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Re: Four Pass Loop - 07/11 - 07/14
Nice trip report. So your friend Kodak just let the porcupine sleep in his vestibule half the night? I had no idea porcupines were so fearless of people

In Post-Trip Reports » Four Pass Loop - 07/11 - 07/14
July 31, 8:13am

Re: Re: Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
Take a look at the Big Sky Chinook or Big Sky Revolution tents. I they they are both better choices than the Hubba Hubba NX. My Chinook 2P has a dry setup, does well in wind, and it has an extra 3r...

In GEAR » Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
July 29, 8:08am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Peak Vents on Pyramids
I don't think peak vents on pyramid tarps do very much. They probably can't hurt, but in order to be effective, I think the vent needs to be really big - like a door being opened part-way, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 29, 8:01am

Re: Unbelievable!
I don't think the Storm Doors on ZPacks Hexamids became standard until some time in March 2015 (referencing John Abela's March 14th Facebook post on cottage updates). Not that it matters if...

In Gear Swap » Suggestions for solving a Gear Swap dispute?
July 24, 7:33am

Re: Re: Silpoly 20Dx50D floor material?
Cut out the floor last night and weighed it. Kyle, I must have gotten a little extra, as I now get 1.44-1.45 oz/sq-yd, which I think is pretty good. I did not realize 1.8 oz/sq-yd was the ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silpoly 20Dx50D floor material?
July 22, 8:15am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Update and 100D floor
I've been using 30D silnylon floors for a few years now. I've never gotten a puncture in a sleeping pad when using a floor, until very recently, when I got multiple small punctures on the f...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silpoly 20Dx50D floor material?
July 21, 5:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Silpoly 20Dx50D floor material?
I noticed the new material is in: http://ripstopbytheroll.com/collections/silpoly-pu4000 Listed specs: 1.4 oz/sq yd 4000mm HH I bought some - figured I would try it out for a floor. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silpoly 20Dx50D floor material?
July 20, 11:25am

Re: Re: Re: ULA Circuit as daypack
It'll be fine. I used to own a Circuit - worked well as a daypack.

In GEAR » ULA Circuit as daypack
July 15, 4:39pm

Re: Four Pass Loop (Colorado) – A few questions...
According to the Forest Service website, bear canisters are required in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness: http://tinyurl.com/npr6owo I'll be there a little after Labor Day. I'm ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Four Pass Loop (Colorado) – A few questions...
July 14, 11:40am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Rain and mesh tents, and flies - perplexed by new generation of freestanding tents...
Big Sky makes several freestanding tents that set up dry. My Big Sky Chinook 2P sets up with the fly and inner already attached. As mentioned above, Tarptent also has some freestanding options t...

In GEAR » Rain and mesh tents, and flies - perplexed by new generation of freestanding tents...
July 12, 5:15pm

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