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I have rejected the UL, SUL and XUL classifications entirely and I am now just seeking to get "lighter" in ways that are both comfortable and safe. I have a "light" kit built ar...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I say let's decide on a general consensus of Ultralight definitions and terms.
January 02, 10:13am

Skyscape X Cross Bar Sleeve
I don't know which annoys me more - that you own a cool Skyscape X and I don't, or that you came up with a clever, cheap and weightless solution to an equipment problem that would have neve...

In GEAR » Skyskape X cross bar sleeve
January 01, 9:28pm

Earth Runner
Thanks Dale, Bob was really harshing my mellow. I am waiting for a hemp pair of sandals to come out here in Washington. Maybe some more hemp cloths, hemp shelters and some really great infused back...

In GEAR » Earth Runner Sandals vs Exodus Sandals
January 01, 6:02pm

shipping to Alaska and Hawaii
Excellent information. I blindly assumed shipping to AK, HI and PR would be more expensive. I ship with USPS and I will include this expanded area in my "CONUS" price the next time I am s...

In Gear Swap » Consider shipping to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico
January 01, 3:57pm

mailing meat
Why doth thou not packith thy meats in oaken barrels filled with salty brine? I love this thread! As a former meat cutter, I just don't mess with packing/shipping meat unless is it logistically...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mailing meat to a resupply point ...
January 01, 8:51am

2013 Reader Picks
Moving up from a Zpacks Hexamid Solo to a Hexamid Twin. I love all of the extra space with only a 3oz weight penalty. Sometimes, in the push to go lighter, more is better. Makes me seriously questi...

In GEAR » 2013 Reader Picks
December 31, 2:58pm

Earth Runner vs. Exodus
I would also throw Unshoe and Luna into the brand mix. As a Seattle resident who lives a mile from their shop, I remain loyal to Luna, and hope to do a lot of backpacking next year wearing their ne...

In GEAR » Earth Runner Sandals vs Exodus Sandals
December 30, 10:34am

I buy a lot of clothing from Goodwill and have scored several pairs of Patagonia hiking pants that were too long. I paid so little for the pants that it made sense to pay a little bit to have the l...

In GEAR » Do you get a tailor involved?
December 28, 8:38am

I run in fairly warm Seattle but love my Indie Hoodie for when it gets "cold" here (below 30 degrees F, which is rare). My Indie Hoodie also does duty in cold weather biking (good for und...

In GEAR » Hooded or non hooded baselayer for cold weather running
December 28, 8:31am

water repellant down
The jury is still out for me on the value of water repellant down. I prefer to go the route of having my down pieces made with good performance shell materials. Feathered Friends makes great down p...

In GEAR » Can you recommend a water repellant down sweater...
December 27, 7:49pm

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