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New Pack Name
Hi Ron, since you already offer the "Revelation" and the "Prophet", what about "Priest"? ;-) Valentin

In GEAR » New Pack Name Help
April 24, 6:56am

Hiking in France
Jed: I'd suggest the Alps in France or Switzerland or the Pyrenees at the Spanish border. You can usually get there quite easily by train or bus. From Paris to the French Alps you won't ...

In GEAR » Finishing Sleep System - Spring-Fall; Appalachians, Rockies... FRANCE?!
March 22, 4:54am

Re: Re: Re: Podcast Wishlist - VOTE!!!
-Ron Bell of MLD -Glen Van Peski and Grant Sible from GG -Ray Jardine And what about some How-To-Manuals like "First night under a tarp" from Bob Cartwright of BPL UK? Or Video Podca...

In Philosophy & Technique » Podcast Wishlist - VOTE!!!
January 01, 5:41am

Happy New Year
Happy new year to everyone here!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » HAPPY NEW YEAR!
January 01, 5:39am

Re: Personality profile of a light weight backpacker
It is totally inadequate to put human beeings into categories as "race", not just because it is not scientific at all! - 21 years old grew up in the mountains student thinks he&#...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is the personality profile of a light weight backpacker?
December 27, 2:03pm

Repair Kit
Well, I carry: a small needle dental floss a razor blade some very small safety pins duct tape - can be wrapped around trekking poles, if you carry them And that's it! Ca suffit. Does...

In Gear Lists » Gear repair kit
November 22, 2:15am

New extremes?
Nude models... Are they bringing XUL to a new level? A base weight of zero oz, aren't we all dreaming of this?

In GEAR » waned:camping instructor for Playboy Playmates, really
November 16, 7:26am

... can I modify them to be lighter than Platys?

In GEAR » Evernew collapsible bottles?
November 16, 7:22am

International Orders
As a SUL hiker I've got to purchase allmost all of my gear in the US. This was rarely a problem, especially the cottage manufacturers like Mountain Laurel Designs and Gossamer Gear do everythin...

In GEAR » Purchasing from outside the USA
September 24, 3:50pm

Re: ultimate U.L upgrade
Congratulations! Wish my girlfriend would go hiking with me.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ultimate U.L upgradel
July 06, 12:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Valentin Zill

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Mountain Laurel Designs
In February/early March I ordered a Revelation Pack, a Monk Spectralite.60 Tarp and a few weeks later a LiteSoul Bivy, for which Ron didn't charge me any extra postage fees. As others already ment...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 04, 6:25am

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
This review refers to the DriDucks rain suit, I bought it at Gossamer Gear last year. I had the chance to really test it on a day trip yesterday. I stayed totally dry during rain and sleet. We bushwa...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 04, 10:17am

Lighten Up DVD with Glen Van Peski .
I purchased this DVD about a year ago and I must have watched it about a dozen times now. As many of the other reviewers I also bought it to SEE put into practice what I had READ about in different bo...

In Books and Media
March 21, 2:55am

Gossamer Gear
Gossamer Gear's customer service is really outstanding. It was the first time that I ordered gear in the U.S. and I was almost sure problems would occur. Nope! The package arrived within a week - ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 13, 10:04am