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Gossamer Gear
Quicksack and Type 2 might work. I have the Rukus, but you might not like the back stretch panel. http://gossamergear.com/packs/backpacks.html

In GEAR » City travel 30L packs?
January 27, 7:52am

Squamish kicking out the Houdini?
Squamish on sale for $100 stacking discounts at local store, and I'm tempted to give it a go over the Houdini. Better hood and zipper for one more ounce. Fabric seems potentially tougher. An...

In GEAR » Squamish kicking out the Houdini?
January 25, 3:14pm

MEC
Does this mean that MEC is getting more south of the border purchases?

In GEAR » Canadian dollar hurts, ouch!
January 24, 8:01am

More on the HL21
I dug out my HL21 last night and was reminded of wild feature of this great little light. The HL21 has a pretty focused lens and a flip down diffuser. The diffuser works great to spread the light...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 4
January 22, 6:56am

Fenix HL23
The now available HL23 does indeed look more like the HL21, and seems substantially more rugged than the HL22, plus a bit more power. I have and like the HL21, but may upgrade to the HL23.

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 4
January 21, 3:24pm

Not inline, really
I was thinking of a system where I could detach the bite valve and insert the "clean" end of the Sawyer, and essentially fill the bladder through the bite valve tube instead of hauling it...

In GEAR » Checking in: Sawyer Mini
January 15, 7:10pm

Checking in: Sawyer Mini
I'm throwing a Sawyer Mini into the mix for water treatment this year. Searching the forum has found a wealth of information, but also wanted to check back with the community on a few things: ...

In GEAR » Checking in: Sawyer Mini
January 15, 4:14pm

Sometimes
Years ago, in the Wind River Range, I didn't treat when up high, and that worked out. In the East, pretty much treat everything.

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you ever not filter or treat your water?
January 14, 10:04am

Yes
I think the cap 4 is the old two layer wicking fleece arrangement, cap 4 EW is the grid PowerDry HE. I bought an LL bean version using the same fabric as cap 4EW, and love it. Similar to other ...

In Gear Lists » Patagonia Expedition base layer help
December 30, 5:14pm

Ospry
I've seen kids hike with an adjustable Ospry that looked good.

In GEAR » Backpack recommendations for a 12 yo girl...
December 06, 12:53pm

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