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Fringe Season Clothing

First, a definition. To some, like my friend Glen, the fringe season means that period of weeks where the pool temperature in San Diego creeps from its wintertime low in the 60s to its barely tolerable springtime comfort of 80. When my family hung out with Glen and his in a February, we were eager…

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UL Improv

As you transform from a novice ultralight backpacker into a seasoned ultralight backpacker, you will find yourself saying this less: “Oh no! I forgot ___________” And saying this more: “What gear and knowledge can I use to solve this problem?” Most manufacturers of ultralight shelters love to put all sorts of contraptions on their shelters…

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