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kaulua
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Mar 14, 2017
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Great write-up. I enjoyed it so much because it really strikes a cord with my odyssey, having followed many of the same gear trains. Your progression of tents cracks me up. I have recently settled on the solplex and really love it (I call it my trash-bag tent). I'm curious as to why you went back to the Duomid...more room? I just did my fastest UL trip this weekend--63 miles in 2.5 days, with one day topping 30 miles. My baseweight was 7.5 lbs (weight of my first backpack when empty) and I used a frameless pack with no hip belt. It doesn't even feel like backpacking anymore and the miles just fly by. It's the only way to go. Thanks for sharing!
Mar 14, 2017
PatC
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Mar 14, 2017
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Wow that is quite the weekend trip! Awesome. Do you have a picture of your setup, or hike?
Mar 14, 2017
kaulua
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Mar 14, 2017
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You can hardly tell that I'm wearing a backpack in the picture. Florida tramping is great because you don't have to carry much! I'm using a GG Murmur 36, Zpacks solplex, Thermarest neoair xlite, Klymit Pillow X L, homemade climashield 50 degree quilt (15oz), vargo bot700 (stove-less, coldsoak), lightweight longsleeve and tights (for sleepwear and bugs, doused in permethrin!), and of course the Litetrek brella that doubles as my rain/sun gear and as a pole for my tent.
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