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Jacks R Better
My wife and I are always together when we go out and we Share one of the Jack's R Better quilts. When I bought mine this was the c...

In GEAR » Best sleeping options for Couples
April 01, 8:33am

Re: Re: Ryan, 8000 mile pack;4lbs
Ryan, It would seem to me that if I'm paying 3k+ for a 10 day course I wouldn't be averse to paying another 800 dollars for a new pack, quilt, and tarp. Why does durability have to be a...

In Editor's Roundtable » Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
April 12, 10:09am

Gaiter question
Great article. Tons of insight that only hard earned experience earns. I posted this in the lightweight philosophy and technique forum but maybe it's more appropriate here. I find it int...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Footwear Systems for Snow Travel Part 3: Model Lightweight Footwear Systems for Snow Hiking, Snowshoeing, and Snow Camping
April 05, 1:05pm

Re: gaiters plus mesh shoes
That's sort of the conclusion that I'm drawing. I've trail hiked hundreds of miles with no gaiters and have had no issues with sticks/rocks getting in my shoes. No issues meaning it&#...

In Philosophy & Technique » Gaiters with breathable shoes
April 05, 12:57pm

Gaiters with breathable shoes
So I've got a neophyte question. I've got a pair of Innov8 Flyrocs, in other words, a shoe that has a lot of mesh. In reading the articles on footwear for snowy, cold conditions it sugges...

In Philosophy & Technique » Gaiters with breathable shoes
April 05, 9:18am

Tetons/Wind River/Jedediah Smith Wilderness
My wife and I will be in the area from April 23 - June 23. Any idea if it's realistic to backpack in this area during this time frame? We're east coasters and not overwhelmingly ready for...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tetons/Wind River/Jedediah Smith Wilderness
April 03, 1:53pm

Health/Fitness Articles
Scott, I would totally be interested in a set of articles isolating a set of exercises to strengthen various parts of the body related to backpacking. Something on fixing trouble spots like ankles...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » dropping pounds
March 26, 3:41pm

Re: GG Mariposa
If you're asking about the stability of the load within the pack, the Mariposa works well. I frequently use it for small volume loads. The way the compression straps come stock from GG needs ...

In GEAR » GG Mariposa
March 26, 6:14am

Glasses or Contacts
So I've been debating for some time about which is better for a week or longer trip. Which do you take? Glasses or Contacts? and why do you so choose? To date I like the hassle freeness of...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Glasses or Contacts
March 08, 11:32am

Jacks R Better
Both my wife comfortably sleep in a Jack's R Better Mt. Rogers quilt. We've found that it's good until the high 20's then we use it as an over quilt over our mummy bags, this keeps...

In GEAR » Quilt/Bag for 2?
February 27, 10:39am

All Reader Reviews by Shane Perry

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Jack's R Better Mt. Rogers Quilt
I purchased the Jack's R Better Mt Rogers because I was looking for a light solution for a couples quilt. Choices are slim in this category but it seems to be a logical choice. The 27 oz Mt Roge...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
April 03, 6:24am

Jacks R Better Fast and very helpful
I've ordered multiple things from Jack's R Better and each time Jack has worked with me to make me happy. One experience involved some slight modifications and creative thinking to use one ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 27, 11:26am