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Off Route
There are a couple of different routes which can take you from Dark Canyon area to the raggeds or vice versa. Some are stock trails, none are really official trails though. There is also a bushwhac...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Best Colorado late September backpacking
September 13, 1:21pm

West Elks /
West Elks , go off route from Raggeds, do Marcellina mountain, beckwiths, ruby range I did Marcellina, in late Sept a few years ago, great mountain for aspens.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Best Colorado late September backpacking
September 13, 10:19am

I've done a lot of experimenting
No idea why poles are perhaps not stronger. I've done a lot of experimenting with wind and snow loads and center pole tents. The stiffer aluminum poles 6061, 7075 break before much deflecti...

In GEAR » What kind of pole is strongest?
September 01, 9:01am

Seek Outside Drawing Win a Titanium Wood Stove for winter
Hi Win a collapsible titanium wood stove and stove jack for winter camping in a drawing at seekoutside.com. A large stove is in the below photo, the medium is 4" shorter and 680 cubic inch...

In Gear Deals » Seek Outside Drawing Win a Titanium Wood Stove for winter
September 01, 8:13am

Large Tipi and Wind
This tipi is 9 ft tall, winds were gusty, local weather reports were near 40 MPH. I'll call it 30 MPH or so. I've seen higher but , have not had a video camera handy. No guyouts were used, ...

In GEAR » Large pyramid tent in wind
August 31, 8:11pm

Coyote is spectacular
I'd do it again , my son wants to as well Here are some photo's http://seekoutside.com/coyote-gulch-backpacking/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Southwest backpacking fall trip suggestions
August 30, 1:10pm

stake outs, tie outs, pole and guyout points
I've experienced strong winds several times, most recently was a storm that blew in over night while we were above treeline. I really regretted not bringing a CF pole and trying to use a trekki...

In GEAR » Large pyramid tent in wind
August 23, 3:06pm

I have a lot of insight
And am in Western Co as well. We make both tents and stoves. Ed T , who is a forum member has a lot of knowledge as well, unfortunately his mother just passed away so I'm not sure we wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Considering tipi build
August 17, 2:27pm

Depends on supplier
As far as hydrostatic ratings, it really depends on the original supplier, and even then it's hit and miss. We've seen first quality stuff at 500 ish rating and I know of seconds that are s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Considering tipi build
August 17, 12:33pm

waterproofed ness
The one problem with seconds is you don't what waterproof level the fabric may be. I've seen some with hydrostatic ratings of 500 ish, so they wet out easily. Seconds are great for testing ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Considering tipi build
August 17, 11:18am

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