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ground sheets, etc.
I definitely plan on Tarptent for rainy weather... I experienced plenty in my Squall 1 on the PCT in 2004, and was able to keep nice and dry. A poncho-tarp and bivy would have been MUCH less fun (a...

In GEAR » How to Sleep in a Bivy w/o Dying?
December 10, 5:04pm

tarp and bivy.
hi tony. looks like we are in the same boat. i have always used a Contrail (or Squall 1) in the past, but just purchased a used MLD bivy (just silnylon/nylon dwr top) and have a MLD poncho/tarp ...

In GEAR » How to Sleep in a Bivy w/o Dying?
December 10, 3:46pm

top 4.
well, i'll go with top 4... (all popular choices) 1. tarptent contrail - a great replacement for my well-used and well-loved squall 1. 24.5 ounces of mosquito and rain protection, and plenty...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 10, 12:11pm

hi there. i used a tarptent squall 1 on my thru-hike in 2004 and i could not have been happier with it. the extra space was great in general, and particulary when camping in wet weather (i.e. lo...

In GEAR » Which Tarp is the schiznizzle?
December 09, 5:14pm

knee pain.
i'd echo other suggestions to focus on the knee pain and what the cause of that is. trekking poles can alleviate some of that, especially on downhills, but getting to the bottom of it is the be...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trekking Poles – I need advice… or convincing…
November 30, 12:49am

just wanted to give y'all a big thanks for all your helpful info on bivy condensation... cheers!

In GEAR » soggy bivy nights?
November 30, 12:41am

stop line
yep, i'm sure that means don't extend past the stop line and then try to tighten and use them. there's probably not enough overlap between the sections to keep from bending them with to...

In GEAR » Are my C3 Duolock komperdell poles broken?
November 30, 12:40am

Thanks Rod... that's a definite possibility. A good deal for three items, though I would never use a frying pan / lid. But with a aluminum foil lid, those two bowl-shaped pots might be nice... ...

In GEAR » SuperCat stove users?
November 29, 5:22pm

Evernew cookware on sale at REI
Seems like all the Evernew titanium cookware at REI is on sale: For example, the quintessential 0.9L nonstick titanium pot is $35 instead of $50. Not sure when this sale ends...

In Gear Deals » Evernew cookware on sale at REI
November 29, 2:43pm

evernew teakettle.
http://www.rei.com/product/630151?vcat=REI_SEARCH The Evernew tea kettle is a possibility, since it's wide and short. It's 0.8L so it's not a whole lot smaller than my Evernew 0.9L a...

In GEAR » SuperCat stove users?
November 29, 2:38pm

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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