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Advice on lightweight transtion pack
I would second the ULA pack lineup. Amazingly comfortable.

In GEAR » Advice on lightweight transition pack (around 50l) choice
April 28, 9:54am

Best ounce ever carried
My 3/4 length Max Thermo inflatable mattress would be number one by far. A mid weight Balaclava would be number two. An esbit tab for emergency fire starting would be three .... I've sta...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best ounce you ever carried?
April 28, 9:51am

Re: Gatewood Cape
SOLD!

In Gear Swap » FS: Gatewood Cape
April 24, 6:39am

Gatewood Cape
I'll sell you mine if you like .... same deal.

In Gear Swap » FS: Gatewood Cape
April 23, 6:47pm

Re: Simplicity by design
Paul .... if it works for you ..... then it's simple enough. When you get frustrated with the "fiddle factor" on anything, then you know that simplification is in order. The Lit...

In GEAR » Really pursuing simplicity
April 23, 12:55pm

Re: Re: Really pursuing simplicity
My Pleasure. It's funny ..... but the journey I've taken with regard to Ultralight gear is similar to the attitude I've adopted concerning backpacking in general. It's not abo...

In GEAR » Really pursuing simplicity
April 23, 12:53pm

Are Quilting loops required
The Quilting loops keep the quilt stablized when you pull the quilt out of your pack and it's stuff sack. If you stuff it loose in a, trash bag or similar, and pull the sack out of the pack ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Are quilting loops required?
April 23, 12:43pm

I'd recommend and Alcohol stove first.
The Pocket Rocket is a GREAT stove, but if you don't know if you really want a canister vs. an Alcohol vs. white gas vs. Jetboil .... etc, etc, etc. I'd get on E-bay and buy an inexpensi...

In Gear Swap » i need a very inexpensive stove...under $30
April 23, 12:19pm

Really pursuing simplicity
I'm going to have to add my thoughts as being with the concensus here, however, to me, that's what UL and SUL really is ..... a journey to simplicity. How much easier it is to have a qui...

In GEAR » Really pursuing simplicity
April 22, 12:33pm

So what's the minimum?
So ... what's the lightest you think one could safely go?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sub 1 lb. XUL : Possible or BS?
April 18, 7:51am

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm