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My Locale New England
About Me Getting lighter and lighter, but those twinkies just don't seem to be helping much.
CityLittleton
StateMA
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear List6 Days through Yellowstone in August, 2011

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Re: Re: Thoughts / questions on HMG Windrider Southwest pack
Davey wrote: >>(iv) You will have to use it a time or two with a load to determine if the stays need to be bent. The odds are that you will want to bend them a bit at the top. How do you ...

In GEAR » Thoughts / questions on HMG Windrider Southwest pack
July 15, 8:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Annotating Maps on Water/Tear Resistant Paper (pen, pencil, markers????)
Bob Gross wrote: >> The first step is getting the map in electronic format so that you can work with it on a home computer. The second step is electronically marking up the map to highlight ...

In GEAR » Annotating Maps on Water/Tear Resistant Paper (pen, pencil, markers????)
July 15, 7:41pm

Re: Re: Options for lightweight, calf-length gaiters?
It looks like OR is closing out the Cascadia design, which is what I think my wife has. Too bad, as it is lighter than the current offerings. It is a shame that I'm not as handy with a sew...

In GEAR » Options for lightweight, calf-length gaiters?
July 15, 6:08pm

Re: Re: The HMG Porter pack: water resistance, pockets, and packing?
Davey, Nick, thanks for the comments. I'm still figuring out what works for me. I used to carry a ton of stuff in cargo pockets in my shorts and in my craze to go lighter ended up wearing s...

In GEAR » How to pack the HMG Porter pack?
July 15, 4:33pm

Upgrades/add-ons to your HMG Porter?
What kinds of upgrades or modifications have you made to your HMG Porter? Hip-belt pockets are a must for me (but clearly not for everyone!). I've heard of people adding an hydration port ...

In GEAR » Upgrades/add-ons to your HMG Porter?
July 15, 4:23pm

Re: Options for lightweight, calf-length gaiters?
Would they be the Verglas or the Rocky Mountain High gaiters?

In GEAR » Options for lightweight, calf-length gaiters?
July 14, 6:57pm

Re: Re: Is Nick bow-legged?
"Nick must have Extreme Bowleggedness" "Don't say that. Say that he is saddle-ready." That's one of the funniest things I've ever read!

In GEAR » Pants or no pants for those who run HOT
July 14, 6:12pm

Options for lightweight, calf-length gaiters?
I'm trying to avoid having to wear pants while hiking in hot and humid environments to protect my legs where the trail is slightly overgrown. But I'm not quite that risque, so I'm consi...

In GEAR » Options for lightweight, calf-length gaiters?
July 14, 6:04pm

Considering gaiters?
I'm also considering a pair of eVent or PacLite gaiters similar to what MLD makes. My wife has a very simple pair of PacLite gaiters that have velcro closure and a hook loop for the toe of the ...

In GEAR » Pants or no pants for those who run HOT
July 14, 5:50pm

Not getting email updates...
For some reason I'm not getting email updates for these conversations. I thought this convo had died and yet there's much more great advice here! Any thoughts as to why I'm not receivin...

In GEAR » Pants or no pants for those who run HOT
July 14, 5:46pm

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