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I agree with Greg. Good instructions for coating your silnylon floor are here:

In Make Your Own Gear » Integrated groundsheet with tent, What material do you recommend?
February 01, 7:17am

re: Windshirt Question
I love the hood on my Houdini. Despite having used it many, many times, I am always surprised at how much warmer I am with that thin piece of fabric over my head. On a cold, windy morning, the ho...

In GEAR » Windshirt Question
February 01, 6:33am

Silk shirts
I have a couple of never-used WinterSilks short-sleeved shirts, size large. I haven't tried them on, but they don't look especially big to me, and I wear M usually. PM me if you're in...

In Gear Swap » I'd like a few different items
January 28, 2:39pm

Gear list
- The Nanopuff is fine for insulation. All I had on my thru was a MB Thermawrap, and that's less insulation than the Nanopuff. Unless you're planning to spend hours hanging around camp ev...

In Gear Lists » Need help on a PCT gear list
January 27, 7:05pm

re: best 2 person stove system for CDT?
This may not be helpful, but the lightest stove system will probably be 1 pot that you use to cook twice. On the CDT, my wife and I carried a 1.3 L pot and a SuperCat stove. We took turns cooking...

In GEAR » best 2 person stove system for CDT?
January 25, 11:39am

I have some extra Triptease. PM me if the glowire doesn't work out.

In Gear Swap » WTB: 5-10' triptease - anyone have some to spare?
January 23, 1:11pm

Trucker's hitch
I like Skurka's version of the trucker's hitch, too.

In GEAR » Which knots are best for .........
January 21, 6:12am

I'm a bivy user, so no claustrophobia for me. So, you know, maybe people like quilts because they're several ounces lighter than the equivalent temperature rating in a mummy bag? Just maybe?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Claustrophobia, quilt owners’ secret shame?
January 18, 6:21am

The drought is obviously a huge, huge problem. But I think it's way too early to start planning for August based on the weather in January. I did the PCT in 2009. The snowpack was well below ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » CA Drought and 2014 hiking season
January 16, 8:33pm

Side sleeping
I am a restless side sleeper. I use a foam pad, so after about an hour of sleeping on one side, I wake up a bit uncomfortable and have to roll over. This happens 5-10 times a night. I started ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question for fellow side sleepers
January 09, 7:15am

All Reader Reviews by Scott S

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
I used an Exodus FS for my 5-month CDT thru-hike. The pack was, by far, my least favorite piece of gear. What I didn't like: - The pack squeaked loudly and persistently, with almost every ste...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 23, 5:07pm