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my trailstar, has kept me dry in very bad weather. my neoair, my back say thanks, my bpl cocoon hoodie, i look like a clown after adding some length to the arms, but it feel warm as soon as i pu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why
March 21, 2:27pm

Thanks a lot for the link and the photos. I really need to convince my wife to hike again in Greenland...

In Post-Trip Reports » Part 3 Greenland trip Willem Vandoorne (getting better and better)
January 20, 4:57am

rab meco
If you are willing to do it, what would be the added cost for shipping the rab meco to Europe ?

In Gear Swap » FS: Consolidated FS post of numerous items
December 06, 12:24pm

another view about the capture
http://www.afowler.co.uk/posts/717/ after reading this i decided to try . i am trying the capture v2 atm, but not the pro, the normal version is lighter and cheaper it was an easy choice for ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Peak Design Capture Pro Camera clip
November 13, 12:43pm

favorites pieces of gear
1- my neoair xlite women with my first neoair i went from miserable nights and sore back on every foam mat i have sleep on, to sleeping soundly on any ground. now with the xlite women i also ha...

In GEAR » What's Your Favorite Piece of Gear?
October 31, 2:18am

it isnt always crowded
en of april early may, we met a few people on the W and yes the french valley is georgeous :) but no one on the circuit except mices :p i was happy to have brought some patches for neoair ...

In Gear Lists » Torres Del Paine
October 06, 10:09am

Re: Re: Why aren't there more waterproof packs?
[quote=]As soon as you abrade the first hole it is done being waterproof. I am always amazed that people think this is a good idea. A rain cover weighs more than the water absorbed by the pack when...

In GEAR » Why aren't there more waterproof packs?
September 30, 12:54pm

We did the circuit in autumn after its "closure" because there was snow. Mices were a big problem at that time. First night we were careless and ended having to hang our backpacks in th...

In Gear Lists » Torres Del Paine
September 18, 11:22am

worked well for me this spring
my personnal experience is my feet can stand being wet for days but if i get dirt during the day the abrasion against my skin is painful and i get blisters last year i did the TGO challenge in...

In GEAR » goretex socks to prevent dirt from getting to your feet?
August 21, 10:13am

heavier than 145cm komperdell KC3
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/komperdell_c3_duolock_men_gg.html but mine are getting harder and harder to lock, so i may be tempted

In GEAR » MLD adding trekking poles to their site.
August 09, 2:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Fred eric

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
After a few overnight with this pack ( he was too big , but i wanted to try it asap, planning for 2013 TGO ), i just did my first one week snowshoeing hike with it. - first as i have complained on ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 3:09am

Black Rock Gear Hadron
I ordered an XL Hadron, because the previous blackrock hat i had was a slightly tight fit in L. Evan questionned me by mail to check if i really needed an XL. I ended with a slightly larger than nor...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 15, 12:30pm

MLD Trailstar
After some week end uses ill give it a 5 as a 2 adults plus 4 year old son shelter. With a ground cloth and stakes i am at about 550+150+100= 800g for 2 1/2 people. I like the simplicity , no ve...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 04, 8:03am

I wanted some dry bags for packrafting and to try shipito I bought 2 POE pneumo ltw 50l the last model with rounded bottom They sent me the 2009 model with square bottom that was on sale on their w...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 13, 12:52am

PHD minimus down socks
sizing is strange, my wife feet are 5/38 so i ordered Small in fact i can use them and my feets are 10 /44. The loft is impressing, but due to the construction you have a lot below the feet and b...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 01, 6:18am

Watchful Eye Designs Aloksak
i usualy use a ziploc for my money, visa card and id card while hiking this time when i left for 3 weeks in Greenland i decided to use the small aloksak that was given me with some other purchase o...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 2:16pm

Had after thought and sent a mail to change order. 30 min after it i recieved answer and refund so i could redo order : Hello Frederic- No problem at all with regards to the order changes. I&#...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 2:01pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
DR in the snow! Its a great lightweight 2 persons tent. First i like the headroom and 2 larges entries . My wife and i...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 9:36am

Garmin eTrex Legend
I bought one and only use it for snow hiking out of trails. Otherwise as i cannot hike close to my home, i dont hike often in the same place, so i wouldnt buy a 100€ map for only 5-6 days of use. ...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
December 11, 11:40pm