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Dirt-bagging belt ;-)
Joe uses an Ozark Trails camping utility strap from Wal-Mart, cut to size. $3 and 1 oz. for a size 34 waist. The profile is thicker than the Patagonia, but I bet you can get the Paty-type buckle ...

In GEAR » Anyone wear belt?
September 01, 5:56am

Camping in the Whites
Hi Bill, Have you posted this question on Views From the Top? We have camped on the Dry River trail at the first official campsite (marked with a tiny knee-high wooden sign on the left side of ...

In Chaff » Presidential Traverse Info. Needed
August 31, 12:01pm

Re: Hot buys on kid's clothing
I'll have to check Target out... for myself. ;-)

In GEAR » Hot buys on kid's clothing
August 30, 1:51pm

Re: Dog first aid
Charles, I'm a cat person, but I found a way-heavy canine first aid list at Looking at it, I see a lot of things you'll already be carrying for yourself (tweezers...

In GEAR » Resupply first aid kit without getting reamed?
August 30, 1:36pm

Thanks, all
Your comments have all been very helpful/enjoyable. I'm an obsessive researcher (former reference librarian) but find it difficult to make a decision because I'm also a tightwad! Brett,...

In GEAR » Cost of gear, per ounce.
August 28, 7:41am

Cost of gear, per ounce.
I found a pack at REI Outlet that's 1# less than my current one, for apparently no loss of comfort. At the sale price, this would work out to $6.00 per ounce saved. Cheaper than the 3.5 ounces...

In GEAR » Cost of gear, per ounce.
August 27, 2:24pm

Adding a bottom to a couples' quilt
Hi all, Husband and I are using a JRB Mt. Rogers quilt but are having trouble pushing it to lower temps because of draftiness. I'd like to make a bottom that attaches with velcro (quilt has fu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Adding a bottom to a couples' quilt
August 26, 6:20pm

Re: The shuttle and other stuff
Boy, I've been listening to waaaay too much NPR. I thought from the title that this would be a discussion about the space shuttle repair (as it applies to UL backpacking?). Don't mind m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Need advice -- WA Olympic coast in October
August 15, 11:23am

Re: why "so many" used tarptents for sale?
I guess "so many" is relative... I've seen several here, a couple on Ebay, one or two on WhiteBlaze. Might be that I see them because I'm looking for them!

In GEAR » Why so many used Tarptents?
August 15, 11:08am

Why so many used Tarptents?
I've noticed a lot of Tarptents on the used/2nd-hand market. Are buyers dissatisfied with them? Are they transitioning to flat tarps or hammocks? Or are they going back to freestanding tents? (...

In GEAR » Why so many used Tarptents?
August 15, 5:08am

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TNF Prophecy Trail Runners (Women's)
Disclaimer: Despite the moniker "trail runners," I haven't done a bit of running in these, just walking & hiking. Pros: Dry very quickly, lightweight, aggressive tread. Cons: D...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
August 30, 7:24am

Camp Inn (Cerf Bros. Bag Co.) Ultra Light Poncho
Pros: multiple sizes available; price is comparable to other silnylon ponchos; construction is durable; rustproof heavy plastic snaps; available in blue, red or camo. Cons: weighs more than adverti...

In Clothing - Raingear
August 23, 6:36am