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Jackey
My knee jerk says 5oz class jacket is a bit too much for summer in sierras,but everyone is different. Im cold natured, low bodyfat. My exlite and long john top are fine down to freezing. I dont ...

In GEAR » Down jackets for 3 season use - how much down?
July 18, 3:28pm

Solo
Solo is more rewarding Less trouble Meet more people and talk to them Appreciate surroundings instead of listening to someone else chatter, breathe, fart, belch, sing, complain, etc. Never ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Findings on going solo
July 18, 5:59am

cook for two
evernew 1.3. usually large tealight for burner, sometimes cannister. The only person I will share gear with is my son. We share a few items so the extra wt doesnt matter. shelter, FAK, cooki...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What is your cook kit for 2?
July 17, 9:31pm

Gear
It would be curious to see a distribution of base weights for backpacker magazine readers. Ive never looked at it. Magazines are mostly utter garbage designed to sell ads. From what ive se...

In On the Web » UL Fail
July 14, 3:11am

Communications
The sierra is a big place Much without cell service You will need satellite communications. Find a communications company that specializes in providing the services you need.

In GEAR » Backcountry Internet Options
July 12, 11:56pm

Tarp size
Shaped tarp

In Philosophy & Technique » what size tarp negates use of bivy? and other interesting questions :)
July 10, 8:27pm

cuben wts
I have shelters of both 0.51 and 0.74. The 0.74 is nice, but there is no problem with 0.51 either. both are quickly and easily repaired with a piece of tape should something ever happen.

In GEAR » zpacks duplex: .51 oz or .72oz ?
July 10, 6:22pm

stove
mine took 3-4 weeks. Id say give it at least 35 days before start getting really concerned

In GEAR » BRS 3000T stove.
July 10, 7:52am

lessons
This belongs someplace like backpacker magazine. It is mistakes covered in backpacking 101. Mistakes for never-evers. Break in your boots....really. Geez, never would have thought of that by m...

In Editor's Roundtable » Five Lessons from the John Muir Trail
July 08, 4:18pm

easy
18 breaths an 55 sec to inflate regular exlite 12 and 30 or so for short exlite doesnt get any easier IMO. Part of easy is not fiddling with other items, etc.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 05, 6:51pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm