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Great Article
A combination of bad knees and wanting to drive less has made me seriously think about doing bikepacking lately. So this is an amazingly well timed article for me. It isn't a short ride to the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Bikepacking: An Introduction
May 16, 6:09pm

Compressibility
I'm sure others on this forum have posted about how well the quilt will compress. I don't normally try to compress my quilt too much. I just toss it into the bottom of my pack and let it fi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Beginner quilt project questions
May 11, 6:26am

Synthetic or Down
I haven't worked with down yet, but I have heard it isn't too bad. If you want to make it under 18oz, that is the easiest way. This would take say about 8 to 10 oz of down, depending on the...

In Make Your Own Gear » Beginner quilt project questions
May 10, 7:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Pattern Repository?
I have very rarely been able to reverse engineer from an actual product. I started out in UL making my own gear, so have never really purchased much from any manufacturers. I doubt posting a st...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pattern Repository?
May 07, 11:25am

Re: Pattern Repository?
I am a programmer and agree with the sentiment of wanting a repository like this for patterns. I started a blog this year to keep track of my patterns as I go. I am a little behind, but I have b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pattern Repository?
May 06, 11:47am

Silnylon Shell
So I am putting some thought into a SUL kit for summers here in the SE. My main goal is to keep the cost down and the versatility high. I am thinking that the cheapest tarp would be a 5'x8&...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silnylon Shell
May 04, 3:52pm

Small Tarp
Here's a question for SUL hikers out there. If you were using a small tarp, say 5'x9'. Would you prefer it to be a flat tarp or an A-frame with a cat curve? I was thinking of making ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Small Tarp
May 02, 6:37am

Guests
The house I used to live in was very old. My family owned it since the 1920's, and I loved it. The central heating didn't actually reach the whole house though, so one room I used for frien...

In GEAR » Using your quilt outside of the backcountry
April 28, 6:51am

Re: Materials question, mesh, newbie started pack?
I can't say enough good things about DIY Gear Supply for finding everything you need. In fact, when I made my backpack guide, it hit me that the only thing I didn't purchase from them w...

In Make Your Own Gear » Materials question, mesh, newbie started pack?
April 14, 3:06pm

Trips Thoughts in Georgia
I'm looking for some new trips to do in the north Georgia area. I've got some criteria to go along with trip ideas though. Most of the trips I have done and hear about are either on the SC/...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trips Thoughts in Georgia
April 13, 8:55pm

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