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Re: Tateyama map
Heading back to Snowdonia tonight to finish the last week of my rock scramble course here in the UK now so this may be my only reply until after July 5. If you are going to Tateyama in mid-July ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip to Japan
June 29, 2:13am

Re: Sale
Patagonia.com might have it on sale during their semiannual 50% off sales in Feb-Mar and Aug-Sept. In the meantime, I suggest calling their Outlet stores. I seem to recall their Freeport, Maine sto...

In GEAR » Patagonia M10 Jacket returning for Spring '13
June 22, 2:26am

Re: Re: Cutting down a Large Xlite?
I say why take the risk and lose the LIFETIME warranty and destroy the resale value when you have OEM alternatives, like new improved Thermarest Trekker Torso length (pistachio color) and the Klymi...

In GEAR » Torso vs. full length pad
June 20, 1:11am

Re: pasta pot - small
Yes, the small size is the one to get. The lid fits REALLY tight as mentioned. Very popular with UL hikers in Japan but doesn't get much traction on this forum.

In GEAR » Evernew Titanium Pasta Pot
June 19, 2:23pm

Re: Japan
The huts in these areas are all staffed and prices, usually ~JPY8,000, will include dinner and breakfast and a futon in a shared room. The huts can be huge too, holding over 300 persons in the case...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip to Japan
June 17, 1:37am

Re: Re: Re: Fuji
Not really. Summer weather patterns favor hiking closer to the Sea of Japan side of Honshu with foul weather more common and violent on the Pacific side. You will also want to get into the high alp...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip to Japan
June 16, 12:50am

Re: Re: Canister Stove - Snow Peak Giga Power GS-100 or Litemax GS-120 (Kovea Supalite)?
I have both without the igniters. I think I like the Litemax better, especially if I am just boiling water. The adjustable pivot tri-stand is brilliant and matches up perfectly with the large and s...

In GEAR » Canister Stove - Snow Peak Giga Power GS-100 or Litemax GS-120 (Kovea Supalite)?
June 14, 1:36am

Re: Fuji
the time to climb Fuji is now. when the official season starts in July you will ass to tail with 1000 others all the way up the mountain. would not wish that experience on my worst enemy!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip to Japan
June 13, 4:10am

Re: re: bowl lifter
Well that is plain kewl Robert. How did you make it?

In GEAR » Anyone use the Snow Peak titanium bowl for a pot?
June 12, 1:17am

Re: Trip to Japan
If you have 3 consecutive days, I'd recommend Tateyama Alpine Route in the North Alps. You can overnight in a relatively nice lodge in Murodo with onsen bath so no gear needed. The climbing is ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip to Japan
June 12, 1:10am

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