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Cilogear
The Cilogear 30L Worksack would work well or the 30:30 Worksack (40 Liter) if you need a bit more space. Also, if you like a bit more supportive carry, purchase the framesheet w/ stay too.

In GEAR » Backpack for overnight climbing trips
June 28, 10:46pm

Re: Re: Barilla Pronto Pasta
"You can of course cook and dehydrate most pastas for instant pasta :-)" Yes, and that's what I thought Barilla had done with their "Pronto" pastas, but I guess not. Than...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Barilla Pronto Pasta
June 26, 2:22pm

Barilla Pronto Pasta
Has anyone tried Barilla's new Pronto pasta? Sounds like it would work well on the trail. Is it just cooked and dehydrated? Barilla® Pronto™ PREPARE PASTA IN ONE PAN. NO BOILING. NO DRA...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Barilla Pronto Pasta
June 26, 1:22pm

trying it out
OK, I'm going to give it a try. This thread has motivated me to leave my base layer tops & bottoms behind on my next trip (Sierra, bug season). No dedicated sleep clothes, but I did add a l...

In GEAR » Questioning "dry base layers for sleeping".
June 24, 4:16pm

old thread, but still helpful
For those of you who use a MLD Solo InnerNet with a Duomid, how long is the shock cord between the attachment points on the back corners? How about the apex? I'm using a 2013 Solo InnerNet ...

In GEAR » Duomid inner question
June 24, 3:54pm

Re: Re: RE: Re: Re: Camping to close for comfort
"On the flip-side of that kind of issue, there is a funny situation in the two Yosemite backpacker campgrounds, where they don't have capacity for every group using it to get their own cam...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping to close for comfort
June 24, 1:34pm

Re: Camping to close for comfort
"I carry a 1 L water bottle and a 2L platypus so I can tank up with water and camp a ways away from water sources which helps a lot." BINGO! Richard Gless has it right. People camp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping to close for comfort
June 23, 3:23pm

Re: 4-5 Days with BV450?
I regularly use a BV450 for 5 day/4 night trips. It does take a bit of practice and somewhat careful choices of food, but very doable. A couple of things that I've learned are: Like you said...

In GEAR » bear canisters, bv500 overdoing it for the JMT? anybody try to fit one in a Granite Gear Crown VC 60?
June 23, 12:42pm

Re: Adjustable length backpacks
The Fusion backpacks from Six Moon Designs: "With an easy to adjust torso length along with multiple sizes of Hip Belts and Shoulder Yokes, you can easily configure the Fusion for a perfect...

In GEAR » Adjustable length backpacks
June 19, 4:14pm

multi-use
"I am suggesting taking your polyester long underwear tops/bottoms reserved for your sleeping bag and replacing them with an ultralight down jacket and ultralight down pants, which would be ab...

In GEAR » Questioning "dry base layers for sleeping".
June 16, 12:58am

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