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1997 called
Somebody on was trying to fob off a pair of Spinaci a few weeks ago. I don't think they had any takers at $25. You should look there. No speed holes in the original ones tho.

In Gear Swap » Calling All UK Backpackers
July 20, 1:55pm

Not my experience
My 2005 Summerlite and 2011 Apache are bang on spec.

In GEAR » What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
June 29, 7:03am

Summer gear
For Summer: Shelter: MLD Cuben Grace Duo Pack: MLD Exodus Sleep System: WM Summerlite/Thermarest NeoAir XLite Cooking System: Snowpeak Giga Power manual and 700ml Ti pot/lid I could...

In GEAR » The basic 4 if $$ were not a concern
June 09, 9:52pm

I love mine. I think they are very fun for low angle forest trail travel, and quite quick too. But at least for the 145s, I would say that skiing experience is helpful. What makes them more fun t...

In GEAR » Calling all Altai Hok users!
June 04, 9:08pm

Totally understood. If it helps, I'm headed home to Sweden July 5-18. If you find something you want in Sweden, I can carry it back to the states and mail it from NYC. Also, I still have m...

In Gear Swap » WTB : Fjallraven Tent
May 28, 1:59pm

Sorry - I wasn't being cheeky or rhetorical. I grew up in Sweden, and I think the answer is "No, the Fjällräven Akka doesn't do anything better than a Hilleberg Nammatj." In S...

In Gear Swap » WTB : Fjallraven Tent
May 28, 1:08pm

Really? I don't think they do anything better than Hilleberg or Helsport. Unless you're dying for a blue tent, I don't see the appeal. Post a WTB on Utsidan (in English is fine) an...

In Gear Swap » WTB : Fjallraven Tent
May 28, 12:29pm

Grace Duo
Just a recommendation for the Grace Duo. I bought one on here (for more money) about a month ago, and have had the opportunity to use it 4 nights so far. It sets up easily, provides great coverag...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Grace Duo Cuben, Exped SynMat UL 7 + Schnozzel
May 26, 1:19pm

Sounds great, but it's mother's day. As someone with a mother and married to a mother, that spells no overnights this weekend!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Harriman State Park NY weekender
May 06, 10:47am

BTW, Benjamin, you're wearing a wonderful hood in your pic. So just imagine that, at 1/3 scale for your mouth.

In Winter Hiking » Frosty Breath, how to prevent a soggy sleeping bag?
April 30, 5:18pm

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