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    Synthetic Stink?

    Thread Starter: ktest

    I'm looking at the Patagonia Nano Puff as a light winter midlayer. However, I worry it'll start to stink if I sweat in it... A four mile hike can leave

    Last Post By: July Today, 00:42 Go to last post

    summer & winter sleeping bags

    Thread Starter: squeezebox

    I'm looking at sleeping bags. What temp range do I need for a late March start? I tend to sleep cold. I know it depends. I was looking at Zpack with

    Last Post By: Praha4 Today, 00:30 Go to last post

    Gear upgrade for Christmas, Sleeping Bag

    Thread Starter: theoilman

    I am a weekend and week long section hiker. My total 3 season pack weight including 5 days food and 2 liters of water is 29 to 30 lbs and with several

    Last Post By: Praha4 Today, 00:29 Go to last post

    FS: Montbell UL Super Spiral Down Hugger #1 ... 15* bag

    Thread Starter: Praha4

    FS: Montbell UL Super Spiral Down Hugger #1 Sleeping Bag, regular size, right hand zip. Includes all original stuff sacks. Backpacker Magazine Editors

    Last Post By: Praha4 Today, 00:28 Go to last post
    Geneva Jenn

    Newbie to AT- thinking of trying Shenandoah in 2015

    Thread Starter: Geneva Jenn

    Starting to plan for my first AT section hike. I have heard Shenandoah is a great place for a beginner to the AT. I hike in Florida, but we are flat

    Last Post By: Ken.davidson Today, 00:23 Go to last post


    Thread Starter: Booshay

    Has anyone used steroids on their thru hike? I'm coming off 4 major surgeries and think I'm gonna need all the help I can get this year. I don't see how

    Last Post By: OCDave Yesterday, 23:37 Go to last post