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LaSportiva Xplorer Mid GTX
Anyone given these a try and have some feedback? I'm wondering about build quality. Also wondering about under-foot protection for talus walking. Thanks!

In GEAR » LaSportiva Xplorer Mid GTX
August 06, 9:50am

What was video shot with?
What did you use to record the video? Thanks! Bob

In Post-Trip Reports » Sierra High Route Video and Pictures
January 25, 2:42pm

Online mapping software discussion
The problem with mapper.acme.com is the same as many sites I've seen. They use the free USGS tile servers (probably from Teraserver). This data seems to be missing some tiles. Try to zoom in on...

In Philosophy & Technique » What ONLINE mapping software do you use?
November 09, 8:08am

What ONLINE mapping software do you use?
I'm interested in finding out what online services are available for creating maps for hiking. I'm not interested in comercial software like National Geogrphic TOPO, Delorme Topo, MyTopo, e...

In Philosophy & Technique » What ONLINE mapping software do you use?
November 05, 9:03am

Not a fan of the poncho tarp
I used the poncho tarp combination for about a year including a hike of the JMT. I think it does a good job for shelter but not so for raingear. It's hard to stay dry in a poncho - in my opinio...

In GEAR » Tarp and bivy like milk and cookies?
October 31, 1:40pm

Steel vs. Aluminum on Ritter's North Face
Hello, I plan on climbing the North face of Mount Ritter early September. Do you think aluminum crampons are appropriate or should I bring steel. I'm concerned about icy conditions. Anyone b...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Steel vs. Aluminum on Ritter's North Face
August 07, 6:41am

Re: RE: "Rocky Mountain National Park Trip Information Needed"
Thanks for the reply and great information/pictures. What about other areas in Colorado? I'm not set on having to go to RMNP but I would like to stay on that side of Colorado... Thanks! Meir

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Rocky Mountain National Park Trip Information Needed
May 12, 9:37am

One more thing...
One more thing ... we'll be flying into Dever. Don't know if that makes a difference. Thanks!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Rocky Mountain National Park Trip Information Needed
May 12, 8:10am

Rocky Mountain National Park Trip Information Needed
Hello, I'm planning a backpacking trip in Rocky Mountain National park for the first week in June. The trip will be 3 days, 2 nights. Max 10 miles/day. Does anyone have suggestions for r...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Rocky Mountain National Park Trip Information Needed
May 12, 8:09am

Not using plastics on Rainier
Well, I'm going to go for it then. Thanks for the advice. Bob

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Not using plastics on Rainier
April 18, 11:58am

All Reader Reviews by Bob Gabbart

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PossumDown Glove Liner Gloves
The possumdown gloves are great for day-to-day use. I wear them almost every day when it is cold. They are also great for hiking if you don't use poles or use poles but don't plan on using the gloves ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 08, 7:07pm

Patagonia DAS Parka
Although I have found it to be a nice parka, I think some of the claims are over stated. I wouldn't plan on it keeping you warm at 0 degrees when standing still, or turning your summer bag into a wint...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 24, 11:47am

Superfeet Performance Green
I had read may good comments about the Superfeet on this site. Everyone raved about them so much that I decided I must have them. I never really had foot problem but I thought they might help prevent ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 26, 6:18am

Integral Designs eVENT Shortie Gaiters
The Integral Designs eVENT Shortie Gaiters are simple calf height gaiters. They are meant to be put on before you put on your shoes. They have an elastic cord that goes under your shoe, a hook to grab...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 21, 6:12pm