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    I am built the same way! and for years I didn't...

    I am built the same way! and for years I didn't wear pants because they just didn't fit!! until I found the Mountain Hardware Yuma pant - I LOVE THESE!! they are cut large thru the butt and thighs...
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    I made our quilt, and wrote it up on...

    I made our quilt, and wrote it up on Sectionhiker.com. It is a 2 person down quilt and we are comfortable with it down to 30 degrees. the reason we switched to a quilt was 100% weight savings. our 2...
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    Back again - never did get to the gap the last...

    Back again - never did get to the gap the last time through. Anyway checking to see if anyone has been to kirkridge and whether or not the water is on :)
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    I forgot about that one! no longer in production...

    I forgot about that one! no longer in production I think but saves 8oz over the regular HH. I remember thinking about getting one (my husband loves the HH and its two doors, room and freestanding)...
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    sorry about the additional c&P it wasn't showing...

    sorry about the additional c&P it wasn't showing when I was typing I thought it wasn't coming through - can't edit becasue I am not a contributing member.
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    Official weights from the manufacturers Half...

    Official weights from the manufacturers

    Half Dome 2
    Fly +Footprint = 3lbs 13oz
    average min = 5lbs
    average packaged = 5lbs 8 oz
    Fly / footprint pitch weight3 lbs. 13 oz. Average minimum...
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    The HH drops a 1lbs off his half dome - the point...

    The HH drops a 1lbs off his half dome - the point of his search. which is why it keeps coming up. his initial weights are from websites and are full packaged weights (even though he lists the HD...
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    I have to say - we are considerably lighter...

    I have to say - we are considerably lighter hiking together and sharing gear. Not sure where people get the idea that couples don't save weight. Regardless the one thing we share that seems to be...
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    Oh and obviously these weights reflect leaving...

    Oh and obviously these weights reflect leaving all the bags at home; i.e. tent bag, stake bag, pole bag, etc.
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    FYI my MSR Hubba Hubba with minimum stakes, cut...

    FYI my MSR Hubba Hubba with minimum stakes, cut to length lighter cord tie downs, weighs in at 3lbs 14oz. , 4lbs with the foot print.

    We also own a "Hubba" single man tent, same height as the...
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    I would but we will be out for a while and we...

    I would but we will be out for a while and we wont be able to cache any water. I figure worst case we will camel up in Wind gap at the motel and carry in what we need to get from there to DWG...
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    anyone know if the spigot is still on? I am...

    anyone know if the spigot is still on? I am assuming it wont be - we will be through this area next week. and it would be significantly nicer if there was water there.
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    ditto the extra socks! and waterproof mitten...

    ditto the extra socks! and waterproof mitten shells. We do the same as the OP wear our gloves inside GT OR mitten shells. only take them off if we need to do refined things.

    I also like to have a...
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    I am currently in LOVE with the Mountain Hardwear...

    I am currently in LOVE with the Mountain Hardwear Yuma pants! generous cut through the thigh and but but small enough at the waist and no gapping.


    LOVE THEM!
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    we will be out there at the same time- but north...

    we will be out there at the same time- but north of where you plan to hike. enjoy!
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    thanks everyone, we will be heading to NJ so...

    thanks everyone, we will be heading to NJ so hopefully we don't have too many water issues.

    re-hunting we have our orange and we will be off of PA SGL buy t-day so I am not as concerned.
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    and I always carry maps!

    and I always carry maps!
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    PA 183 North to NJ I have blaze orange Buffs...

    PA 183 North to NJ

    I have blaze orange Buffs for both of us and a vest and in general bright colored clothing. We plan to wear the buffs all the time OR put them over the tops of our packs (the...
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    anyone been out in PA?

    going to be out there soon in the northern half and there has been no activity in the PA room. trail conditions? general comments?
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    stayed at wildcat 10/2/2010 shelter was in good...

    stayed at wildcat 10/2/2010 shelter was in good repair and due to the rain in the region water was NOT a problem!!! Privy isn't well blazed but is in good repair. LOTS of tent sites!

    didnt see...
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    I have left a car in the lot on rt 41 so many...

    I have left a car in the lot on rt 41 so many times, for 3 nights and sometimes even more - never had an issue.
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    there is an ok stealth that I believe meets...

    there is an ok stealth that I believe meets backcountry regulations, just north of the south twin summit, prior to guyot heading North. it is dry but if you pack up water you will be good to go, and...
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    heading through this weekend and with the rain...

    heading through this weekend and with the rain today and tomorrow I think we should be good to go :) thanks everyone!!
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    yep I am seeing that as well and hopefull it will...

    yep I am seeing that as well and hopefull it will be enough to pull through. I haven't hiked that area since 98' but I remember water being an issue!
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    Thanks Carbo! to be more specific I am...

    Thanks Carbo!

    to be more specific I am looking for Waywanda to the Hudson.
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