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MYOG: A Two Person Down Quilt by Wystiria

Two Person Quilt

Adventures in crafting a 2 person down quilt. For the last two years Sherpa and I have been using a winter weight down sleeping bag opened in a quilt fashion as our nightly backpacking insulation. This allowed us to cut the weight …

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Lightweight Backpacking Gear List

Cuben Fiber Tarp

On April 2nd, I gave a demonstration about lightweight backpacking to a dozen hikers from the NY-NJ Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club in Harriman State Park, just outside of New York City. Lessons Learned For this demonstration, I brought along a …

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