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not a very good one
I should have taken more pics, so I will remember how I did it for next year. Here is the pitch in Jan with not much snow. and if Feb with a dugout. Found that the best for me was ...

In Winter Hiking » Tarp camping in the winter with a "dugout"?? thoughts?
March 16, 4:51pm

pretty normal
That effect is pretty normal. We actually use the furnace of metabolism to dry out articles of clothing and sleep in our boot liners to dry them out on multi-day winter hikes. We push the moisture ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sleeping bag condensation w/ Pictures
March 06, 5:45am

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

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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