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Zpacks Hexamid Pocket Tarp
@ Bill. What was the main problem with the Hexamid solo in the wind? 1. Wind getting in under the front porch. 2. Pole being blown down due to force of wind from the front. 3. Combination o...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Zpacks Hexamid Pocket Tarp
September 15, 6:55pm

Gossamer Gear Mariposa owners
Received my Mariposa very promptly from GG. It is very nicely put together. The new fabric is great and construction quality has gone up a notch from my older gorilla, which was a bit lacking in ce...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear Mariposa owners
September 14, 7:42pm

Actual measured Mariposa back length - help please
Having now got a medium Mariposa from GG I can confirm that the back length of the old style Gorilla and the new style Mariposa is identical in medium.

In GEAR » Actual measured Mariposa back length - help please
September 14, 6:58pm

My (failed) attempt at a SHR section.
Hope you are able to get to the bottom of this. It is my understanding that dehydration can lead to electrolyte imbalance and can cause a fast / irregular heart beat. Did you have a good sun ha...

In Post-Trip Reports » My (failed) attempt at a SHR section.
September 12, 4:27pm

The most "non lightweight" thing you've seen on the trail
This reminds me of a guy we met on Stewart Island and named the Axe Man. He said he was out for about three weeks and had an 80 L pack. However this was full and he was supplementing it with a canv...

In GEAR » The most "non lightweight" thing you've seen on the trail
September 12, 4:12pm

Paleo backpackers??
Ovaeasy eggs are pretty good. I have had them for breakfast for the last few trips, but am now tending towards a no cook breakfast to get on the move more quickly. I don't go paleo but I am...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Paleo backpackers??
September 10, 2:05am

Long Shot: Toe Sock Durability
My one and only pair of Injinjis (Merino) lasted for one four day hike before I blew a hole in the big toe of one and the elastic at the top went in the other one. It was a wet muddy hike, but I wa...

In GEAR » Long Shot: Toe Sock Durability?
September 09, 11:44pm

Vapor Barrier Liner Advice Desperately Sought
Vince Vaughn was so skinny back then. Apparently people often google a person's name before their first date with them. Hope you will be back on the road soon.

In GEAR » Vapor Barrier Liner Advice Desperately Sought
September 09, 4:25pm

Move to Chan please
Can the moderators move this to Chan please :).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » "nothing will hit us, we will not die, we will not drown, in JESUS name"
September 09, 4:20am

2013 inov-8 Roclite 295s
Apparently the grip on the new models isn't great either. http://www.nielsenbrownoutdoors.com/2013/07/slip-slip-slipping-away-review-of-inov.html I have the last pair of the old style 29...

In GEAR » 2013 inov-8 Roclite 295s
September 08, 12:36am

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Jacks R Better Fast and very helpful
Arrived quickly all the way to New Zealand and looks very well made.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 16, 4:11am