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When you get a kit down to 7 lbs and want to get to 6, the ounces dont come cheap. The $100 for a quilt thats 3 oz lighter or so, is actually a bargain. Consider you possible future weight goal...

In GEAR » 30F Bag Comparisons--which to buy? (with spreadsheet!)
March 09, 7:36pm

Not a single thing, and my gear weighed all of 8 lbs. 12 with a generous 4 lb share of crew gear.

In Philmont » I wish I had...
March 09, 6:18pm

Ive got a 1.7 oz gnat and a stainless 2cup cup that weighs 2.16 oz with lid I will have to bring on the JMT this summer for same reason, I cant see any reason to have a 3oz stove when lighter ones...

In GEAR » Recommend me a canister stove.
March 09, 5:55pm

I will be selling one in late April. My 14 yr old son has just about outgrown his, but will use it one more 5 day trip in early-mid April. It looks like new, bought in 2013 and used 12 nights.

In Gear Swap » WTB: ULA Circuit, Medium Torso, Small Hip Belt
March 09, 3:53pm

I have built several trail cameras . Basically, there are control boards you buy, then you hack into certain cameras to connect it to the control board, the whole thing goes in a waterproof case....

In GEAR » Is there a device that triggers camera shutter upon subject movement?
March 09, 3:45pm

it depends on where you hike. Me and my son both have worn UA base 1.0 in low humidity in NM, even in 90F+ temps. In the same top at 70F in the humid SE Appalachians, I got too hot and switched...

In GEAR » Sub-5 oz long sleeve baselayer shirt for 3 season hiking
March 09, 3:36pm

Ive spent more with Joe than I hope my wife ever finds out about. When i read others gear recomendations on forums to people for lightening their packs, Zpacks seems to outnumber all the other...

In GEAR » ZPacks™ Pointy Hat
March 06, 9:51pm

It really depends on your food. How much, how many cal/oz, how did you repackage, etc. Lean heavy on the peanut butter, olive oil, trail mix, reeses cups and you can get 4000 cal in 85 in3.

In GEAR » bear canisters, bv500 overdoing it for the JMT? anybody try to fit one in a Granite Gear Crown VC 60?
March 06, 9:44pm

A little longer, but the grandaddy of them all, the Long Trail in Vermont is about 275, and the Benton Mackaye, is about 300. BMT is much more of a wilderness experience than the AT, you might not ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 150-250 Mile Trails in US?
March 06, 5:52pm

Not an issue.
Keep it in the little black dropper, mix up one days at a time 3ml dropper holds about 3-4 L worth if I recall correctly. You wont have to worry about it losing effectiveness, keep it sealed.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » AquaMira 3 dropper system?
March 06, 5:48pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm