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About Me 25 years old. AT 2009, PCT 2011.
StateGA
CountryUSA or S. Korea
My PDF Gear ListPCT 2011

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Re: Footwear
As far as feet go, your trail runners will be ideal for the whole trip. Wet feet can be an issue in the Sierras though, but more because they will get cold, not due to blisters. At least that was o...

In Gear Lists » My PCT 2012 kit list
November 07, 10:51pm

Re: Poor man's UL one or two person tent.
Thats a tough call. If price is the only consideration, there are tons of options. Does he want a full on tent with poles or would a tarp or tarptent be ok? If he can scrape together $125, the SMD ...

In GEAR » Poor man's UL one or two person tent.
November 07, 10:37pm

Re: Advice on 2 Person Tent Design
Looks like the roof may have trouble getting taught with the natural stretch silnylon has. I imagine it could puddle up in rain since the roof angle is so flat. This could be remedied by moving the...

In Make Your Own Gear » Advice on 2 Person Tent Design
November 02, 10:47pm

Re: Cuben/ Silk/ Momentum hybrid S/bag Bivy
I would love to see this put together. I have been toying with a similar idea for quite some time using WPB fabric for areas with pleasant weather as a standalone shelter. A few things you may cons...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben/ Silk/ Momentum hybrid S/bag Bivy
November 01, 6:27pm

Re: question for quilt users who are belly sleepers
It's nice to have some extra length. I'm 6'1" and a medium build and I was very happy to have a long size golite quilt on the PCT. It's also handy to cover the back of your hea...

In GEAR » question for quilt users who are belly sleepers
October 31, 12:03am

Re: After thoughts?
Thanks for the compliments everyone. I'm really excited to get some nights in under it. Jeff, The construction effort went off seamlessly (haha, sewing puns). I may move the vent support ove...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Duomid
October 29, 1:32am

MYOG Duomid
Just got done with the finishing touches on my MYOG Duomid. I am really happy with the end result. 18.5 oz and only $60 in materials. I was looking around for the ideal 1+ person shelter for backpa...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Duomid
October 28, 3:10pm

Re: Re: "Whats the lightest chair?"
http://www.vaude.com/epages/Vaude-de.sf/en_IN/?ObjectPath=/Shops/Vaude/Products/30204/SubProducts/302040100 i got it from my german buddy on the pct. great! not many other thru hikers with a cam...

In GEAR » Whats the lightest chair?
October 13, 8:05pm

Re: MYOG Topbags, Big Agnes, Thermarest, Lightheart + Big Box of Stuff!
Updated the list of things. The new big box of stuff looks tempting!

In Gear Swap » Moving Countries, time to clean the closet- lots of MYOG and altered stuff plus ULA, BA, T-Rest
October 06, 1:02pm

Re: Hammock
Hammock has been bought, but was 9' since I'm a little taller.

In Gear Swap » Moving Countries, time to clean the closet- lots of MYOG and altered stuff plus ULA, BA, T-Rest
October 04, 11:53am

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