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Lid for a SP 600

In GEAR » Snow Peak 600?s
December 06, 7:40pm

Thanks for the help.

In GEAR » Winter Tent Stakes
November 29, 6:21pm

Thanks for all the help. I'll ditch the needle stakes and carry groundhog stakes. As far as using the stake in snow...It sounds like you bury it in the snow horizontally, and pile snow on top...

In GEAR » Winter Tent Stakes
November 29, 5:04pm

No, you're not stupid...
Your profile doesn't mention where you live...I live in the southeast. I always go solo...leave a detailed itinerary and a return time, and you're good to go.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So tell me that I'm not stupid.
November 29, 11:32am

Winter Tent Stakes
I'm not new to winter camping, but I'm new to TENTING in winter. I'm going to the Smokies, where there may or may not be snow. What tent stakes should I take? Do I need to take sno...

In GEAR » Winter Tent Stakes
November 29, 11:15am

I made a damage on my Contrail! I got it mixed up with my Squall...I could have asked for more on it! :( Still for sale!

In Gear Swap » FS--Contrail
March 30, 7:19am

Tent has only been used once, for four days. Seam-sealed and floor is cross hatched with seam sealer to prevent pad slippage. Comes with front guyline. There is some very light damage at the fro...

In Gear Swap » FS--Contrail
March 28, 2:51pm

Salomon's Laces
I successfully contacted Salomon USA about 2 years ago and complained that my laces broke. They sent me another pair for free, and they arrived within the same week. Try contacting them from thei...

In GEAR » Replacing Salomon shoe laces
October 30, 5:36am

Packing the SP600
Sam, I had this same issue. I also anticipated that the cannister would get stuck in the pot. Ben helped me out. Put the folded up GP in first and your lighter (if applicable). Then put in ...

In GEAR » Pocket Rocket or Giga Power??
June 19, 6:20pm

Front Beak, Guyline Help
So, I finally got this tent reasonably taut last weekend and seam sealed it. Thanks folks, you guessed it, I didn't have the front staked out wide enough. All the corners get pretty tangly, t...

In GEAR » Some Contrail Help, Please
June 17, 4:25pm

All Reader Reviews by Michele Mason

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Marmot DriClime
Marmot Driclime Windshirt Purchased 2004 Size Women's Medium Weight 9.4 oz I really liked the windshirt at first as a layering piece. It breaths well and provides a nice level of warmth. I...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
May 28, 9:40am

Montbell Thermawrap jacket
Purchased in 2005 Size Small Weight 8.6 oz without stuff sack This is my insulating piece of my clothing system. It is incredibly light and incredibly warm. The velvety collar is a nice comfort...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
May 27, 6:30pm

Granite Gear Vapor Trail
Purchased in 2004 Size Small Weight 2 pounds 2 oz I have cut off excess straps, axe loops, etc, and this pack still weighs several ounces heavier than advertised. My pack was manufactured before...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 27, 6:22pm

Merrell Mesa Ventilator II Cross-Training Shoes
Women's size 9.5 Weight for pair 31.4 oz (1 lb 15 oz) Shoes are a very personal thing, so it is very hard to use a rating by one person and apply it to another. Things I like: Dry very q...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 27, 6:06pm

Tarptent Squall
THE GENERAL STUFF Website: Tarptent Squall Purchased: Fall 2004 Options purchased: bug screen, extended beak, sewn floor (non-bathtub) Seam sealed by "you...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
May 27, 8:04am

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
Yeppers, gotta spread the word, as I was disappointed in my pad's longevity. I only got to use my BA Insulated Air Core (regular size) once, in February. I bought the pad after a long weekend wint...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 08, 6:30am