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Re: Preliminary PCT/JMT Gear List
Gear list above has been updated. Input welcome!

In Gear Lists » Preleminary PCT/JMT Gear List
October 25, 7:28pm

Re: Your Worst Trip
Earlier this year I was in Alaska for two weeks and enjoyed being around big bears, glaciers, rugged mountains, tundra, turquoise lakes, float planes, kayaking, pretty much all the cool stuff that ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Worst Trip
October 25, 9:59am

Re: Preleminary PCT/JMT Gear List
Hi Scott, what year did you do your thru? Sleep/Clothing: Good to hear the Summerlite treated you well. The fleece bottoms are actually Under Armour heat gear tights, comfortable for me to hike ...

In Gear Lists » Preleminary PCT/JMT Gear List
October 25, 9:19am

You do not have a personal message email setup on your profile. I am interested in the Carbon Reflex 1. May give you a call.

In Gear Swap » Carbon Reflex 1 Tent
October 25, 8:49am

Preliminary PCT/JMT Gear List
My hope is to thru-hike the PCT in 2013 or at least the JMT summer 2012. Some may be thinking I am crazy for putting a gear list together for a trip that far off. My reason is that I wish all my ge...

In Gear Lists » Preleminary PCT/JMT Gear List
October 24, 10:48pm

FS: Osprey Atmos 35
Osprey Atmos 35 Overnight Pack. This is a blue 2008-ish model medium size that IMO looks better than the newer ones. Used for a Grand Canyon Rim-River-Rim dayhike and a few other short hikes so it ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Osprey Atmos 35
October 24, 8:25pm

Re: cold weather layering help
The MontBell Thermawrap Jacket may find a nice spot in your system. When combined with a wind shirt and wool baselayer t-shirt, I am good down to about 40 degrees, colder if the air is still. Combi...

In GEAR » cold weather layering help
October 24, 11:33am

Re: Black bear encounters
All three of these situations have happened to me in one form or another. While in a tent, I was dead silent and let it walk away. When approached on the narrow trail, I let the bear know I am ther...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Black bear encounters
October 21, 9:38am

Re: warm
I don't know Eric, this new cheap puffy seemed decent enough to me that I sold my MB Alpine Light and bought a tarp. Now I am looking a quilts and lighter packs!

In GEAR » Awesome cheap puffy
October 21, 9:18am

A 12oz Westcomb Specter LT eVent shell served me well for lots of bushwhacking in Alaska this summer. It was my favorite piece of gear for the entire trip. The DWR probably wore off for sure but th...

In GEAR » Favorite rain shell for bushwhacking?
October 19, 8:30pm

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DeLorme inReach SE
On many trips I used to carry a 406MHz PLB. For some activities I still do. But for everything else I have found the inReach SE fits the bill nicely. But realize that no matter what kind of electr...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
June 06, 12:04am