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Re: Update
I killed my knee on a backpacking trip last summer. Had just graduated from school and drove with my girlfriend 13 hours to Vermont. ~11 miles the first day and my knee was in major pain at the end...

In Other Activities » Knee Pain
April 14, 1:08pm

~45 degree quilt: Synth or Down?
I'm looking to make a quilt rated around 45 degrees. Currently looking at either 2.5 oz/sqyd Climashield Apex or down for insulation. I've been leaning towards the synthetic but was wonderi...

In Make Your Own Gear » ~45 degree quilt: Synth or Down?
April 08, 2:07pm

Re: surprised it has not sold!
I would jump on this if I didn't have my Ohm. Or if it was the right size for the GF. Someone is getting a great pack though.

In Gear Swap » GG Gorilla New
April 08, 9:30am

Re: Re: Re: Newt is close
If my first purchase does not fit my 3-Season gear then I'll probably pick up one of those TNF packs. Price is right, few outside pockets, should be bigger than what I ordered.

In GEAR » Question for you 5# - 6# base weight guys
April 08, 8:53am

Re: Newt is close
Yeah, I own a Peak and have had to relegate it to my travel bag as it's great carry-on size but even after trimming it down it's still heavier than my Ohm. I'm trying a crazy experim...

In GEAR » Question for you 5# - 6# base weight guys
April 08, 8:03am

Re: Ion
Anyone know of any sub-1lb packs in the ~30L range that are <$80? The cheaper the better. I think I can fit my 3-season kit in something at about 25L but I still need room for food.

In GEAR » Question for you 5# - 6# base weight guys
April 08, 7:47am

Re: Re:
There aren't many shoes that will last more than 500 miles that I know of. Heavier boots might but those generally weigh and cost considerable more.

In GEAR » Selecting shoes
April 07, 1:51pm

Rock Plate and Tread
Good trail runners typically have a rock plate, which is some sort of hard plastic midsole that will protect the bottoms of your feet from bruising from walking around on rocks all day. Trail ru...

In GEAR » Selecting shoes
April 07, 11:34am

I wore my KSO Treks this past weekend on an overnight. My feet were a little sore afterwords, I badly bruised one toe, and put a hole in the big toe that I didn't notice until I got to my car. ...

In GEAR » Vibram Fivefingers Survey
April 07, 6:23am

Test run
I think I'll use the cotton sheet as a test run--the material is cheap and if I do a good job I can use it for super hot and use the pattern of it for a more expensive quilt for 45/50 deg weath...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
April 05, 2:40pm

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