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Re: Re: Re: Re: Franconia
I'm 95% settled on doing the whole Franconia ridge. I'll stay on a Friday night which is hopefully a little less busy than Saturday. I think I'll just do the loop CCW and stop for the n...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy one nighter in New England?
August 14, 2:41pm

Trail Runners in Rocky Envoriments (New England)
Hello, I currently hike in Salomon Quest 4D GTX hiking boots (http://www.rei.com/product/780681/salomon-quest-4d-gtx-hiking-boots-mens). I like them a lot for the most part, perfect fit, fully w...

In GEAR » Trail Runners in Rocky Envoriments (New England)
August 14, 2:31pm

Re: Lukes ultralight
What are the pros/cons of Luke's silnylon? $75, 4.2oz, waterproof. Bam. I use my heavy Arcteryx Theta AR Goretex Pro Shell for snowboarding, winter hiking above treeline, and around-town ra...

In GEAR » Rain jackets, again
August 13, 1:56pm

Re: Re: purple blaze
I think it would behoove them to post some actual pics of the packs using the different materials/colors. It may be intentional to reduce variation, but going sight unseen is too much of a gamble I...

In GEAR » ULA Packs: colors and materials
August 13, 8:25am

Re: Re: Franconia
How busy do you think the tentsite will be? I'm worried about the AT folks coming through this time of year. Heading straight to camp to setup and then hike Liberty and Flume would help ensure ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy one nighter in New England?
August 13, 8:00am

Franconia
Do you think Liberty and Flume is too short for an overnight? Seems like its only a 6 hour hike. I don't want to get back to camp too early and be bored all evening. :) Then again my mission ob...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy one nighter in New England?
August 13, 5:43am

Re: Re: ULA Packs: colors and materials
Ah, that's a good tip about the ripstop being more water resistant. Well, I guess I see why the default is the default. Thanks, all!

In GEAR » ULA Packs: colors and materials
August 12, 5:49pm

Re: +1 for Greylock
Great, Greylock is definitely on the short list. Another hike I found is a loop around Mt. Liberty and possibly Mt. Flume. The Liberty Spring Trail has a tentsite and it would check two more 4,0...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Easy one nighter in New England?
August 12, 5:48pm

Re: ULA Packs: colors and materials
Here's a little more info I found searching through google: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=73223

In GEAR » ULA Packs: colors and materials
August 12, 2:26pm

ULA Packs: colors and materials
Hello all, I'm about to pull the trigger on a new Ohm 2.0, but have one hesitation, color and materials choice. Apparently the standard green and purple are a 210 ripstop and the two camo...

In GEAR » ULA Packs: colors and materials
August 12, 2:16pm

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