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If you want to double up I have an 8 and 9 Chouinard Hex I'll send you!

In Gear Swap » WTB Chouinard Hex #10 with holes for 9mm rope
September 04, 5:08am

Re: Re: Re: Re: sunscreen packets vs. tube
Coppertone Sport stick.Looks like a big chap stick.Also a good foot lube and wind burn protector. If you put it on above eyes it will not burn like most sunscreen.

In GEAR » sunscreen packets vs. tube
June 15, 12:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Gates of the Artic National Park Alaska - Late August
Cool trip! We were South of there same time frame. I never took off my wool Indy hoody It was comfortable wet/dry.Also nice to have a 100wt fleece top or vest.With a down bag I'd lean toward th...

In Gear Lists » Gates of the Artic National Park Alaska - August
April 19, 8:07am

Bad form!
Crazy!I like the tree hugging /feel good about buying from us spin....but they broke promises.If they have the money to start over ,pay off what is owed first!Play by the rules!

In GEAR » Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy.
April 14, 7:41am

Re: Re: FS: Golite Gust and Golite Breeze
I use a daypack size Breeze and love it. It is about the same size/look of a Burn. Very retro!

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Gust and Golite Breeze
February 21, 2:09pm

Father of the year award! Great smiles!Thanks for sharing!

In Post-Trip Reports » 2014 Family Trips - California, Oregon, Montana & Utah
January 25, 7:12am

Re: Think I'll go long
50 cm is perfect !

In GEAR » Ice Axe Question
September 16, 4:59pm

Golite Yunnan
I picked up a pair at a Golite store last month and love them.The older model was great material but bad fit. The new mod fits great,looks OK, and feels fantastic! I'm a 34w/ 33l and went with...

In GEAR » No-frills, sub 10oz summer backpacking pants?
March 24, 2:29pm

Re: Re: Matt's cool design
Matt: Cool pack! Another way to fasten the shoulder/hip parts might be slick clips from Chris Zimmers web site.I just got a pair of hip belt pockets from him that came with these 1'' slick...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Backpacks
February 26, 8:57am

Re: More trekking pole connectors
I made a pole jack from a trift store carbon fiber golf club shaft + - 18'' tall and used a single 1115mm pole.Worked fine.

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 13, 3:13pm

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MLD 12 oz. Spirit Quilt
I used the Spirit 45 quilt with Momentum foot for my recent Alaskan Hayes Range traverse.Andrew Skurka recomended this quilt or the 30 degree version that he used on his 6 month AK loop.It was perfect...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 17, 10:40am