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Frogg toggs
I used a frogg togg suit my entire AT hike and loved it. It doesn't have many features but the brushed layer on the outside dried way faster and didn't wet out as much. It also easily laste...

In GEAR » Need advice on a rain jacket that will fit my needs for an AT thru hike.
December 26, 9:08am

Re: Stove jack placement in a 9x9 mid
Because the walls of a pyramid slope so much I think you may struggle to put it anywhere bu in the centre of the tent. I've used a pyramid with two foot side walls and we put it off the the lef...

In GEAR » Stove jack placement in a 9x9 mid
December 18, 7:24am

Not really
I've kept my eye out for a while and I haven't found anything worth mentioning. There was a place in calgary that closed shop a few years ago and there are a few places that do repairs in C...

In Make Your Own Gear » Where to buy cuben, sylnylon in Canada
December 16, 11:47am

Cat curves
I noticed I your post that you said that you didn't want to use cat curves because you wanted a good seal with the ground but you don't have to have them along the bottom seam. You should p...

In Make Your Own Gear » Just curious, re: Cubic tech and cuben fiber
December 13, 8:30am

Re: Top fabric choice for bivy
I haven't used nobul2 but I have used nobul1. The website says they are similar. I definitely would consider something different. Nobul1 is whisper thin and has very little water repellency. M9...

In Make Your Own Gear » Top fabric choice for bivy
December 10, 11:49am

Re: First MYOG project
I would definitely suggest you go with a kit for a first try. There can be a lot of small details in making gear that you have to figure out with trial and error when making stuff from scratch and ...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG project
November 24, 9:49am

Does it have the optional stove jack?

In Gear Swap » PIF - Pyramid Tent Rainfly - needs a little TLC
November 03, 6:58pm

I thru-hiked the AT in 2011 so I thought I could add a few thoughts. Your list looks great and I’m sure if you didn’t change a thing you’d be happy and safe. A lot of the comments so far are ...

In Gear Lists » 2014 AT NOBO gear list
October 04, 2:14pm

I went on a canoe trip with a buddy a few years ago. I'd been lightweight backpacking exclusively for a few summers and was amazed by the huge load that the other guys brought. I complained abo...

In GEAR » The most "non lightweight" thing you've seen on the trail
September 15, 11:36am

Re: MYOG quilt help?
I would hesitate to use M50 for both the inner and the outer shells. It is not very breathable and there have been reports from people who have used it as a bivy top that they will get condensation...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG quilt help?
July 08, 7:31am

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