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Summertime in the sierras - pants
I have switched from convertibles to full time long pants in the sierra during summer. Up there full pants block the sun (which I think makes me cooler) during the day, are warmer at night and pro...

In GEAR » pants vs shorts vs convertibles
July 08, 4:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: RE: David
Why not mention cuben? Just because other cottage manufacturers provide this? I happen to think Henry's designs are among the most innovative, so combining some of those designs with lighter ...

In GEAR » Tarptent wish list
July 08, 4:49pm

Cuben please!
Notch and SS2 in Cuben would be awesome. What are the main reasons for not having some cuben fiber offerings?

In GEAR » Tarptent wish list
July 08, 10:03am

Zpacks Exo (or Arcblast)
I have a Zpacks Exo. If you order tall size it goes upto 24" torso. 14oz!

In GEAR » Light Weight External Frame Packs?
July 06, 9:33pm

Nylobarrier from litetrail
I just bought some of these - but haven't used them yet.

In GEAR » New source for packliners
July 05, 8:26am

Tarp and net tent weights
Hi, I just opened my Cuben haven tarp and net tent and weighed them. On my Pelouze scale the tarp weighs 9.8 oz (279g) and the net tent weighs 16.0 (453g), both without the supplied sacks. I have...

In GEAR » Cuben Haven arrived
June 25, 10:25pm

Ron, thank you very much for your prompt explanations. It all sounds very reasonable to me. I'm very much looking forward to the new tent. I've been using a Zpacks Hexamid Twin mostly for...

In GEAR » Cuben Haven arrived
June 19, 3:43pm

I'm getting a heavier (newer material) net tent
I had an email exchange with SMD and it sounds like I will be getting the heavier newer netting material. I'll post an update with my measured weight when I receive it. Based on the input fro...

In GEAR » Cuben Haven arrived
June 19, 12:04pm

Darn, I just ordered a cuban haven with net tent last night, and was expecting based on the SMD website that the net tent would be about 14 oz instead of 16+! I will just to wait and see, I guess ...

In GEAR » Cuben Haven arrived
June 18, 1:17pm

Water is flowing well but there are mosquitos
Hi Luke, We hiked from Waddell beach on 5/10 to Jay Trail camp and took water from Berry Creek just below the falls. The falls are flowing quite well right now. As Bruce said, there are many o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alternatives to the Skyline to Sea Trail
May 14, 11:47am

All Reader Reviews by William Wang

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I have two neo-airs. One small size that I got when they first were introduced. Another reg size I got last year. The reg size has been fine so far. The small side has developed slow leaks on the ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 05, 10:31pm