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squeeze
yep I was one of the first to buy one when they came out Played with it with some tap water, shook it out, weighed it. Put it away A few months later, it barely worked at all. Would probabl...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze flow rate timing
July 28, 9:55am

inexpensive
5 gallon mesh paint strainer bag for clothing stuff sack. 0.5 oz, 2 for $3 Rubber bands # 64 Turkey bag as waterproof / smell resistant liner for food bag

In GEAR » What are the most useful inexpensive items you carry?
July 27, 6:47pm

loft
1.5" is about right for 40F Wear warm clothing, puffy, fleece, long johns, etc and sleep on a warm pad and you can push it 10F lower usually. Enclosed shelter adds warmth too. I have ...

In GEAR » 1.5in loft will keep me warm to 35F?
July 25, 7:57pm

packing.
You can put a lot in the mesh pocket. For starters, anything that can get wet. Stove, pot, fuel cannister, tent, raingear, collapsible water containers, etc. It is not supposed to all go inside...

In GEAR » ULA Catalyst packing recommendations
July 25, 7:50pm

urine
is your urine clear at home? Not to be too personal, but mines not. Some foods/medicines, etc can color it too. Yeah, if I drink a lot, so that I pee it all out every 30-60 min, it runs pr...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hydration for Lightweight Backpackers
July 24, 8:40pm

cuben
When I need the room, which isnt too often, I can stuff my 40F quilt into a zpacks medium roll top, and squeeze it down to the size of a cantaloupe by hand. I can actually fit all my clothing in th...

In GEAR » Cuben Fibre compression stuff sacks
July 24, 7:09pm

rain jacket
No. If you want to leave it home to shave weight, you need to shave weight somewhere else until the 6 oz of a rainjacket doesnt matter.

In GEAR » Leaving the rain jacket at home... thoughts
July 24, 7:05pm

pack
There are several light-framed packs in the 1.5-2.5 lb range that work great. You dont need to go frameless, until you want to get below about 6-7 lbs. Too many people do though, buying a Jam...

In Gear Lists » Input on Getting Lighter
July 24, 6:59pm

input
You can do some minor trimming. For instance 9oz is ridiculous for hygiene kit. That could be about 4-5 oz. But the most bang for buck, will be in the pack , followed by tarp , and sleeping ba...

In Gear Lists » Input on Getting Lighter
July 24, 6:27pm

rain
Sometimes rain is nice. I like a light cool drizzle when the weather is hot otherwise. I dont like torrential storms

In GEAR » If it rains do you keep going?
July 23, 6:40pm

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