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Re: summer backpacking
It's not my backyard but Rainier's Wonderland Trail comes highly regarded

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » summer backpacking
June 27, 8:01pm

Re: My idea regarding the new Cocoon line
Rather than dismantling a nice $180 insulated jacket, consider shopping around for a good seamstress (sp?) and order a $40 Liberty Ridge kit with Momentum fabric from thru-hiker (place the order by...

In GEAR » My idea regarding the new Cocoon line
June 27, 7:56pm

Mesh for 45 gram wood burning stove
Let me guess ..... you got the mesh from McMaster-Carr? what type stainless steel?

In Make Your Own Gear » 45 gram wood burning stove
June 27, 4:25pm

Re: 45 gram wood burning stove
Very nice! can ou provide dimemsions? and specs for the mesh used?

In Make Your Own Gear » 45 gram wood burning stove
June 27, 11:14am

Re: Arctic Pack photos
I did not realize the shoulder straps attached to the drybag! That strengthens my conviction that a GearSkin might be a good alternative for that type of pack. It doesn't come with drybags bu...

In GEAR » ULA Arctic 1000 Packs
June 20, 12:05pm

Re: WTB Tarptent Rainshadow 2
Matthew ..... email addr?

In Gear Swap » WTB Tarptent Rainshadow 2
June 19, 2:15pm

Re: Tarptent Contrail Question
I have not used a Contrail but have used the original Squall and a MYOG TT1. If Henry still uses this pole stock: .344" x .019" wall (.023 lbs/ft, 96,000psi) (I'd be surprised i...

In GEAR » Tarptent Contrail Question
June 11, 10:48pm

Re: Weekender, you bet!
Last year was able to pull off 19 back to back weekend trips, but it just wasn’t enough. So, anyone else doing anything nutty? Sure .... I bet an awful lot of us will spent a majority of we...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Weekender, you bet!
June 11, 8:15pm

Re: Nomad
Thru-hiker (bottom of that page) sells sheet titanium in a couple sizes and others have said he will sell other sizes by request.

In Make Your Own Gear » Stove Idea's For Those Of Us Who DONT Drink Heinekin?
June 10, 9:54am

Re: stephensen 2x warmlite tents
David: June, July and August in the BWCAW is a good test of bug resistance. Sam: Ditto for the SHT ..... right now I'm closing my eyes and dredging up memories of fall color viewed from th...

In GEAR » stephensen 2x warmlite tents
June 08, 9:28am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am