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Re:EE Revelation X 20* quilt - 30% overfill necessary
Tim's quilts are very high quality and he rates them very conservatively, but you need to look at more than just your quilt to determine what temps you will be comfortable in. You said you we...

In GEAR » EE Revelation X 20* quilt - 30% overfill necessary?
July 03, 8:48pm

RE:"Do you always take a rain jacket?"
My rain jacket gets more use than most items in my pack, if it isn't raining I wear it for a bit of extra warmth around camp or as a wind breaker.

In GEAR » Do you always take a rain jacket?
June 25, 8:00pm

RE: "Just Started Dehydrating -- Love It!"
Check out fellow BPL'er Sarah Kirkconnell's site here: http://www.trailcooking.com/ It is full of great recipes and pointers.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Just Started Dehydrating -- Love It!
June 06, 6:41am

Re: SMD Skyscape Scout
I also have a SMD Scout and have been very impressed with its performance in some pretty rough weather, it seems like every trip I have done so far this year has resulted in some pretty gnarly stor...

In GEAR » SMD Skyscape Scout
June 05, 10:29am

Here is a link to something similar to what I use that Ben posted awile back. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=9147 I found...

In GEAR » Filtering Silt and Gunk out before chemical treatment
April 18, 6:03am

RE: "Longsleeve baselayer for hot, summertime use?"
+1 to light LS baselayer in hot weather. In my neck of the woods I find a permethrin treated, light colored thin LS works well against the sun and bugs. I also find these to be more comfortable und...

In GEAR » Longsleeve baselayer for hot, summertime use?
March 15, 12:52pm

Pack under your legs
If your pack is wet put your rain jacket or your pack liner/cover over your pack to keep your sleeping bag from getting damp.

In GEAR » sleeping on 2/3 pad
September 20, 6:46am

I currently have one of SMD's scouts, which is the poly version of the skyscape. I have spent about a week with it on the trail so far, but have yet to experience severe weather so I can't ...

In GEAR » SMD Skyscape user reviews
August 31, 8:58pm

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