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Re: Minimi are like slippers
Have you visited toesalad.com and perused the directory? Click on the Directory tab.

In GEAR » NB Minimus vs. Merrell Trail Glove
July 31, 11:31am

revised SUL - HOT EAST 2 Nighter
Revised SUL Gear List For East USA In Summer NC/TN/VA Mountains - Chance Of Thunderstorms Pack - Shelter - Sleeping 6.5 Zpacks Z1 5.7 GG Torso and 1/8 8.9 MLD Pro ponch...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL - HOT EAST 2 Nighter
July 31, 11:21am

Re: re: SUL - HOT EAST 2 Nighter
Thanks for the suggestions. One of my goals is to not buy anything based purely on weight. I do not have a Stealth 18oz quilt, but do have a No Sniveller 20oz. The 2Thirds + Cocoon is 20.1 oz. ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL - HOT EAST 2 Nighter
July 31, 11:04am

Re: Re: SUL - HOT EAST 2 Nighter
SUL Gear List For East USA In Summer NC/TN/VA Mountains - Chance Of Thunderstorms updated in later post

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL - HOT EAST 2 Nighter
July 30, 3:18pm

SUL - HOT EAST 2 Nighter
Suggestions please. Only thing I did not like was my pad was cut too small. I do not want to buy anything for this trip coming up. I plan to do 20 mile days. I will be in hot, humid climate with ch...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL - HOT EAST 2 Nighter
July 30, 7:01am

Re: Re: Re: dog fetcheth
Hence the expression: a dog with a sheet eatin' grin :@) Glad to see the SUL thread. I'm going for it on my next backpacking trip. I've been at 5 lb. Maybe with the help of this n...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » We need a SUL Thread PLEASE
July 30, 4:19am

Re: Re: Re: SUL Pack
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In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL and thru-hikes
July 29, 9:07pm

Re: watching for rocks constantly
>> because I don't want to be watching for rocks constantly Then you don't need minimalist shoes. Keep in mind, they are more like going barefooted than traditional shoes with the ...

In GEAR » NB Minimus vs. Merrell Trail Glove
July 29, 8:55pm

Re: Re: Yosemite - 6 Nights (Late August/Early Sepember)
There is at least one good thing about Yosemite, the furniture!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yosemite - 6 Nights (Late August/Early Sepember)
July 29, 8:44pm

Re: "Minimalist Footwear for Summer Backpacking"
Follow up: Vibram FiveFinger Treks VFF (since April) Merrill Trail Gloves TG (since June) Started off walking with the VFF up to about two hours. Then after a few weeks, started running litt...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Summer Backpacking
July 29, 8:22pm

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am