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All Forum Posts by George Matthews

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Re: Re: tolerance
As a result of this thread, a committee consisting of representatives of both horse and hiker leadership met and had a serious, intellectual discussion about you know what. There was shouting, cryi...

In Chaff » Do you hate horses too?
August 05, 10:57am

Re: Bags
Dan, Interesting point about pad. When I did go SUL a few years ago, I did not like the pad because I got too greedy. Afterwards, I'd add weight of a comfortable pad. I'm still going ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 04, 2:01pm

Re: Re: SUL and advancing age
I'm getting very close to decade six. Always am inspired by those like you two! I believe that is what keeps me going. Thanks, and continue to blaze those trails for those like me trying ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL and advancing age
August 04, 11:33am

2003 Ryan's SUL List
Pack 15.5 oz Pad 1.9 Poncho-tarp 6.3 Bivy 6.9 Guys .4 Stakes 1.5 (15.1 oz shelter) Bag 15.2 .5 sack (15.7 oz bag) ========================= Pack - Shelter - Sleeping Modifie...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 04, 11:26am

Re: Re: Re: SUL Wt Goals
with Jamie's input... 8 oz Pack 0.50 lb <$100 16 oz Bag 1.00 lb <$200 4 oz Pad 0.25 lb <$50 16 oz Shelt 1.00 lb <$200 44 oz Total 2.75 lb <$550 Cook/Water .5 ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 04, 6:51am

Re: Re: SUL Wt Goals
>#1 are these goals that you should go after or are you wanting to discuss what >goals might be for the general backpacking population that would want to try to get >to sub 5? General l...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 04, 6:40am

Re: Re: Do you use a liner with trail running shoes? And what about sock thickness?
Thin liner is all you need.

In GEAR » Do you use a liner with trail running shoes? And what about sock thickness?
August 03, 12:38pm

SUL Wt Goals
Was thinking about reasonable weight goals to shoot for when putting together SUL. Easy info that'd be good to know the first day you start thinking about going SUL. What do you think? S...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 03, 10:11am

Re: Re: tolerance
I recently ran on a horse trail to take a short cut to get water. Became like a game to avoid the horses hit. Don't know if it was the horses hit fumes or what, but I became a wild horse for a ...

In Chaff » Do you hate horses too?
August 02, 6:15pm

Re: Re: Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
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In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 02, 5:58pm

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am