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Not for me
I've been out in the Altra Olympus max shoe, and while they provide nice cushioning and are great on all but really rocky trails, I absolutely hate them on really rocky terrain and off trail hi...

In GEAR » Backpacking in "maximalist" shoes? (ie.Hoka One One)
October 14, 7:31am

Re: Re: me too
well Jerry, I understand the physics involved, but you seem to misunderstand what I'm up to (if you are replying to me). Aside from the crinkling and shifting, my use of the space blanket ma...

In GEAR » Napping -how to keep the tent cool for napping children?
July 24, 9:34am

me too
been working on this same issue...esp. at 10-11K, there are no trees and sun makes the tent really hot. I took the mylar space blanket last trip and put it between the tent and fly of our Hilleb...

In GEAR » Napping -how to keep the tent cool for napping children?
July 24, 6:34am

options
thx - some options to get me out of my state of paralysis...not too complicated a problem, but one that has had me just not seeing many appealing solutions. Perhaps I will tempt fate and sew...B...

In GEAR » Webbing ends
July 07, 12:21pm

ends
yes, sewing is the best solution, except that I have a long and troubled history with it, and have no plans to get a machine. I had thought of folding the cut/melted end over and putting some ki...

In GEAR » Webbing ends
July 07, 9:34am

Webbing ends
I'm into trimming all the long webbing on my packs, but don't sew, and have been looking for a minimalist solution for the cut ends that gives a little something to grip and preventing the ...

In GEAR » Webbing ends
July 06, 6:49pm

Double rainbow
I sat out a pretty strong 36 hour snowstorm in a double rainbow but the wind was the most significant issue, both in terms of nearly flattening the tent (no trekking poles used to bolster the suppo...

In GEAR » Anyone used the TT Rainbow in snow (even inedvertantly)
May 25, 9:46pm

shelter in the Winds
Hey Shawn - I've had some of my most exciting storms in the winds, and while the weather seriously challenged lighter tents (TT Double Rainbow Taco), we were just fine. I would take the full c...

In GEAR » Tarp in the Wind River Range
April 28, 8:21pm

My Weigh
My Weigh 3001P has been working well...popular with weight-weenie bikers

In GEAR » What scale do you use?
April 20, 6:50am

clunky
For me, the superiors have been nice, but too minimalist. I wanted to like the Lone Peak, but they are really clunky and just seem poorly designed. The Olympus is the most refined in terms of...

In GEAR » Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable?
April 19, 6:55am

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