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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

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

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

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

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

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