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ah, interesting
There's a few REIs near me. I'll go check them out.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Therm-a-rest Neoair Xlite Regular (Like new/Excellent)
November 25, 8:27am

sorry...
searched around and somehow missed that thread. I'll try to pull it up now. And thanks for the response!

In GEAR » Neoair Xlite getting pulled...why?
November 25, 7:57am

Neoair Xlite getting pulled...why?
reeeeeepost, thanks Ian!

In GEAR » Neoair Xlite getting pulled...why?
November 25, 7:46am

WTB: Therm-a-rest Neoair Xlite Regular (Like new/Excellent)
Make me an offer I can't refuse...I somehow missed the boat on using a coupon to get one at REI this past week.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Therm-a-rest Neoair Xlite Regular (Like new/Excellent)
November 25, 7:44am

Combo
I combine my trusty 4 Groundhogs for tarp corners with Lawson's titanium stakes (got a bunch when he had a sale) for the sides and ridge poles. This has worked well for me so far. Besides the r...

In GEAR » Stakes that can take a pounding
September 19, 2:42pm

Re: Re: Is a cuben tarp aided by being cat-cut in the same way as silnylon tarps?
Wow, I had no idea. Glad I asked. I thought cat-cut was done to negate the effect of stretching from moisture, NOT to get a taut pitch from the outset. Thanks!

In GEAR » Is a cuben tarp aided by being cat-cut in the same way as silnylon tarps?
September 11, 10:55am

Is a cuben tarp aided by being cat-cut in the same way as silnylon tarps?
Or is it not as necessary because the cuben won't stretch under rain? Side question, definitive list of cat-cut cuben tarp makers would be...MLD and HMG, right? Zpacks makes good tarps but o...

In GEAR » Is a cuben tarp aided by being cat-cut in the same way as silnylon tarps?
September 11, 6:52am

Thanks
Thanks, I just joined the Meetup....looks great!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Looking for a DC/Mid-Atlantic partner to do Trout Run Valley Circumnavigation
September 10, 7:04am

Diverse opinions
Certainly you're gonna get a range of opinions on this. Mine, FWIW: I've been a long time Apple user, but not a fanboy (I have Dell laptop w/ Windows 7 because it was cheaper and did everyt...

In GEAR » New iPhone?
September 10, 7:02am

Re: almost
Haha, Brett I know your pain. It took me trying on Large Houdinis numerous times to convince myself it was the right size (over Medium), but by then it was sold out in various places and I had to w...

In Gear Deals » Some random Houdini deals right now
September 09, 6:04pm

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