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re: NZ Gear List for December
I'll start by saying that I have no experience hiking in NZ, but, I will be going next year as well and hiking on the south island. My gear list is actually really similar to yours. One thing t...

In Gear Lists » NZ Gear List for December
May 30, 2:35pm

speedmid
MLD Speedmid

In GEAR » What is the mid Ryan is using here?
March 31, 5:28pm

re: materials
My dream of a one bag trip is shattered but probably for the better. No need to stress on a 10 hour flight about whether my pack will make it back to me in one piece. I will be taking some sort of...

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 06, 3:30pm

Re: Re: 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
Sumi: That is a good point. It probably just isn't worth risking it to things that are out of my control. However, in general, I am a one bag kinda travel person. This just may be a case where ...

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 05, 3:57pm

Re: 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
Thank you everyone for the great info. I will take a further look into Xpac material since it seems like if I go the custom route this may be a better option than dyneema for my specific needs. ...

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 05, 12:38pm

Re: 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
Yeah, that is my concern. I would hate to have my pack get wrecked but I would also hate to carry around, and purchase, a duffle bag to stash my gear, including my pack, just so it is protected. ...

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 05, 12:08pm

@Mike
Mike: I wasn't aware that airports would bag a checked pack. I haven't had to check a bag when flying for a long time. The bag may take care of US flights, but what about international f...

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 05, 11:33am

50 d Cuben
Jennifer: I have a Zpacks frameless blast pack that I have had for close to a 1000 miles on trail, including 2 JMT thru hikes, and it is in great shape. The majority of the those miles have been in...

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 05, 11:26am

150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
I am in the market for a pack to carry gear while traveling internationally (full backpacking kit, fishing gear, and daily items). I am pretty much settled on the HMG Porter 4400. My question is, d...

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 05, 11:08am

Toaks 1100 mL Pot
I contacted toaks and asked for and received a handless, thin walled, toaks 1100 mL pot. Weighs 3.2 oz on my scale. I don't think toaks ended up making a large batch of these pots so it might n...

In GEAR » Does a bushbuddy fit in a Toaks 850?
January 21, 5:16pm

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