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I love those things. I have 3. I just bought a 4th off backcountry.com for $57. Not bad. I think I got the last size large in blue, but there are other deals on the web if you don't get lucky h...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Marmot Ether Jacket (Large)
October 11, 9:32am

Yep, Gaia is great on my iPad Mini Retina. Never liked the other apps out there much.

In GEAR » Apple GPS App
October 01, 2:32pm

Great pack
Someone needs to buy this. Supreme load hauler. If I didn't already have one, I'd jump on it. Maybe I need a second...? :)

In Gear Swap » FS: Paradox Unaweep 4800
September 28, 6:33pm

Sorry on the ZPacks Bivy. I already bought it. Cheers, P

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Cuben Bug Bivy & ZPacks™ Pertex Quantum Bivy, Ruta Locura carbon fiber poles for Hexamid twin or Tarp
September 14, 8:04pm

I may have perhaps washed it once (not sure if even that many times). I usually let the rain do the washing. The Neoshell is supposedly less susceptible to the pores getting plugged with dirt and o...

In GEAR » Long-Term Durability of Polartec NeoShell?
September 12, 5:26pm

My approx 2-year-old Westcomb Shift LT jacket is starting to leak. There is nothing obviously wrong with the material; no delamination, no tears or stresses, never got poked by thorns, etc, just l...

In GEAR » Long-Term Durability of Polartec NeoShell?
September 12, 3:00pm

Re: ... Answers
Sorry it took a while to respond. I've been on a month-long crab research trip. If there is nothing working in my favor or against me (wind, tide, chop, etc) I can cruise at 3.3 mph in the A...

In Post-Trip Reports » Hiking across Kodiak Island, Alaska
August 28, 5:08pm

I should specify that I use a 24oz Camelbak Podium bottle. I bet something bigger would be a chore to get in and out.

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 10:57pm

Great pack
Yer gonna dig it. Easy to mod too since you can pull the packbag off the frame. I seam sealed the exterior of the seams on the main bag with aquaseal and the inside of the seams on the talon. It ma...

In GEAR » Paradox/SeekOutside Unaweep Pics
August 05, 8:44pm

It varies?
I returned a set of hiking poles where the locking mechanism actually ate through the shaft of the pole to the point where the pole section snapped. I bought them a few months BEFORE the new return...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » REI return policy
July 28, 5:00pm

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