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shelter
a separate tarp that you can pitch when decide to break and eat lunch in the cold 45 F rain will be mucho appreciated. And as said, you will want the buggy protection, and micey protection, un...

In GEAR » Give me your opinions in my shelter
July 03, 8:44pm

edison ferry
My understanding is the VVR ferry is running currently, as their website states, they are running small boats, can take 4 hikers at a time. They run 945 am. A van meets the boat at the other end an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lake Edison Ferry
July 03, 8:30pm

shelter
I would not consider anything but a cuben tarp/inner net combo. Zpacks, SMD, Yama, etc. You do not want a bivy, in the humid east. ESPECIALLY not in cold weather. Read that again. there i...

In GEAR » Give me your opinions in my shelter
July 03, 6:42pm

lithium
"Primary lithium (nonrechargeable) cells and batteries and secondary lithium-ion (rechargeable) cells and batteries are mailable in limited quantities domestically via air or surface transport...

In GEAR » Can I fly with THE SPOT?
July 03, 6:32pm

treated net
in countries with malaria, the CDC only reccomends treated mosquito nets (these go over a bed). You can find plenty online. I bought one for my daughter to use in honduras a few weeks ago. In a r...

In GEAR » Permethrin treated net skirt of a tarp
July 02, 7:30pm

caddy
If you are going to haul a "caddy", you have the wrong pot for YOU. Get a more durable pot, and it will be lighter than the pot/caddy combo.

In GEAR » Where do I get a caddy for a fosters cooking can?
July 01, 8:05pm

water treatment
philmont supplies micropur tablets (ClO2). Thats all that is necessary. So idiot proof, even a 14yr old boy can do it.

In Philmont » Water Management for Dry Camps
July 01, 8:03pm

deet
A pump with a thin liquid can leak very easily. I prefer 3m Ultrathon because it doesnt leak. I also use only a dab if at all. Treated clothing and headnet is #1 line of defense, hands are about ...

In GEAR » Deet in a pump spray bottle
July 01, 7:51pm

clean up
I dont worry about it on the trail. If I was going to get on a plane, for sure I would either mail myself clean clothes to the end of the trail, or pick up cheapies at Walmart or something. ...

In GEAR » Personal hygene (the naughty spot question)
June 30, 8:00pm

WP
Seems like everyone hitches to LP, so thats my plan as well. I read a trail journal of one hiker who camped at the campground, then stared walking at ~2 am, walked straight to Mcdonalds and got ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Whitney portal campground advice?
June 29, 6:43pm

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