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Re: Re: Arc Blast/Cuben Haters
Nm

In Editor's Roundtable » The Grocery Sack Grows Up: A Genealogy of the Modern Ultralight Backpack
May 26, 9:38am

Re: single use
I have always used a pack cover to great effect. Liners are fine but pack weight can increase significantly if wet. No theory here required. Use what you prefer.

In GEAR » Wet Pack Questions
May 15, 6:00am

Re: quads vs hip
"Even squats are done trying to preferentially recruit the hamstrings and glutes." This has been my experience. Training more with a low bar, wider stance, knees out and to just below...

In Philosophy & Technique » Knees hate me going downhill
May 13, 2:55pm

Re: Knees hate me going downhill
Ian, you have a muscle imbalance. Specifically weak hamstrings. I had the same issue a few years ago. Weighted squats and leg curls.

In Philosophy & Technique » Knees hate me going downhill
May 12, 7:43pm

Re: Re: MLD eVent bivi
Craig, for a smidge more weight, but much larger for a winter bag you could look at the ID eVent Micro Bivy http://www.mec.ca/product/5022-263/integral-designs-event-microbivi-bivy-sack/?q=Bivy ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs eVENT Soul Bivy Review
May 11, 11:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Stretching
"I regard backpacking as just one more physical activity where stretching confers benefits like flexibility and reduction of the likelihood of injury." I don't find ultralight back...

In Editor's Roundtable » Training for Backpacking
May 08, 10:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Stretching
Craig, as I indicated before, stretching increases flexibility. No debate there. What I posted was a quote from Jennifer that indicated that recent studies show that stretching does not preven...

In Editor's Roundtable » Training for Backpacking
May 08, 9:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Stretching
"Just because someone posts something assertively does not mean it is true." Agreed. Jennifer who posts on these forums is a Physical Therapist so I am more intrigued with her perspec...

In Editor's Roundtable » Training for Backpacking
May 08, 8:23pm

Re: Re: Stretching
Jennifer Mitol commented previously that, "As for stretching, another misconception. You do not need to do it. It actually doesn't help you. Stretch before, after, during, don't str...

In Editor's Roundtable » Training for Backpacking
May 08, 5:00pm

Re: Droning On
"Why can't humans be satisfied with nature uninterrupted? Why must we constantly want to add our own fixations, hubris, gadgets, hobbies, past times, and irritants to the outdoor experienc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yosemite prohibits drones
May 08, 10:05am

All Reader Reviews by Dave U

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Lightweight Backpacking and Camping by Ryan Jordan et al.
NM

In Books and Media
August 27, 1:10pm

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
NM

In Books and Media
August 27, 1:06pm

Integral Designs eVent Overbag
NM

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 13, 11:26pm

GoLite Jam2
nm

In Backpacks - Frameless
March 13, 11:22pm

TarpTent
nm

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:20pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
nm

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:17pm

Integral Designs Event Unishelter
nm

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
November 06, 10:23pm

Integral Design Hot Socks
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In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 06, 10:16pm

Integral Designs Pertex Windshirt
nm

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 05, 8:16am

C and C Outdoors
Tough company to deal with. Most of their stock they drop ship direct from the manufacturer so although you may see something and put it in your cart and order it, it will not be currently available....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 18, 10:01am