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HMG pockets
Yeah, HMG pockets are pretty anemic. Chapstick? Fine. Map? Folded up small- fine. Granola bar- slight struggle but workable. Compact camera...? Forget it. Just order your pack wi...

In GEAR » HMG: 3400
July 25, 9:35pm

Larsen Bay is a dry village, or I would totally have had a beer AND ice cream. :^) I had been toying with a plan of doing another long cross-island route this summer, but the situation with the ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Hiking across Kodiak Island, Alaska
July 24, 2:16pm

Columbia jacket
I'm glad to see Columbia left plenty of room to accommodate distended goiters in their jacket's neck area. This is a commonly overlooked feature.

In GEAR » New products announced at European outdoor show
July 23, 2:57pm

Hiking Kodiak, the final leg
I just finished a 3-day hike from the village of Old Harbor to the village of Larsen Bay, crossing Kodiak Island at its middle. It's spectacular country, full of rocky spires and old glaciated ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Hiking across Kodiak Island, Alaska
July 23, 11:42am

2016 Catalog
You can see the whole catalog here: 2016 Jetboil

In GEAR » Jetboil Micromo
July 17, 1:34pm

I use the Fozzils sets. Mostly the bowls. Have for years and they work great.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Collapsible Dinnerware
July 16, 10:16am

I'd wait for the purpose-built HMG inner net. I have a MLD Duomid that use a Zpacks hexanet bug liner in. While it fits pretty well, and I like the weight and space, it did take some modific...

In GEAR » half-inner bug net roundup
July 15, 1:49pm

Physics or physiology
The physics is certainly fun to ponder, but go with the direct measurements of humans in controlled trials. Oxygen consumed = the answer. Now folks around here are going to be 'tuning' t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Shoe weight equivalent to weight on back
July 12, 5:30pm

"40g/m² Coreloft" So, it's essentially uninsulated?

In GEAR » new for 2016
July 10, 3:50am

REI long lexan spoon
I love these things. Been using them for years. Very nearly 9" long and 16g.

In GEAR » Spoon Comparison
July 09, 6:36pm

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