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FS: Osprey Stratos 24 Daypack
Howdy, I've got a size medium Stratos 24 in great condition I'd like to sell. It's only been out on a handful of day trips - bagged a couple of Fourteeners with it and some other sho...

In Gear Swap » FS: Osprey Stratos 24 Daypack
June 21, 4:53pm

Gorilla Shoulder Strap Mod
Howdy, So I just got a new Gossamer Gear Gorilla and I love it. It's pretty much the perfect pack...except for the super wide shoulder straps. As countless others have also mentioned, the st...

In Make Your Own Gear » Gorilla Shoulder Strap Mod
June 17, 7:26am

re: tent/MI camping
Howdy, +1 on both the NCT in the Manistee National Forest, the High Country Pathway and the Porkies. I've done the NCT from Newaygo to Mesick and it's all really nice and generally seclu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » best light 4 season tent for summer camping/advise for best ultra rustic camping within 12 hrs of detroit
June 15, 7:59pm

Thanks for the insight fellas...I'll check out that video. I do have it loaded for weekend trip in the photos so perhaps I just need to adjust it more. I'll try lowering the pack on the hip...

In GEAR » Help with OHM Fit
June 15, 5:50pm

Help with OHM Fit
Howdy folks. I just got a new ULA Ohm and, after loading it up and trying it on, I'm wondering if I should've gotten the large torso instead of the medium. Below are some pics (sorry, the q...

In GEAR » Help with OHM Fit
June 15, 4:51pm

Wilson Creek Wilderness - Western NC
Howdy. I'm thinking about doing a night or two in the Wilson Creek Wilderness in the Pisgah National Forest this weekend (June 3-5). I know it's going to be scorching hot outside but there&...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Wilson Creek Wilderness - Western NC
May 31, 6:56pm

re: Pack
Really impressive work. What fabric did you use for the 'inside' of the shoulder straps and hipbelt?

In Make Your Own Gear » My first MYOG full dyneema pack
March 08, 6:59pm

re: Hey there!
James, Thanks for the reply. I've heard about Crowder and definitely want to check it out. If you head out there it would be cool to get a report on the area. Do keep in touch about any trip...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Charlotte Area Hikers?
February 26, 4:35pm

Charlotte Area Hikers?
Howdy. I just moved to Charlotte, NC. I'm hoping to start doing some trips in the spring once I've gotten settled in a bit more. I lived in Asheville a few years ago so I'm somewhat fam...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Charlotte Area Hikers?
February 25, 7:38pm

Triptease & Linelocs
Triptease works great in the linelocs. It also holds knots really well. A taut-line hitch works well for tightening lines if you don't want to add tightening hardware. I've found that this ...

In GEAR » Best cord for tarp
February 02, 5:44pm

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