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All Forum Posts by John Castro-Rappl

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Bear Bag Cord Storage
Using a bear bag for the first time this weekend, so I just picked up a 50' length of orange 2.75mm "Glocord" to use as my line. Here's the question - how do I store it? I know se...

In Philosophy & Technique » Bear Bag butCord Storage
April 06, 8:41am

How's the Lynskey frame treating you? Saving up right now to try to build one up as a graduation present to myself.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » The Shortest Bikepacking Trip on Record
April 03, 10:00am

Got these socks a few days ago, and couldn't be happier. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » PIF Darn Tough Socks
March 27, 9:58pm

Adam, Sorry about the delay, I'll try to send it out tomorrow, so you should get the beanie this week.

In Gear Swap » PIF: Patagonia Beanie Hat
March 27, 9:57pm

Water bladders in SMD Swift
Took my Swift out for its first real test this week but ran into a little issue when it came to water.I was using a Smart Water 1 L bottle in the side short mesh pocket (worked GREAT) but had some ...

In GEAR » Water bladders in SMD Swift
March 27, 9:20am

PIF: Patagonia Beanie Hat
Alright, you guys know how it works: 1. The item offered below is free but you must pay shipping 2. You must also "Pay it Forward" by posting something free (must be worth the cost ...

In Gear Swap » PIF: Patagonia Beanie Hat
March 22, 1:13pm

Ultralight Trail Companion I dare you to find a lighter pet :)

In Chaff » Ultralight Trail Companion
March 22, 8:53am

They may be girly, but I do love Darn Tough socks. I'll take them! I'll post the PIF tomorrow :)

In Gear Swap » PIF Darn Tough Socks
March 18, 10:37pm

An alternative that'd be worth considering: instead of purchasing new gear, limit yourself to MYOG projects. Overall it'd be cheaper, more gratifying, and skill-building, as well as giving ...

In GEAR » 2011 Gear Purchase Moratorium?
March 09, 12:57pm

Ken: Had to laugh when I saw that. Been reading threads about hiking in a kilt...

In Gear Deals » Golite Huge Clearance - Up to 70% off, example 2008 Pinnacle $39
March 07, 10:05pm

All Reader Reviews by John Castro-Rappl

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I ordered a backpack, then upon its arrival realized I had made a critical error; my gear was light enough, but too bulky for the bag. I sent the pack back to BPl, then sent them a message a few days ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 3:06pm

Driducks rainsuit
After hearing great thing about DriDucks jackets I decided to get a pack. I took members' sizing advice and purchased a size small (I'm 5'9, 35/35 arms, 40-41 inch chest) and it fit perfec...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 29, 10:08am