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    I had already ordered the parachute fabric for a...

    I had already ordered the parachute fabric for a slipcover.

    MacEntyre, This isn't all about you.

    The fact is, I am responding and replying and asking questions in this thread because it is...
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    I didn't ask. I suppose I should have asked...

    I didn't ask.

    I suppose I should have asked him for a copy of his post in the forum, as well.

    I guess you didn't notice me being scathingly "ripped" over here, for asking for particulars.

    I...
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    $70 not $45 I was convinced by what Medicine...

    $70
    not $45

    I was convinced by what Medicine Man had said. I read differently in this thread.

    And so, I sent a PM to Medicine Man at White Blaze, because I have seen him over at White Blaze...
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    http://ultralightbackpackingonline.info

    http://ultralightbackpackingonline.info
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    I will say this politely: A Climbers Guide to...

    I will say this politely: A Climbers Guide to Glacier National Park: By Gordon Edwards IS OUT-OF-DATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    If you intend to go in that way, and there is a...

    If you intend to go in that way, and there is a problem, make it an out-and-back hike.

    Then, go in from Two Medicine. The campground there is one of Glacier National Park's best!


    I will add:...
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    That was my PM, this morning. Now, for "the...

    That was my PM, this morning.

    Now, for "the rest of the story".

    Glacier National Park only has three places suitable for "rock climbing" because everywhere else, it is "rotten rock". I began my...
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    my PM: check the thread. Question: I have...

    my PM:

    check the thread.

    Question: I have to know where you are going in?

    On one "old map" there were to campgrounds on a Nyack Creek trail. Another "old map" showing that old trail and two...
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    I have stayed at private campgrounds on Highway...

    I have stayed at private campgrounds on Highway 2.

    I am not familiar with Lower Nyack and Upper Nyack campsites.

    If you are talking about going across the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, up...
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    But what are you in? Clothing? Insulated...

    But what are you in? Clothing? Insulated clothing? Sleeping pad?

    I have a website about lightweight and ultralightweight backpacking, since 2002.

    I'm warm, maybe you are not, is no information...
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    That is my goal. The idea of Summer weather,...

    That is my goal.

    The idea of Summer weather, and, "shoulder season" weather. That is why I joined this thread.

    My idea was IX and Stormcrow Ptarmigan, the Ptarmigan for down to 15 F.

    Is...
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    Did SGT Rock write it up, in the forum? Was it...

    Did SGT Rock write it up, in the forum?

    Was it the 5-in-1 IX quilt? Is that top and bottom? How was it deployed?

    Was he doing his "minimalist test" and he had nothing else: no pad. nothing but...
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    Look at the kilt. Are the pleats sewn down?...

    Look at the kilt.

    Are the pleats sewn down? That reduces the adjustability.

    A traditional kilt is held in place by the belt, folds in place. The traditional kilt could be used as a blanket.
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    DigitalApollo, I don't know about the hammock...

    DigitalApollo,

    I don't know about the hammock hangers, but many, or most, backpackers are into the Leave No Trace ethic. We do not want to cut or chop up the flora or the fauna.

    The ghilli...
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    Three photos of Multicam poncho and tarp. ...

    Three photos of Multicam poncho and tarp.

    http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/3034/opsecinmulticamjpgw560h.jpg

    http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/601/checkthisout.png
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    In your browser, View > Source:

    In your browser, View > Source:

    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
    <html>
    <head>
    <title>Home</title>

    Use Notepad, whatever. SaveAs...
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    Good find. The O.P.S.E.C. poncho is very much...

    Good find.

    The O.P.S.E.C. poncho is very much like my Kelty poncho, years ago. The back of my Kelty poncho rolled up. The Kelty poncho was more lightweight.

    I would like the tarp and the poncho...
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    Old Caledonian, here. I have dressed up, on a...

    Old Caledonian, here. I have dressed up, on a formal occasion.
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    I think, tell Duro if that is a wholesale price...

    I think, tell Duro if that is a wholesale price quote, that is not good enough, not for wholesale and not for the "economic order quantity".

    Talk business.

    If you act like a retail customer,...
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    Petunias? Nevermind. I am not reading this...

    Petunias? Nevermind. I am not reading this thread.

    Kilt? www.sportkilt.com has nice "regimental" hats.
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    You are welcome. I am so happy, what the...

    You are welcome.

    I am so happy, what the ranger said.

    What good news! I want to hammock there.

    My campsite at Many Glacier campground did not have a tent platform. I don't recall, if other...
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    I know in the Lewis and Clark National Forest and...

    I know in the Lewis and Clark National Forest and The Bob Marshall Wilderness tying a rope around a tree is not allowed. Even horses 'high line' must be attached with webbing.

    The National Parks...
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    There are other backpacking forums, survivalists...

    There are other backpacking forums, survivalists boards, an ATV jamboree announcement in my email. BPL has threads for group buys for cuben, event, momentum. There are vendors.

    I have started...
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    I had a "leaker" down bag once, from Marmot. ...

    I had a "leaker" down bag once, from Marmot.

    I complained the down worked thru the fabric, so much, I had down "feathers" on the clothing I slept in.

    Interesting, the Marmot employee sucked on...
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    Kshatriya, 10 lbs, 14 lbs too much weight to...

    Kshatriya,

    10 lbs, 14 lbs too much weight to backpack. Too much volume, too.

    I have camped in The Arizona Strip in Winter. I did not need a zero sleeping bag.

    I camped on San Francisco...
  26. Thread: Cuben Tarps!

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    Subscribed.

    Subscribed.
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    The Insultex looks good! Insultex 1x does not...

    The Insultex looks good!

    Insultex 1x does not appear to be sold as yardage, only as finished products.

    The retailers in Oregon, where I am right now, are sporting goods, and like that.

    How...
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    I had a Bug Cap. I really like it. I also have...

    I had a Bug Cap. I really like it.

    I also have a Bug Net, for use with any hat.

    http://www.swissnorth.com/HORIZON%20Mosquito%20Nets.html

    Each one has elastic to hold it close. No getting in....
  29. good thread!

    I have been concerned about expense.
    I already have nice gear for the mountains and for winter. It isn't easy to work that all out.
    I like to be active or inside my "cocoon".
    I have never been one...
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    Thank you. I feel welcome, now. I have been...

    Thank you.

    I feel welcome, now.

    I have been thinking what to do next, hammock-wise.

    Now, I have a better idea how to proceed.

    As for the answer to the question: How do you hammock under a...
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    introducing myself

    I had a Choinard Pea Pod, years ago, for hanging on a rock face, using pitons and carabiners.

    I also used that hammock under the trampoline of my Hobie 16 sailboat.

    Now, I am older, the new...
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    Warbonnet has grey and olive green. Did you...

    Warbonnet has grey and olive green.

    Did you make your coyote brown hammock? Looks good!
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    Kaia (Dog). Nice dog. Looks like Kaia likes...

    Kaia (Dog). Nice dog. Looks like Kaia likes outings for hammocking.

    I am amazed the rangers "understand" hammocking. I hope I can hammock, then, in Glacier Natonal Park, MT.

    I won't sleep in a...
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    Nice! Jazz and Glacier National Park scenic...

    Nice! Jazz and Glacier National Park scenic beauty in one place!

    My property is next to Glacier National Park, MT. I do not tire of looking at Glacier National Park.

    I don't know how you got...
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    Sticky: Hmm.. does Omni tape snag no-see-um?

    Hmm.. does Omni tape snag no-see-um?
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    In a thread elsewhere, Tim Marshall told me...

    In a thread elsewhere, Tim Marshall told me two-layers 3.7 oz combat, sandwiched in cuben, acting as a vapor-barrier, in a top quilt could be expected to be useable at 20 F.

    He said to have a...
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    Is the Thermarest Haven +20 sleeping bag a dumb...

    Is the Thermarest Haven +20 sleeping bag a dumb idea?

    It could be a top quilt, I suppose.
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    I loved my one-day float trip on the Middle Fork,...

    I loved my one-day float trip on the Middle Fork, Flathead River, Glacier National Park.

    They hire.
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