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fkt
Well, you did say it. The reason there is no official rules, no official records, etc. , is because almost no one actually cares. The total people in the world that it actually matters to would ...

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
August 29, 11:16pm

liners
I do it both ways, sometimes quilt is in cuben stuffsak, sometimes not. Regardless, the clothing is only in the liner, never had a problem. I've never accessed clothing in the rain til shelter ...

In Philosophy & Technique » pack liners
August 29, 9:43pm

gaiter chafe
I use dirty girls, they are a loose fit around the ankle. I have not had anyroblems.

In Philosophy & Technique » gaiter chafe
August 29, 4:51am

filing sawyer bag
Your cookpot, a water bottle, a ziplock. No need to bring anything extra really.

In GEAR » Tips for filling up a Sawyer Mini Bag
August 28, 8:37pm

leaky tent
"Collected an inch or two of standing water by morning" That would be a horrendous leak, unless you are referring only to a low lying corner or something.

In GEAR » Leaky Tent
August 28, 5:39pm

nonessential knife
I use a knife about the same amount as a real compass (i use micro compass at trail intersections frequently) or FAK. Very seldom. That doesn't mean it would be a good idea to leave it behind. ...

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 27, 7:51pm

patent
Yep, a patent is only worth what you are willing to spend to defend it. In addition, there are maintenance fees that must be paid to keep it active. If someone hasn't paid the fees, they have a...

In GEAR » Your quilt is violating a Patent!
August 27, 7:48pm

single wall tent in rain
If its raining, inside of roof usually has condensation too. There isnt any keeping it dry in my experience. Just roll it up, stuff in outer pocket, and dry out later in day when get a chance, or...

In GEAR » Packing a wet single wall tent
August 26, 7:24pm

packs
Yeah, we had a kid that brought an OK borrowed standard kelty internal frame pack to shakedowns. At philmont he showed up with a knockoff military pack with a huge lower compartment that hung down ...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Economy Trail Runners?
August 26, 5:46pm

20-40f
Sounds like you talking insulation while not hiking. Long john top,fleece, puffy, rain jacket, go to bed. In that order for me. Only thing that differs is how heavy puffy, if at all.

In GEAR » That 40-20F sliver?
August 25, 6:50pm

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