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In Gear Swap » FS: Extra gear- bearikade, six moon designs skyscape X, platypus
March 17, 4:18pm

extend
I find extending quilts not to work so well as extending a good (ie WM bag). Part of this is because my WM has a lot more insul around the feet than the rest of the bag, and quilts dont. For inst...

In GEAR » Extending a 30 Degree Bag to the mid to low 20s
March 17, 3:08pm

volume
" At this point, I'd be happy with a base of 15 with a Bearikade weekender or maybe an expedition. I'm freaking horrible at figuring out how much volume food takes up." Go to H...

In Gear Lists » JMT Gear List - Need to lost 3-5lbs
March 16, 6:46pm

stakes
Well, if you have to hammer the stakes in you might do damage. Ive had no problems, I love them. I use 2 of them for my ridgeline only, I use the Ti ones as well and they are great too. When...

In GEAR » Anyone used Ruta Locura carbon stakes?
March 15, 10:27pm

cuben
a small piece of cuben tape makes a permanent repair in seconds. A few have complained of .74 cuben floors being easy to puncture, 1.0 is much tougher. If you want, you could ask Joe for a 1.4 ...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber tent floor and unprepared sites
March 15, 10:23pm

list
do you have a strategy to avoid bear cannister areas?

In Gear Lists » JMT Gear List - Need to lost 3-5lbs
March 12, 8:05pm

compression
I think the compression might have value in long distance backpacking. Even ultra runners dont run a marathon EVERY day. Thru hikers may though (or the equivalent) for days or weeks straight. Ma...

In GEAR » sun/compression sleeves
March 11, 10:34pm

hmmmm
While there is mixed data on the compression as to effecting performance, I dont think it is contested that it helps limit swelling for people on feet all day, which can improve recovery theoretica...

In GEAR » sun/compression sleeves
March 11, 10:13pm

sun/compression sleeves
Wheres the love in the hiking community for arm and leg sun /compression sleeves? Distance runners and cyclers swear by the benefits of leg compression sleeves, reduces soreness, enhances recove...

In GEAR » sun/compression sleeves
March 11, 8:51pm

summer in appalachians.
Ive slept comfortable in my EE 40 in summer, 65 degrees at night ONLY because the footbox opens up, then the quilt is so lightweight, its quite airy and ventillated underneath. The combination o...

In GEAR » North Carolina Quilt System - Input Appreciated
March 09, 9:17pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm