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"Co-op"
REI isn't really a co-op in the traditional (eg worker-owned) sense, only that members have [some] voting privileges when it comes to the Board. I've known friends who worked there, and sp...

In Gear Deals » 20% off REI coupon code is here
November 16, 2:58pm

Vestibules
Did you ever buy this? I am interested in this too.

In GEAR » Melanzana Hard Face Vest
November 15, 7:32am

Re: Re: 20%
"Ron Bell had a nice (pre) postmortem on GoLite that put the company in its proper perspective." Can you reprint it here for those of us without FB?

In Gear Deals » GoLite going out of business sale
November 14, 2:58pm

Re: 20%
+1 - I'm not understanding the glut of 20% offers at the moment, and having a tough time balancing urges with reality. I guess 20% is the new "normal", as they say.

In Gear Deals » GoLite going out of business sale
November 14, 2:58pm

boo
Nothing online, huh? Can anyone proxy some Nomad stuff?

In Gear Deals » IBEX Annual Sale
October 09, 10:06am

very helpful chart
Indeed! Can't believe how expensive Nunatak stuff. Jeez.

In GEAR » Torn between 40 below (non-down) and Feathered Friends (down) booties
September 16, 1:24pm

Torn between 40 below (non-down) and Feathered Friends (down) booties
Like the subject says, I'm torn! I want these for use around the house, the camp and also for running to get the mail. The pros and cons of down, we all know. I'm sure both are well made. A...

In GEAR » Torn between 40 below (non-down) and Feathered Friends (down) booties
September 15, 7:05pm

Thanks
Thanks Linda, for the insight! I just took a look at the Vapor Light 2. Looks like a beaut - but I guess the 1 door kind of puts it lower on my list, though still on my list. Yes, durability is ...

In GEAR » Yay - another "help me choose a light 2 person tent" question. Comparison spreadsheet inside
August 12, 5:43am

tarpten
It looks like I need trekking poles for that one, right?

In GEAR » Yay - another "help me choose a light 2 person tent" question. Comparison spreadsheet inside
August 11, 9:04pm

Yay - another "help me choose a light 2 person tent" question. Comparison spreadsheet inside
Hi all, Thanks for all your help in advance. I'm in search of a new 2P, lightweight (5lbs or under) tent and made a spreadsheet - available here - showing my list (briefly: msr hubba hubba 2...

In GEAR » Yay - another "help me choose a light 2 person tent" question. Comparison spreadsheet inside
August 11, 11:50am

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