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Re: Re: carbon fiber tarp pole breakage.
Didn't even think about a crack in the poles. When I was first setting up the trailstar I noticed that the pole had tilted over a bit and was flexing. I loosened up the guylines and readjust...

In GEAR » carbon fiber tarp pole breakage.
September 20, 10:13pm

carbon fiber tarp pole breakage.
First off, I need to say that I have only ever backpacked with a flat tarp that was pitched off of trees or boulders. Recently I picked up a zpacks carbon fiber pole off of gear swap and I just ...

In GEAR » carbon fiber tarp pole breakage.
September 20, 8:38pm

Re: Re: Salami
Roger, what temperature is "warm" to you? What is "warm" to you living in Australia could be "omg I'm dying" hot here. I carry salami on most trips and I'...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Salami
September 20, 12:54am

Re: Re: cuben ground cloth
Bob, you wear boots!??! Blasphemy!!

In GEAR » Cuben Ground = Sieve
September 19, 8:11pm

Re: eh
"I actually sat around in the office yesterday where it was about 70F with the air on and the hooded Ghost Whisperer on for about an hour and really didn’t get that warm." That's...

In GEAR » Where does the hooded Ghost Whisperer fit in?
September 19, 12:33pm

Re: Where does the hooded Ghost Whisperer fit in?
Those ultralight down jackets aren't very warm. Not worth spending the money imo. Yes they will be slightly warmer for the weight than fleece, but not nearly as significant as a down hoody in t...

In GEAR » Where does the hooded Ghost Whisperer fit in?
September 19, 1:20am

Re: Re: Re: Other considerations
Ken isn't a troll, he is just a cranky old dude who has been on this forum too long. "Oddly tactical gear is closely related to lighter gear and have many shared attributes. My pack is ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
September 18, 8:37pm

Re: UL at 0° F?
I think it could work, but I think you would want to rely on your sleeping bag entirely for stationary/sleeping warmth. Ditch the poofay and just crawl into your bag as soon as you set up camp. Onl...

In Winter Hiking » UL at 0° F?
September 18, 7:38pm

Re: Trout question from a noobie
Bob, I can vaguely remember frying up some fish and having an orange blob form on their skin. I don't think I thought much of it at the time and just ate it. Maybe you could buy a trout from y...

In Fishing » Tenkara vs Golden Trout
September 17, 10:36am

Re: Trails are the Problem
Nick, I agree with everything you said except the maintenance of trails. Trails have been around long since Europeans came here. If hikers are willing to maintain it themselves, I don't see a p...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 16, 5:20pm

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Gregory Tarne 36

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 11:53am