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Re: sounds like it will work
"Now to convince the wife we need a cuben version..." Simple. You carry the food, she carries the tent. She'll come around :) Of course, this approach has backfired on me (the...

In GEAR » duomid with two people
February 10, 5:22pm

Re: My wife's concerns
Regarding hygiene, absence of a toilet was never a major concern for me, not sure why. It was absence of a SHOWER, with hot running water, that initially gave me pause when deciding whether or not...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best single piece of advice for new UL backpackers? Particularly women?
February 10, 5:17pm

Re: WTB: Down Booties and Mits
Mike, she might also want to consider a plug-in heated foot pad for under the desk. My mom used to use one while sewing.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Down Booties and Mits
February 10, 11:02am

Re: FS: Pillows and seats
PM sent on Montbell.

In Gear Swap » FS: Pillows and seats
February 09, 10:49am

Re: Your first "UL" piece of gear?
I might be forgetting something, but I think it was the Tarptent original Cloudburst in (probably) 2004, at 32 oz. We still have it, though it isn't the go-to tent for most of our trips any more.

In GEAR » Your first "UL" piece of gear?
February 08, 5:22pm

Re: Re: Exped UL
+1 - best backpacking pillow I've tried. I don't normally use a cover, but maybe I'll try something like the Ubertube.

In GEAR » Another pillow thread--high loft pillows for side sleepers
February 06, 10:58am

Re: Holding the value
I don't know, Duane, those stickers weigh a lot! I'd think that would bring the value way down.

In GEAR » 4th Most Popular Size for Bearikade Food Canister
February 03, 9:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Want to dip my toe in the MYOG water...
I have been using a large cone of nylon thread lately; it is cheaper than buying individual spools, and though it was really cheap, it seems not to snag. I had to finagle to get it to fit on the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Want to dip my toe in the MYOG water...
February 03, 7:10pm

Re: Re: Re: 6th Annual Gathering of Gear Geeks 2014: Henry Coe State Park, California
Hey, Tony, the cattle prod was Sharon's idea, not mine! (hmm, note to self: look up cattle prod prices on Amazon...) Yes, after being there for 3 years in a row, I hated to miss the GGG thi...

In Photo Gallery » 6th Annual Gathering of Gear Geeks 2014: Henry Coe State Park, California
February 03, 1:32pm

Re: Re: Want to dip my toe in the MYOG water...
OK, one more possibly silly idea, but I just read an old post where someone was going to try this with a down sweater to make down "swants"... http://westknits.com/index.php/2013/11/sw...

In Make Your Own Gear » Want to dip my toe in the MYOG water...
February 03, 11:33am

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm