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AT
You can plan as much or as little as you want. Advance planning will be a pita though. Winging it works on the AT.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » AT Resupply Options
March 06, 5:45pm

AT
well, I see a few ways to cut weight. Ill be on the AT for about 5 days in NC in mid April with my son, and to check out some gear I plan to use on the JMT this summer. Take only a few page...

In Gear Lists » AT NOBO gear list
March 05, 9:25pm

joes hat
Stands to reason Joe Valesko's name was "Samurai Joe" on the PCT (This pic from Zpacks website)

In GEAR » ZPacks™ Pointy Hat
March 05, 8:30pm

non freestanding
I took a hexamid, had zero issues. I had no problem inserting stakes into ground..... thin, quality Ti stakes. Sometimes you have to try a few spots because of rocks in the ground, but thats com...

In Philmont » Freestanding or Not for Philmont?
March 05, 7:18pm

mesh
the worst problem I had with my mesh floor, was when packing the tent up one morning. It was dry, very dry. Normally I fold the tent lenthwise so that the mesh is on the outside, and the cuben is ...

In Gear Deals » Zpacks Hexamid solo on Ebay - $269
March 03, 8:37pm

foil
Its the stuff at Michaels or Hobby Lobby. Thick soft Al. Much thicker than cooking type foil. the smashed crinkles make it surprisingly rigid.

In Make Your Own Gear » UL lid
March 03, 8:21pm

UL lid
So Ive got a little 2.04 oz stainless ~10cm from a chinese flea market vendor that I needed a lid for. I finally got around to making one and was pleased with how it came out.( None of the normal...

In Make Your Own Gear » UL lid
March 03, 7:58pm

sleep
I eat, and then sleep. If there are others nearby I will socialize for a bit

In Philosophy & Technique » How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
March 03, 6:23pm

file
It would help if it was a file people could access. They have to log into google and request it from you apparently, which is a bit troublesome.

In Gear Lists » JMT gear list
March 03, 5:02pm

not enough
Odd that JacksRBetter and Hammock Gear have reasonable prices still isnt it? I think a 20F quilt 55" wide with 850 water resist down from hammock gear is about $265. Its not the down.

In GEAR » Down more expensive?
March 02, 6:35am

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