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cameling up.
For sure I camel up! Of course, it all depends on the situation, temperature, water availability, trail, etc. But water is very heavy, so I don't want to carry it. I think I learned on the PCT ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water and Tanking Up
May 05, 11:25am

MLD poncho
hi there. i just set mine up for the first time in the backyard, and i was pretty impressed by the poncho/tarp. i spent the extra money at MLD for those mini-carabiners and the new line/linel...

In GEAR » Tips for MLD Poncho
May 02, 12:45pm

trt temp.
hi tony. well, i did it in mid september 2003, and it was really warm. hot during the day, not too cool at night. i think i used a cheapo synthetic kelty light year 40 deg (if i remember correct...

In GEAR » MLD zip and 20+ pounds???
May 01, 5:19pm

solar charger.
hi jeff. the weights are listed as 82 gm for the battery unit and 83 gm for the solar collector, i think. so each one is about 2.9 oz? as far as batteries and mp3 players, i like my 8Gb Nano,...

In Gear Deals » Solar charger $29.99 after rebate
May 01, 5:17pm

solar charger.
yes, i agree with you. keep in mind that the system is two separate units - the battery unit that you charge up and charge from, and the solar collector. you can charge the battery portion from...

In Gear Deals » Solar charger $29.99 after rebate
May 01, 1:17pm

solar charger.
i can write up a review once i get a chance to use it. i'm not positive that the solar side of it will be "perfect" for the kind of hiking i usually do, which is really long days on t...

In Gear Deals » Solar charger $29.99 after rebate
May 01, 11:55am

old aether 60.
i used my old version (2003) aether 60 to carry that kind of weight here and there on the pct. and it felt great. i don't think i could do the same in my vapor trail now - it's good to abou...

In GEAR » Light back-pack for 45 pound load
May 01, 10:36am

solar charger for $32 shipped!
hi all. this seems like a good deal to me. it will allow me to just carry the battery pack to recharge my ipod nano (at least once) on a 4-5 day trip. or i can carry the solar charger too, to to...

In Gear Deals » Solar charger $29.99 after rebate
May 01, 10:22am

i've always...
Walkers got along just fine without the bicycle until in just recent years. All of a sudden, we are deluged with this idea we have to have bicycles. Who says so? I travelled about for decades witho...

In GEAR » Benefits of lighter trekking poles?
May 01, 2:53am

poncho pitching
check this thread out for starters... http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/13253/index.html?skip_to_post=97334#97334

In GEAR » Tips for MLD Poncho
April 30, 9:42pm

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Tarptent Squall

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 09, 5:22pm

Tarptent Contrail

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 09, 5:18pm