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Lunar Duo outfitter
I picked up one of these last year for when my wife goes with me. It's really bomber; it's made for scout troops and the like. I had to seam-seal it, but it's fairly straightforward. ...

In GEAR » Recommendations on affordable 2-person tent
April 26, 6:43am

Softshell pants
Eastern Mountain Sports, (EMS), sells a lighter weight, stretchy, softshell pant, frequently on sale. I got a pair for $36 last year, a 2nd with a few cosmetic stitching issues but nothing effecti...

In GEAR » Best winter tights or soft shell pants?
November 05, 12:43pm

Yet another shoe question
For years I have worn Salomon XA Pro Ultra's, in wide, for 90% of my hiking and backpacking. Alas, the most recent version for 2014 does not fit my feet like the old ones did, so I'm searc...

In GEAR » Yet another shoe question
October 29, 1:21pm

New camera
Another consideration is the ability to use a camera one-handed. I had a Panasonic GM, and while it took great photos, it was impossible to use one handed with the, (Very nice), kit lens. Also, i...

In GEAR » New camera
October 29, 7:41am

Lumix GM1
I know you've already made your decision, but I thought I'd throw in my 2 cents: I bought the Panasonic Lumix GM1 around Christmas, and really wanted to like it. In some ways, I do; i...

In Photography » State of the market 2nd half of 2014
June 09, 4:26pm

Chameese vest
They don't make the chameese vest anymore, correct?

In GEAR » Lightweight fleece vest
June 03, 6:18pm

Montbell vest
I thought seriously about the Montbell vest, but one thing I like about fleece is how breathable it is. When I take a break and have worked up a good sweat I want something that will breathe.

In GEAR » Lightweight fleece vest
June 03, 4:53pm

Thanks for the quick responses. I've got a Patagonia fleece vest that I use quite a bit, both getting started in the mornings and during rest stops,--And was looking for a lighter alternative....

In GEAR » Lightweight fleece vest
June 03, 12:51pm

Lightweight fleece vest
I'm getting ready for a trip to a Glacier in August, and am looking for a lightweight, ~5 oz, fleece vest for cool mornings, and as a layering piece. I'm taking a Stoic down hoodie for cam...

In GEAR » Lightweight fleece vest
June 03, 11:04am

Golite Jam
I know Golite doesn't get much love these days, but the Jam series of packs are a great bargain, in my opinion. I got my Jam 50 for under a hundred bucks, and use it all the time. I originall...

In GEAR » Best Cheap Gear of 2013
January 25, 6:04am

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