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Breathability differential in liner and shell material for quilts/bags
Recently it seems that a lot of people are using 8d/nobull for liners due to it's nice hand and breathability and something more windproof (less breathable) with better dwr for the outer shell ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Breathability differential in liner and shell material for quilts/bags
October 30, 3:21pm

Re: Re: FS: Kookabay pad, New Balance MT10, Montbell Rain Trekker, Limmer Boots
Prices dropped on remaining items...

In Gear Swap » FS: Kookabay pad, New Balance MT10, Montbell Rain Trekker, Limmer Boots
October 30, 6:57am

Re: Re: Re: My planned layers
I'm with Mike--you want something thin and light as your first layer regardless of season. I use a short sleeve tee as my first layer year round. I use merino 1 for cooler weather and Arctery...

In Winter Hiking » What is your winter layering system?
October 29, 7:49am

Re: Aldo Leopold Wilderness
Thanks for the report. That looks like some awesome forest. Gotta get down there sometime.

In Post-Trip Reports » Aldo Leopold Wilderness
October 28, 1:43pm

Re: re: pack design
A couple tips for attaching shoulder straps: -Attach shoulder straps to a piece of fabric and then attach that to the back panel. This makes future adjustments much easier than if they're sew...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help with a MYOG Pack
October 26, 10:10am

Re: Beautiful
Thanks all for the kind words. Nico, it was pretty much all off trail. On the west side of the park I walked about a mile of 4x4 road and I walked a mile or so of trail in the Klondike Bluffs...

In Post-Trip Reports » The (almost) Ultimate Arches Loop
October 25, 4:11pm

Re: Re: The (almost) Ultimate Arches Loop
There was actually tons of water; that night was the only time I couldn't find any, and I could have backtracked 30 minutes to plenty. I decided to carry 3 liters for the rest of the trip to b...

In Post-Trip Reports » The (almost) Ultimate Arches Loop
October 24, 11:14am

The (almost) Ultimate Arches Loop
Spent a couple gorgeous October days last week exploring Arches...more snaps and full trip report here

In Post-Trip Reports » The (almost) Ultimate Arches Loop
October 24, 10:54am

Re: 5 Beginning Concepts for Winter Backpacking
Excellent, Dave. Thanks.

In Editor's Roundtable » 5 Beginning Concepts for Winter Backpacking
October 24, 10:41am

Re: Re: Re: Fuji X100 for backpacking review
Very cool shot. Agreed, the AFL/AEL feature is great. Between the different focusing/exposure modes, viewfinder options, etc, it definitely is adaptable to different shooting personalities and si...

In Photography » Fuji X100 for backpacking review
October 14, 12:23pm

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