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Cf stakes shattering
Posted to wrong thread, but still relevant I tested the CF stakes I had made, for initial strength by driving them into a hard gravel driveway along with a easton stake, and a ground hog. At th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Carbon Fiber Tent Stakes
June 24, 9:38am

Is what I use now

In GEAR » Replacement for Montrail 08 Hardrocks?
June 22, 3:46pm

Creepy Crawlies adn Floors are over rated
I prefer floorless, mainly for the freedom and flexibility with shoes, dogs cooking etc. In a floored tent you are always cleaning the floor and worrying about the floor anyway. As for creepy ...

In GEAR » Floorless Shelters and Creepie Crawlies
June 21, 11:12am

Dry Sack
Use a dry sack and keep some air in it.

In Make Your Own Gear » 2oz pad
June 21, 9:49am

Go south
Instead of going toward leadville go south towards creede. The snowpack is not bad south and east of lake city, I was over there last weekend. It is very noticeable, where snow pack starts to g...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Gunnison, CO Trip Suggestions
June 21, 8:17am

Endless Ascent
Will Gadd did 25000 feet of vertical on Ice in 24 hrs at the Ouray Ice park a couple years ago and top finishers at the hardrock do 33k in a bit over 24 hrs.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » The Hardest Bicycle Race In The World
June 17, 10:53am

Some Ultra runners use them and I can see a benefit on long races. However, if I gain anything going uphill it's minimal and downhill they are a burden. The best way to save energy and joints d...

In Philosophy & Technique » Poles are a burden?
June 16, 8:08am

So far so good
Epoxy is what I have used so far with good luck. I like the 9" version myself. They hold nicely, go in easy, come out easy They are essentially the weight of a ti skewer, and perform mu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Carbon Fiber Tent Stakes
June 15, 1:53pm

Carbon Fiber Tent Stakes
I made up a batch of carbon fiber tent stakes , after doing some testing with some other CF stakes I had made up. I tried a couple different thicknesses. Some have a titanium hook on the end, o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Carbon Fiber Tent Stakes
June 15, 10:49am

It isn't necessary to fold over the seam if it won't fray

In Make Your Own Gear » Finishing pack seams?
June 14, 12:02pm

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