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I vote for this little guy....
Light, packs down small, and only 30 bucks: http://www.ems.com/product/index.jsp?productId=4399091&lmdn=Brand&cp=3677352.11373430.4456715

In Make Your Own Gear » UL stowable backpack?
January 16, 11:12am

follow up...
Everyone else's mileage may vary but two solutions I see to be able to fell most of the seams on a pack: 1) I am using a single continuous piece of fabric for the front / bottom / back of my...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pack inside flat felled seam. ASAP
January 16, 7:12am

tarp and bivy
I second the meteor bivy and a tarp combo. The bivy keeps you insect free and gives you a ground sheet in shelters, as well as when used with tarp and trekking pole stealth camping setup. All for v...

In Gear Lists » My 2012 AT Thru Hike List
January 13, 1:53pm

inside seams
I had been wondering this same thing, since I am 80% of the way finished with my first pack. Ayy idea how the side seams can be reinforced as well, since they are under a lot of tension? It only...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pack inside flat felled seam. ASAP
January 13, 6:51am

very nice
That's nice! I need to do something like this. My scraps and miscellaneous pieces are piling up.

In Make Your Own Gear » Finally organized my stuff
January 10, 7:46am

gear list
- I do agreee the 20 degree bag might be more than necessary, but 40 degree lows are common in that area in April and at 40 degrees it is comfortable without being completely mummified in it. The b...

In Gear Lists » Springer Mountain, GA to Hiawassee AT list
December 27, 5:29pm

Springer Mountain, GA to Hiawassee AT list
Some critique or input on my list would be appreciated. http://outonthetrail.wordpress.com/2011/12/27/5/ Trip is planned for April, or early May depending on family stuff. I plan to carry jus...

In Gear Lists » Springer Mountain, GA to Hiawassee AT list
December 27, 12:51pm

foam
This stuff is cheap and 1/8" thick. Also good for shoulder straps and hipbelts on a light pack too. http://shop.bivysack.com/product.sc?productId=92&categoryId=3

In Make Your Own Gear » foam for MYOG insoles
December 26, 5:30pm

thanks
Awesome, that gives me a good idea (and also hope since it seems a synthetic summer quilt could be smaller than my down bag after all). I suppose when I order materials and make it, I will make...

In Make Your Own Gear » synthetic quilt compacted size?
December 23, 9:42am

quilt
It is only for 3-5 day section hikes, and otherwise will hang uncompressed in the closet like my down bag does.

In Make Your Own Gear » synthetic quilt compacted size?
December 22, 4:19pm

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