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Old 04-24-2013, 05:48 PM   #4401
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Cabin fever is really bad this year for me too. I have new toys to try out! I must go camping!


FULL photo report?!?!? You do realize a weekend in Yellowstone could mean 700 to 800 pics right?
Yeah, but you only 3 or 4 will be worth posting
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awhile back someone asked about waterproof pants that kick ass. On clearance if they are the right size.
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My RTT is not "elk proof" I know this will be a problem for me in the future...

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My RTT is not "elk proof" I know this will be a problem for me in the future...

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Old 04-28-2013, 07:16 PM   #4406
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Hey how comfortable or uncomfortable is that mattress pad in the RTT? I'm thinking about buying a 3" memory foam topper to put in mine.
hmmm...not sure it would be safe to stuff that much in there. You might put too much stress on the hinges...
I'm a side sleeper and the 1st trip I did notice that my hip and shoulder were feeling a little sore the next day. This time around I took my thermarest self inflating mattress along and slept like a baby!
The mattress is fairly comfortable though

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NO! Besides that would be a felony I believe...I was in Yellowstone Park, no hunting allowed there!
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:52 PM   #4408
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My RTT is not "elk proof" I know this will be a problem for me in the future...
Awesome view!
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hmmm...not sure it would be safe to stuff that much in there. You might put too much stress on the hinges...
I'm a side sleeper and the 1st trip I did notice that my hip and shoulder were feeling a little sore the next day. This time around I took my thermarest self inflating mattress along and slept like a baby!
The mattress is fairly comfortable though

NO! Besides that would be a felony I believe...I was in Yellowstone Park, no hunting allowed there!
My mistake, wasn't aware of the area you were in. I do hunt for food though.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:09 PM   #4410
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You have some bad ass camp sites Lisa, lucky you!!!!
That's not even one of the "good" ones
But I was in Yelly so it can't be bad either.

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Awesome view!
Yup! Interesting walk to the bathroom too! A couple of the elk (30+ migrated through camp) grunted at me on the way to the potty, guess I got a little too close, so I opted to take the long route back to avoid them Then about 10 or so wandered fairly close to my tent once I returned. They didn't even notice me up there! I just sat and took pics as they grazed their way past me.

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My mistake, wasn't aware of the area you were in. I do hunt for food though.
I'm OK with hunting for food. Hunting strictly for trophy is a problem though.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:25 PM   #4411
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Last time I was in the park, they didn't seem all that concerned about where they wandered
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:34 AM   #4412
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Our RTT showed up at my office today! Can't wait to get it set up and hit the woods!
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:35 AM   #4413
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Why come you no buy CVT during the group buy?

Love mine, just got back from trip # 4
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:39 AM   #4414
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Well I didn't have the money at the time and I didn't know that CVT had the annex like Tepui until after the fact. Our first trip is July 3rd. I just hope I get the bed rack welded and everything setup by then.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:30 AM   #4415
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I haven't had the time to read this thread, what's y'all recommendation for a decent backpack under 150. Prolly wont do trips over 5-6 days.

Also a two man tent for hiking as well as a good 4-6 person for truck camping.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:53 AM   #4416
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Montbell Jupiter Dome, 3 man 4 season tent under 7 pounds. I think I've talked about it before in here. Trying to sell it, new it was 1100. Literally made for everest. I've had it out in 80mph winds and -40 temps and its a champ. Make an offer if you'd like, but I can't let it go for nothing, I'd rather just hold onto it if I can't get what I want out.
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I haven't had the time to read this thread, what's y'all recommendation for a decent backpack under 150. Prolly wont do trips over 5-6 days.

Also a two man tent for hiking as well as a good 4-6 person for truck camping.
If you are a smaller statured person I would suggest looking at Deuter packs. The futura pro 42 has been my go to pack for trips up to 5 days. The ACT models are nice if you are looking to drop a few lbs from the pack itself.

I won't provide my opinion on tents since I switched years ago to a hammock.
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If you are a smaller statured person I would suggest looking at Deuter packs. The futura pro 42 has been my go to pack for trips up to 5 days. The ACT models are nice if you are looking to drop a few lbs from the pack itself.

I won't provide my opinion on tents since I switched years ago to a hammock.
Ok thanks ill give that a look, and ya in 5'6 so that may work. What hammock do you use?
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Ok thanks ill give that a look, and ya in 5'6 so that may work. What hammock do you use?
I'm same height & as stated love Deuter packs. I have a Warbonnet Blackbird and use a hammock gear winter burrow top quilt and a hammock gear 0 degree incubator under quilt

Look on www.backcountry.com at the Deuter packs, I believe some are on sale right now plus you can't beat their return policy. If at ANY time you are unsatisfied, 20 days from now or 10 years from now, you can return the product for a full refund.
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Our RTT showed up at my office today! Can't wait to get it set up and hit the woods!
Tepui is a great tent, I have the Ayer myself after downsizing from the Kukenam
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