By Ray Jardine
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Ray and Jenny Jardine have walked over 15,000 miles together with the Pacific Crest path from Mexico to Canada 3 times, the Appalachian path and the Continental Divide path. As they sophisticated their strategies in the course of those journeys, Ray grew to become confident of the significance of decreasing the complete weight carried. Ray Jardine has written books, according to their stories. the 1st one is The Pacific Crest path Hiker's instruction manual, all for what's had to whole the PCT, but additionally emphasizing common methods for winning backpacking, together with ultralight gear.
The moment one via Ray Jardine is past Backpacking - Ray Jardine's advisor to light-weight mountaineering, increasing the tips within the first booklet.
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I sent the shoes back for replacement, but was denied it on the basis that I had cut the tongues out. I seriously doubt whether the tongues had anything to do with the bubble failure, and suspect that the company was using that as a boilerplate excuse for not backing up their product. This was in the earlier days of that particular model, and no doubt the company has corrected the problem. But the fact remains that many times a manufacturer will use such an excuse to its own convenience. The non modification clause in the guarantee tends to leave you feeling that the company still controls the product after you have purchased it.
The pack is now hanging from that shoulder.
00 and weighing 6 pounds together. The quilt is 32% of the weight and 9% of the cost. Compare the equivalent 1 5 •12 ounces per person and the 20°F rating to any commercial sleeping bag: it's no contest. 20 to make-to a commercial tent weighing 4•12 pounds and cost ing $250. The tarp is 22% of the weight and 1 1 % of the cost. These three items alone save us 20 pounds and $1,117. Lightweight gear goes commercial In the first editions of The PCT Hiker's Handbook, I detailed my system of hiking gear and philosophies.