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Re: Trip Report +Video Kearsarge to Mt Whitney
Thanks Chris, I really enjoyed the 15 minute dose of high country goodness. Good music too.

In Post-Trip Reports » Trip Report +Video Kearsarge to Mt Whitney
October 30, 10:46pm

Re: need suggestions for a trailstar center pole.
How about these: http://www.rutalocura.com/Tent_Poles.html

In GEAR » need suggestions for a trailstar center pole.
October 30, 10:29pm

Re: My old Wool System, Sleep and Pack
This is exactly what explorers used for hundreds of years. Most of us these days are too soft to even try it for a night, let alone use it as our primary backpacking gear. Kudos. Quoting Daniel ...

In Gear Lists » My old Wool System, Sleep and Pack
October 29, 11:31pm

Re: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness

In Post-Trip Reports » Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness
October 27, 12:20pm

Re: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness

In Post-Trip Reports » Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness
October 27, 12:17pm

Re: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness
Thanks everyone for coming! I had a great time meeting new folks and hanging out with old friends. Saturday started out windy with a few small clouds blowing over at high velocity. By 3PM, grau...

In Post-Trip Reports » Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness
October 27, 11:14am

Re: And.....how was the weather?
Kat, it was windy all day Saturday and started snowing/sleeting around 3PM and continued throughout the night. Good times. We found a big tree that provided some shelter underneath and had a nice c...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » One last Sierra trip before the winter: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness, October 25-26th
October 27, 10:54am

Re: Re: 3 Tarps: Choose 1
Kelly, my Hexamid is sewn then taped, no seam sealing required. The seam strength on the Zpacks stuff is as strong as anything else out there on the market right now. If you are worried about stren...

In GEAR » 3 Tarps: Choose 1
October 24, 8:40am

Re: One last Sierra trip before the winter: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness, October 25-26th
So my wife and I are going to leave the Bay Area around 2PM. We'll be at Brightman Flat around 6PM for anyone who is gonna join tomorrow night. I'll bring a big box of firewood to burn. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » One last Sierra trip before the winter: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness, October 25-26th
October 23, 1:00pm

Re: Re: Five Days in Yosemite in October
You're right about the Sawtooths Bill, we went in Twin Lakes and came out Buckeye. The burger is indeed from Jolly Kone, which is probably my favorite post-hike meal. They're like In-N-...

In Post-Trip Reports » Five Days in Yosemite in October
October 22, 10:52am

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

ULA Ohm
The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm