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solo
I prefer solo, but i prefer trips of at least a week, preferably 2-4. Only person i really care to take with me is my son.

In Philosophy & Technique » Solo.
April 07, 2:12am

stove fuel usage
You can do some testing to confirm your fuel usage. When I use my gnat, I have a tight windscreen, and use it on LOW heat so that it takes 7.5 min or so to boil 1.5-2 cups. It does this on less...

In GEAR » Stove fuel usage
April 06, 8:31pm

sub 5 lb -does it really matter?
has not yet mattered enough to me to go below 5.6 lbs. No reason. None. zip. Nada. If you changed SUL to be 4.375 lbs, everyone would try to get to it. Its the SUL claim they care about, not t...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
March 31, 5:21pm

toe blisters
Most womens shoes are pure fashion, terrible for their feet, and can cause foot abnormalities, like hammertoes. You might consider visiting a podiatrist to determine that the foot isnt the problem....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Toe blisters
March 23, 10:41am

cooking
It depends on the size of your crew. We used a 6 qt and a 4 qt. The 6 qt was the bottom from a popcorn popper, it weighed 10 oz. It was plenty big, and cost $3 at goodwill. It also fit inside even ...

In Philmont » Philmont Cooking Technique
March 21, 11:49am

circuit repair
Isnt the bottom double layer? The best way to repair is to sew cuben hybrid patch over it, and apply cuben patch over the inside that covers the whole repair. But, the easiest thing to do, i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Repairing cubeb ULA Circuit
March 21, 11:27am

drought
Tree ring data tell the story. CA is a very dry place.basically desert. The last couple of hundred years were just exceptionally wet. Is a reversion to mean , really a drought?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 21, 11:15am

zpacks external carbon frame
Yes

In GEAR » Is the Zpacks external carbon frame durable for a thru-hike?
March 21, 10:13am

stay
Take the stay out, bend it to match the curve of your lower back, and curl over slightly toward your shoulders at the top. Remember that with the pack heavily laden, its going to sag more. This...

In GEAR » ULA Pack fits strange in the shoulder - thoughts?
March 12, 8:17pm

pack fit
Id say the torso looks too short. You want the shoulderstraps about even with the top of your shoulders, or slightly above. If its shorter, the pack will hang away from your back, and require use ...

In GEAR » ULA Pack fits strange in the shoulder - thoughts?
March 11, 8:03pm

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