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All Forum Posts by G Sticks

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Re: Re: Possible move from DC to Denver
Oh wow, that's a commute. Evergreen is beautiful though - well worth it.

In Chaff » Possible move from DC to Denver
August 29, 12:03pm

Possible move from DC to Denver
So I know the West is more heavily represented on here than the East, and I'd like to get some opinions. I'm from the Midwest originally, but I've been in DC since college. Met my wife ...

In Chaff » Possible move from DC to Denver
August 29, 9:52am

Just commenting to say...
That's a very cool looking tarp. Great build!

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarp and bivy sack
August 27, 10:00am

Good point
Mmhmm, I used the DriDucks when I went to Shenandoah last year, before I had the Torrentshell. they survived, and did okay, but the bagginess gets old, and I know it's only a matter of time bef...

In GEAR » Opinion wanted: Carry my DriDucks or Torrentshell + Columbia hiking pants?
August 26, 2:31pm

Opinion wanted: Carry my DriDucks or Torrentshell + Columbia hiking pants?
Trip in Virginia next weekend...I hike in Patagucci running shorts with a liner (the Strider model). I'm trying to decide if I should bring my DriDucks (10.9 oz) or my Torrentshell (12.2 oz) an...

In GEAR » Opinion wanted: Carry my DriDucks or Torrentshell + Columbia hiking pants?
August 26, 2:19pm

Re: Re: Massanutten or Great North Mountain
Ben and Brandon, In general, I TOTALLY agree with you on heading to GWNF instead. I haven't backpacked around the Trout Run Valley yet, but I've hiked Tibbett Knob and Big Schloss, as we...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 15-20 mile loop near Northern Virginia (Shenandoah, GWNF, etc.)
August 26, 10:23am

Re: My Experience
Thanks Brendan, I've been to the Big Run area before and I think I am leaning toward heading back now. This looks like it was a great hike for you!

In Pre-Trip Planning » 15-20 mile loop near Northern Virginia (Shenandoah, GWNF, etc.)
August 26, 10:21am

Not ultralight buuuut
the Half Dome is a solid car camping/frontcountry budget tent. Served me and my wife very well for the last 4 years running....

In Gear Deals » REI 2014 Labor Day sale
August 22, 10:15am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Worn threads
Well that's really cool - especially considering the limited warranty. Hopefully they do the repair and at most only charge a few bucks for shipping or something.

In GEAR » JetBoil Sol update?
August 21, 1:24pm

That'd be a bummer...
I've always liked knowing that there is at least one store at the mall selling quality outdoor gear. It'd be a shame if they are giving up on FA, but I think I can understand - I'm sure...

In GEAR » Is Eddie Bauer giving up on First Ascent?
August 21, 1:22pm

All Reader Reviews by G Sticks

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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