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In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
July 27, 9:31pm

Borah Gear
John is fantastic to work with!! I made the jump last year just before my JMT hike and went with a Yama Cirraform tarp and a Borah Gear Bivy. Cuben floor, side zip, M90. I had so many questions an...

In GEAR » Got a tarp - Need a bivy
July 17, 12:13am

Ti Tri
Sean, I bought and used that exact set up last year on the JMT, Also my first Alcohol set up. It worked wonderfully, and I was able to buy fuel by the oz at MTR without issue.

In GEAR » update on alky stoves on the JMT
July 15, 7:41pm

Borah Gear
I have a Borah Gear Cuben bottom/M90 side zip custom XXlong (I am 6ft5) and wide as I like the room to move around. Awesome Bivy, Super light at just over 6 oz and John is great to work with. He...

In GEAR » Best tarp + bivy setup under $250
June 29, 10:02pm

Multi pack
I used one of these on my last hike. I switched to a smaller Zpacks Zero with the narrow belt and I ran the multi pack a little lower than it sounds like others may. I love it. I was still able ...

In GEAR » Zpacks multi-pack vs belt pockets
June 28, 8:50pm

Esbit
I was a canister stove guy for years, then I found the TD TiTri alcohol system and I was happy. Included in the kit was a gram cracker Esbit system, I was in love. I have been using the LiteTrail...

In Editor's Roundtable » Still My Favorite Cook Kit
June 26, 11:38pm

Re: ursack
Also, as this is "backpacking light", check out Ursack.com. They are approved everywhere except Yosemite. Has something changed recently?

In Gear Swap » WTB bear canister for use in Sierra's
June 26, 11:32pm

3 season shelter
I am 6 ft 5 and I currently have a Solplex, Duplex and a SolomidXL. I have recently parted ways with my Ultamid 2 for the very reason that Jennifer brought up. The smaller foot print of the Solpl...

In GEAR » What is everyone's favorite UL solo, three-season shelter?
June 25, 9:41am

FS: NEW Ruta Locura Cuben Lone Peak and Wifi Stove
Hi All, I bought this in January with great expectations of using it in the Sierra. My reality is that I only have so much time off during the year and I am going to maximize that time during p...

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Ruta Locura Cuben Lone Peak and Wifi Stove
June 06, 11:29pm

Moment
I had this same shelter for almost 2 years and had the same challenge in the same spot. I found that all you have to do is rub off any excess and then reapply the sealer/mineral spirits mix every ...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Cuben Cricket, Tarptent Moment SW, Qiwiz Trowel and Firefly, Etc.
May 21, 1:28pm

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