Re: [BackpackGearTest] Digest Number 325
> From: woward5# to 2#, your stove to 1/2 oz, etc.?
> What are you using now to take your tent and sleeping bag each from
Tent is Wanderlust Nomad (regular model) 2 pounds including ground sheet and
stakes, $250, from www.wanderlustgear.com .
Sleeping bag is Marmot Arroyo long , 30 degree, 2 pounds, list price $279,
see www.marmot.com , available at REI, etc.
Now I'd look at the Marmot Hydrogen, 30 degree, 1 pound 11 ounces, list
Western Mountaineering has lighter bags, but they're too narrow for my
Stove is homemade Pepsi Can Stove, plans at
http://www.pcthiker.com/pages/gear/pepsistove.shtml . It took me about an
hour to make mine. One ounce of alcohol will boil 2 cups of water in 5
minutes and will burn for 9 minutes total. Cost is 3 Pepsi cans and a bit of
high temperature flue tape.
This list is probably the wrong place for extended discussion on this topic.
You might join http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BackpackingLight and read their
archives. They have 1564 members who can help you.
Bill "AsABat" Jeffrey
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