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Desert hike
I don't know if I would do desert hiking in summer! It might be more pleasant in the mountains up north. Perhaps speak to locals. Get in touch with Yeti through his blog. There is a list o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Jordan/Isreal/Egypt hike advice
June 18, 8:58pm

Quilt vs mummy sleeping bags
"acrobatic" sleeper- great descriptor Javan!

In GEAR » Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
June 18, 5:18pm

Quilt shape
Guess It is back to the Nunatak for me. I liked the idea of the Kabatic attachment system and the dollars saved but it sounds like the the Kabatic quilt shape won't work for my sleep style. Tha...

In GEAR » Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
June 18, 8:21am

Kabatic vs nunatak & sleeping style
Thanks Mike. I noticed that the Kabatic quilts are narrower at the shoulders and hips than the Nunatak and wondered what it would mean for me. I estimate (how would I really know?) that I sleep 75%...

In GEAR » Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
June 18, 6:30am

How to dry out wet socks in the backcountry?"
Jerry, great answer. Wet shoes will rewet the dried socks so all that effort of sleeping with the socks to dry them will be rapidly undone (and you sleeping bag may not be so nice in the morning)....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How to dry out wet socks in the backcountry?
June 18, 3:39am

quilt comparisons
Alina, I am really glad you started this thread. We are looking at going lighter weight and will replace my old, old sleeping bag with a quilt because I am a restless sleeper and sleep warm, so a ...

In GEAR » Quilt versus mummy sleeping bags
June 18, 3:14am

Jordan / Israel/ Egypt hike advice
Consider doing some sections of the Israel National Trail. I've never been but it sounds interesting. Lots of archaeological sites along the way. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isra...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Jordan/Isreal/Egypt hike advice
June 16, 7:35am

Did i miss something?
Hi David, You made me laugh. For I moment I pictured myself as a tough mom who makes her kids sleep on the ground with no blanket! Actually, I broke my list up into two parts because we ar...

In Gear Lists » Shared Gear for Family of Four (3 season, Australia)
June 15, 6:51am

Cooking system for four
@Cesar. The Dualist and Ketalist combination sounds good. You are obviously happy with the GSI brand. I started looking at the Ketalist because the kettle design would be easier and safer with k...

In GEAR » Cooking system for four
June 15, 6:26am

What pot should I buy? family of five Freezer Bag Cooking
With two teenagers and two little ones, I think we are going to go down the path of 2 pots and 2 stoves as well. That way we can start stagger our cooking starts and involve the kids a bit more. ...

In GEAR » What pot should I buy? family of five Freezer Bag Cooking
June 15, 6:17am

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