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Re: Location
I'm in GA. Gwinnett County to be more specific. Local pickup would be fine.

In Gear Swap » Black Diamond Mega Light
October 29, 8:01am

UL (at least full UL) isn't for me
I learned full on UL isn't for me on my last trip. I've decided to mix UL and Lightweight gear for a good compromise on weight versus comfort. Carrying 20 lbs including fuel, water, food, m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Important Lesson's You've Learned the Hard Way
October 29, 7:23am

Black Diamond Mega Light
I have a Black Diamond Mega Light to get rid of. It has been setup a few times for demos but has never been used in the field. It also hasn't been seam sealed yet. I can throw in two tubes of S...

In Gear Swap » Black Diamond Mega Light
October 29, 7:08am

I'm also planning an AT thru in 08 as well but I'm still working on refining my gear list, mostly the shelter. I tried a GG SpinnTwinn tarp + Simblissity Bug Tent on my last trip and it did...

In Gear Lists » '08 AT Thru Gearlist
October 29, 5:19am

Re: Quilt
You're going to be very uncomfortable at the very least in the Arc Specialist. Generally a 20 degree bag/quilt/whatever is recommended but Mountain Crossings in Blairsville (Neel's Gap) rec...

In Gear Lists » '08 AT Thru Gearlist
October 28, 6:10am

I don't have much of an issue with the size since it's only just outside upper end of the normal range for brown bears. The pictures are really bad though and the bear looks black but has t...

In Chaff » Thanks Mom
October 25, 3:25pm

I dunno
I think I'm gonna have to call the BS flag on this one. I think those are the worst pictures I've ever seen.

In Chaff » Thanks Mom
October 25, 1:12pm

Not so UL
I was under 9 lbs base on my last trip and have added 3-4 back to that. I tried the tarp thing and the condensation/dew that developed both inside and outside the tarp as well as at the head area o...

In Chaff » Not Quite Ultralight
October 21, 6:21pm

Payment was received, both items are gone.

In Gear Swap » FS: GG SpinnTwinn Tarp and Simblissity Inner Peace Bug Tent
October 18, 5:16am

Payment sent. Thanks again Michael.

In Gear Swap » FS Platypus Little Nippers
October 13, 8:33pm

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