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All Forum Posts by Eric Fredricksen

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Betrayed by Leukotape
Backpacking in hot weather (85F, up high) earlier this week, I started to get a minor hot spot on my heel, so I put on a 2 or 3 inch strip of Leukotape. But my sock stuck to the tape and yanked it ...

In GEAR » Betrayed by Leukotape
August 19, 2:07pm

Re: Your EARLIEST Digitized Backpacking Photo
Here's one from 1981. My mom even submitted it to the Sierra Club mag & they printed it. A pass somewhere in the Sierras... EDIT: Incidentally, this was my first backpacking trip,...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your EARLIEST Digitized Backpacking Photo
February 15, 4:19pm

Re: Re: Re: re:
You didn't even list any reasons not to. I suspect there aren't any that matter. Have fun. *jealous*

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Should I walk the PCT this year?
February 15, 2:54pm

Ideas? Warmish winter hiking spot
A friend and I are going to meet up for a long weekend to talk some things over between now (mid-Feb) and early March. He wants a break from the current East Coast snowmare, and I'm coming from...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ideas? Warmish winter hiking spot
February 15, 2:35pm

Thanks!
Thanks, folks for the recommendations, specific and general. The book sounds good - apparently out of print but I have a used one on the way.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Suggestions for an overnighter near Seattle?
June 28, 2:31pm

Suggestions for an overnighter near Seattle?
I'm looking to work in an overnighter next week in the Seattle area. I don't really know what's around, or in season, backpacking-wise, so I'm hoping for suggestions. I did Buckhorn...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Suggestions for an overnighter near Seattle?
June 26, 11:05pm

GG Murmur is larger than stated
The Gossamer Gear website lists the Murmur's capacity as 2200 ci, not the 1700 given in the table, making it the largest of the three. ...Unless GG is the one that has it wrong. I have one s...

In Editor's Roundtable » ZPacks Blast 18 Backpack Review
May 26, 8:12pm

Re: Solar charger
Huzefa - Nice panels they have on that site. They say you shouldn't mix different panels and should only put like panels together. I don't really buy that that's your problem, but I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Steripen Adventurer Charger Modification
March 06, 12:03pm

UL cashmere from BPL please?
So how bout it, BPL? Replace the merino with cashmere in your UL skin layers and I'll pay the premium. Should feel better and work better. I wear size L...

In GEAR » Has anybody used Cashmere in the Backcountry?
January 30, 1:04pm

My conclusions....
Thanks everyone for your thoughts. I think I'll probably ditch the 3rd everything & the cord (given there's tie-downs to sacrifice anyway), keep the compass until something lighter ...

In GEAR » Misc survival gear - why do I have these?
January 22, 8:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Fredricksen

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Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Fit is a bit loose around the body for a large, I think; other than that the amount of warmth it provides for so little weight is lovely. (And there I am wearing it in my avatar picture.)

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 07, 1:06pm