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Re: Re: Re: Re: Hybrid Cuben
Ryan, I think you hit the nail on the head....stitching through cuben is definitely the weakest link and anyone with these packs should probably inspect where the shoulder straps meet the main bag ...

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
December 09, 7:41pm

Re: Re: Hybrid Cuben
Ryan - have you used the 150D version? I have found it worlds better in terms of abrasion resistance. I believe that is what Mchale is now using as well on cuben spec'd packs.

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
December 09, 1:31pm

Re: Hybrid Cuben
I have used both the 70D and 150D fabrics for packs. The 150D is a completely different animal and the durability has been better than 210D dyneema gridstop that I have used. It has proven to me ...

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
December 09, 12:09pm

Re: Agreed
www.outdoorgearlab.com Rather than guess, these guys actually test and wouldn't agree with you (they tested the jackets you mentioned). Might be worth a look.

In GEAR » Not impressed with Mountain Hardware Ghost Whisperer down hoody. Alternatives?
December 06, 8:05pm

Re: Contrail & Protrail
Question is....when can we order????

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
December 06, 4:11pm

Re: Not impressed with Mountain Hardware Ghost Whisperer down hoody. Alternatives?
So you haven't used it but it isn't warm? "IMO it seems wrong that mountain hardwear is promoting this jacket as cutting edge and retailing for $350, when a $70 jacket from a fashio...

In GEAR » Not impressed with Mountain Hardware Ghost Whisperer down hoody. Alternatives?
December 06, 1:46pm

Re: Re: Math
"There is absolute strength and relative strength. I have only observational evidence to offer, but I have seen a whole lot of little guys, climbers mainly, rack up heinous numbers of pull ups...

In Philosophy & Technique » When backpacking, it pays to be small
December 06, 11:01am

Re: Re: ULA Catalyst hip belt issues
It is a different shape to be sure. The pack is quite shallow at the bottom and then gets larger toward the top so heavy items must be placed a bit higher than midpoint, at lease that is what I ha...

In GEAR » ULA Catalyst hip belt issues
December 05, 8:58am

Re: Re: Backpacking the Grand Canyon
Wow. Thanks for all of the info and links. Valerie - not entirely sure yet as to what type of trip yet but the information and links provided to me will certainly get me started. I expect to...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking the Grand Canyon
December 04, 6:41pm

Re: Re: Backpacking the Grand Canyon
Greg - just starting my research for possibly a spring trip. Living in the Great White North, I am reasonably (highly) unfamiliar with the area. I did a Trans Zion Park Trek a couple of years ago...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking the Grand Canyon
December 04, 11:39am

All Reader Reviews by Family Guy

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Lightweight Backpacking and Camping by Ryan Jordan et al.
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In Books and Media
August 27, 1:10pm

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
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In Books and Media
August 27, 1:06pm

Integral Designs eVent Overbag
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In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 13, 11:26pm

GoLite Jam2
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In Backpacks - Frameless
March 13, 11:22pm

TarpTent
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:20pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:17pm

Integral Designs Event Unishelter
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In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
November 06, 10:23pm

Integral Design Hot Socks
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In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 06, 10:16pm

Integral Designs Pertex Windshirt
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In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 05, 8:16am

C and C Outdoors
Tough company to deal with. Most of their stock they drop ship direct from the manufacturer so although you may see something and put it in your cart and order it, it will not be currently available....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 18, 10:01am