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Yep. That was part of Six Moon's display.
Btw, Piper, I think I've commented on this before, but I really like reading your blog. I had fun at the kick-off and kind of wished I was heading out on the PCT though I know I couldn't...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT kick off party?
April 26, 9:21pm

zzz
Good sleep is so important to me or I get really tired and cranky. There was an article in Backpacker about sleep a few months ago. I wish I knew which issue. It basically said to try and repl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do I get and stay asleep on the trail?
September 21, 1:46am

my bear story
On my recent JMT hike, we camped up the steep incline above Shadow lake (Ten miles north of Red's). We put all of our smelly stuff in the canisters and went to bed cowboy style, without our ta...

In GEAR » Does bear spray work with black bears and what brand?
September 09, 11:09am

Silnylon GG Murmur
I was wondering if anyone had anymore information about the silnylon Murmur. What will it weigh? What color will it be? Will it come in any other size? Thanks

In GEAR » Silnylon GG Murmur
August 29, 3:52pm

vons
I'll try Vons. Thanks!

In GEAR » Scented Trash Compactor Bag
July 31, 3:21pm

costco
Thanks for the input. I'll check around. No costco membership, but I know friends with one. Then I'd be able to get enough pack liners to last my whole life.

In GEAR » Scented Trash Compactor Bag
July 31, 3:09pm

Scented Trash Compactor Bag
In prep for the JMT, I bought some trash compactor bags at Ralphs supermarket to use as pack liners, and they fit perfectly in my G4. No more having to use and keep replacing several garbage bags....

In GEAR » Scented Trash Compactor Bag
July 31, 12:53pm

quilting
I made a down quilt with momentum and I really really prefer the momentum. So I'd advise doing the whole thing in that. It's a much nicer texture for a blanket. I like 1.1 ripstop for pa...

In Make Your Own Gear » first time Quilter
July 31, 3:27am

cool setup
I think you have a nice kit. I tried that REI pack and it wasn't comfortable for me either. You maybe could decrease your cooking/lighting/navigation weight fairly cheaply and easily. Us...

In Gear Lists » pack weight creeping up
July 30, 10:41am

droppers
Much appreciated. I'm packing for the JMT, so I don't think I'll have to be nearly as vigilant about water treatment as I usually am for the San Gabriels/Los Angeles area. I too would...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » minidrop drop size compared w/ Aqua Mira
July 21, 2:09pm

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