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Re: UL under insulation
What hammock weighs nearly two pounds that you're taking backpacking? In any case, I've tucked items under my legs, including my pack. This is a good combination with a short length unde...

In Hammocks » UL under insulation
April 05, 8:31am

Re: Re: Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
I can't seem to find any that are less than a pound, all closer to 1.5 which is a 3-season bag weight for me. However, it looks pretty similar to my current ideas: - A thin cotton sheet trim...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
April 04, 9:40pm

Re: muggy
I might pick up a jersey knit cotton top sheet and cut/sew it into a typical quilt shape and give it a whirl in addition to whatever else I come up with, but I also want to pursue this other projec...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
April 04, 1:26pm

Re: Re: Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
I think a two fabric approach would work well. Outer layer a DWR treated 1.1oz nylon or momentum? Not sure of the advantages/disadvantages here. Inner layer a really light fleece, or wicking polyes...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
April 04, 12:22pm

Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
I'm looking at making an ultralight summer quilt/blanket for the Ohio/Kentucky region, which is hot and humid at night. I'd just sleep with my clothes on a pad or in my hammock but I really...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight HOT Summer Quilt Material
April 04, 10:53am

Re: For the hangers: ENO hammock Slap Straps (Slapstraps?) compare
Sounds like it's just a length/width difference? I've never used the ENO Slap Straps, I use two 6' polypro webbing straps from whoopieslings.com (similar available from arrowhead equipm...

In GEAR » For the hangers: ENO hammock Slap Straps (Slapstraps?) compare
April 04, 10:15am

Re: Re: Question for those who are gravity filtering...
I have to agree with Ben. This is the system I use when I have both my gravity filter and hydration bladder.

In GEAR » Question for those who are gravity filtering...
April 01, 2:09pm

Re: Stream crossings with low-rise trail runners
If you change your socks when you make camp and dry your "day socks" out overnight, you should have largely dry socks and shoes in the morning and your feet should be warm and dry for how...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stream crossings with low-rise trail runners
April 01, 2:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Anything from REI?
No sales tax for REI in Ohio... closest REI is 4 hours away for me. Anyways, this is getting off topic. Where's the people telling me that I shouldn't take a lighter because rubbing two ...

In Gear Lists » Solo 3-Season List
April 01, 1:09pm

Re: summer trips
I deal with really muddy trails. I often have to walk through trails that are streams with blazes on the nearby trees. Even with temps below freezing at night I am fine wearing my non-waterproof tr...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stream crossings with low-rise trail runners
April 01, 12:59pm

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