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Re: @brian
I'm curious; what exactly do you prefer about the Skyscape as compared to the Lightheart Solo?

In GEAR » Can I do better than a Zpacks Solplex?
February 13, 3:03pm

Re: BPL wedding....
Ooh, absolutely... and it should be minimalist in style, short (so as not to be too heavy), and no extras like lace, perhaps a few tie-out loops for multipurposing, but on second thought that wil...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL positive feedback system
February 12, 8:52pm

Re: What do you dehydrate?
Meals, mostly vegetarian as I don't have to worry about spoiled meat if I don't fully dehydrate it, and also since we often hike with friends who are strictly vegetarian. We do batches of ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What do you dehydrate?
February 12, 5:42pm

Re: sounds like it will work
"Now to convince the wife we need a cuben version..." Simple. You carry the food, she carries the tent. She'll come around :) Of course, this approach has backfired on me (the...

In GEAR » duomid with two people
February 10, 5:22pm

Re: My wife's concerns
Regarding hygiene, absence of a toilet was never a major concern for me, not sure why. It was absence of a SHOWER, with hot running water, that initially gave me pause when deciding whether or not...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best single piece of advice for new UL backpackers? Particularly women?
February 10, 5:17pm

Re: WTB: Down Booties and Mits
Mike, she might also want to consider a plug-in heated foot pad for under the desk. My mom used to use one while sewing.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Down Booties and Mits
February 10, 11:02am

Re: FS: Pillows and seats
PM sent on Montbell.

In Gear Swap » FS: Pillows and seats
February 09, 10:49am

Re: Your first "UL" piece of gear?
I might be forgetting something, but I think it was the Tarptent original Cloudburst in (probably) 2004, at 32 oz. We still have it, though it isn't the go-to tent for most of our trips any more.

In GEAR » Your first "UL" piece of gear?
February 08, 5:22pm

Re: Re: Exped UL
+1 - best backpacking pillow I've tried. I don't normally use a cover, but maybe I'll try something like the Ubertube.

In GEAR » Another pillow thread--high loft pillows for side sleepers
February 06, 10:58am

Re: Holding the value
I don't know, Duane, those stickers weigh a lot! I'd think that would bring the value way down.

In GEAR » 4th Most Popular Size for Bearikade Food Canister
February 03, 9:14pm

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm