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Re: MLD Duomid
Interesting - that is not the way I would have expected the tie-out to fail.

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
November 20, 11:15am

Re: Re: Re: Re: MLD Duomid
Ryan, do you have a source for where you heard about the failed tie-outs? Can't say I've ever heard of a single failure of MLD's tie-outs. As the owner of a cuben Trailstar I'm curi...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
November 20, 10:35am

Re: Anti-Drone
This is a bizarre thread.

In GEAR » Anti-Drone !
November 19, 3:47pm

Re: Thousand Island Lake
Great photos, thanks for sharing. I'll be there in March when hopefully there are less people... :)

In Post-Trip Reports » Thousand Island Lake
November 18, 11:31pm

Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
I'm glad you pushed your limits but I'm sad you fed a bear. Being fast doesn't mean you get to ignore the rules.

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 18, 10:24pm

Re: Hydroskins
I'll ask the opposite question - is there any advantage to perforated neoprene socks like some of the Sealskinz? It takes a few hundred yards of walking to squish out the trapped water out of a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Neoprene Socks & Condensation
November 18, 12:22am

Re: Where to cut down
Didn't see this the first time around. Long underwear - I love my Cap4 long underwear but it's relegated to cold trips these days. Arcteryx Phase SL long underwear is 3.4 oz and is fine ...

In Gear Lists » Where to cut down
November 18, 12:19am

Re: Teva Chair 5
I'm interested to see how those work out for you Christian. If I were you I'd seal all the external stitch lines with Silnet before use, for durability and waterproofing reasons.

In Winter Hiking » Winter Footwear Solutions
November 17, 8:11pm

Re: Washing a down quilt with patches
Hand sew the patches on? You can replace them after washing if the adhesive comes off in the process.

In GEAR » Washing a down quilt with patches
November 17, 8:07pm

Re: family gear upgrade: sleeping bags --> quilts
Jimmy, you might check out 2-person quilts. I got a Zpacks one about a year and a half ago and it's been great. It's lighter than two 1-person quilts, I carry it so my wife doesn't have...

In GEAR » family gear upgrade: sleeping bags --> quilts
November 17, 7:38pm

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

ULA Ohm
The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm