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still a fan
I am sad to report the same findings as Ryan. Best shoe I've ever used...until it's not. I did have good luck with the Torin's (the road version of the Lone Peak) They held up fairly...

In Editor's Roundtable » Altra Lone Peak 1.5 Trail Shoe Review
October 15, 10:10pm

Patagonia sale live
the end of summer sale just started early- 30% off, including Houdini's

In Gear Deals » Patagonia Semi-Annual Sale
July 24, 9:56pm

Good work
For us non-mountain folk, with your low profile is a true windscreen needed? I used to just lay my pack (or myself) on the windward side when the powermax stove fuel was still available here in th...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
July 18, 8:37am

All right Ryan may have me coming around on the steripen, but using my short/wide pot won't fly. Not sure if it's a valid concern or anyone has an answer BUT: any reason not to use this s...

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
July 13, 9:23am

Consider apex
I just finished a m50/apex 2.5 quilt, materials from Thru-hiker. I have a drawstring foot box for better warm weather versatility. I used a number nine needle and gutterman 100% poly thread. I a...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG quilt help?
July 11, 7:50am

AT sub 60- tune up trip report
Hello- To anyone interested in speed hikes, or the AT in general, here is a tune up trip report from my most recent tune-up trip. I'm no Matt Kirk, but I am working on making a run at the rec...

In Post-Trip Reports » AT sub 60- tune up trip report
July 08, 7:46am

Ryan, Still a big fan of the Lone Peak's? New version looks better on paper, are they just as good in person?

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
June 05, 7:19am

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