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Guy Line Stake..they clip to Tent wall and pulls the inside out even more
has a very tall inside height so is easy ta sit down, take off shoes, and spin inside.
Final Trail weight is just under 2lbs 5oz.
I like your enthusiasm for new gear, I share a similar affinity.It has plenty of room for me and my Pack inside it
I usually do Just That... or at a minimum Hang my food/stove bags. I started hiking 100yrs ago ISH in OR/WA so have had to be very Bear Friendly indeed over the yearsfriendofThundergod wrote:Everyone has their own way of doing things, but I might reconsider your strategy of storing the pack inside the tent with you..It was one of the first lessons I learned from a more experienced backpacker, as I started to get out more and more...
Get some rope, tie a rock around one end, find a sturdy branch and hoist, 8-10 feet up, five or so feet away from trunk, although, in most cases a simple branch at eye level works too..
This seasoned backpacker has never hung a pack in 7000ish miles of backpacking and has no plans to do so. In fact, I've only seen backpackers hanging their packs once, and that was in the Smokies (and those guys were definitely amateurs).friendofThundergod wrote:@StavmanThe reason I ask, is I think most seasoned backpackers would say, 'hang the pack." Keeping that pack inside your tent not only eats space, but it can lead to unintended consequences. For example, even if there is no food in that pack, it still smells like old wrappers, salty-sweat, sweet smelling bug sprays and sun screens. All of these things are capable of enticing a small rodent to chew through the side wall of your tent to investigate, or in some cases a bear
Well, since I have about 5 times as much backpacking experience as you do, I felt that it was useful to have another opinion on this thread. Is that trolling? I gave several reasons why I (and most others) do what we do.friendofThundergod wrote:@flagscott
Well like I told Stavman, everyone has their own ways of doing things. You keep sleeping with that food next to your head at night and lurking/trolling on the HAZ forums. Meanwhile, I will continue to hang my food away from where I sleep and strive to provide sound, widely accepted advice on the forums when I can, along with triplogs, routes and hike descrptions to serve the HAZ community...
I don't. During the second tent malfunction, I was able to apply some lip balm to get it to work again for another trip or two before it ultimately and irreparably failed again.ALMAL wrote:@chumley
Do you "soap" your zippers?
Yup top notch, They replaced a pole segment for free including shipping and I was the dummy who broke it. Great on the phone and easy to contact...Now if only they made better air mattressesplug Big Agnes for there top notch customer service and satisfaction