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Mld bivy
I can't find a Lite Soul Bivy on the MLD site, only the Superlight with Endurance/Cuben $230, or the Soul with Event/Cuben $335. How does yours fit in? Does it have the bug net and the flexy h...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Grace Solo Cuben - Lite Soul Bivy Cuben - Zpacks Hexamid Solo Cuben
April 15, 1:35pm

Firefly stove
One disadvantage I find with the collapsible stove is that you get sooty fingers assembling it and disassembling it, with the Bushbuddy you don't get dirty at all. Also embers fall out the bott...

In Gear Deals » Lightest collapsible wood burning stove on the planet - the FireFly Stove
April 15, 9:58am

FireFly Stove
I bought a PocketTi earlier this year, but so far have found it too small. I couldn't get 2 cups to boil even after 5 reloads of bone dry wood, and then the stove blew over. Straight afterwards...

In Gear Deals » Lightest collapsible wood burning stove on the planet - the FireFly Stove
April 15, 6:54am

Gaia
Can you use Gaia to download OpenCycleMaps to a phone? I have some thin routes I want to follow that are not on the paper maps but have been uploaded to OpenCycle Maps.

In GEAR » Iphone 4S GPS App - ????
April 03, 2:15am

Polycro protection
I protect my Neoair, and the polycro, from sharp objects by putting a 1/8" Gossamergear foam mat under everything. Must work- never had a leak from a Thermorest mattress.

In Make Your Own Gear » Polycro Bathtub!
April 02, 12:51pm

Polycro Bathtub!
Sorry to time-waste here , but I just had to jump in. For a nation that regularly butchers the English language, eg aluminum for aluminium, acclimated for acclimatised, etc, how can anyone complain...

In Make Your Own Gear » Polycro Bathtub!
April 01, 10:17am

Re Re Alternatives
eg. Terranova Laser Elite 14 ozs fly only, plus pegs, sets up like a Moment, total wind and rain protection.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » tarp, bivy, ground cloth vs. UL tent weight/cost analysis
March 02, 2:15am

Nivea Stove
Here's another one for you, HJ. Have you seen the Utube video of a Nivea stove? It looks really neat, but probably burning a bit hot. Any idea what the black stuff might be in the tin bottom ...

In GEAR » The Ti-Tri Caldera Cone -- The Ultimate Ultralight Stove System?
February 29, 5:13am

Ti.Tri
Ike, what is the diameter of the ev900 pot, ie the diameter of the top of the cone, since the pan not included?

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Tri for Evernew 900 ml pot mug (ECA 267)
February 22, 1:51pm

Half Dome permit
If you have a permit for the whole JMT, they will give you a Half Dome permit without your having to apply separately for it, so no lottery. Pick it up when you get your Wilderness Permit.

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT/JMT NOBO permit Q's
February 20, 1:07am

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