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    She will only be hiking in to drop off our...

    She will only be hiking in to drop off our daughter. She will be leaving that day. She isnít much of a hiker. Lol.

    I could have her bring a day pack and pack out some small stuff from me; trash,...
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    Itís booked!!! Now I am nervous!! [emoji1787] ...

    Itís booked!!! Now I am nervous!! [emoji1787]

    Iíll start at Sand Point Junction. I got sites at Au Stable, Beaver Creek, and Mosquito River.

    Iíll hike out to Sand Point for pick up by my...
  3. Let talk chairs. Chair Zero or Ground Chair

    Ok ok. Iíve been brain washed! I am going to start backpacking with a chair.

    My gut says to just get the Chair Zero, but everyone I talk to says the little legs sink into soft ground all the...
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    Good idea to get contact info! I never thought of...

    Good idea to get contact info! I never thought of that. Its those little dogs you have to watch, sneaky and fast. Big dogs typically make their intentions clear.

    I protect myself/people I am...
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    Yes, Dyneema fabric is inherently very water...

    Yes, Dyneema fabric is inherently very water resestant. Some will say waterproof, but ive heard it can still wet through. I don't think I would SOLELY relay on it to keep your stuff dry. ESPECIALLY...
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    I agree! but you better be ready to hit the buy...

    I agree! but you better be ready to hit the buy it now button! especially around this site... good deals go very fast..

    as far as gear, gosh... that's like asking what is the best car I can...
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    I just got a pair of Opossum down gloves. Ive...

    I just got a pair of Opossum down gloves. Ive heard good things about their wet performance, haven't tried them out yet. I plan to pair them with good ol' dishwashing type rubber gloves.
  8. I agree, it is border line a sickness cutting...

    I agree, it is border line a sickness cutting weight and gear shopping!

    Very good point about exercising to get stronger. Not enough people recommend that!
  9. Capaline or 100% polyester thermal layer?

    I need to replace some cotton base layers in my gear closet. Iíve been reading a lot about Merino Vs Capaline. Seems like Cap is slightly better. Itís honestly 50/50...

    Anyhow I think Iíve...
  10. Very overwhelmed by summer sleeping blanket options... aaagghhh

    I am on a quest to lighten my base weight, hopefully in an attempt to carry a..... chair! lol. Anyhow looking for a summer, sleep system that is firstly, very packable, second comfortable , 3rd...
  11. Thread: Camp shoes?

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    I used to bring camp shoes... I tried Crocs,...

    I used to bring camp shoes... I tried Crocs, some very basic slippers; I called them prison slippers, water shoes... I gave up.. Every time I would wear them around camp I would slip and fall...
  12. Small hanging tent organizer? Like this...

    Has anyone seen anything like this? I am looking for something simple to toss glasses and headlamp.. things like that. The Marmot Birdhouse weighs 1.4oz

    Maybe MYOG?

    Thanks
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  13. wow! good for her! That will be life changing...

    wow! good for her! That will be life changing for her.
  14. Good point, Ill scratch the liners only... I...

    Good point, Ill scratch the liners only...

    I wonder how that Traveller bag is?
  15. What do you sleep in in warmer temps; around 60*ish

    Ive been rethinking my summer weather sleep system. I have a army surplus woobie/poncho liner. I have no idea what the temperature rating is, doubt it has an official rating. If I had to guess I...
  16. WTB Womens Ether Light XT Long or Expensive SynMat HL MW

    Looking for the two pads

    thanks
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    I stumbled on guac powder near the taco kits in...

    I stumbled on guac powder near the taco kits in the grocery store. they are like $1 compared to the Mountain House type brands high price.
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    Just for giggles I went to recreation.gov to see...

    Just for giggles I went to recreation.gov to see how it the site works. None of the camp sites ive looked at are even listed? Only Twelve Mile, Hurricane River, and Little Beaver are able to be...
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    I have to add another vote for the NU25! It is...

    I have to add another vote for the NU25! It is awesome! I wanted to get a headlamp with red light AND USB rechargeable. the NU25 is about the only option and its under $30! IMO it sets the bar for...
  20. I have a difficult time finding the right sleeping pad, can't get comfortable..

    Thanks everyone for the feedback! I am still in the hunt for the womenís long s2s. Seems to be sold out everywhere. No rush, my season is pretty much over until spring.

    I have a Ridgerest and a...
  21. Yep! But if I had to be Nitpicky its a really...

    Yep! But if I had to be Nitpicky its a really subdued yellow. Itís not quite as loud as I like.

    Lol
  22. Iíll give that a try. I recently started using a...

    Iíll give that a try. I recently started using a Gossamer Gear Gorilla. It uses a removable foam pad for the back ventilation. It also doubles as a sitpad
  23. I ended up getting the redesigned Gorilla in...

    I ended up getting the redesigned Gorilla in yellow!

    Itís awesome. I love the huge mesh pocket.

    It has made me rethink the way I pack.
  24. Very nice. I noticed that too. The womenís is...

    Very nice. I noticed that too.

    The womenís is the same length as the regular xlite i am used to but an additional 5Ē wider!
  25. I have a difficult time finding the right sleeping pad, can't get comfortable..

    I am on a quest to find the most comfortable sleep pad with weight as second consideration.

    I use a Xlite now. I can't seem to get the pressure right. I am a side sleeper, I feel like I either get...
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