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Re: Re: Lightweight Tripod - Yes I said Lightweight Tripod
My friend uses trekking poles and a 3-section carbon fiber pole from SMD (2oz - the one for the Haven) for the TrailPix. It doesn't seem to take long to deploy, but he also doesn't do much ...

In GEAR » Lightweight Tripod - Yes I said Lightweight Tripod
July 02, 2:51pm

Re: Re: The week leading up to a trip.
Fitness tends to be a year-round thing for me (I don't really let myself get "out of shape"), so a couple days before a trip, I mainly just pack, look at maps, and relax. Watch Netfli...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The week leading up to a trip.
July 02, 1:30pm

Re: Lightweight Tripod - Yes I said Lightweight Tripod
My friend got a TrailPix tripod recently: http://www.trail-pix.com/products/universal-trailpix-with-standard-ballhead He likes it for his DSLR. It actually seems to work really well.

In GEAR » Lightweight Tripod - Yes I said Lightweight Tripod
July 02, 1:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
I think it may be cost. And partially weight. And the mindset of users who are interested in such expensive tents. Constructing a well-designed tent with poles can be more complicated than makin...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 02, 7:51am

Re: Making webbing straps for fly-only pitch
Welcome, Paul! I did something similar for a BigAgnes Fly Creek UL2. Scroll down here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=5982...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making webbing straps for fly-only pitch
June 29, 10:41pm

Re: Re: Dog Food
Good point, Bob, I forgot about caloric density My dog's normal kibble (Grandma Mae's) reportedly contains 474 cal/cup. Although they also claim 1 cup weighs 4.5 oz vs my measured 4.0 oz...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dog Food
June 27, 11:23am

Re: Re: Dog Food
So I weighed my dog's normal kibble: approx 4.0 oz/cup The Honest Kitchen dehydrated dog food says 10lbs of food has 40 cups (dry), so also 4oz/cup Based on their feeding recommendations,...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dog Food
June 26, 8:52pm

Re: Re: Dog Food
I once did two back-to-back week-long trips with my dog. I slowly transitioned her over to some super-premium calorie-dense kibble. It saved some weight and bulk (not a lot) and she did well. I nev...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dog Food
June 26, 11:00am

Re: The fabric.
Cool, that looks really good. What's the weight?

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG version of a Unaweep talon
June 19, 8:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: cannot beat the duomid +solo inner.
I suspect the DuoMid might actually feel roomier length-wise than the Hapi (or at least about the same). The Hapi is 2 inches longer, but the DuoMid is about 3 inches taller. Width-wise, the Hapi w...

In GEAR » Wanted: Tent Recommendations for Rain and Wind
June 19, 5:01pm

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