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About Me 25 years old. AT 2009, PCT 2011.
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30D heat sealable taffeta to make an airpad?
Hey everyone, seattle fabrics has a 30D heat sealable nylon and I was thinking it would be fun to try and make an air pad from it (~11-14oz), and even more fun to make a super warm DAM out of it. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 30D heat sealable taffeta to make an airpad?
July 29, 4:19pm

Re: $ store finds
Umbrellas! When I picked one up around the NY/CT border on the AT it lasted until Manchester Center VT where i picked up another one that was beefier and $1 as well. It still had some life in it, ...

In Multiple Use Gear » $ store finds
July 27, 2:41pm

Source for 2oz/yd WP/B
I was just cruising around looking at materials and found that Quest Outfitters is now carrying a WPB that is 1.95 oz/yd and $11/yd. I assume it is 2 layer and have no clue of the quality. IIRC a l...

In Make Your Own Gear » Source for 2oz/yd WP/B
July 21, 9:04pm

Re: Primaloft One how thick.
my 5oz climashield xp topbag bottoms out around 25* F if i had to pick one number. 133g sounds like it would be a good fit to get to 32* with the addition of clothes if you are an average sleeper. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Primaloft One how thick.
July 21, 7:07pm

Re: Appalachian Trail...
well, im under 400 miles from completing it for 2009 at the moment, but on medical break (some things in my belly arent working right, grrr). I've seen a lot of light packs, light things in hea...

In Gear Lists » Appalachian Trail...
July 14, 6:11pm

Montrail and Salamon Shoes at Marshalls
I was taking a break from my thu-hike by fishing in Canada w/ my uncle when we ran into a Marshalls (Minnesota) to use the bathroom. I found several models of Montrail Shoes for $25-30 including 20...

In Gear Deals » Montrail and Salamon Shoes at Marshalls
June 17, 3:36pm

Re: Re: Titanium vs Aluminum
I used the $15, 2 oz Snowpeak Ti bowl w/ foi lid for the 1st 900 miles or so of my ongoing AT thru-hike and it worked great until I wanted something bigger (thru-hiker apetite). I moved to the $10 ...

In GEAR » Titanium vs. Aluminum
June 14, 3:01pm

Mica Review
Hey, I've been hiking with the Mica now for about 900 miles on my AT thru-hike. Im in Duncannon PA at the moment and need to get to the post office soon. Basically, it is really breahtable whe...

In GEAR » Marmot Mica
May 09, 9:45am

Re: Marmot Mica
I picked one up at Mountain Crossings a few days ago. Its under 7 oz (large) and the white one has an 80's music video vibe to it's appearance. No rollaway hood, but like most gear nowday...

In GEAR » Marmot Mica
March 04, 9:32am

Re: How to pack a frameless pack?
I have always packed my frameless packs with food at the bottom and light stuff on the top. I prefer the low center of gravity. I use 2 vertical stuff sacks on top of my food bag followed, with oth...

In GEAR » How to pack a frameless pack?
February 26, 4:33pm

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