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FS: Sea to Summit Event Compressions Sacks, TNF Skareb 55
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In Gear Swap » FS: GG Whisper, TNF Skareb, Event Compression Sacks, Hiker Pro
August 23, 7:17am

Re: Pack suggestions. UL but lots of food.
SMD Starlite? It's my winter pack of choice. Technically, it has the same 4200 cubic inch volume of the Circuit, but the main pack body + extension holds 3400ci vs 2900ci for the Circuit. S...

In GEAR » Pack suggestions. UL but lots of food.
August 21, 11:32am

Free (plus shipping) Timberland Winter Boots
SOLD shipped USPS Priority. Size 11.5 Timberland Wapack boots Edit: Priority established via PMs. About 4 years old, worn outside only a couple times. Impulse buy at DSW and they're just...

In Gear Swap » Free (plus shipping) Timberland Winter Boots
August 19, 4:14pm

FS: GG Whisper, TNF Skareb, Event Compression Sacks, Hiker Pro
Paypal payments only. USPS Priority shipping (Edit: CONUS. will ship elsewhere at actual cost) included in price. The North Face Skareb Pack - $60 Size Large. Includes pack cover. See spec...

In Gear Swap » FS: GG Whisper, TNF Skareb, Event Compression Sacks, Hiker Pro
August 19, 12:32pm

Department of Goods Coupon: $20 of $60 order
departmentofgoods.com - used to be backcountryoutlet.com, I believe Three one-time coupons for $20 of a $60 order, first come, first served: 5CD-1P42-PLMEW 5CF-DVF-WLKZ2 5CF-1M4R-SD09X

In Gear Deals » Department of Goods Coupon: $20 of $60 order
August 18, 3:35pm

Re: How fast do you hike?
I've never kept a log of distance and time and I wish I had. I'm going on 170 mile thru-hike in October, and I'm conservatively budgeting 2.5mph while moving. Most days I'll be cov...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How fast do you hike?
August 16, 4:28pm

Re: Is it time to move to a frameless pack?
You're a member, so read this wonky but interesting article by Dr. Jordan Frameless Backpacks: Engineering Analysis of the Load Carrying Performance of Selected Lightweight Packs" As Ma...

In GEAR » Is it time to move to a frameless pack?
August 16, 3:43pm

Re: Meal cooking dangerous?
Surprising just how many days' worth of fuel you can stuff in a Bear Vault 350 when the powers are rolling and bagged for each day. I thought about individually bagging each serving of Perpe...

In GEAR » Solid-vs-liquid foods
August 12, 12:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Solid-vs-liquid foods
I'm really enjoying these solid vs liquid food threads. Lots of interesting information and perspectives. I'm going to be doing my first thru-hike (168 miles in 9 days) in October, and ...

In GEAR » Solid-vs-liquid foods
August 11, 6:35am

Re: camping in the middle of the 17 miles
Yeah, I'm actually ordering another 2L platypus by now. It weighs. It will add a whole .43oz to my baseweight, but make me feel much more water-secure. I'm not keen on the idea of ju...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hydration Advice.
August 10, 6:37am

All Reader Reviews by Jim MacDiarmid

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Gossamer Gear
I ordered a Gorilla backpack from Gossamer Gear. It's my first venture into UL packs. I ordered a medium, and after trying it on for a few days and not finding it completely comfortable, I worri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:39pm