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Im torn with agreeing with the stove comment. personally, ive planned on a cannister setup to avoid the issue. But the word from the folks on the JMT forum, is that in most every instance last...

In Gear Lists » JMT in Mid-July
April 27, 10:44pm

i scrutinize, and agonize over every 0.1 oz on my gear list. then when I pack, I bring what I want. Usually about 0.25 - 0.5 lb more stuff than my minimum. Its an academic excercise mostly,...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
April 27, 8:24pm

The real kicker is, the zlite isnt all that light even. . It folds up and lays out quick and convenient. ( I do hate rolled up pads that wont lay flat for a while after you unroll them) My go...

In GEAR » Zlite Comfort?
April 26, 7:27am

I have to agree. I have the same quilt in regular/regular. In my view, it *barely* will work in length for my 5-9, and the regular is generously wide. With no pressure on toe box, mine comes to a...

In Gear Swap » FS: EE Enigma 20 850 DT
April 25, 8:29pm

dropping wt
The #1 way most people drop wt from their PACK, is to put things in their pockets, or in some cases around their necks (whistle) Some things belong in pockets, TP,chapstick, camera, map, IMO. ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
April 25, 6:20pm

I personally dont think it rates anywhere near as good as a blue foam pad from walmart. All I think it has going for it, is it folds up neatly. Younger thru hikers under about 25 seem to tole...

In GEAR » Zlite Comfort?
April 23, 4:49pm

hot water
110-120F? No way. Thats not hot. We turned ours down to 125 F when the first baby was born, then forgot about it for years, until got tired of being able to take 1 shower before running out of ...

In GEAR » Outdoor Research Echo t-shirt
April 22, 9:33pm

slipping on cuben
and you dont need to worry about slipping on cuben fiber. Its not real slippery.

In GEAR » Velcro to attach your pad to your tent floor?
April 15, 7:25pm

ive got a small ecomesh pants, it weighs about 11.5 I recall with belt. Doesnt matter to me, Im wearing it, it weighs what it does. I usually wear a Medium, but the RR small is more like a mediu...

In GEAR » Rail Riders weight discrepancy
April 15, 6:34pm

mix up diluted silicone in mineral spirits, and put some non slip dots on the bottom of your sleeping pad, or paint some non slip stripes across the tent floor. Thats the way its usually handled. ...

In GEAR » Velcro to attach your pad to your tent floor?
April 15, 6:30pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm