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Consul and consolation
Yeah, Doug, I agree with you, but when you read his books, like the collection Dean mentions, you don't get the feeling that he was doing it for any public acclaim. By all accounts, he was ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » "A return to the daring days of when people just 'did stuff'."
August 26, 10:49pm

Tilman
This brings to mind the great mountaineer/explorer/yachtsman H. W. Tilman, who in 1933, having finished his work in East Africa, decided to return to the UK. He bought an old bicycle, and witho...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » "A return to the daring days of when people just 'did stuff'."
August 25, 9:28pm

Beat me to the punch.
Ha, I have been intending to do the same for my Khufu, and to that end bought the Nano 1 (in black). But I had intended to extend the line from the peak of the Mid to the apex of the nano down to t...

In GEAR » Sea To Summit Nano 1 bug shelter in an MLD Duomid
August 25, 9:17pm

s/f
Peace, bro.

In GEAR » HMG UltaMid 2 first impression and pics
August 21, 9:49pm

Flaps up!
Dan, You might well be right. My opinions are colored somewhat by some of the radical buildings appearing here (Seoul), with free-form geometries and very organic shapes - generally museums a...

In GEAR » HMG UltaMid 2 first impression and pics
August 21, 5:44am

No need to get into a flap... wisdom tech
I don't agree the rain flap is a crude solution - the area of velcro is quite small, but the key fact is not that velcro is used, but that some means is used to approximately hold the flap down...

In GEAR » HMG UltaMid 2 first impression and pics
August 20, 9:05pm

John - length and material
I use the carbon fiber DPTE with my Lotus Khufu, currently with carbon fiber Cascade Mountain Tech poles from Costco. DPTE, poles and pyramid work well together, and the extra space freed up is a d...

In GEAR » Locus Gear DPTE
August 11, 4:21am

Definitive identification
Clearly mini-sasquatch!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Please help me Identify the culprit of this poo in my bowl outide of my tent
August 09, 7:20pm

Use in its day, and now...
My original Chouinard Expedition Sewing Kit came in mighty handy in Zanskar-Ladakh in 1984, when the shoulder strap on my UltraLight daypack disintegrated, some days from the road-end. I sewed u...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYO Chouinard Expedition Sewing Kit, 0.9 oz and under $10
August 08, 10:00pm

CF plus and minus and PLUS PLUS PLUS
In addition to the weight/strength/waterproofness advantages, CF is in my experience user friendly, nice to the touch and body contact (e.g. I have no problem using a spare CF footprint as a blanke...

In GEAR » I think I want a duomid?
August 01, 12:19am

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