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SOLD - gear "the one" $200
SOLD- thanks for the interest to all. Gossamer gear "the one" very sought after shelter for PCT and JMT. too many shelters, so Im letting this one go. I havent used it in several yea...

In Gear Swap » Gossamer gear "the one" $200
June 23, 4:10pm

PLB
No, you dont NEED one. The JMT is a heavily travelled trail, a VERY heavily travelled trail, and there are rangers in the backcountry as well. You can think up scenarios where it would save you...

In GEAR » Personal Locator Beacons? Do I need one?
June 22, 4:24pm

Bans
It depends on both the wording and intent of the ban. Words dont always clearly and unambiguously convey the desired intent. Unfortunately, sometimes you can also ask 3 different rangers and get 3 ...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove with shut off valve
June 19, 6:19am

Over head
Get a down hood for cold My beanie and fleece balaclava have worked good in milder Conditions Never needed to pull quilt over head Other items are multi purpose

In GEAR » Enlightened Equipment lengths
June 19, 6:05am

Re: above
In reference to the above, skip the chuckwagon dinner. I would describe it as ......pretty bad. Seriously. They should be embarrassed.

In Philmont » Purifying water (with dead things in it)
June 17, 6:46am

Tnf
$20 is pretty high price for a real thrift store, at least near me.

In GEAR » Is this North Face jacket worth $20?
June 15, 10:32pm

Bivy
You dont need the bivy For your use its just dead weight Sounds like you just want to experiment with one to me, but you have a good shelter that doesnt require it. Set your hexamid up Cowboy...

In GEAR » About to order Borah CF bivy to pair with tarp for JMT/SHR: questions and expectations
June 13, 8:56am

Tent
If you like it, keep it. You will have ample opportunities to swap. Its not your gear that will get you to Maine. Its your head.

In GEAR » BA Fly Creek on AT- keep or swap now that I use trekking poles
June 08, 10:52pm

Cannister
Mine averages about 10-15 ft. With rocks stacked on it. Mr. or Mrs. Bear knows exactly where you are, how many of you there are, what you ate for dinner, and how long its been since you bathed...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 06, 12:59pm

Water
There is no way to say. Whats dry one week, can gush the next after a little rain. A dry winter, does not mean a dry summer. Last year seemed it rained more days than not the second half of july.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water conditions on the JMT this year
June 02, 9:04pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm