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Pack
If you have all your clothing in the pack already in your pics, and only need 2 days of food - then I'd look at the CDT instead of the Ohm. I think the size / torso length of the Ohm in you...

In GEAR » How should my backpack fit?
May 10, 7:51pm

Snow peak
The snow peak stove is like an better version of the PR imo - and I have both. The 4 arms are MUCH more stable, and the flame is 1.5 - 2 times wider (it comes out the sides rather than out the ...

In GEAR » MSR Pocket Rocket options
April 21, 8:34pm

Re: Re: Backpacker gear guide question
I think you are right - thanks !!!

In GEAR » Backpacker gear guide question
April 19, 2:25pm

Backpacker gear guide question
On page 144 of the gear guide, Christina Peterson is shown sitting on a pack. Does anyone know the make and model of that pack ? It looks like a 400-500 cordura lid less pack with a rope strap...

In GEAR » Backpacker gear guide question
April 19, 7:37am

High humidity camping
In my area, we typically have 90-100% humidity all the time in the spring and fall. Dew points are in the 55 degree region, and we have little wind - so great big condensation droplets form on the ...

In GEAR » Is it even possible to stay dry in a rain forest? Should I just give up?
April 16, 6:32pm

Thru-hiker.com has a mitten pattern, also REI has 100 wt wool mittens.
The rei mittens were extremely warm for their thickness. They are a very tightly knit wool. They large and XL I tried on seemed to be sized to use instead of liner gloves. They were $35 if I recal...

In GEAR » does anyone make 100 weight mittens?
April 11, 6:18pm

The problem was heavy dew fall.
During March through early May - in the mornings, all horizontal surfaces are covered with really large water droplets. Each drop is about 3/8" / 10mm in diameter and 3/16" / 3 mm in heig...

In GEAR » Bivy on east coast
April 11, 3:28pm

Bivy on east coast
I tried cowboy camping in the mid Atlantic area in the spring. The dew settled into my bag so thickly that I woke up because I got damp and chilly - and it was a synthetic 20 degree bag being used ...

In GEAR » Bivy on east coast
April 11, 11:23am

Dress pants and dickies work pants come in 100% polyester :)
Both are cheap (compared to "hiking" pants). The durability of the dress pants is not very good, but they aren't too hot to wear while hiking either. The work pants are very durable b...

In GEAR » Cheap decent synthetic pants?
April 09, 11:02am

Flat tarps
I use a flat tarp. 90% of the time it's pitched as an A frame. 9.9% it's pitched as a half pyramid. 0.1% of the time it's pitched as a flying diamond. A square tarp works better for bot...

In GEAR » ATTN: CatCut Tarp Users
April 09, 10:55am

All Reader Reviews by John G

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Wenger Esquire
I was looking for something a little bigger than my Victorinox Classic (2.25") knife. The Wenger Esquire has essentially the same tools, but is 1/3 of an inch longer, about 3/32" wider and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 07, 7:05pm