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Not for me
I would NEVER carry a four person shelter 2660 miles just because. On my PCT hike I set up my shelter a grand total of 3 times (YMMV). I would get a used lightweight two person tarp of whatever st...

In GEAR » Pyramid Selection Help! Lunar 4
July 30, 1:13pm

Re: Re: Pictures
Re: Pictures Posted 07/30/2015 07:01:56 MDT by Michael Samford (msamford) Thank you for the pictures and explanation. Very nice. Did you also make the front pouches? no, those are standard MLD ...

In GEAR » Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
July 30, 12:13pm

Re: Sleep
"For those that have not hiked the JMT it's hard to describe how hard it is on your feet with all the granite you have to hike on or broken talus, dust, uneven steps, and just plain being ...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
July 30, 9:24am

gen 1 used Commercially available bottle bottle. (With elastic tops.) Gen 2 I made myself out of the same Dyneema used in my MLD Burn. I also switched out the elastic with a very thin drawstring ...

In GEAR » Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
July 30, 5:28am

My setup has a total of six. I can carry up to four liter of water (or food) and misc commonly used items. that amount of weight transferred to the hipbelt makes a huge difference especially with...

In GEAR » Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
July 29, 5:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Expedition Mulling
"That I was calculating, to the gram, how much malto I'd need for a given portion of a three-day trip based on a guesstimate of energy expenditure. It struck me as a bit much. The usua...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
July 29, 4:31pm

No from me
I did not include a vent nor have I seen the need. I leave the door open whenever possible and pitch it off the ground as well. Interesting there is such divergence on this issue. Wonder if it i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 29, 9:13am

Solo vs. group
I do most of my hiking solo but some of my favorite hiking has been with other(s) that shared a very similar hiking style. I did two hikes last year each with a total of four hikers that was some ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Findings on going solo
July 19, 8:02pm

Snoqualimie Pass
Hike North on the PCT into the Alpine Lakes Area. one of the coolest areas on the PCT or frankly anywhere.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ideas for post wonderland trail hike?
July 19, 6:41pm

I made the mistake of putting cuben in as a floor. After a couple of holes, I became very careful and used a tyvek ground sheet. Cuben IMHO has no place in the construction of items that are subj...

In GEAR » Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
July 19, 6:37pm

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