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Re: Don't shoot me - quick question on tarp stakes
I use 4 sturdy stakes like the regular groundhogs on the corner stake outs. Lighter stakes get used for the rest.

In GEAR » Don't shoot me - quick question on tarp stakes
August 19, 12:02pm

Re: Strange jacket...
I really don't understand softshells with a waterproof/breathable membrane. What's the point? Why not make it into a regular hardshell? Does have a softer material on the outside give some ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Westcomb Skeena Hooded Softshells. M and L. eVent and Merino Wool. MMMMM.
August 18, 9:35pm

Re: Versitility
"Regarding the 9x9 tarp sans bivy set up--too many mosquitos where I go (and maybe snakes/scorpions). I'm good with the Borah bivy with the bug screen..." Good point. You could...

In GEAR » Flat tarps, rectangular tarps and bivy sacks
August 16, 12:09am

WTB enlightened equipment 10 degree quilt. (750 fp)
I'm looking for an enlightened equipment 10 degree quilt. Looking for the cheaper 750 fill power down version. either the enigma or revelation is fine, but would prefer relevation. regular len...

In Gear Swap » WTB enlightened equipment 10 degree quilt. (750 fp)
August 16, 12:05am

Re: Flat tarps, rectangular tarps and bivy sacks
Bump it up to a 9x9 or 10x10 tarp and you won't need a bivy unless you are encountering intense wind driven rain.

In GEAR » Flat tarps, rectangular tarps and bivy sacks
August 15, 10:42am

Re: thanks
I think you will be impressed with the goretex socks. They are made from a solid fabric. They aren't as breathable as wearing a pair of goretex shoes, but a lot better than something non breath...

In GEAR » Lightweight Hiking Shoes - Approach?
August 14, 11:25pm

Re: socks
The rocky goretex socks are a step above seal skinz.

In GEAR » Lightweight Hiking Shoes - Approach?
August 14, 1:50am

Re: Re: Some questions about winter camping in the Sierras.
Andy, I know you've posted that you like making fires in winter. I've heard that those military goretex bivies shed light sparks pretty easily, so that's a plus.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Some questions about winter camping in the Sierras.
August 13, 9:08pm

Re: Re: Some questions about winter camping in the Sierras.
So I think I'm getting a good 0 degree bag. I can get a great deal on marmot stuff through my work so it's not a huge investment. Right now all I have is a summerlite. I might also get an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Some questions about winter camping in the Sierras.
August 13, 10:58am

Re: Re: Re: Cotton and Wool
Roger, I've seen a friend of mine wear his 8 oz ibex indie hoodie is 100+ degree weather with the hood up for neck protection and he wasn't complaining. Not my first choice for a hot weath...

In GEAR » wool/cotton blends?
August 13, 10:52am

All Reader Reviews by Justin Baker

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Gregory Tarne 36
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In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 11:53am