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    Thanks all. I got one in the original box and...

    Thanks all. I got one in the original box and shipping for about fifty dollars and am happy with it.

    Weighs less and holds more than my wife’s canister she bought two years go. Major improvement
  2. Thread: Trowel test

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    Animals don’t eat anything they didn’t forage. ...

    Animals don’t eat anything they didn’t forage.

    Strange how few people who espouse not digging cat holes (not you, but they do exist) never limit their diet that way.
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    Poll: That is really the whole point. If you made a...

    That is really the whole point. If you made a good faith attempt and you missed only the closed parts, youíve technically followed the rules.

    The problem is that unlike a mile or two of fire...
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    I did some searches. Postholer.com was even...

    I did some searches. Postholer.com was even emptier.
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    that makes sense. I’ve not seen them for sale on...

    that makes sense. I’ve not seen them for sale on Whiteblaze or Geartrade, etc.

    I guess people just keep them.
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    Best place to buy a used BearVault BV500?

    Looking towards the PCT and the bear canister requirement.

    Seems like a lot of PCT hikers are likely to never need their bear canister again and that buying them used should be a staple activity....
  7. I have to admit I’ve never been happy with the...

    I have to admit I’ve never been happy with the front entry tents I’ve owned.

    I’ve also come to realize that many “freestanding” tents really are not free standing. That used to matter a lot to...
  8. Fly Creeks used to be the most returned tent at...

    Fly Creeks used to be the most returned tent at our local REI. Great if you don’t mind the entry and fit them. Not so great if you don’t deal well with the front entry or the tent is too small.
    ...
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    Looking for Pros and Cons for PCT in 2021

    June start at Ashland, Oregon, head north to the terminus and then head south from Ashland to Mexico. ​

    Can use all the section permits for Washington.
  10. Thread: Rain pants

    by Ethesis
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    I’ve hiked with a kilt and gaiters. Finally...

    I’ve hiked with a kilt and gaiters.

    Finally switched to the Eastern Mountain Sports rain pants.

    Full length zippers and just a hair lighter. They are packed with my pack and my Packa now.
    ...
  11. WTB Gossamer Gear Air Flow SitLight Camp Seat

    I want the pad, just hoping to get one for less than new. 😄

    Use is to reduce sweat on my back while using a Hyperlight Windrider pack.

    Thanks.
  12. I gave in and watched it. 95% categories rather...

    I gave in and watched it. 95% categories rather than specifics, and no affiliate marketing links. It is very polished, but not the commercial I was expecting. The
  13. And it has well constructed vents. Iíve been...

    And it has well constructed vents. Iíve been impressed looking at it.
  14. i have set up Tiger Walls (2&3p, regular and...

    i have set up Tiger Walls (2&3p, regular and carbon/Dyneema) and we bought the Copper Spur instead.

    The side entry really makes it a huge improvement.

    That said, my wife and I now use a...
  15. is there a text summary of the video? I find...

    is there a text summary of the video? I find videos painful and prefer to read.
  16. I’ve bought this for several years. What I’d...

    I’ve bought this for several years.

    What I’d really like is to buy this in pdf or mobi to put on my phone in kindle.
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    Trail Name. d20 and Happy Direction/Start...

    Trail Name. d20 and Happy
    Direction/Start Location (if other than either terminus). NOBO from Springer. Finishing a flip flop.

    Estimated Start Date March 14
    Approach Trail - yes or no no unless...
  18. For a non DIY tent at low price, look at the...

    For a non DIY tent at low price, look at the Lanshan 2.

    https://www.trailspace.com/gear/3f-gear/lanshan-2/ for some reviews.

    note. Neither the Do It Yourself nor the Lanshan are freestanding. ...
  19. we still have a half dome and as long as you are...

    we still have a half dome and as long as you are looking at less than two weeks or so of backpacking or have two people to split the weight, it isnít bad.

    for extreme lightweight and low cost: ...
  20. Thread: rain kilts

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    I always used mine with rain gaiters. Lighter...

    I always used mine with rain gaiters. Lighter than rain pants and breathes more. I prefer Velcro because it cuts loose rather than tears.

    confession. Iím finally packing rain pants. Will see how...
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    The Vargo looks like it is around $108 on Amazon....

    The Vargo looks like it is around $108 on Amazon. Drop has quit selling them because they can’t get a better discount.

    https://www.amazon.com/Vargo-T-482-Titanium-BOT-HD/dp/B07YRG9XBC
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    If you hadn’t said you were curious I would not...

    If you hadn’t said you were curious I would not have posted the reference link or asked the question.

    Wish you luck.
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    For a benchmark: ...

    For a benchmark:

    https://www.amazon.com/Keith-Titanium-Ti6014-3-Piece-Cook/dp/B00CIH9XQ0

    out of curiosity, what did you pay for it?
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    so. Difficult but not as bad as the Whites. I’ve...

    so. Difficult but not as bad as the Whites. I’ve done the Whites and really appreciate the benchmark.

    thank you.
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    Yes. But you hit all of those before the rocks.

    Yes. But you hit all of those before the rocks.
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