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Arc
The Arc now carries only a 3 oz weight penalty over th Blast and I can tell you from experience it feels like 5 lbs less on the back. Arc all the way in my opinion.

In GEAR » Pretty please help me pick between the new Zpacks Blast or Arc
June 09, 5:51pm

Gunk
The Zelph flat bottom pot cleans up very easily. Wipe it off after it has cooled a bit and there never is a sticky gunky mess.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ideal SUL cook kit for Foster's Pot?
June 08, 6:39pm

Ideal SUL cook kit for Foster's Pot?
Guys, I've put together what I think is the ideal SUL cook kit for Foster's pots: I thought about ordering a GVP or making a Caldera Clone, but I wanted to be able to roll t...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ideal SUL cook kit for Foster's Pot?
June 08, 5:26pm

Further testing
I did three more boils with this last night. The temperature was warmer than last time, about 75 degrees, and my elevation is about 880 feet (CA central coast.) I measured out two full cups...

In Make Your Own Gear » SUL setup - Zelph flat bottom Foster pot with Snow Leopard clone windscreen
June 08, 4:45pm

Arc
Most of the framed packs I've tried transfer weight to the hip belt vertically, which can cause the belt to sag and slip downward. In my experience the pronounced curve of the Arc frame transf...

In GEAR » Sub - 2lbs lightweight internal frame pack -- need market update
June 08, 3:37pm

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Brian, have you tried the Arc Blast?

In GEAR » Sub - 2lbs lightweight internal frame pack -- need market update
June 08, 2:05pm

Additional side closures
The additional side closures I have in mind are as William described - so you can clip the top buckles to them instead of each other. I think that if the side buckles were on a bit of adjustable ...

In GEAR » Arc Blast
June 08, 1:17pm

Options
Bill, I have one of the first Arc Blasts in tan and rather like it. Some of the new colors look cool but tan would probably still be my first choice. I ordered my Arc with taped seams but have b...

In GEAR » Arc Blast
June 08, 3:24am

Dunking an iphone 4
A couple of years ago my younger brother jumped into a creek on the JMT to keep a thru hiker from washing downstream and killed his iphone 4 dead in the process. There are definitely limits to thei...

In GEAR » Is the Iphone 4s the perfect GPS for the JMT now?
June 07, 11:35pm

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TTT

In Gear Swap » 30 degree 900 fill 19oz sleeping bag - North Face Beeline MAKE A QUILT!
June 07, 7:43am

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