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  • Recent Threads

    Just Tom

    Are tarp campers more likely to get ticks?

    Thread Starter: Just Tom

    Being at ground-zero for Lyme disease, this question has been on my mind lately.

    Does utilizing a tarp setup without a bug net, or with only

    Last Post By: Jim Adams Today, 01:29 Go to last post

    Pennslyvania hiking with Lab

    Thread Starter: CELTIC BUCK

    Planning a practice hike with my 2 yr old neutered Lab Memorial Day weekend have 3 days. Thinking of starting Peter's Mountain and hiking North thru St

    Last Post By: Jim Adams Today, 01:27 Go to last post
    The Splitter

    Insight on pack weight (creature comforts and convenience vs ultralight)

    Thread Starter: The Splitter

    I've been trying to look at ways to cut weight with my pack. Below is currently where I stand as far as gear with some justifications for what I'm carrying

    Last Post By: fastfoxengineering Today, 01:10 Go to last post

    DIY: Two ounce tarp

    Thread Starter: gcobb1990

    I thought you all might be interested in a recent project I took up. I ordered some of ZPacks .34 oz/sqyd cuben fiber and got to working on trying to

    Last Post By: Size12 Today, 01:08 Go to last post

    Modular, light(ish) pack?

    Thread Starter: Size12

    Looking into getting a new pack as my 6yr old pack has a few hipbelt issues no, and weighs around 3-3.5kg empty, so Is a wee bit heavier than Id like.

    Last Post By: Size12 Today, 00:47 Go to last post
    Mother Natures Son

    Dirty Places

    Thread Starter: Mother Natures Son

    What are the dirtiest, filthiest hostels, campgrounds, etc. that should be avoided along the trail?

    Last Post By: Lyle Today, 00:20 Go to last post