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Dirty Girls
Agree with the above; Dirty Girls are awesome and will do much more than any change of shoe would. Cheap, light, and they work.

In GEAR » Need high top minimalist shoe!
August 27, 9:04am

Re: quilt
For warmer weather desert trips I usually take a narrowish silk 2.5 oz Apex quilt and no other insulation. Very breathable, nice against the skin (not clammy like nylon gets) and light.

In GEAR » UPPER temp limits of sleeping bag comfort?
August 26, 4:41pm

Re: Warning... Machetes can be Hazardous to your Health
Just want to reiterate what Bob said; hiking with machetes can be very dangerous business. One little stumble and the blackberries might not seem so bad...

In GEAR » Machetes for bushwacking.
August 26, 7:18am

"Filter vs Steripen"
I have an Opti and love it. I've never had a single problem and it's seen LOTS of use.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Filter vs Steripen
August 25, 11:20am

3d mesh weight
It's relatively heavy; the rockywoods stuff is just under 15 oz/sq yd. I've used the thru hiker mesh as well and I'd be surprised if it was much different.

In Make Your Own Gear » How light is reasonable for a (non-Cuben) MYOG pack ~30 liters?
August 17, 6:11pm

Re: How light is reasonable for a (non-Cuben) MYOG pack ~30 liters?
If you keep straps, buckles, pockets, 3d mesh, etc to a minimum it's probably doable. Those add up way faster than fabric weight. Here's one I made that's similar volume to what you&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » How light is reasonable for a (non-Cuben) MYOG pack ~30 liters?
August 17, 5:45pm

Re: RE: OWF Prices
The only thing is that OWFINC will only sell you 10 yds of Apex per person per year unless you have a "Climashield license". You can still get the wholesale price if you buy 20 yds of a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Wholesale Climashield?
August 11, 10:27am

Re: Re: Navigation Primer Suggestions?
Roger C posted this a while back... http://www.bushwalking.org.au/FAQ/MapGuide.pdf

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Navigation Primer Suggestions?
August 04, 12:28pm

MT110 coming soon
Just came across these. Looks like a pretty awesome mix of the MT101s and Minimus: -4mm drop -Same last as the Minumus -Stickier rubber and deeper lugs than the 101s -upper that should be more...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 03, 5:34pm

Re: .003.
Agreed. I made pretty much exactly what you describe (caldera like cone with holes for stakes to support Fosters can) and have used it for probably 50 nights with no problems.

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium for windscreen, pot support.
August 03, 2:28pm

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