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Thanks. Picked up a couple pieces for my kid.

In Gear Deals » Capilene on Clearance
September 17, 10:41am

How warm?
How warm is this compared to the DAS parka you're selling?

In Gear Swap » Montbell Alpine Light Parka XL
September 13, 8:15pm

Umm, thanks?
Bob, I think you're just not looking in the right places! Swix (Mountain PCU, Mountain Carbon) and ├ůsnes (Ingstad Kevlar, Holmenkollen) both make poles with leather baskets. But I am cheap, h...

In Gear Swap » WTB: XC/Backcountry poles (150-155cm)
September 09, 2:33pm

WTB: XC/Backcountry poles (150-155cm)
WTB: 150cm or 155cm backcountry/cross country poles. Prefer aluminum shafts and leather soft snow baskets. Something like a few generations old Swix Mountain PCU would be perfect. Most any ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: XC/Backcountry poles (150-155cm)
September 09, 1:50pm

Small NOAA radios
Midland HH50 and Sangean DTW-400 would be the smallest with an internal speaker.

In GEAR » Ultralight Radios
September 02, 9:18am

It bears saying that the audio out/headphone jack on the radio is a 1/16 mini plug, not a 1/8 stereo plug.

In GEAR » Ultralight Radios
September 01, 7:35pm

Depends on how much you transmit, obviously. Transmitting at 5w, you'd be lucky to get an hour of conversation, at 2w probably an hour plus, at 500 mW, maybe 3 hours of on and off chatting. ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Radios
September 01, 7:23pm

Keep the Atmos
I'd keep the Atmos. For shoulder-season and winter backpacking trips with my 2.5-year-old (yes, these are short trips - he happily hikes about 3 miles in then starts getting grumpier), I u...

In GEAR » Beginner backpack for a beginner backpacker
September 01, 8:03am

WM Summerlite
I have a WM Summerlite and it is one of the few pieces of gear I have found basically unimprovable (assuming you want a bag, not a quilt). I have used it comfortably in conditions from 75 (as a qu...

In GEAR » 30 Degree 3 Season Sleeping Bag Recommendations
September 01, 7:45am

Amateur Radio
If I carry a radio, it's a Kenwood TH-F6a. It will receive from 100kHz to 1300 MHz (less cell phone band) in FM (including dedicated weather bands), AM, CW, SSB (including dedicated weather ba...

In GEAR » Ultralight Radios
September 01, 7:22am

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