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Silcone on rain jacket
The question was whether he could apply seam grip to the jacket, not whether you think it's the right jacket to wear for commuting. I seam sealed some MLD mitts and put a good coating on the...

In GEAR » Seam Grip on eVent jacket shoulders (exterior) to resist backpack abrasion?
October 17, 1:12pm

Alaska Wish List
If you could only visit one range in Alaska, which one would it be? Scenery being high on the priority list. Thanks

In Pre-Trip Planning » Alaska Wish List
October 14, 8:08am

Field Test
Everything was tested in the field. While trying to break the unsupported speed record I didn't exactly have time to do any staged photos. I just used my backyard to take the photos, but the se...

In GEAR » MLD Cuben Poncho Tarp Review
September 10, 11:43pm

MLD Cuben Poncho Tarp Review
Here's a link for a review I did for the MLD cuben poncho tarp I used for my hike along the Colorado Trail last month. http://www.shawnforry.com/Margin_Walker...A_Hikers_Chronicles/Blog/Entr...

In GEAR » MLD Cuben Poncho Tarp Review
September 10, 9:37pm

Alpacka Ninja Paddle
Anybody have any experience with these? Looking for a lightweight paddle for basic flat water raft crossings. Class 1-2 at most. At $95 for a 15oz carbon paddle, it seems like a win-win. Only a 2 p...

In Packrafting » Alpacka Ninja Paddle
September 05, 8:39pm

Insulation
You are correct in thinking that the klymit frame is designed to have your sleeping bag's insulation fill in the voids to boost warmth, but in my experience as long as your body is not touching...

In GEAR » Katabatic/Klymit match up
August 16, 11:43am

Katabatic/Klymit match up
Just thought folks would be interested in little trick I came up with in mating my Katabatic quilt to my Klymit X-Lite pad. The thing I like about this system (besides being lighter) is that the at...

In GEAR » Katabatic/Klymit match up
August 16, 8:47am

Avalanche Pass
Lots of flat areas on top of Avalanche Pass for camping. There is also a small creeklet that flows late June just south of the true pass. It is located about 300-400yds down the trail on the south ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Camping on avalanche pass in Kings?
April 12, 8:59am

Colorado Trail Unsupported Gear List
Luke, Thanks for the insight. Great tip on Erik's mapset! Much lighter than the official CT mapset and it's all inclusive with profiles, data, mileage, etc. I just ordered Erik's gu...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Colorado Trail Unsupported Gear List
March 14, 11:29am

Colorado Trail Unsupported Gear List
Looking for some thoughts and feedback for my tentative gear list for my planned attempt at the unsupported speed record for the Colorado Trail this summer. Some background as to my plan. I am ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Colorado Trail Unsupported Gear List
March 13, 9:38pm

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