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Drying out Exped SynMat UL 7
After 11 days on the trail I notice a little moisture inside the foot of my Exped SynMat UL 7 sleeping pad. The moisture is from blowing it up. Does anyone have any tricks to drying out this moisture?

In GEAR » Drying out Exped SynMat UL 7
July 23, 10:12am

Re: Thanks all -- so these are the options?
How about the Thermarest Neoair Jembe seat? Kind of like the REI stool but without the weight. I have no experience with it. Anyone used it?

In GEAR » Camp Chairs?
July 23, 10:06am

Re: Nalgene vs BYOB (and Bears)
Our ranger instructed us this year to put any bottles used for Gatorade in the bear bag. All other bottles go in the fire pit. Why in the fire pit? I couldn't figure that one out. Most of ou...

In Philmont » Nalgene vs BYOB (and Bears)
July 22, 11:54pm

Re: Solomid/inner tent vs Gatewood cape/net tent
For a solo tent with full protection that use trekking poles, check out: Six Moon Designs Skyscape Trekker or Lunar Solo LightHeart Gear Solo Tarptent Notch Pro: these tents provide full bug ...

In GEAR » Solomid/inner tent vs Gatewood cape/net tent
July 21, 12:29am

Re: Odd numbered crews
Another thing to consider other than tents is food. Philmont will only issue food for even numbers. Each meal is prepackaged in a bag for two people. We had an odd number in our crew and the odd pe...

In Philmont » Odd numbered crews
July 20, 7:39pm

Re: Canisters of Gas
I just returned from Philmont. We used two Jetboil Sumo Ti stoves and only used two 8oz canisters for the entire trek for a crew of 13 using freezer bag cooking. In fact, one canister still has a b...

In Philmont » PHilmont related Questions
July 19, 8:13am

Re: Tarp troubles
We opted for a 10'x14' tarp for our crew of 13. We leave for Philmont today so I can't comment from experience, but from my back of the napkin calculations I couldn't see how we wou...

In Philmont » MYOG- Dinning Tarp Size
July 04, 6:50pm

Re: biners on ground sheet
You can buy the elastic w/cord locks and mitten hooks from Zpacks at the bottom of this page

In Gear Swap » FS: Zpacks Hexamid Solo **Tent** & Zpacks Cuben Solo Ground Sheet
June 20, 10:47pm

Re: Re: Sun hat (sunday afternoon)
The Sport has a 5" neck drape, while the Adventure has a 7.5" neck drape. The neck drape on the Sport has the option to tuck into the hat crown, while the Adventure has a spot of velcro o...

In GEAR » Sun hat
June 20, 10:16am

Tooth of Time Traders supplies/runs the backcountry stores. I called Philmont about sunscreen in the backcountry and they transfered me to Tooth of Time Traders who verified that sunscreen is avail...

June 13, 6:37pm

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