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Yes, it needs to be simple. I need to be able to set it up in a wind storm on river ice with my mitts on at -40 F - while my brain is saying, huh? Ok, here is what I have thought about since my ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 season mod for Hex-3
March 04, 5:51pm

4 season mod for Hex-3
I am looking into the possibility of making a tee-pee like interior or exterior structure for the Golite hex-3 instead of buying a 4 season tent. This will be for a trip in Feb 2013 where we will b...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 season mod for Hex-3
March 02, 8:12am

I am thinking of adding a small, glue-bonded tab on the inside of the mid-panel and center tie-outs. They would be used for hanging light items under the tarp...bug net on bivy, small flashlight (l...

In Make Your Own Gear » no sew 10 X 10 flat tarp
February 26, 5:23am

I think you should be fine. We just got back from an 8 day trip in Canada and we all used flat tarps...many from Oware. Not sure on how to pitch a cat tarp, but we all had fun digging out our shelt...

In Winter Hiking » Tarp camping in the winter with a "dugout"?? thoughts?
February 25, 5:30am

great ideas
Thanks all for the ideas. I have a good place to start now. Dave P.S. I really don't want to be an ice boat :)

In Winter Hiking » self-standing 4 season tent?
February 24, 8:58pm

pm sent
pm sent with a question. Dave

In Gear Swap » FS: Big Agnes String Ridge 4-Season Tent, Used Once
February 24, 11:06am

end of season report
No failures No seam peel No issues Used this tarp on at least one trip per month for the past 6 months. Trip length ranging for 4 days to 8 days. Snow load ranging from dusting to 4 inche...

In Make Your Own Gear » no sew 10 X 10 flat tarp
February 24, 8:31am

Hi Bryce, How did your outing go and how did the stove perform? Dave

In GEAR » Emberlit Ti or Littlbug Jr. for Winter Backpacking (only)
February 24, 7:05am

Well ?
Any recommendations? Short of buying six ice screws at $50 a pop for the tie outs. There will be limited snow cover because of the wind, else I would use my tarp. It needs to be big enough to hold ...

In Winter Hiking » self-standing 4 season tent?
February 24, 5:41am

winter ski/snowshoe hybrid
Need a pair of ski/snowshoe hybrid that can help me pull a winter sled while wearing my mukluks. Still searching. Dave

In GEAR » So What's Tempting You? C'mon, Spit It Out!
February 23, 6:41pm

All Reader Reviews by David Goodyear

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am