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     5  ~ 2014 mar 23sleeping bag comparisonSleeping Bag Comparison Matrix - Thru-HikerThru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Distance Hikers
     8  -3 2014 apr 21hiking fuel canistersFlying With Fuels - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Distance Hikers ... impression that you could fly with some fuels like denatured alcohol, Esbit, and butane canisters .
     10  -1 2014 apr 14rip stop fabric ozMomentum 90 20d mini- ripstop - Thru-HikerMomentum 90™ MR is an ultralite downproof mini ripstop finished with a ... NOTE : this fabric has pronounced shiny and dull sides. ... Base Weight : 0.9 oz /yd2.
     11  +2 2014 apr 06nylon stuff sacksMake Your Own Silnylon Stuffsacks - Thru-Hiker: Gear and For this project I am using a piece of sil nylon 26" by 21". This will make a stuff sack 8" in diameter by 16 inches deep. Fold it in half along the 26" length and run  ...
     11  -1 2014 mar 25fabric down jacketWhitney Down Jacket Kit - Thru-HikerProduct ID: XX97 Category:Kits, Fabric , and Materials-Kits ... Whitney Down Jacket Kit: 0.9 oz M90 Fabric - $129.95. M90 is a downproof ultralite fabric with  ...
     13  -1 2014 jul 01lightweight sleeping bag fabric17 oz Down Quilt - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long I made these with $1.00/yard fabric and sewed away. ... The first type of insulation , dead air space, is what is used in sleeping bags and in ... I suggest making the quilt out of two separate colors: a light color on top, and a dark color on bottom.
     14  +5 2014 may 16lightweight backpacking fishing poleThru- Fishing the JMT - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long If you're already a lightweight backpacker , trust your gut and extend your critical eye to fishing gear. Carry a four piece pack rod and leave the heavy case at ...
     14  -7 2014 may 02best hiking ponchoPoncho Tarp - Thru- Hiker : Gear and Resources for Long Distance The road to ultralite hiking is simple: carry the lightest gear possible and carry ... In a good location and properly pitched, a poncho tarp is an adequate primary ...
     15  +1 2014 apr 27bear cannister rentalBear Canister Bias - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long A committee of park officials called the Sierra Interagency Black Bear Group ( SIBBG) are ... There's even a convenient after hours 'drop box' for rental canisters .
     16  +9 2014 apr 22msr pocket rocket stoveMSR Pocket Rocket Tests - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for MSR Pocket Rocket Tests. By Curt Peterson. MSR has long been a major player in the backpacking stove industry. I imagine there isn't a long-time backpacker ...
     16  -2 2014 apr 19msr pocket rocket
     17  +2 2014 may 09food for hikingTrail Foods - Thru- Hiker : Gear and Resources for Long Distance The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Trail Foods . Eating right is an absolute necessity for a thru- hiker . Planning and experience can help you maximize nutrition and ...
     20  -2 2014 mar 29long distance hikingThru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Distance HikersThru-Hiker: The Enthusiast's Choice for Cutting Edge Materials For 13 years Thru -Hiker has been the enthusiast's choice when it comes to cutting edge ultralite ...
     21  -8 2014 may 03folding stove wood burningFolding Wood Burning Pack Stove - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Nimblewill Nomad's Wood Burning Stove . Project prepared by Jeff Walters. The Design: During the latest FTA Conference many of us had a chance to meet with  ...
     23  -2 2014 apr 16double layer nylon hammockThru-Hiker | Momentum HammockI hope this isn't a stupid question, but is Momentum strong enough to make into a hammock ? I currently use a double layer 1.1 ripstop nylon  ...
     23  +78 2014 mar 29windshirt made of tybekThru-Hiker | would trekking poles be helpful to someone with MS?I also played with adding Tyvek to my son's tent and I had a Tyvek wrap/shawl for ... I remember they once had windshirts made of tyvek .
     24  -3 2014 may 06rodent proof containersThru-Hiker | rodent proof containerAnybody have recommendations for a lightweight, inexpensive rodent proof container ? We're anticipating mice and ringtails in the Grand ...
     24  +32 2014 apr 29art loeb trailThru-Hiker | Art Loeb Trail , NCon the Art Loeb trail . We are taking about 13 boys and adults for the trip. Any information on campsites and water would be appreciated.
     24  -17 2014 mar 25water resistant quilt materialSynthetic Quilt Materials - Thru-Hiker2.5 oz Apex Quilt Materials : M90 Fabric - $69.95. M90 is an ultralite fabric ... Note: M90v2 fabric is more water resistant but less breathable than M90v3 fabric .
     26  +64 2014 jun 05titanium hiking gearDebunking Cookware Myths - Thru- Hiker : Gear and Resources for Thru- Hiker : Gear and Resources for Long Distance Hikers ... MSR Titan kettle ( titanium ); MSR Stowaway (stainless steel); Camping Gaz (Bluet) aluminum ...
     27  +74 2014 may 22exact cost to shipShipping Info and Return Policy - Thru-HikerWe do not send an additional confirmation email of your order: your receipt is the ... any excess charge over the exact cost of shipping plus $5USD for handling.
     27  +2 2014 apr 23backpacking weight chartStoveweight vs Time Over 14 Days - Thru-Hiker: Gear and As part of Thru-Hiker's continuing evaluation of backpacking stoves and their objective ... The bar chart shows the cumulative weight of your stove and fuel as a  ...
     29  +16 2014 apr 06light weight rain tarpPoncho Tarp - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Distance Most lightweight hikers have little problem with the former; it only makes sense ... In that and each of the storms the poncho tarp proved to be adequate rain gear ...
     31  +3 2014 may 14hiking water canisterMSR Pocket Rocket Tests - Thru- Hiker : Gear and Resources for MSR has long been a major player in the backpacking stove industry. ... The stove was attached to the canister and the pot with water was placed on the stove .
     32  -5 2014 jul 01best food for backpackingFor a Few Calories More: the Good , Bad, and Ugly of ... - Thru-HikerThe Nutrition Facts panel on every food item sold in the United States is an excellent source of objective information for the backpacker . Compare and contrast ...
     32  +7 2014 jun 05tipi plansThru-Hiker | Tipi PlansHi I have searched the internet far and wide looking for some Tipi Plans , similar to TiGoat, Golit Hex 3, Kifaru. Single center pole Tipi. Does not ...
     32  +69 2014 may 18mice proof bagcontainer? We're anticipating mice and ringtails in the Grand Canyon. ... I have heard that the air bags in cars is the same material as Ursack.
     32  ~ 2014 apr 11pocket rocket stove
     35  +66 2014 may 02tarptent henry shiresThru-Hiker | Henry Shires ' Tarptent zipper questionI am confused on zippers. It looks like the tarptent needs a separating zipper in order to tie the mesh to one side, but the instructions call for a ...
     37  +64 2014 mar 23goose down quiltDown Quilt Kit - Thru-HikerM90 Fabric Down Quilt Materials: 900fp Gray Goose Down - $219.95. Momentum90 is an ultralite fabric with superior performance, weight, and appearance.
     38  -7 2014 may 14how to make stuffMake Your Own Silnylon Stuff Sacks - Thru-Hiker: Gear and This will make a stuff sack 8" in diameter by 16 inches deep. Fold it in half along the 26" length and run a simple seam to join the two edges with a 1/4" seam ...
     38  -13 2014 may 02silk base layerThru-Hiker | Is silk a good choice for a baselayer ?Thus far, I have used high tech synthetics for all my baselayers. Does silk make a good baselayer ? i.e. does it insulate when wet and disperse ...
     38  +14 2014 mar 31sleeping bag insulationMountain Hardwear. Down Bag Expander. 10 oz. Mountain Hardwear. Polarguard Bag Expander ..... Synthetic Insulated Sleeping Bags  ...
     39  +22 2014 may 06shipping a stoveCommon Choices for Alcohol Stove Fuel - Thru-Hiker: Gear and However, the stove itself may be free but you'll have to pay for fuel. ... It will need to be shipped by USPS Parcel Post or UPS ground to avoid violating HAZMAT ...
     41  +7 2014 jun 19integral designs sil domeMaster Tent Comparison Matrix - Thru-HikerUltralight Bivy Cover. 6.5 oz. Integral Designs . Sil Tarp ... Integral Designs . Sil Dome . 1-2. 1lb. 10 oz. (with pole) .... MontBell. Thunder Dome 2. 2. 4 lb. 3 lb. 8 oz.
     41  +11 2014 may 03john muir trail mapThru-Fishing the JMT - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long I bought a copy of Steve Beck's Trout-Fishing the John Muir Trail before my trip ... stand a bit of a lesson in lightweight hiking he is an exceptional fly-fisherman.
     41  -9 2014 apr 13ray way quiltThru-Hiker | Draft stoppers on QuiltsThe Thru-hiker quilt was not wide enough so I added wide draft stoppers to ... For the Ray Way Quilt both the fabric and insulation, I started with ...
     43  -1 2014 may 09hiking water filtersWater Purification for Long Distance Hikers - Thru- Hiker : Gear and Water Purification for Long Distance Hikers . Most long distance backpackers deal with water purification by using one of the following: iodine (usually Polar Pure) ...
     43  -2 2014 apr 18best hiking water purifierWater Purification for Long Distance Hikers - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Most long distance backpackers deal with water purification by using one of
     43  +25 2014 apr 09hot knife fabricThru-Hiker | Soldering Iron Hot Knife ExperienceI followed several forum's on the use of hot -knifes (including those here). Hot knifes can be obtained at fabric stores for ~$45 into the $100s.
     44  +18 2014 may 09poncho with hood patternHood Pattern - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Distance Adding a hood to our shell project is a quick and easy way to add warmth or additional protection from the weather. Or make a poncho tarp by integrating a hood  ...
     44  +16 2014 apr 16water purification hiking systems
     45  -7 2014 may 13high carb snackssnacks - Thru-HikerTo avoid glycogen depletion, snack frequently (20-30 grams/hour) throughout the hike, and eat a high carbohydrate meal within an hour after quitting for the day.
     45  +43 2014 apr 08hot knife cutting fabricI recently came across the discussion on a forum of wood-burning knifes and soldering guns for cutting fabrics . .. and, now based on my ...
     48  ~ 2014 may 12best titanium camp cookwareDebunking Cookware Myths - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for For a Few Calories More: the Good , Bad, and Ugly of Trail Foods ... MSR Titan kettle ( titanium ); MSR Stowaway (stainless steel); Camping Gaz (Bluet) aluminum  ...
     49  -7 2014 may 11water filters hiking
     49  -3 2014 apr 16ripstop nylon fabricMomentum 90™ MR is an ultralite downproof mini ripstop finished with a high ... NOTE: this fabric has pronounced shiny and dull sides. ... Yarn: 100% nylon .
     49  -16 2014 apr 05buy denatured ethyl alcoholDenatured alcohol is mostly ethanol with some methyl alcohol added to ... One drawback, though, of this fuel is that you must buy a minimum of 32 fluid ounces.
     49  +52 2014 apr 04backpacking fly fishing equipmentYet something so pure and unspoiled it'd float washed the stink of fly - fishing failure off ... backpacker , trust your gut and extend your critical eye to fishing gear .
     50  +51 2014 apr 12rodent resistant baghave recommendations for a lightweight, inexpensive rodent proof ... I have heard that the air bags in cars is the same material as Ursack.
     52  -9 2014 may 13denatured alcohol msdsDenatured alcohol gets my recommendation for the best all-around fuel for any ... A link to a MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheet) for each of the fuels listed is ...
     52  +49 2014 apr 02backpacking fishing pole
     53  -5 2014 apr 06increase height tabletEsbit Stove Height Vs. Efficiency - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources Internet message boards often contain threads on Esbit and ways to improve its efficiency. Some have suggested that the distance between the burning tablet  ...
     54  +1 2014 apr 08hiking rain gearArticles - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Distance HikersThru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Distance Hikers  ...
     55  -3 2014 apr 17integral designs sildomeKelty and Integral Designs . Categories include minimalist ...
     55  ~ 2014 apr 03backpacking fishing rod
     56  +7 2014 apr 26making a silnylon tarpMake Your Own Silnylon Stuffsacks · Henry's Tarptent & Tarptent -for-2 ... If you're using a coated material other than sil nylon , make sure the coated sides are out ...
     56  +27 2014 apr 19john muir trailThru-Fishing the JMT . by Paul AYCE Nanian I have an uncanny ability to spook fish. It reminds me of my uncanny ability to create a sphere of personal space ...
     57  +3 2014 apr 14the john muir trail
     58  ~ 2014 mar 25lightweight backpacking sleeping bagsLightweight Backpack ... The first type of insulation, dead air space, is what is used in sleeping bags and in most insulation found today ... I suggest making the quilt out of two separate colors: a light color on top, and a dark color on bottom.
     60  +38 2014 may 23make stuff
     60  -23 2014 apr 25rain shelters for campingPoncho as Shelter and Rain Gear - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources Shifting, gusty winds complete with blowing, copious rain and hail made for an, ahem ... Don't try small tarps until you've mastered tarp camping with an 8 x 10'.
     61  +34 2014 jun 15hiking food ideasPack Light, Eat Right - Thru- Hiker : Gear and Resources for Long As a nutritionist and avid long distance hiker , I have spent many nights along ... Recipes for the Trail. ... Saving Fuel, Money & Time: Tips on Dehydrating Food .
     62  +39 2014 apr 15goose down jacketThru-Hiker's 900 fill power gray goose down ; Your choice of downproof shell and liner materials ... Whitney Down Jacket Kit: 0.9 oz M90 Fabric- $129.95
     63  +2 2014 may 18pit zipsThru-Hiker | Pit zips on a Kinsman Pullover?I'm planning on buying a Kinsman Pullover kit but had a few questions. Does the seam location on the sleeves lend itself to installing pit zips ?
     64  -11 2014 may 04marmot down sleeping bagDown Insulated Sleeping Bags . Mfg. Model ... Stuff Size. Mountain Hardwear. Down Bag Expander. 10 oz. .... Marmot . Helium - Women's. 15° F. 1lb 13oz.
     64  -19 2014 apr 21powered by expressionenginThru-Hiker | Powered By ExpressionEnginePowered by ExpressionEngine ExpressionEngine Discussion Forum - Version 2.1.2 (20091002) Script Executed in 0.0640 seconds.
     64  ~ 2014 apr 12nylon waterproof materialThru-HikerProduct ID: Endurance-yd Category: Waterproof Breathable ... This 210D nylon woven textile contains a white Dyneema ripstop 0.25 in (6.35 mm) grid reinforcement at 0 and 90 ... The Dyneema content equals 9% of total fabric weight.
     64  +37 2014 apr 02highlite sleeping bag
     65  +31 2014 apr 29msr titan kettleMSR Titan kettle (titanium); MSR Stowaway (stainless steel); Camping Gaz ... F. A Primus Alpine Titanium canister stove was used to heat the water to boiling as ...
     65  +17 2014 apr 12western mountaineering highliteWestern Mountaineering . Tamarak. 30° F. 15oz. 0.9 oz. ExtremeLite Ripstop. 850 + Fill Down. Western Mountaineering . Highlite  ...
     71  ~ 2014 apr 05lightweight sleeping bagThe first type of insulation, dead air space, is what is used in sleeping bags and in most insulation ... Use a lightweight down-proof breathable rip-stop nylon.
     72  -37 2014 apr 19tarp camping setupsIn that and each of the storms the poncho tarp proved to be adequate rain gear and ... Don't try small tarps until you've mastered tarp camping with an 8 x 10'.
     73  ~ 2014 may 08free the hikersHood Pattern - Thru- Hiker : Gear and Resources for Long Distance By Paul AYCE Nanian. Adding a hood to our shell project is a quick and easy way to add warmth or additional protection from the weather. Or make a poncho ...
     74  +10 2014 apr 30quilt fabric materialDown Quilt Materials - Thru-HikerDescription: These are collections of our 1st quality fabric and High Fill Power Down for making a quilt at an attractive bundle price. Please note that these are ...
     74  -20 2014 apr 27making a quiltUsing prominent industry standards, the following chart shows equivalent loft- warmth ratios. I have converted them to be relevant with making a quilt .
     75  -46 2014 apr 25water purifier hiking
     76  ~ 2014 may 01loft insulation materialsInsulation - Thru-HikerClimashield APEX continuous filament insulation is a great choice when you want something highly durable, efficient ... 5 oz/sq yd. loft =1.2 " nominal. clo=.82/ oz.
     76  ~ 2014 apr 11north face sleeping bagsMountain Hardwear. Polarguard Bag Expander. 11 oz. Western
     78  -31 2014 may 24powered by expression enginePowered by ExpressionEngine ExpressionEngine Discussion Forum - Version 2.1.2 (20091002) Script Executed in 0.0628 seconds.
     78  -19 2014 apr 08fabric zip pullsUsing Continuous Zipper - Thru-Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Slide the pull onto the tape and align the two ends of the zipper tape. ... The side with two tines is the one that gets pushed through the zipper fabric . 4. Install the ...
     79  -56 2014 may 05rip stop nylonMomentum 90™ MR is an ultralite downproof mini ripstop finished with a high quality DWR. Excellent shell material for ... Yarn: 100% nylon . Price: $9.95 /yd ...
     79  ~ 2014 apr 22montbell sleeping bagsMountain Hardwear. Polarguard Bag Expander ... MontBell . U.L. Super Stretch Down Hugger #7 ..... Synthetic Insulated Sleeping Bags  ...
     80  -24 2014 jun 06water consumption ozTwo cups of water (16 ounces ) at room temperature were used in each test. ... from the beginning canister weight to determine the mass of fuel consumed .
     81  ~ 2014 apr 03esbit alcohol burnerCommon Choices for Alcohol Fueled Stoves · Flying With Fuels ... Internet message boards often contain threads on Esbit and ways to improve its efficiency .
     81  -17 2014 mar 23western mountaineering apacheWestern Mountaineering . Tamarak. 30° F. 15oz. 0.9 oz. ExtremeLite Ripstop. 850 + Fill Down. Western Mountaineering . Highlite .... Apache Super DryLoft  ...
     82  -31 2014 jun 08sleeping bag ratingsMfg. Model. Temp Rating . Weight. Shell. Insulation. Shoulder. Hip. Foot. Stuff Size. Mountain Hardwear. Down Bag Expander. 10 oz. Mountain Hardwear.
     82  -15 2014 apr 29distance by waterWater Purification for Long Distance Hikers. Most long distance backpackers deal with water purification by using one of the following: iodine (usually Polar Pure) ...
     84  -34 2014 apr 17rocket stove temperatureMSR has long been a major player in the backpacking stove industry. I imagine ... 2 cups of water at room temperature (60 degrees F) were used in each test.
     84  +4 2014 apr 08seam sealer tapeThru-Hiker | seam " tape " vs seam " sealer "I have some waterproof ripstop nylon which weighs 2.3 oz. per 9 sq. ft (1 sq. yd.) I want to make a tarp, and, am not sure if I should ' seam tape ' ...
     84  -13 2014 apr 05marmot pounder plusMarmot . Hydrogen. 30° F. 1 lbs.5 oz. (Reg) ... Marmot . Helium - Women's. 15° F. 1lb 13oz. LightForce ..... Marmot . Pounder Plus . 25° F. Regular 2 lbs. 2 oz.
     85  ~ 2014 jul 03goose down vestThru-Hiker's 900 fill power gray goose down; Your choice of downproof shell and liner materials ... Whitney Down Jacket Kit: 0.9 oz M90 Fabric- $129.95
     85  +9 2014 may 02granite gear virgaBackpack Comparison Matrix - Thru-Hiker300 c.i.. 1 lb. 2 oz. Granite Gear . Adventure Travel Pack. 1300 c.i.. 1 lb 3 oz. Granite Gear . Virga . 3200c.i. (Reg.) 1lb 3oz. Arc'Teryx. Cierzo 35. 2136 cu. in. 20 oz.
     85  ~ 2014 apr 04thru vs throughPack LIght Eat Right - Thru -Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Thru -Hiker: Gear and Resources for Long Distance Hikers ...
     86  +15 2014 may 22ripstopMomentum 90™ MR is an ultralite downproof mini ripstop finished with a high quality DWR. Excellent shell material for apparel and sleeping bags. Sold by the  ...
     86  -6 2014 apr 29tarp for camping
     87  +14 2014 may 24pocket rocket
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