You do have a valid point. I don't have whoopie slings at this point. I guess with whoopies/toggles I could save as much as 4-6 ounces. Hmmm... Christmas isn't too far away...
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Cara Lin Bridgman <shokulan@...> wrote:
> On 08/07/2010 01:06, egiese01 wrote:
> >> good advice but i need to ask,do you like to carry heavy packs?? if not why all the hardware
> I've often wondered this, too. What's with all the hardware? In fact,
> I went back to Hennessey's default mode of figure-8 wraps precisely
> because it was the lightest option. It's not that convenient, but
> what's an extra 5 minutes at a campsite?
> If I'm going somewhere where we'll need some hardware (biners) anyway
> (i.e. bad trails), then I'll carry the biners and make them double-use
> with my hammock.