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mixing it up
because of your training schedule, if you mix your packs up somewhat, you can continue your high millage while conditioning your back for the pack you really like. also, you are generally in great ...

In GEAR » Packs that have a true full wrap belt and pack attaches on sides of belt and not in the center?
July 30, 9:04am

+1 for steven paris and shoulder pockets
not a big fan of hip belt pockets and seldom attach the water bottle pockets i have. as wit steven, if i need to put something in a pocket i attach a pocket to my shoulder strap.

In GEAR » Hip belt pockets yea or nay?
July 30, 7:46am

trying a diffrent pack
hey brian - i don't have the pack style you're looking for, but if you want to mix it up on your hikes you can borrow any of my cilogear packs (except for the one in multicam that was speci...

In GEAR » Packs that have a true full wrap belt and pack attaches on sides of belt and not in the center?
July 30, 7:31am

i'm with roger on an EPIC shell
in cold windy conditions it's hard to beat EPIC. even if it gets wet, when on the move, the heat you are throwing off keeps the moisture on the outside. my EPIC wind shirt outperforms my event...

In GEAR » High End Fastpacking Jacket for Bad Weather
July 29, 2:52pm

i've been very happy with the mammut base layer shirts
should be easy to find in europe.

In GEAR » Lightweight Powerdry Shirts? (Europe stock)
July 27, 10:10am

search for "womens ultra light gym shorts"
like these, with no inner brief:

In GEAR » a rant re: running shorts
July 24, 8:33am

similar foot to you and with a high arch
having tried a number of different shoes i've gone with the merrill trail glove. they are my go to non-work shoe. the caveat with the trail glove is you have to be ok with a minimalist zero dro...

In GEAR » Trail runners with wide toe box
July 20, 3:20pm

Re: Compass with Red End of Needle Aligning South
maybe you have a magnetic personality?

In GEAR » Compass with Red End of Needle Aligning South
July 20, 3:08pm

chalk bag does the trick for me
As with most climbing packs, my cilogear did not come with side pockets. While I typically carry my water in the pack, there's every once in a while when I’d like the functional equivalent of...

In GEAR » Water bottle holder
July 15, 7:49pm

+1 for the merrill trail glove
The vibram sole on the trail glove is very similar to that on the 5-fingers. If you look at the sole you can see treads for the toes. The shoe has a large/wide toe box that lets your little piggi...

In GEAR » Vibram 5 finger replacements for rocky terrain?
July 15, 12:22pm

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