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Photos from the volcanic mountains of Auvergne, France
Here are some photos from a trip in the volcanic mountains of Auvergne in 2012. With daytime temps down in the 30s and rain pouring down, in the 20s and flurries at night, it was soooo cool to have...

In Gear Swap » FS: Kifaru Paratipi Memorial Day Sale!
May 20, 11:29am

there is an integral fold away cover
There is an integral stove boot cover that is held in place with velcro, and can be deployed rolled up or covering the vent. The photos on the Kifaru website of the current model Paratipi show exac...

In Gear Swap » FS: Kifaru Paratipi Memorial Day Sale!
May 20, 11:02am

FS: Kifaru Paratipi Memorial Day Sale!
This is an older, much lighter version of the Kifaru Paratipi. The current design apparently hasn't changed, but the weight has. This one is in marigold silnylon. Fully seam-sealed. Weigh...

In Gear Swap » FS: Kifaru Paratipi Memorial Day Sale!
May 20, 8:52am

Extreme weather
Let us begin with the hypothesis that climate change is really happening. This thread is not about climate change per se, but rather about the ramifications of "hypothetical" climate chan...

In Philosophy & Technique » Extreme weather
May 11, 12:28am

Neoprene options?
It does seem like I ought to give neoprene a try. Does anybody else beside NRS make neoprene socks that are seam-sealed? Is that even worth considering? I remember that I tried, a long time a...

In GEAR » Feet: not dry, but warm
April 10, 8:24am

Feet: not dry, but warm
I have trouble keeping my feet warm during prolonged cold rain episodes. Wet 3-season conditions around or below 10 degrees centigrade. This isn't about wetness. Long ago I gave up trying t...

In GEAR » Feet: not dry, but warm
April 10, 7:25am

nice review! how do you or any other alpinist users out there seal out drafts?

In GEAR » Nunatak Custom Alpinist and Sub Alpinist - "micro" review
April 03, 3:03pm

Aftermarket poles
I am sure this has almost certainly been linked here, but just in case it has slipped out of people's minds: Fliegfix offer after...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 01, 3:55am

All three
Hi Brendan, I was expecting to find threads here about this series. Surprisingly little to date however. Seems like a good fit for a UL kit. I have and use all three. Usually take the DP1M and ...

In Photography » DP Merrills
April 28, 3:59pm

Flickr link
Flickr link:

In Photography » DP Merrills
April 28, 3:24pm

All Reader Reviews by Jon Solomon

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Mountain Laurel Designs Doumid ('09, spectralite)
This is a fantastic shelter that accompanied two avid hikers on a planned ten-day trip through the 2nd southern tier trail and its environs in the Central Mountain of Taiwan (peaks approach within met...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 05, 5:57pm

Fujifilm Natura Black F1.9
This is a specialized P&S officially sold only in Japan. Web sellers (e.g. ship to North America and oth...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
May 19, 10:56am