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Re: Hardly a problem this year!
Diane: " need a new pair, though. Has anyone tried the 2.5's? Did they change the toe box much? I didn't like the reviews I saw for the 2.0's, it sounded like they were a bad desig...

In GEAR » Altra Lone Peaks in wet Washington
July 13, 4:00pm

BG insights helpful.
I know enough photography to know that BG knows a lot more and is a much better photographer than me. He's been generous in helping with photo equipment info in the threads I've read and I...

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
July 03, 2:22pm

Peter's headnets.
Marko -- " or else go into the tutu business". Hiking tutus! It'd be cooler than regular bottoms, though kind of transparent. :)

In GEAR » peters headnets
July 03, 1:41pm

Peter's headnets.
They're the only headnet I've been able to tolerate, easier to see through, more breathable, nice design. Tulle is a nice fabric for a headnet, but hard to sew according to Peter. A b...

In GEAR » peters headnets
July 03, 11:55am

Nice Event jacket.
I've got one and really like it, well made, very breathable, sturdy. Good luck in selling at a great price.

In Gear Swap » FS: Men's Medium Rab Latok Alpine Jacket
July 01, 11:40am

RE: Difficulty swallowing: GERD?
I had a similar problem starting in my late 40s, gradually getting worse with age. It wasn't associated with hiking. It felt like my throat was shutting down and I couldn't swallow, especi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Difficulty swallowing
July 01, 11:35am

Iceland -- Volcanic eruption.
You should keep track of the active erupting volcanoes. Bárðarbunga is erupting and causing very high pollution levels, sometimes even as far away as Reykjavik. This writer had her breathing af...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Iceland - Laugavegurinn Trail
October 21, 12:33pm

Fixing your feet, website and book are good.
The book is great and an ebook is available on kindle (there's free kindle readers for PCs, smart phones and tablets as well as kindles). It'd be worth putting it on your phone for any long...

In Editor's Roundtable » Review of Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes by John Vonhof
September 18, 12:01pm

Tulle head net. makes his excellent head nets out of tulle, but he's not taking more orders this season. He's on BPL as Peter Vacco. Black is the best color for seeing. I ha...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG head net
August 18, 12:12pm

Legacy lenses.
Many of these older 50mm lenses are excellent optically and well worth using. With the popularity of digital, lots of older 35mm lenses are fairly inexpensive. Of course, with modern computerized ...

In Photography » old school lenses on the sony NEX 6
August 10, 1:43pm

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