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Luke Schmidt (Cameron) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The WOODS
About Me Pursuing Christ, relationships, and adventure in that order. Nicknamed "Chief" because I grew up with a tribe of vegetarian cannibals on a small island off the coast of Iowa.
CityMidland TX
StateTexas
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttp://westtexasmountainman.wordpress.com/

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Thanks
Thanks Brian I was wondering what I was missing if someone with a similar gear list and baseweight was using a 1000 cu. inch. pack for overnighters!

In Gear Swap » Packs: Zpacks Cuben, Zpacks dyneema, Gossamer Gear
November 10, 8:11pm

Soreness
I had a similar experience to Henk as far as hiking in minimal shoes. I hiked about 175 miles of the Colorado Trail in a pair of La Sportiva X-Country. I've never heard much about these in ...

In Philosophy & Technique » "Best way to run"
November 10, 6:36pm

Daylight
Don't forget the benefit of going south is that you get a bit more daylight to enjoy wherever you are. I don't know the daylight difference between Utah and Big Bend but I'd be inlined ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Some place to be in February
November 10, 4:56pm

Re Re Re Re Ideas
I haven't played with an Ohm much, sounds like they are a bit better than I would have thought. I agree with the concern about straight stays. I might try protyping with cheap material and ...

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 10, 4:48pm

Re Re Ideas
Well I hope I'll see your ideas someday, I agree start with a frame and work around that. One way to save some weight might be smaller packs. For SUL style loads you only need 1500-2000 cub...

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 10, 4:10pm

Thanks
Thanks for the gear list. I'm still wondering how the extra small zilch is too big. Isn't it something like 1000 cubic inches? I always felt like I needed about 1500 cubic inches at leas...

In Gear Swap » Packs: Zpacks Cuben, Zpacks dyneema, Gossamer Gear
November 10, 3:44pm

Ideas
Okay now that I stated all my complaints and Javen has given some things to think about anybody got an idea how to make a SUL pack other than carbon fiber stays on the side. No offense to those wh...

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 10, 3:40pm

Twisting problems?
I agree that I don't see the point of adding stays to some frameless packs. My problem with frameless packs is not that the "frame" i.e. folded foam pad, collapses under weight. I r...

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 10, 3:30pm

Zilch Question
Brian if the Zilch is too big I'm dying to know what your gear list is like.

In Gear Swap » Packs: Zpacks Cuben, Zpacks dyneema, Gossamer Gear
November 10, 2:50pm

Its about time
I've been thinkings its about time for a SUL style pack with a frame. I've been surprised there hasn't been more interest in the zpacks exo pack.

In GEAR » No one wants a 40 liter 15 ounce framed pack right ?
November 10, 8:22am

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