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Low tech ways people try to fill the immaginary void
A pet peeve of mine is not so much what a lot of people talk about, and how much people talk while hiking, though I'm often very peevish about those issues as well. The thing that make me extr...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 16, 11:09pm

Re: Leaking takes a while
"I own lots of hiking boots, almost without exception sporting Goretex linings. They have pretty much universally been waterproof for years of hard use" Maybe he missed that big hole n...

July 16, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Sept JMT Gear List
"Grammar police are out, but the spelling police are worse." I think the location of a hyphen may still technically qualify as grammer. Humm, I guess that makes me the grammar police p...

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 16, 5:10pm

Re: X-Lite
FWIW, the crinkly stuff in the inside of the Xlite is space blanket type aluminumized Mylar - discovered this when I shortened mine. So it should get quieter over time, and with every crinkle. I t...

In GEAR » Relenting on NeoAir XLITE
July 16, 5:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Sept JMT Gear List
Grammer police are everywhere. "unzipp-able" then. Or is "unzippable" better. Anyway, since they resemble a body bag I'm keenly interested the the ability to get out.

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 16, 4:52pm

Re: Re: I admit I am a wuss
Personally, unless there is a rock in my back I couldn't be happier sleeping on the ground outside. My main problem is I also love to lie there in the early morning watching the light change an...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
July 16, 4:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Sept JMT Gear List
In my experience the un-zippable ones are far superior to the zippable ones. ;-)

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 16, 4:40pm

Re: Klymit Motion 60
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CNcsJrWNkM Price is nice. It doesn't say if the torso length is variable, but there apparently are two torso sizes for the 60L. If I was going to carry that...

In GEAR » Klymit/Elemental Horizons Motion 60 Pack?
July 16, 4:24pm

Re: RE: Haglöfs wins design award for sleeping bag
"what's the point of stumbling around with your arms bound to your sides inside the warm bag." Maybe hungry Grizzly bears have infiltrated the company's board of directors. ...

In GEAR » "Haglöfs wins design award for sleeping bag"
July 16, 4:12pm

Re: Sept JMT Gear List
Actually, I think bivy sacks might be the perfect solution for you guys. They are warmer, will cut the wind and some spray. With that added layer by itself I think you might be fine with your bag ...

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 16, 4:05pm

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