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gud design
I have a pair of the oringinal (or close to it) evo's from about 1998. I bought them with tails for an early season backpacking trip in the wind rivers, and they worked great. I've since us...

In Winter Hiking » msr snowshoes -- evo vs lightning
November 21, 5:42pm

JMT gear
I'd bring the down jacket instead of the vest, and the rain jacket instead of the poncho. At 10 miles a day you'll be spending a lot of time in camp so the extra warmth will be worth it, an...

In Gear Lists » JMT 2015: Preparing Way Too Early
November 21, 11:17am

Interesting read
Thanks for posting. I did the JMT SOBO in September 2012 in almost the same time you took - 6 days 18 hours and 10 minutes, in a similar style and with a similar gearlist, although I did bring a st...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 18, 2:36pm

hood man
I'm a hood man. I'm skinny and get cold easy, use quilts sometimes, and won't buy a puffy without a hood anymore. I've had a number of puffy jackets both with and without hoods. sol...

In GEAR » How many actually use their down hood?
October 30, 9:51pm

Great Seller
Hummingbird was shipped quickly and arrived in perfect condition as described. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Sleeping Bags - 6' WM Highlite and 6' FF Hummingbird
October 30, 9:11pm

This pack will work for 3.5 days if you pack light.
http://www.irunfar.com/2012/08/inov-8-race-elite-15-pack-review.html It's not ideal but it works, good load transfer to hips and runs pretty well too. The problem with running with a pack wi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 24, 10:42pm

REI bag
I have an REI kids bag for sale - it's not ultralight but it is ultra affordable! http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=96013&am...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Kid's sleeping bag(s)
October 22, 10:10pm

Hummingbird
I'll take the Hummingbird. Email Sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Sleeping Bags - 6' WM Highlite and 6' FF Hummingbird
October 22, 2:24pm

sizing
Just for comparison - I'm 6'1" and 155-160 lbs (slim build) and found the regular width and regular length to work fine, and it accomodates a light down jacket just fine. I don't h...

In Gear Swap » FS: Katabatic Palisade Quilt 6' Wide 900FP
October 12, 12:19pm

Moonstone Down Vest - very lofty!
Moonstone Down Vest size medium, packed with down, 14.8 oz Color is a teal green. Has nice warm handwarmer pockets with down on the palm side and fleece on the back of the hand side. Plus one inte...

In Gear Swap » Moonstone Down Vest - very lofty!
October 11, 3:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Allen Currano

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Axonn,LLC Spot Satellite Messenger
Spot 2 worked ok on a section hike of the JMT in 2013. Tracking mode enabled, worked some of the time with some big gaps. I recently emailed them to cancel the service as I rarely use it. They off...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
July 20, 10:32am