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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

Re: UL under insulation
What hammock weighs nearly two pounds that you're taking backpacking? In any case, I've tucked items under my legs, including my pack. This is a good combination with a short length unde...

In Hammocks » UL under insulation
April 05, 8:31am

Re: Re: Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
I can't seem to find any that are less than a pound, all closer to 1.5 which is a 3-season bag weight for me. However, it looks pretty similar to my current ideas: - A thin cotton sheet trim...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
April 04, 9:40pm

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