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All Forum Posts by G Sticks

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Just got laid off and it stinks.
So I got laid off yesterday, from about the best job I've ever had. I recently finished business school and started here in March - had only been on the job for 2.5 months but was doing good wo...

In Chaff » Just got laid off and it stinks.
May 22, 6:46am

Thanks
The square cuben is 8.5 x 8.5

In GEAR » Does my bug shelter/square tarp setup make sense?
May 19, 10:57am

Re: wind shirt
Last year on a ridge in Shenandoah my Houdini saved me from bugs. It was a little hot but it got the job done - I've thought about it and I'm not sure what else I could have used - I was ge...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
May 19, 7:46am

Does my bug shelter/square tarp setup make sense?
So I am clearly excited for summer camping because I'm buying too much on Gear Swap. Last year I used an old 8x5 tarp over a Borah bivy to try out the whole tarp camping thing - turns out I lik...

In GEAR » Does my bug shelter/square tarp setup make sense?
May 19, 7:42am

Perfect
Karen, that sounds great, I'll take it! Is $290 okay, and if so please let me know the best way to pay.

In Gear Swap » WTB: flat cuben tarp (for 1-2 people)
May 19, 6:08am

WTB: flat cuben tarp (for 1-2 people)
Prefer an 8x10 or 7x9 (I'm not a tall guy)...open to square too. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » WTB: flat cuben tarp (for 1-2 people)
May 19, 5:43am

A few suggestions
Ed...congrats on 8. I am way, way behind on number 2 (with no intention of competing!). You may be familiar with these but in case you aren't, can I suggest: - Mile...Mile and a Half: easygoin...

In Gear Swap » WTB - good backpacking DVDs
May 18, 7:15pm

I'll take that Net Tent!
A bivy was sweltering in the Mid-Atlantic so I'm ready to try a net tent for this year. Please let me know where to send payment, thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: borahgami and YMG net tent 1
May 18, 11:39am

Re: getting a better pitch
Chris, thanks for posting some of your insights. I'm actually considering this tent too - I live close to a few REIs but it's tough to find Sierra Designs tents in the wild to see them in p...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Flashlight 2?
May 15, 10:05am

Re: NeoAir XLite for $99 Back at Amazon this morning (Lightning Deal) free 1 Day shipping
Nabbed this last time - great deal. If you Amazon you can afford a whole heck of a lot of Xlites :-)

In Gear Deals » NeoAir XLite for $99 Back at Amazon this morning (Lightning Deal) free 1 Day shipping
December 19, 2:05pm

All Reader Reviews by G Sticks

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Brooks Cascadia 8
I've worn these for a bunch of hikes and one backpacking trip so far. As I understand it, Cascadia's are a shoe of choice for many thru-hikers, and I can understand why. Light by nature bec...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 09, 9:21am

Lawson Equipment Customer Service
Long story short is that Lawson did a great job! I ordered a few items including two types of cordage and a mini-biner. The next morning I realized I needed a few stakes as well. Lawson got my emai...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 25, 9:20am

REI Flash 45 (2012-2013 Model)
I just used this pack on a 3-night, 35 miler in Shenandoah. We did some of the most challenging trails in the park so I got to use the pack on a variety of terrain. With that in mind, here are some th...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
April 30, 7:25am

Vasque Breeze GTX
I use the low-cut GTX version, perpetually on clearance at STP. Vasques tend to fit me well, and these are no exception. I find the shoe runs slightly narrow, but not enough to make wearing them an is...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 13, 6:56am