Clearly, some hobbies are more expensive than others. For example, when I was an ultralight backpacker I paid $225 for a half-zipper, 800-fill down sleeping bag that weighs just 17 ounces. To keep my total pack weight under 12 pounds on multi-day hikes I also had to splurge for a high-tech 13-ounce backpack and a 16-ounce silicone-impregnated tarp. Fortunately not…
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