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    Iíve had good luck with my gridstop arc haul...

    Iíve had good luck with my gridstop arc haul (2017) and LiteAF Curve 40 (2020). Both are more water resistant than typical Osprey or Gregory packs used with a pack cover. However I use my Zpacks and...
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    I had an Ohm 2.0. Great pack! But for me it was...

    I had an Ohm 2.0. Great pack! But for me it was redundant with my Zpacks Arc Haul. I never liked rain covers so I stuck with my arc haul.

    Ohm vs Arc Haul, focused on Ohm...

    Ohm advantages:
    -...
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    Iím not in the market for a McHale but $1000+ for...

    Iím not in the market for a McHale but $1000+ for a lifetime pack is a lot cheaper than my 20 year history of $250/year in search of the perfect pack! Iím a gear addict. My name is Justin and I have...
  4. Itís easy to talk about mileage but itís not the...

    Itís easy to talk about mileage but itís not the only variable and Iím learning that itís not the most important measurement for me. I have recently learned to pay a lot more attention to elevation...
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    Iím typically a hammock sleeper and keep my shoes...

    Iím typically a hammock sleeper and keep my shoes under my hammock at night. Back in 2014 in the Dolly Sods, I woke up to some animal noises, decided to go take a leak, and couldnít find my shoes. ...
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    Pack has been sold Sent from my iPad using...

    Pack has been sold


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    FS - ULA Ohm 2.0 like new condition

    Purchased spring 2019, used about 6 nights and in ďlike newĒ condition. No tears, stains, modifications, etc.

    Frame size: MEDIUM
    Hip Belt size: MEDIUM
    Roll top (standard)
    Also includes a...
  8. Thread: Camp Shoes

    by globetruck
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    I have imitation crocs and the traction is about...

    I have imitation crocs and the traction is about what youíd expect... fair. Bigger issue for water crossings is that the crocs tend to float up and fall off my feet as I shuffle.

    I ended up going...
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    I wonder if youíd get the same sort of...

    I wonder if youíd get the same sort of self-righteous pushback (TNhiker and others) if you would have omitted the fact that youíre a church group.

    My thoughts - this is an AT forum, trail magic...
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    Latest Guthook review (2/3/20) ďwater flow is...

    Latest Guthook review (2/3/20) ďwater flow is good. Still need a scoop.Ē


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    Step 1 - divide the MH meal into 2 quart sizes...

    Step 1 - divide the MH meal into 2 quart sizes ziploc bags and discard the heavy and bulky foil pouch.

    Step 2 - eat. I make each quart sized bag last a whole meal by combining with a tortilla or...
  12. Best info will be in the notes of Guthook -...

    Best info will be in the notes of Guthook - highly recommend getting the app.

    Iíve done all of this part, but I did it in October which is likely a bit drier than Aug-Sep. The southern part of...
  13. PS. You sure it was The Priest? Thereís blue...

    PS. You sure it was The Priest? Thereís blue blazed trails that bypass Three Ridges just north of The Priest near Maupin Field Shelter. Just north or Rt 56.


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  14. I just looked on a 2016 USGS and a few other maps...

    I just looked on a 2016 USGS and a few other maps but nothing stood out.

    Try looking here:

    https://livingatlas.arcgis.com/topoexplorer/index.html




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  15. Thread: rain kilts

    by globetruck
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    I have an Enlightened Equipment rain wrap. Itís...

    I have an Enlightened Equipment rain wrap. Itís good but I need to sew or glue on a Velcro tab to keep the 2 halves from blowing open in a good wind.

    The kilts are small, light, and easy to put...
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    Iíve had AT&T for years and interestingly Iíve...

    Iíve had AT&T for years and interestingly Iíve been getting weaker signals in cities over the past several years! On average, AT&T has better coverage along the AT in VA and southern PA, followed by...
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    Anyone here have any first hand experience with...

    Anyone here have any first hand experience with either the Curve 40 or 46?


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    https://youtu.be/m7CBi7quRNs I havenít done it...

    https://youtu.be/m7CBi7quRNs

    I havenít done it but itís been on my list for a while. Frozen (Outdoor Adventures) has a pretty thorough vlog on it.


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    Lite AF Curve 46 with load lifters?

    Plenty of reviews of the LiteAF 35 and 40L packs, but so far havenít seen any reviews of the Curve 46 with optional load lifters. Iím curious if theyíre effective at all, since the load lifters are...
  20. Thread: InReach

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    I have the garmin in reach and Iíve been happy...

    I have the garmin in reach and Iíve been happy with it. I generally turn it on in the morning, send a text to my family, then turn it off until a lunch break and do the same. Iíll turn it off again...
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    Love my Arc Haul for year round use to include...

    Love my Arc Haul for year round use to include the occasional bear can (ugh I hate those those things). And ULA makes fine packs.

    It seems that YouTube is filled with great videos of people going...
  22. I hate my Bear Vault 500. Ugh. Sent from my...

    I hate my Bear Vault 500. Ugh.


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    Thanks for thinking of us hammockers! I hope...

    Thanks for thinking of us hammockers!

    I hope this link works:
    Illustration - Hammock Camping: The Basics
    ...
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    x2... Shenandoah might not be the most scenic or...

    x2... Shenandoah might not be the most scenic or challenging section, but itís abundant waysides, camp stores, and availability of food and beverage makes it an overall pleasant hike. And in all...
  25. I love my Arc Haul (bought in 2016 I think) and...

    I love my Arc Haul (bought in 2016 I think) and itís by far my favorite pack. Also love my Duplex (2018 purchase) that only has about a dozen or so trail nights but has been great as well. Zero...
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