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Re: First/last steps
I would wait until you figure out the rest of your gear before getting a new pack. no sense in getting something that is too big or too small for what you end up with. i have the exos 58 and ...

In GEAR » Steps toward lightening the load
December 30, 1:33pm

Re: Re:garage sale
I didn't know there was one this weekend so i showed up an hour late to see what was up.. it was pretty picked through but i did run into a friend i hadn't seen in a few years so that was ...

In GEAR » Anyone score a killer deal at the REI Garage Sale?
December 30, 12:58pm

Re: Bike Tape?
Bar tape is usually made of foam so it would probably melt. some used to be made of cork but i'm not sure if anyone uses real cork anymore. both will melt/burn if it is left on while i...

In GEAR » IMUSA mug, hot handle, heat shield tape
December 29, 4:47pm

Re: Re: Timex Indiglo
I just use one of the basic Timex ironmans. keep it strapped to my shoulder strap upside down so i can read it on the go.

In GEAR » Let's see a picture of your WATCH thread.
December 29, 7:12am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Dog Saliva
Which is a fine way to hike Piper. People who are against longer miles forget that it is a CHOICE. It's not like because i have only 20lbs in the pack I'm forced to go further. I tend to...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL positive feedback system
December 28, 6:17pm

Re: Apex 2.5
my summer quilt is 2.5 apex with M90 weighs 12oz. it's fine to 50 without extra clothes. if you only draped it over you instead of really snugging things up then it would be fine for hig...

In GEAR » Non-traditional blanket/quilt ideas?
December 28, 12:15pm

Re: Where to start!
Well you don't seem strapped for cash so USPS flat rate box can send any clothes you don't need home :) t shirt baselayer isn't complicated.. just that it dries quickly and isn'...

In Gear Lists » First time hiker going straight for an AT thru hike.
December 26, 9:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Dog Saliva
"** More miles? This seems to be an UL mantra and part of the fast and light mindset. Seven mile days are perfectly acceptable. What's the rush?" sounds more like an accusation. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL positive feedback system
December 26, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Dog Saliva
you haven't read much of Tipi's trolls and disruptions of normal threads have you... he has no interest in UL backpacking or any of it's ideas. hence his list of his objections in ...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL positive feedback system
December 26, 7:21pm

Re: Dog Saliva
ahhh.. Tipi's back to tell us how to hike 4 miles in the Smokies in the dead of winter by himself for a month at a time.. for those who don't know.. Tipi thinks that everyone lives in ...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL positive feedback system
December 26, 5:37pm

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