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I didn't know where else to store it. Any suggestions ?

In Gear Lists » BackCountry Trip Planner
January 15, 7:18pm

BackCountry Trip Planner
I have made a trip planner based on Microsoft Office Access. Using forms, you can keep track of all your gear, trail info, hiker info and recipes; then view your info on printable reports. I set t...

In Gear Lists » BackCountry Trip Planner
January 15, 2:19am

5 Hiker Spreadsheet w/ pivot tables
This is an excel spreadsheet, with pivot tables and macros, for up to 5 hikers. All the gear info, including quantity, for all hikers is entered on the master list. Then pivot tables automaticall...

In Gear Lists » 5 Hiker Spreadsheet w/ pivot tables
January 31, 6:14pm

Gear weight calculator HTML
Kinda like but it's only on-line, not stand alone.

In Gear Lists » Gear weight calculator HTML
January 31, 5:47pm

summer sleeping
for summer trips i made a ray-way quilt with the alpine upgrade but only used 1 layer ( instead of 2 ). this is supposed to give a rating of 64'. sleeping in a lite base layer in a bivy, i'...

In GEAR » Summer sleeping... the options?
June 01, 1:25am

Re: Re: hybrid tarp
greg, in the pics, the front is about 4.5' high. i designed the tarp so that when it's pouring rain, i can peg the long sides flush to the ground and still have 3.5' of height at the...

In Make Your Own Gear » hybrid tarp
May 26, 11:54pm

re: sweet piece
thanks scott, there is a small beak on the foot end. as you can see, i measured it wrong and the beak doesn't have enough slope, it's too straight back. it was an easy fix though; i just s...

In Make Your Own Gear » hybrid tarp
May 20, 1:45am

hybrid tarp
11 oz. , 8.5' long by plenty wide. i bogarted some other designs and made a modified flat roof that tapers at the foot. the foot has a small beak that has been modified from the pic to provide ...

In Make Your Own Gear » hybrid tarp
May 20, 1:20am

"NeoAir in a Ptarmigan Bivy"
i have a ti goat bivy, long with netting, 8.1 oz. i use an insulmat max thermo, long, and there is room left at each end. in summer i use a homemade ray-way quilt ( 60 deg, 21.9 oz. ) and in sprin...

In GEAR » NeoAir in a Ptarmigan Bivy
May 20, 12:37am

Re: Re: just finished my Ray-way Quilt
about a week, sewing a few hours each nite after work. i really took my time lining things up and sewing a little at a time. i might try enlarging the footbox to make it a bit roomier and less poin...

In Make Your Own Gear » just finished my Ray-way Quilt
March 24, 8:48pm

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