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update, rain?
Thanks, i added some utility cord to the list and will pack four stakes for either using in the ground or using like you show above. Pretty slick. Yep, i can clove hitch 'er up. It looks lik...

In Gear Lists » First overnight, gear list!
August 20, 8:09am

The route
Here's my latest greatest plan: Friday morning arrive at The Basin parking lot and start hiking at 11am. I'll down the bike path to Liberty Springs Trail, to Flume Slide Trail, to Mt. Fl...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy one nighter in New England?
August 19, 7:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: First overnight, gear list!
Ok, I got the tent. Its a Sierra Designs Lightning 2 Person. I threw it on the scale and its 5.0lbs. It can be fast packed though and using the fly, poles, stakes, and footprint its 3.1lbs. I have...

In Gear Lists » First overnight, gear list!
August 18, 6:13pm

Re: Re: First overnight, gear list!
Great info, thanks for all your help. I'll ask my friend if I can setup the tent fly only. I'll follow your recommendation on the bottle half for the sawyer too. Makes sense.

In Gear Lists » First overnight, gear list!
August 16, 7:41pm

Re: Re: tried some
After another trip to the store I settled on the Salomons. The Wildcats were too short, the Cascadias fit decently, but seemed too light and wimpy, and the Salomons fit like a glove like they alway...

In GEAR » Trail Runners in Rocky Envoriments (New England)
August 16, 7:31pm

First overnight, gear list!
Hello all, This coming weekend I'm beginning my transition from day hiking and car camping to backpacking. I'm super pumped. I'll be hiking two full days over the Franconia Ridge in ...

In Gear Lists » First overnight, gear list!
August 16, 1:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: New Balance 889 Multisport Review
Sounds like the 889s have a lot of potential for me. I'll check them out soon. Thanks!

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance 889 Multisport Review
August 15, 4:53pm

Re: Re: New Balance 889 Multisport Review
Where do these fall on the backpacking/hiking to actual trail running spectrum? I'm looking for something with heftier soles for rocky terrain hiking/backpacking. I'm currently looking at t...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance 889 Multisport Review
August 15, 2:52pm

tried some
I went by REI today and tried on a few. I wear a 13 and tried the La Sportiva Wildcats. I like them a lot, the weight, sole stiffnesss, the meshy/airy uppers. I really wanted to love them, but the ...

In GEAR » Trail Runners in Rocky Envoriments (New England)
August 14, 8:39pm

Re: Re: Trail Runners in Rocky Envoriments (New England)
Thanks for the feedback. After work today I plan to test fit a few see how they feel. I got a pair of NB MT110s used off here. They are quite minimalist imo and I only ran in them once in the w...

In GEAR » Trail Runners in Rocky Envoriments (New England)
August 14, 3:18pm

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