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In Gear Swap » Golite Tumalo Trinity 2.5 WPB rain jacket sz XL, $60 shipped
August 04, 8:12pm

Esbit
Harold, I am not surprised by the reports of 13-14 gram consumption for a two cup boil. What should be noted is that an inefficient esbit setup can very nearly match an efficient alcohol stove....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Evaluating what stoves to use for what lengths of trips
August 04, 4:30pm

olite i3s eos
Thanks for the tip on new Olite. I'll have to try one vs. my LD01.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » headlamp
August 04, 6:18am

Esbit
Harold, you should include esbit as it bests any other system in terms of carry weight, trumps alcohol in boil times and efficiency, and very nearly matches canister stoves in efficiency. To use my...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Evaluating what stoves to use for what lengths of trips
August 04, 2:08am

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I can see your viewpoint on the ziplocks etc., but we are still talking about less than an ounce. Re. the nylofume, yes mine is cut down about 25% What I'm challenging with my list is t...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
August 04, 12:25am

Honest
"13oz pack is generally too heavy to get most below 5 lbs. In any case, is it big enough to carry a weeks food? A bear can?" I don't have an Arc Slim (2200ci plus mesh pocket) but ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
August 03, 10:03pm

SUL list
A 5lb base weight is possible for the average sized hiker without giving up much of anything: Pack, Storage: Custom Zpacks Arc Slim (add right side bottle pocket &...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What would YOUR SUL thru-hike gear list look like?
August 03, 8:19pm

Very nice
Great price, more down and hand pockets for a minimal weight increase. Looks like it could be a doozy! However given the one ounce difference in weight claimed between the jacket and vest, I would ...

In GEAR » GoLite Compeating with Montbell Exlight?
August 02, 4:41pm

Recommendations
If I were in your position, looking for the best bang for my buck, I would be leaning towards: Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo LE - $150 for a brand new, roomy, lightweight solo tent. Granite G...

In Gear Lists » Proposed Gear List for Ultralight Newbie
July 31, 10:24pm

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In Gear Swap » Golite Tumalo Trinity 2.5 WPB rain jacket sz XL, $60 shipped
July 29, 11:58am

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