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About Me 25 years old. AT 2009, PCT 2011.
StateGA
CountryUSA or S. Korea
My PDF Gear ListPCT 2011

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Re: Re: Re: Bivy
Yeah, there's no way I could get used to the coffin like bivys most people use. I agree that with a tarp front or side entry would be better. Top entry would be best for AT shelters which m...

In Make Your Own Gear » 5 X 8 tarp
March 03, 10:56pm

Re: Bivy
Fun, I used a MYOG Meteor and a 5x9 tarp for the AT. If you're tall, the extra foot in length is well worth the extra ounce even with a bivy. A few rainy nights it still felt short, but I didn&...

In Make Your Own Gear » 5 X 8 tarp
March 03, 2:54am

Re: How would you rate the thermawrap parka
I love mine. Ive had it for 3 years and use it almost exclusively around town and when hiking. Its still in great shape. 15 would be a good temperature to hike with it, but you can do warmer than ...

In GEAR » How would you rate the thermawrap parka
January 30, 5:10pm

Re: ti pot
you could just make a jim woods super cat stove and have a wider pot. All it takes is a hole punch and a little can. Those seem to have good numbers as far as efficiency goes, and double as a pot ...

In GEAR » cook pot size question
January 27, 7:58am

Re: cook pot size question
I have a 550ml ti cup, a 750 ti bowl (1.6 oz), 1 liter SS pot, walmart aluminum pot, IMUSA mugs (both sizes), 2L aluminum pot all for solo use. Why 2L for solo use? i was really hungry and just wan...

In GEAR » cook pot size question
January 27, 6:44am

Re: Add a layer
I think having a 6 oz CL would be your best bet at the moment. You could double up the quilts if it gets super cold, and then you have all conditions covered. I thought about recommending ripping ...

In GEAR » MYOG Top Quilt Insulation
January 25, 7:29am

Re: Re: Hey everyone,
Looks great to me. I really like the extender option. The biggest thing I like is a choice that is reasonably priced, and much lighter than anything else. I could honestly care less about use a...

In GEAR » "Bearier" bear cannister
January 24, 5:23am

Re: MYOG Top Quilt Insulation
its a rough time for synthetic insulation in the MYOG world. everything good is gone. the climashield OWF inc has isn't as efficient as combat or XP. Ray Jardine switched his kits to something ...

In GEAR » MYOG Top Quilt Insulation
January 24, 5:03am

Re: First AT Thru Draft
hey, I got your PM, but I cant send you one back. you can email me at willspower3 (at) yahoo dot com. I have it in an excel doc you may like at a gear list spreadsheet. it varied a lot depending o...

In Gear Lists » First AT Thru Draft
January 23, 9:21pm

Re: Quilt
Have you used feathertex before? is the '100% down' stuff they sell the 700 fill? Another good deal i found was 800 fill stuff from hammockgear.com for 6.50 an ounce, still twice the price ...

In Gear Lists » New PCT 2011 gear list
January 23, 5:26am

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