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Re: Katabatic Gear New Years Sale.
Wow...10% off! LOL

In Gear Deals » Katabatic Gear New Years Sale.
January 04, 10:22am

Re: Long torso pack
"Last season I used a 3400 Windrider Tall for JMT thru and it fit perfectly. Carried like a dream. I'm 6'4" with 22.5 torso. This year I'm going with Elemental Horizon Kalais ...

In GEAR » Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
January 01, 5:37pm

Re: cheap
"Maybe I just had bad Flys on all those tents? Maybe I'm delusional?" Not at all but all of those you mention are not silnylon. From what I can see, you are comparing an enclosed ...

In GEAR » MLD Mid Tauntness Cuben vs. Silnylon
January 01, 9:48am

Re: Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
I would get a hold of Dan at Mchale and go for it. Rather than buy all of these other suggestions and turn around and sell them when they don't work, get a Mchale. It will also last much long...

In GEAR » Thru-hiking packs for long torsos
December 28, 8:17am

Re: soaks
Joe, you just need to shake a little harder with silnylon as water beads off silnylon as well - unless you are using crappy seconds that have a very low hydrostatic head. Or wipe it down. It does...

In GEAR » MLD Mid Tauntness Cuben vs. Silnylon
December 27, 5:38pm

Re: cuben
Silnylon soaks up water? As in absorb? Don't think so.

In GEAR » MLD Mid Tauntness Cuben vs. Silnylon
December 27, 2:51pm

Re: 20-day trips
"Sometimes I wonder if the winter hiking forum is on the same site as the rest of the forums..." Tipi is the antithesis of a lightweight backpacker even in the warm summer months so do...

In Winter Hiking » Design THE perfect light winter backpack
December 26, 2:28pm

Re: belt
You can get a wide, much thinner belt that is at least as 'comfy' and lighter. Think Mchale.

In GEAR » Anybody tried the Exped Lightning 45 and 60
December 25, 10:28am

Re: winter pack
"ERGO a big pack is needed." For lightweight backpackers, of which you are not, most can get away with a 40L pack for 3 season treks. 60L is just fine for winter treks for most lightw...

In Winter Hiking » Design THE perfect light winter backpack
December 25, 8:36am

Re: Re: re: re: exped stay
Yes, hardly seems worth the effort. Try a lighter belt - the Exped one is super heavy.

In GEAR » Anybody tried the Exped Lightning 45 and 60
December 25, 8:29am

All Reader Reviews by Dave U

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Lightweight Backpacking and Camping by Ryan Jordan et al.
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In Books and Media
August 27, 1:10pm

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
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In Books and Media
August 27, 1:06pm

Integral Designs eVent Overbag
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In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 13, 11:26pm

GoLite Jam2
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In Backpacks - Frameless
March 13, 11:22pm

TarpTent
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:20pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:17pm

Integral Designs Event Unishelter
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In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
November 06, 10:23pm

Integral Design Hot Socks
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In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 06, 10:16pm

Integral Designs Pertex Windshirt
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In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 05, 8:16am

C and C Outdoors
Tough company to deal with. Most of their stock they drop ship direct from the manufacturer so although you may see something and put it in your cart and order it, it will not be currently available....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 18, 10:01am