was no object. Oops, didn't see your exclusion of trekking poles. I ...

In GEAR » 3p tents? My Google-foo is failing me
December 27, 11:07am

Re: REALLY COOL, but what the heck?
On the Ken Burns series on the national parks, they talked about how sheepherders were grazing flocks there from the mid-1800's, also a lot of tree-cutting was going on before there was actual ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 100 years in tuolomne...
December 19, 4:26pm

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm