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Texas Backpacking
I too am likely moving to Texas in a few months from So. California (I'm tired of million dollar tract-homes)and so I had posted a thread in general backpacking discussion called "Texas Backpacking...

In Gear Lists » new to texas, need help with gear
April 13, 9:56am

Advantage of Alphamids?
Howdy Bill-- I was looking over this thread again when the thought occurred to me... what is the benefit of the alphamid design over a more standard flat or cat tarp? As I had posted earlier, I can...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ MYOG ~ U-L & SUL
April 13, 9:49am

OR Overboots on sale cheap!
Backcountryoutlet.com is selling Outdoor Research Brooks Ranger Low Overboots (normally like $100) for $29.95. I was going to sew some supergaiters for snowshoeing, but bought these today instead. ...

In Gear Deals » OR Overboots on sale cheap!
April 12, 11:37am

Platypus Internal "Hoser"
OK, so in the scheme of things this one probably isn't that exciting, but if you have ever had to take off your pack and adjust your play bladder because you are toward the end of the H2O and the b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Platypus Internal "Hoser"
April 02, 11:20pm

Check my math for Hex Tent??
Nice model! Did you already have that made?-- if not, wow, that was incredibly quick! OK-- So I did some math on the basis of the Golite given measurements. Really had to dust off the ol' geometry ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ MYOG ~ U-L & SUL
April 01, 11:29pm

Alphamid vs Homemade HEX
Bill's post got me to thinking-- I have seen lots of people making flat or cat cut tarps, but not to many making pyramids or Hex shapes. Has anyone tried making a version of the GoLite Hex 3? Seems...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ MYOG ~ U-L & SUL
March 31, 2:08pm

Re: Da Vinci Code? Where do I sign up?
OK. Now THAT post confused me... :)

In Make Your Own Gear » Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ MYOG ~ U-L & SUL
March 31, 1:56pm

Re: Re: Da Vinci Code?
Not that I'm defending Roger, and I agree Bill does very great work (Thank you for all the posting, please continue! :)), but I think Roger was joking about the comparisons to Leonardo Da Vinci-- t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ MYOG ~ U-L & SUL
March 30, 12:56pm

RE:Help me decide on sleep bags: NF Beeline 900 or WM Caribou
I have the last year's Beeline, which is very nice bag, but I realized quick that I didn't like not having a zipper (WAY TOO HOT). I ended up taking it to a local seamstress and had it chopped into...

In GEAR » Help me decide on sleep bags: NF Beeline 900 or WM Caribou
March 29, 11:05am

Re: Lightweight gear for Scout troop
I'd like to second the encouragement. Like many here, I was initiated into backpacking via scouts (former Eagle scout) and remember all too vividly that to "Be Prepared" meant to be heavy, to crush...

In Gear Lists » Lightweight gear for Scout troop
March 20, 5:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Dane Fliedner

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Ray Way Net Tent Kit
RJ's kit has excellent quality of materials, and with the Tarp book the instuctions are very easy to follow. The instructions for the net tent are a little leaner than for the tarp, but it is still pr...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 11, 2:08pm

FlexAir Pillow Dual Compartment Ultralight
I had grown tired of the hard "thump" of my head on my smashed clothes as my pillow, but wanted to still try to go as lite as possible. Bought these pillows in hopes of finding a light alternative to ...

In Miscellaneous Products
July 17, 11:17am