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About Me 25 years old. AT 2009, PCT 2011.
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CountryUSA or S. Korea
My PDF Gear ListPCT 2011

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Re: Solo Tent Feedback Request
On the PCT this year I left planning to use the tarp and bivy I used on the AT. I switched to a Lightheart Solo at kickoff mainly to increase room, privacy, and ease/quickness/consistency of setup....

In GEAR » Solo Tent Feedback Request
December 20, 8:13pm

Re: 2012 PCT Gear List (WIP)
To save money on gear, your base layers could be from a discount store. The performance difference between my Patagucci top and a $7 top are minimal. Instead of a driclime, a fleece shirt from a so...

In Gear Lists » 2012 PCT Gear List (WIP)
December 20, 12:59pm

Re: Best Bug Net for Zpacks Hexamid Solo
wouldn't it work with the SMD Serenity net tent?

In GEAR » Best Bug Net for Zpacks Hexamid Solo
December 15, 10:55pm

Re: Whatever
It depends on your style. One of my hiking friends set up her hexamid 10 times total, which were all due to weather. I set my lightheart solo up 80% of the time, mostly in bug net mode since I get ...

In GEAR » PCT: Tent or Tarp
December 15, 9:52pm

Re: Shelter Floors- Sleeping Pads
+1 for full length air mats on the AT. Any of the insulated light ones will do just fine. I used a short ridge rest for most of the PCT and would do it again though.

In GEAR » Shelter Floors- Sleeping Pads
December 15, 11:56am

Re: Has anyone made their own mummy bag?
http://www.backpacking.net/makegear/sleepbag/index.html Old school. Seems Karo quilting could negate some of the time it takes to fill so many compartments.

In Make Your Own Gear » Has anyone made their own mummy bag?
December 11, 11:48am

Re: Karo step down jackets in progress
Good idea with the template. That must be really time consuming to sew so many tiny baffles. Keep us updated on progress. Which things worked, which didn't, thoughts on box size after you finis...

In Make Your Own Gear » Karo step down jackets in progress
December 10, 3:44pm

Re: "$128 "urban" cuben pack"
To be fair, it is the best deal on the stores website. $100 merino short sleeve tee?

In GEAR » $128 "urban" cuben pack
December 09, 11:04am

Re: Blizzard bag plus synthetic blanket inside?
Why? Blizzard bag is 13 ounces, a 2.5 XP quilt is about 12 ounces. Together they would weigh the same as your REI bag and be far less comfy.

In GEAR » Blizzard bag plus synthetic quilt inside?
December 08, 11:03pm

Re: Not another shelter thread.
Sub 16 ounce? MLD Solomid, Six Moons Wild Oasis

In GEAR » Not another shelter thread.
December 07, 7:53pm

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