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Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
Will be there, and am reserving this space to make future comments ;) Thanks, James

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
August 29, 10:59pm

FS: Lots of titanium goodies!!

In Gear Swap » FS: Lots of titanium goodies!!
August 29, 8:46pm

I too felt a bit underwhelmed by my Catalyst the time I used it. I was more pleased with my Elemental Horizons Kailas pack. I feel it fits better, carries better, and IMHO looks better too (it is a...

In GEAR » Anyone else slightly underwhelmed by ULA packs? [crickets chirping]
August 19, 9:41am

Child's quilt
child's quilt still available Thanks for looking, James

In Gear Swap » FS: HMG pack and tarp, EE quilts
August 19, 8:33am

.75 v .51
I believe you can get MLD gear in .51 if you ask for it.

In GEAR » Cuben Mid Question
August 18, 9:46pm

Re: Greg and Bob
HEET gas line antifreeze in the yellow bottle. That's probably the one I use most, otherwise SLX denatured alcohol, I think you can find this in most paint departments of hardware stores and at...

In GEAR » Heineken plus Caldera cone. How much fuel to boil?
August 18, 9:14pm

Re: Heineken plus Caldera cone. How much fuel to boil?
With the starlyte stoves your pot should maintain the 1 to 1.5 inches from the top of the burner to the bottom of the pot. Since the starlyte is shorter you may need to lower your pot closer to the...

In GEAR » Heineken plus Caldera cone. How much fuel to boil?
August 18, 9:11pm

Re: Standby!
Man, now even I'm interested to see if Ed gets his "house"! I keep checking back to see if the last post says, "I got one!" But not yet, and now I'm crossing my fingers ...

In Gear Swap » WTB- GOLITE Shangri-la 6 or 8
August 18, 8:14pm

Re: Good Points
An oldie but a goodie about tarp camping and different anchoring techniques. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/ditch_your_stakes.html#.UhFPKcu9KSM -James

In GEAR » Rectangular vs Shaped Cuben Tarps
August 18, 4:50pm

Re: YMG VS Zpacks
+1 for what Jeff said. There is a reason the tarp bivy combo is so popular and he nailed the reason for it. As far as shaped v. Flat: you could, in a pinch, fit more people under a flat tarp th...

In GEAR » Rectangular vs Shaped Cuben Tarps
August 18, 4:34pm

All Reader Reviews by James DeGraaf

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Elemental Horizons Kalais
I love this pack and this video describes some of the reasons why.

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 25, 7:18pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Ron at Mountain Laurel Designs puts together some of the best UL equipment made today. I firmly believe this have have fully put my trust (and money) into outstanding products that come from his shop....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 25, 2:07pm