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Hexamid Solo Tarp and MLD Solomid Inner?
Is it possible to mate these two components? I opted for the tarp version (with beak) because I like the flexibility of a tarp and bivy (a topic which has already been discussed plenty). Since ...

In GEAR » Hexamid Solo and MLD Solomid Inner?
September 04, 6:47pm

Beak it is!
Thank you all! I have been persuaded to get the beak added on. I actually found a way to cut 1.5 oz out of my base weight (the weight of the solo beak). So, I break out at the same base weight and ...

In GEAR » Does my Hexamid solo need a beak?
July 22, 10:38pm

Does my Hexamid solo need a beak?
Hello all, I have ordered a Hexamid solo for use on the Colorado Trail next summer as well as use here in Texas. I am debating on whether to add a beak onto the shelter or not. According to...

In GEAR » Does my Hexamid solo need a beak?
July 22, 3:48pm

Cutting more weight
I have played with my gear list a little bit more. Right now I am sitting at 10.23 lbs., but I added my iPhone 4 (strictly for communicating with the outside world to let them know I am okay, and p...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail June 2014 Section Hike Gear List
July 12, 10:48pm

NB 110
I have a pair of New Balance 110's that I love. I also have a problem with shoes being too narrow. I ordered the 2e last and have been very happy with them. I will be ordering another pair soon...

In GEAR » wide(er) light weight trail runners?
July 08, 8:31pm

Re: Quilt Temp
Good point on future use. I see myself using a 30 degree more, since Texas rarely ever gets cold enough to warrant anything below that. I also aspire to do a thru hike of the CT in 2015 depending o...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail June 2014 Section Hike Gear List
July 05, 9:13pm

Quilt Temp Choice for CT
@ Andrew: Thanks for even more great advice. I think I will go with the trash compactor bag. Saves me money and a little bit of weight. Also, good idea with wearing long johns when waiting for ...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail June 2014 Section Hike Gear List
July 05, 8:29pm

Re: Re: Colorado Trail June 2014 Section Hike Gear List
Thank you for all your help! The big items I have are...none of them. Haha. I have been wanting to purchase some new gear, and this is a great reason to do so. Thanks for the bug net tip. I ...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail June 2014 Section Hike Gear List
July 04, 10:07pm

Colorado Trail June 2014 Section Hike Gear List
Hello all, I am looking for input on my gearlist for a trip in the works on the Colorado Trail. I plan on doing fourteen days of backpacking from Segment 18 to 28, a distance of 182.4 miles. As...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail June 2014 Section Hike Gear List
July 02, 3:41pm

Clothes/Gear
My plan is to bike to a city and go stay at a local or state park for the night. So, I was figuring that when I got there it would be nice to change out of my bike shorts into some normal shorts. I...

In Gear Lists » 4 Day/3 Night Bike "Trek" in Texas
February 16, 9:06am

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