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Voile straps
Voile makes straps for a couple of other companies that slap their logos on. Voile straps rule.

In GEAR » New MLD pole lashing device
January 18, 8:13pm

I rarely treat my water here on Kodiak Island. I will if I am getting water out of a lake or river or beaver pond at lower elevations, but up in the alpine I basically never ever treat it. My wife ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you ever not filter or treat your water?
January 14, 10:29am

Are your frame sleeves padded? I sewed an Evolution-style back panel system for my frame and harness to make a hunting pack out of my Unaweep. I used a full width padded back panel and ran the fram...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Version of the Unaweep Pack
January 13, 11:46am

Did you get a chance to look at the corners of the innernet? I was wondering if it had the 4" bathtub walls with the vertical strut corners: ...or if it looks more like this with essent...

In Gear Swap » MLD SoloMid Cuben, with inner net/floor
January 12, 1:33pm

Kodiak Island
I'm hoping to cross Kodiak yet again. A new route, perhaps. From Old Harbor to Larsen Bay. Or maybe go the whole length from Alitak to the city of Kodiak. Something bear-infested, in any case.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where are you excited to go in 2015?
January 12, 1:46am

What keeps the folding bars from creeping out to the side when sidehilling for more than about 10 paces? I know that there is a strap that goes over your foot, but that seems to offer limited later...

In GEAR » Vargo's new 2015 4oz 10point crampons
January 11, 8:13pm

iPod nano 6g
Apple's iPod Nano 6th generation has had an awesome, bright, readable, responsive touch-screen(!) for a couple of years now. If they plopped a gps chip in there, you'd have a wrist mountabl...

In GEAR » New Garmin epix
January 10, 12:00pm

My wife is about the only person I COULD take on my trips. She's the only one I hike with regularly who could keep up and deal with all the alder-whacking that cross-country travel here entails...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?
January 09, 10:33am

A few minor mods to the webbing would be easy. But then I wonder why they didn't apply the folding arm concept to the rear too (i.e., a folding X instead of a folding Y). A little heel braki...

In GEAR » Vargo's new 2015 4oz 10point crampons
January 03, 2:40pm

You go for it
Not really interested. I have a set of New Matics. Just sort of curious since the style was not indicated.

In Gear Swap » Fs: new in box Grivel Air Tech Light crampons
January 03, 12:54am

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