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  1. Thread: On the PCT

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    Hi, I am going to complete the PCT in 3 sections...

    Hi, I am going to complete the PCT in 3 sections - the first section in 2013 from Campo to Lone Pine - about 750 miles. Start date April 7, for about 45 days plus or minus. I am assuming no bug...
  2. Sold

    Thanks, all - the tarp has been sold
  3. Yep, it is ounces. Here is the best pic I have...

    Yep, it is ounces. Here is the best pic I have in porch mode
  4. SOLD: Zpack Cuben Tarp - 11X10, with doors

    I have a cuben tarp made by Zpacks (Joe). When I ordered it, I wanted the same size as my WBBB Super Fly 132X120. Since cuben comes in 8.5' widths, he added additional material to meet my specs.
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    SOLD: WBBB Yeti UQ

    For Sale:

    20* 3 season Yeti from WBBB. http://warbonnetoutdoors.com/quilts.php I just got it last Christmas and have never used it, has not been stored compressed. Well, I did put it up to see...
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    Just got back from the JMT a week ago, and would...

    Just got back from the JMT a week ago, and would have had no problem hanging the whole time...but since I was hiking with a ground person, I chose to go the traditional tent method. Kind regret that...
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    I have seen people stake one end of the hammock...

    I have seen people stake one end of the hammock tarp w/ doors directly into the ground, and then use one tall trekking pole at the head end.
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    Thanks for the review, I am considering ordering...

    Thanks for the review, I am considering ordering a Weight Weenie Hammock from them!
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    My cuben tarp is (of course) lighter, and packs...

    My cuben tarp is (of course) lighter, and packs "somewhat" smaller than an equally sized sil nylon
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    Love my wbbb!

    Love my wbbb!
  11. Thread: On the PCT

    by lvnv1212
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    What do you think of using an air pad (neoair...

    What do you think of using an air pad (neoair Xlite) for both the hammock, and the ground when necessary?

    I am planning to hike the southern 1/3 of the PCT next spring - Campo to Lone Pine, and...
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    I have the "new" thermarest neo air XLite, worked...

    I have the "new" thermarest neo air XLite, worked great for my JMT hike!
  13. The hammock was sooo much more comforatable! ...

    The hammock was sooo much more comforatable! Couldn't believe it till I tried it!
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    Not sure if you are still looking, but I have a...

    Not sure if you are still looking, but I have a 3-Season Yeti 20* that I got for last Christmas.

    Has never been used (hung it once to see what it looked like). I had 2 oz extra down added...
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    Bags (or quilts) from zpacks are great! 900 down...

    Bags (or quilts) from zpacks are great! 900 down fill, size customizable, and excellent quality
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    BOTH hammock and tent

    I am considering the following: tarp tent for when there are no trees (above treeline, dessert) AND a hammock for when there are trees. I would characterize my sleep in a hammock as a "9", on the...
  17. Thread: Gear and rain

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    I will also clip the backpack to my support line...

    I will also clip the backpack to my support line if the weather is sketchy
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    The lighter the better! I use zpacks...

    The lighter the better! I use zpacks http://zpacks.com/accessories/stakes.shtml
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    My tarp cost 3X more than my hammock - went with...

    My tarp cost 3X more than my hammock - went with cuben fiber to save weight
  20. Thread: Hanging in PA

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    Also from PA - did the mid state trail last fall....

    Also from PA - did the mid state trail last fall. Hammock worked great! Enjoy your upcoming hikes...
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    Hammocks are awesome!

    Hammocks are awesome!
  22. Not something that I would do, but I enjoyed the...

    Not something that I would do, but I enjoyed the video, thanks for posting!
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    Looked up an ultralight hammock alternative...

    Looked up an ultralight hammock alternative http://www.buttinasling.com/weight-weenie-hammock.html
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    awesome pics!

    awesome pics!
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    Sticky: But...has anyone had the water bottle break...

    But...has anyone had the water bottle break during the night?
  26. Thread: On the PCT

    by lvnv1212
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    Looking forward to hearing about the hammock for...

    Looking forward to hearing about the hammock for the balance of the trail! I see you picked it up in Belden. I am considering the same for next year! Love your journal.
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    Awesome video! I'm still undecided. I have 2...

    Awesome video! I'm still undecided. I have 2 full set-ups, one to hang and one to ground. I'm almost thinking...for 16.5 oz (my tent) I could bring both lol.

    Wait a min...maybe...
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    Hanging on the JMT

    I have read some previous threads that speculated it could be done, but was looking for an update - perhaps someone who actually did the hike with a hammock, and how it turned out...i.e. would you do...
  29. Not worth it

    This was the first hammock i tried. Not worth it at any price. Really.
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    I loved my super fly dimensions, and Joe from...

    I loved my super fly dimensions, and Joe from zpacks did a custom order for me - cuben tarp with same footprint as the SF. Love it!
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    Good place to order tyvek - very reasonable...

    Good place to order tyvek - very reasonable shipping. http://zpacks.com/accessories/tyvek.shtml
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    I'm in

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  33. Thread: Free: Pillows

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    I'm in Thanks

    I'm in

    Thanks
  34. Just ordered tarpkeys and a tarpcross to use on...

    Just ordered tarpkeys and a tarpcross to use on my WBBB - looking forward to simplicity (and at only 2 gr each)
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    Here is a link for something like you are talking...

    Here is a link for something like you are talking about. http://www.trailquest.net/sandals.html Not being DIY, I went with these and really like them...
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    I just ordered one of these from zpacks, along...

    I just ordered one of these from zpacks, along with the chaps http://zpacks.com/accessories/wpb_jacket.shtml
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    My conclusion

    Here are my conclusions for the AT try:

    1) I will hang 90-95% of the time on my thru
    2) I do not find the ccf pads uncomfortable at all
    3) I can use a pad system for less weight than an UQ ...
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    Kel Tec P32

    I used to carry a Kel Tec P32 - only 9 oz (loaded) and stored it on my WBBB shelf. But, after a few trips...well, it was 9 oz. Plus, the caliber was pretty small. No longer carry it.
  39. Super Fly?

    Would you be interested in a WBBB Super Fly (camo)?
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    Well, 2013 is a ways away - but my initial...

    Well, 2013 is a ways away - but my initial planning start date is April 3.
  41. How would rate the convenience factor? I also...

    How would rate the convenience factor? I also have the stock adjustable webbing, and wonder how it can be improved on.
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    Nice Pictures! You will love your new equip!

    Nice Pictures! You will love your new equip!
  43. Thread: Tarp Advise

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    I'm waiting for my new cuben tarp from zpacks! ...

    I'm waiting for my new cuben tarp from zpacks! http://zpacks.com/shelter/hammock_tarps.shtml
  44. Thread: Hammock boat

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    heheh...I want one!

    heheh...I want one!
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    +1 to MrClean.

    +1 to MrClean.
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    I have a super fly and love it, can't go wrong. ...

    I have a super fly and love it, can't go wrong. But, in the name of ounces, I ordered a cuben tarp from zpacks. http://zpacks.com/shelter/hammock_tarps.shtml I added some width as a mod so it is...
  47. Thread: AT-Thru Hike

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    Enjoyed reading about your trip! Can't wait to...

    Enjoyed reading about your trip! Can't wait to begin my own journey!
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    Thanks enyapjr, I totally understand. I can talk...

    Thanks enyapjr, I totally understand. I can talk myself into either a 3/4 UQ option or a 100% pad option. I never tried an UQ, so can't speak to comfort factor - though the pad seems just fine. ...
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    Thanks. Excellent idea.

    Thanks. Excellent idea.
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    TQ vs SB on AT Thru

    I plan to stay away from shelter camping as much as possible, but figure there will be times when a roof will look awful good. So, I was thinking a pad would be my best choice - works in hammock (I...
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