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cuben fly
someone posted a diy article here about one they made a couple years ago. It looked great. I wouldnt trust it to just anyone. Since it doenst stretch, if not meticulously made, it could be diss...

In GEAR » Person/Outfit that will make cuben tent fly to replace sil?
April 13, 6:26pm

solo women
"What I don't see very often in the Southeast where I backpack are Solo women---just 4 in the last 15 years of frequent trips out of hundreds of groups and men." My experiences d...

In Philosophy & Technique » Solo.
April 10, 1:49pm

trail work
I did trail work before. One day, I will do it again. I dont want to gather rocks again though.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Work Thread
April 09, 7:54pm

puncture resistance
1 use a 1.0 cuben groundsheet and my raingear and my maps and spare ziplocks if I have a 1/8 ccf with me I use it too. Never had a problem, even camping on cactus needles. Waterproof pa...

In GEAR » Groundsheet puncture resistance
April 09, 7:51pm

I prefer solo, but i prefer trips of at least a week, preferably 2-4. Only person i really care to take with me is my son.

In Philosophy & Technique » Solo.
April 07, 2:12am

stove fuel usage
You can do some testing to confirm your fuel usage. When I use my gnat, I have a tight windscreen, and use it on LOW heat so that it takes 7.5 min or so to boil 1.5-2 cups. It does this on less...

In GEAR » Stove fuel usage
April 06, 8:31pm

sub 5 lb -does it really matter?
has not yet mattered enough to me to go below 5.6 lbs. No reason. None. zip. Nada. If you changed SUL to be 4.375 lbs, everyone would try to get to it. Its the SUL claim they care about, not t...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
March 31, 5:21pm

toe blisters
Most womens shoes are pure fashion, terrible for their feet, and can cause foot abnormalities, like hammertoes. You might consider visiting a podiatrist to determine that the foot isnt the problem....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Toe blisters
March 23, 10:41am

It depends on the size of your crew. We used a 6 qt and a 4 qt. The 6 qt was the bottom from a popcorn popper, it weighed 10 oz. It was plenty big, and cost $3 at goodwill. It also fit inside even ...

In Philmont » Philmont Cooking Technique
March 21, 11:49am

circuit repair
Isnt the bottom double layer? The best way to repair is to sew cuben hybrid patch over it, and apply cuben patch over the inside that covers the whole repair. But, the easiest thing to do, i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Repairing cubeb ULA Circuit
March 21, 11:27am

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm