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http://www.rockclimbing.com/...tie_or_Pal__935.html

Smile Post 'em here!


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Cool.. Does it have to be a SD bag in the picture? or does that part not matter


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In reply to:
although menís-menís and womenís-womenís wonít zip together

adam and steve are pissed.


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jamatt wrote:
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although menís-menís and womenís-womenís wonít zip together

adam and steve are pissed.

yea.. that's odd.. i'd figure the same sized bags would fit together better than the bags that are different lengths.. :shrug:


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jakedatc wrote:
jamatt wrote:
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although menís-menís and womenís-womenís wonít zip together

adam and steve are pissed.

yea.. that's odd.. i'd figure the same sized bags would fit together better than the bags that are different lengths.. :shrug:

The zippers need to be on opposite sides in order for them to zip together.


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bigevilgrape wrote:
jakedatc wrote:
jamatt wrote:
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although menís-menís and womenís-womenís wonít zip together

adam and steve are pissed.

yea.. that's odd.. i'd figure the same sized bags would fit together better than the bags that are different lengths.. :shrug:

The zippers need to be on opposite sides in order for them to zip together.

Ding! Winner! Smile


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jakedatc wrote:
Cool.. Does it have to be a SD bag in the picture? or does that part not matter

Doesn't matter a bit. Any bag will do. (I just got an idea. Too bad I'm not eligible.)


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I bet the men's bags will zip together if you flip them (sleep head-to-foot).

They could call it the Sierra Designs T-Bag.


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keinangst wrote:
I bet the men's bags will zip together if you flip them (sleep head-to-foot).

They could call it the Sierra Designs T-Bag.


Just about piddled myself!!!!!!


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keinangst wrote:
I bet the men's bags will zip together if you flip them (sleep head-to-foot).

They could call it the Sierra Designs T-Bag.

That's damn funny.


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Well, thought I would go ahead and post a photo. There is a story behind it though. This was Thanksgiving two years ago...myself, boyfriend and our two dogs. We planned to do a multi-day backpacking trip in and around Mount Moosilauke. Night one was in this shelter (where the picture was taken.) We hiked up what seemed like a frozen waterfall, in the dark. I can't count how many times each of us fell. We reached the shelter, which was luckily unoccupied. We tried to start a fire with a fire starter, but everything had been so wet and now was completly frozen that we had ZERO luck in starting this fire.

Plan B was to eat, because food is love. One swift flick of a lighter and we were on our way way to sausage...WRONG! Our stove was broken. The pump was no more. Plan C - crackers and cheese and use some of the fuel that was now useless and heavy to light a fire - still NO luck.

No water, nothing but crackers, cheese and trail mix. We summited Mt. Moosilauke the following morning, slightly defeated and returned back to the car sliding most of the way down this frozen "trail."

We tried again the next day on a lower elevation trail. Three Ponds Trail was suppose to be a great place to see moose. We hiked in the rain most of the first day to another unoccupied shelter only to find that our back-up stove was broken too! Crackers, cheese and trail mix it was! No fire because it was pouring rain by this point. At least we could filter water. We rushed through to finish the soggy trail the next day, bound up and ready to eat some real food, and again, defeated...

Anyway, the picture... it was SO damn cold that night, our poor pups were freezing. So, we let them in our sleeping bags. It would have been wonderful had our bags zipped together because both pups could have snuggled right in without a problem. It would have been tight, but at least there wouldn't have been drafts and the bags would have been closed.

Many nights we have slept like this...

<the bag int he photo is a Sierra Designs Trade Wind, I believe.>
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In-line! Smile




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So my girly-friend and I went camping/climbing. When it was time for bed there was only one bag: SD zero degree. Of course I was a gentleman and gave it to her, leaving me with the rainfly. Bad night in paradise.
-D-


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Mother of god man your a gentle man, but please shave that thing!


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big red may be a gentleman...

but i was warm.




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do i really need to say anything about this?




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sometimes finding just the right position takes a while...




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dipinmilk wrote:
sometimes finding just the right position takes a while...

[image]http://www.rockclimbing.com/images/photos/assets/1/404441-work-Feet_Day.jpg[/image]

Nice.


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dipinmilk


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with all the adam and steve talk earlier...




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LaughLaugh

Your sleeping bag is very open minded.


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yeah, my sleeping bag is very open-minded. but glad i didn't tell it that i'm trying to replace it with a new bag. it might have trapped me inside during that last picture...


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Image hot linked.


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jakedatc wrote:
^^^ kickstand down = FAIL
CoolAngelic


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altelis wrote:
^^^ kickstand down = FAIL
CoolAngelic
Centerstand ftw you try balancing on a scooter with your feet and arms in a sleeping bag without falling over and post up a picture and i will concede defeat :)

until then TongueTongue


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Entitled - The Stowaway! :)


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Some of my best memories come from the longest nights. Except I'm usually by myself snuggling up to a rock...
This is better.


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Why am I so small?

http://www.rockclimbing.com/images/photos/assets/8/404878-thumbnail_IMG_1216.jpg

http://www.rockclimbing.com/images/photos/assets/8/404868-thumbnail_IMG_1213.jpg


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rock_wired wrote:
Why am I so small?

http://www.rockclimbing.com/...umbnail_IMG_1216.jpg

http://www.rockclimbing.com/...IMG_1213.jpg[/quote]


Edit, still small

and i think thats a personal problem Sly


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Dang.


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Oh. Right.





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Amanda: "Surprise!"
Josh: "OMG!"

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epoch wrote:



Great shot.


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I submitted 2 more to be added to the thread. could someone add those before you lock the thread? it'll be an Element party :)


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Clean my bag.
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Last-second entries:

Jakedatc:






whiskeybullets... ummm, yeah. Laugh



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aastigger wrote:

Clean my bag.

Here's a bigger one, aastigger.



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whiskeybullets, sorry, I can't make yours any bigger. You submitted it that small! Tongue


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j_ung wrote:
aastigger wrote:

Clean my bag.

Here's a bigger one, aastigger.

Is that the same girl and bag as dipinmilk???


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Good second effort, whiskeybullets!




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Okay, all submission are in and the thread is locked. Look for a new article on the front page Thursday announcing the finalists and containing a link to a new thread for voting!

On behalf of Sierra Designs, thanks!


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