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All Forum Posts by Richard Gless

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Camping to close for comfort
I typically I try to camp as far away from people as possible. I carry a 1 L water bottle and a 2L platypus so I can tank up with water and camp a ways away from water sources which helps a lot. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Camping to close for comfort
June 23, 1:56pm

Yosemite: Conness Canyon XC to Roosevelt Lake
Paul, I've looked at this trip for years, but never gotten around to doing it. Really pretty country and beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing. Richard

In Post-Trip Reports » Yosemite: Conness Canyon XC to Roosevelt Lake
June 22, 4:42pm

Carried by the wind
Yes, it was very windy. We were going through a notch in the ridge to go south from Elizabeth Lake over to the top of Echo Creek. We thought it might be pollen, but couldn't be sure. Interes...

In Photo Gallery » Carried by the wind
June 11, 10:12pm

Carried by the wind
Saw something similar in Tuolumne Meadows in 2007. Never seen anything like it before or since.

In Photo Gallery » Carried by the wind
June 11, 8:30pm

Where do you donate still-useful backpacking stuff?
I gave all my old traditional backpack gear to local scout groups. They were happy to get it.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where do you donate still-useful backpacking stuff?
June 10, 5:28pm

FS: Z-Packs Arc Blast pack
I'm interested. Email sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Z-Packs Arc Blast pack,
May 17, 9:56am

Net Tent for two?
Six Moons Designs makes a nice two person net tent/tarp combo.

In GEAR » Net Tent for two?
November 27, 11:11am

Guidance requested on 'pairing' sleeping bags
After 30+ years of backpacking with separate and then zip together bags my wife and I got our first two person quilt. After the first night we knew we'd never go back to bags. The quilt weigh...

In GEAR » Guidance requested on 'pairing' sleeping bags
November 23, 9:15pm

For Sale: Gossamer Gear Mariposa
Any interest in selling the size large pack?

In Gear Swap » For Sale: Gossamer Gear Mariposa
November 21, 10:17pm

That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras
Horses are a preexisting issue and, it's my impression, that for most part as pack station operations close down new ones are not being given licenses. However, they do allow some people who m...

In Post-Trip Reports » That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras
November 08, 9:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Gless

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GoLite Dawn
I'm surprised at the the low rating and comments on the Dawn. I've had mine for 2 years and used it on 10 trips. Mine weighed in at about 15 oz. I use a Ridgerest or Prolite 3 rolled up as a cylind...

In Backpacks - Frameless
December 06, 2:26pm

BPL Ultralight Fishing Rod Case 2"
I guess I have to disagree with the 1 rating. I'd give it more like a 3. I got the 1.5 in diameter tube after using a somewhat heavier tube from work (about 2x, no idea where it was from) that didn'...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 10:22am

MSR Pocket Rocket
I've used my pocket rocket now on two long trips and several short ones. On the long trips I used one 12 oz (gross wt) cannister for 6 days with 3 people and 8 days on another with two people (with s...

In Stoves - Canister
March 08, 10:41pm

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
I've worn my dropstoppers in light rain on my standard local 1000 ft training climb. It was considerble more breathable with much less moisture build up inside that my Marmot Precip jacket. No probl...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 08, 10:23pm