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Beware discount
I tried to order a few things. It says "extra 20% off", which means you take the sale price and subtract 20%, right? When I added items, the cart took 20% off the regular price. It said &...

In Gear Deals » Extra 20% off sale items on Backcountry
September 19, 6:47pm

re 2013 Staff Picks
These were probably the least helpful picks ever, here or on any other hiking site. Let's summarize what's on the list (* denotes hiking or backpacking gear I might be interested in): sh...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2013 Staff Picks
December 26, 3:55pm

Tuition Payment
$20 is a pretty cheap tuition payment to the School of Life. I've made many that are 10 or 100 times that amount. Thanks to Yang, that $20 provided a free class for all of us. What you learn...

In GEAR » Very unpleasant experience with Six Moon Design (SMD)
May 30, 2:55pm

Shipping charges are not right
I was trying to buy two small pillow covers. It wants to charge me $3 shipping for one pillow and $8 shipping for two pillows. Can this be fixed?

In Gear Deals » Monkey Pillows @ 37% off for large or small versions
May 06, 2:54pm

Too many drips for wraps
I have a question about the excess water once a salad is rehydrated. I made chicken salad for wraps with freeze dried chicken, dehydrated carrots, cukes, and onions. (Plus a few spices, raisins, pe...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Salads on the trail
September 26, 9:20pm

Sleeping warm
My first air mattress was a BA IAC. I was always cold, even at 40 degrees. I got so freaked by being cold that I got the Exped Downmat 9 and a zero rated quilt. The Downmat 9 is hefty (about 34 oz)...

In GEAR » How would you have done this differently (I was too cold)?
August 17, 10:56pm

I just looked on the New Balance site and those 610's don't look very wide to me. They are built on the SL-1 last, whereas the SL-2 last is for folks with narrow heels and wide forefeet (li...

In GEAR » Another Shoe Thread With a Twist
August 09, 12:44pm

Road Runner Sports - terrible customer service
I just got terrible customer service from Road Runner Sports, despite being in their $30 a year VIP program. Evidently their inventory system can't even tell their customer service reps if they...

In Chaff » good running store in SoCal
July 25, 10:57am

Dumplings are a great option if all you have is a pot with a lid and a screw-on-the-canister stove. You can cook them on top of any soup or stew.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Baking
July 18, 12:19pm

Arm length?
I am interested, but it is for a tall thin guy with 35" arms. Any idea if the arms on this jacket would be long enough? Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: eVent Kitmah Jacket LARGE black
November 30, 2:55pm

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