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Re: Yosemite in December
Cool! Any pics?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite in December
December 16, 9:42am

Re: SpinnShelter
Yeah. I have a Spinnshelter which is my primary solo shelter. Would love that in cuben, or even better, a 2 person version in cuben.

In GEAR » New Tarp from Gossamer Gear
December 13, 11:05am

Re: New Tarp from Gossamer Gear
It's good to see GG back in the shelter business. Cool tie-out design. Stitching for webbing tie-outs on cuben shelters makes me nervous, even when it's through multiple layers of cuben. Th...

In GEAR » New Tarp from Gossamer Gear
December 13, 10:47am

Re: Butter
You could just bring butter in a Ziplock bag. Nowadays I have a small screw-top container that I put coconut oil or ghee in and use that for cooking. Coconut oil doesn't need to be refrigerated...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pancakes
December 13, 10:36am

Re: Yosemite in December
Temps in November were nice. It only got down to 35F or so. That was above average... I'd expect it to be much colder now. The forecast says lows around 20F. Two more pieces of info: ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite in December
December 13, 10:19am

Re: Yosemite in December
It's been a month since I was in LYV, so I don't have any current info. But you can get an idea for the snow conditions by looking at the webcams: http://www.nps.gov/yose/photosmultimedi...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite in December
December 12, 11:02pm

Re: Best choice among the UL down jackets?
Here is the BPL State of the Market report for ultralight down jackets that talks about many of the jackets mentioned in this thread: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/ult...

In GEAR » Best choice among the UL down jackets?
December 12, 1:00pm

Re: Sierra High Route/JMT Hybrid - August 2013 - A Backcountry Adventure
I enjoyed this very much, thanks. And good job sealing the deal at the end of the trip. :)

In Post-Trip Reports » Sierra High Route/JMT Hybrid - August 2013 - A Backcountry Adventure
December 11, 10:56pm

Re: Cookie dough
Cookie dough... that is xxx genius. Why didn't I think of that?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Winter Comfort Food
December 11, 10:53pm

Re:"Light" gear list to shoot for?
Doug, I'm glad you're getting some good feedback. I have a Katabatic quilt and I think it would be a great choice for you. With a dry bag or waterproof pack liner there's almost zero ri...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » "Light" gear list to shoot for?
December 09, 7:47am

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

ULA Ohm
The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm