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Entrails into water
>>entrails go back into the body of water. Is Montana not concerned about whirling disease? I know that this practice (entrails into the water) is a no-no where I live in Colorado. See: http:...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backcountry Fishing, Lightweight Style
July 28, 8:49am

Beginner's Kit
Ryan, Would your listed kit be what you would recommend to a beginner fly fisherman? I have a 2-piece rod (9', 5wt) kit that I've been fishing with a handful of times that I bought as a beginner...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backcountry Fishing, Lightweight Style
July 27, 12:24pm

Cheap Touring Bike
I was reminded of another good touring bike that is relatively cheap and available at any bike shop through QBP: the Surly Long Haul Trucker. An excellent buy in a touring bike. B

In Other Activities » BICYCLE TOURING
July 15, 9:47am

Vireo Bag / System
I did indeed receive my Feathered Friends shipment last week: Vireo Bag, Hyperion Jacket and Volant Hood all in Quantum and 800+ fill. And I got to take it out this past weekend on a family camping...

In Multiple Use Gear » Multiple Use Sleeping Bags
July 06, 8:51pm

So what exactly did you have made?
What kind of bivy did you have made? I'm very interested. I've been perusing the MLD website and am interested in the poncho tarp and a bivy. B

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs
June 22, 9:15pm

Squall w/ floor
I DO own a Tarptent Squall w/ floor. I purchased it in January and decided on the floor because you have to carry a ground cloth anyway... Why not have it integrated into the shelter and pickup ...

In GEAR » Virga/Squall - without floor?
June 22, 1:40pm

UL Bike Touring
FYI, You should check out the Great Divide Race and the bikes in it. The Great Divide Race is a solo unsupported off-road ride/race along the Great Divide Bicycle Route from Canada to Mexico, ro...

In Other Activities » BICYCLE TOURING
June 21, 9:09am

So, I went ahead and added the Hyperion and Volant hood, both in Quantum, to my order. It'll slip the delivery a week, but that's okay. Thanks for your help, Richard. I'll report back when it...

In GEAR » Down quilts
June 15, 11:54am

Richard, I ordered a long Vireo in Quantum. I considered the overfill and decided against it. I also decided against the Hyperion. I was very close to ordering it and only made my decision while...

In GEAR » Down quilts
June 15, 8:26am

re: Bicycle Touring
Just as in backpacking, there are many separate activitiesm that can be classified as bicycle touring, you need to define what your primary activity is... 3-day tours vs. trans-am or trans-world; ...

In Other Activities » BICYCLE TOURING
June 12, 9:49am

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Feathered Friends Vireo
I ordered the Vireo in a size Long with Quantum fabric and down overfill. Mine weighs 18oz. I've slept comfortably to 30 F without any supplemental insulation (wearing base layers and a hat) but I sle...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
September 24, 11:19am