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mark henley
(flash582) - F
Central Texas SUL weekend on 01/29/2007 08:30:32 MST Print View

This past weekend I did a 5 lb baseweight trip on the Goodwater loop in Georgetown, Texas, about 20 miles north of Austin.

I did the entire loop plus a few sidetrails over two days, Total packweight at the trailhead was 12 lbs 1 oz with 2.5 L of water.

Highs of 65 and lows in the 20's at night, with condensation freezing on the tent wall at night.

Here's some picsGear at the Trailhead At the trailhead.

mark henley
(flash582) - F
SUL trip pics on 01/29/2007 08:32:56 MST Print View

Stealth Site

Stealth Site .... the matted down grass was about 3 inches thick .... slept like a baby

Edited by flash582 on 01/29/2007 08:35:52 MST.

David Stenberg
(dstenberg1) - F

Locale: South
Re: SUL trip pics on 01/29/2007 19:11:40 MST Print View

Thanks for sharing your pictures. I like seeing gear in action. The Gatewood Cape looks great!

Brett .
(Brett1234) - F

Locale: CA
Mark, your gear list? on 01/29/2007 19:36:07 MST Print View

Mark, that really is minimalist; very impressive. Can you post a typical gear list at your profile?

Matthew LaPatka
(gungadin) - M

Locale: Pittsburgh, PA
Gatewood Cape on 01/29/2007 20:06:51 MST Print View

I really have the Gatewood Cape bug. I am going to have to pick one up pretty soon...It looks great.

Thomas Knighton
(Tomcat1066) - F

Locale: Southwest GA
Gatewood Cape on 01/29/2007 21:25:01 MST Print View

Next Friday and I'll have a Gatewood Cape on the way to me! :)

Sorry, but it's just to wonderful a design for me to NOT give it a shot, you know?


mark henley
(flash582) - F
Re: Mark, your gear list? on 01/30/2007 14:44:55 MST Print View

Gear list uploaded to my profile.

Some of my gear, less vest, windshirt, sleeping bag, and bivy

The yellow "water bucket" didn't make it.

Sleeping bag and Bivy not shown

Edited by flash582 on 01/30/2007 15:51:45 MST.