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Hi, I enjoyed your report and pix! I will be doing half the trail in 2010 the exact same two weeks you did your thru. I noticed you took a 15* bag but not too many heavy clothes. What sort of ni...

In Post-Trip Reports » John Muir Trail - 2009
December 20, 7:18pm

over bag
I use a 30* montbell down bag with a 35* rei down bag modified as a quilt (zipper and hood removed) down to the twenties. I'll qualify this by saying I sleep cold and can only use the 30* bag d...

In GEAR » Light Bag as a Quilt
December 20, 3:51pm

no lid
Thanks...I'll check the archives. Nope no lid. Just the double drawstring closures...a bit different from my Jam but the fit seems good and I like the little extras. A bit heavy but it might be...

In GEAR » Help identify ULA pack
November 08, 4:22pm

Help identify ULA pack
I picked up this ULA pack over the weekend. I'm not familiar with the older ULA packs. If anyone has an idea of what the model/specs are I'd appreciate it. I can't get it on my postal s...

In GEAR » Help identify ULA pack
November 08, 3:51pm

My food for 4 days in the Smokies
A bit long but I thought some might be interested. I'll post after I return Tuesday if I had any left over or if I was wishing for more... Day 1- 5 miles, 2,800ft. elevation drop- 10.7 ounce...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » My food for 4 days in the Smokies
July 24, 5:13pm

brain lapse
Perhaps reading all the instructions would be a benefit! WooHoo!!! It worked just fine with the code. mj

In Gear Deals » 1 Yr of Backpacker Magazine for $3.99
July 21, 8:45pm

depends on how cold you sleep
Here's what I used fairly comfortably into the upper teens last December. Montbell SS down bag (30 degree) REI Kilo Flash (35 degree) modified to a quilt Smart Wool mid-weight top and bott...

In GEAR » Need opinions on temp rating combos
July 21, 1:32pm

deal's gone....back to $29 bucks!

In Gear Deals » 1 Yr of Backpacker Magazine for $3.99
July 20, 3:30pm

google them
If you google "player's nylon undershirt" you'll find several online sellers. I got mine from they had the best price/shipping cost for me and arrived very qu...

In GEAR » 3.2 oz. $7 shirt
July 20, 3:06pm

3.2 oz. $7 shirt
I just received a couple of "Players" 100% nylon under-shirts that I ordered online. My first concern out of the box was how thin they seemed. My husband said he couldn't really see t...

In GEAR » 3.2 oz. $7 shirt
July 20, 2:49pm

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