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All Forum Posts by John Castro-Rappl

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Losing some chaff
Alright, just dropped flint from the list and will toss off the Deuter in a moment. That puts me down to a 1L Platy for water, what else would you guys use? As for a shell... my biggest thing is...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 5:30pm

Tarptent
skyzo, Thanks for all the advice. I'll have to look into that tarptent design, didn't even realize it was out there. I'm glad you approve of the pants, they may be a little heavy but...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 3:19pm

Tarp + Bivouac
Tarp and bivy sounds good if I can find some light ones. The Tarptent I'm looking at is listed at 28.5 oz, so it shouldn't be too hard to find something lighter.

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 1:59pm

Wind/rainshell
Had a Marmot windshell before, but no longer fits. Need to find something to cover that area. I know the list isn't as terrible as it could be, but I also know there are people on here walki...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 1:55pm

Possible kit upgrades
Planned buys: Sleeping bag: GoLite 20 Quilt Wind/Rain shell: DriDuck's Stove: Caldera Keg (H) Fuel bottle: 0.5 L Platypus Utensil: REI Long handled Ti Spoon Light: Photon Freedom Hydra...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 1:41pm

Current gear list (partial)
*Updated* Category Item Specific Item Weight (oz) Shelter Tent Tarptent Contrail 21.1 Stakes Easton stakes (6) 3.2 Floor MYOG Tyvek floor 5 Packing Pack BPL Absaroka Bac...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 1:32pm

College student looking to go light
Hey guys, long time lurker on the forums, figured I'd finally join up and see if I could get some advice on putting together a gear list. A little about me: I'm a college student at App...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 1:18pm

All Reader Reviews by John Castro-Rappl

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BackpackingLight.com
I ordered a backpack, then upon its arrival realized I had made a critical error; my gear was light enough, but too bulky for the bag. I sent the pack back to BPl, then sent them a message a few days ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 3:06pm

Driducks rainsuit
After hearing great thing about DriDucks jackets I decided to get a pack. I took members' sizing advice and purchased a size small (I'm 5'9, 35/35 arms, 40-41 inch chest) and it fit perfec...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 29, 10:08am