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I've been experimenting with their evolution, mostly as a critter hauler. My initial impression are. I hate the side pocket tensioning system after having been spoiled by Elemental Horizon'...

In GEAR » Paradox Unaweep
May 06, 9:27am

poor cali
I obey all traffic laws, even in Cali. I'll destroy my alcohol stove. Oh wait, this is America and I'm selfish. Such an American outlaw.

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 06, 7:50am

Rab rain jacket, a good wind breaker
No offense intended, but I purchased the Rab rain jacket after this review. I found that the fabric did little to keep me from getting wet. Even standing around in camp in a gently falling snow, ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Waterproof Breathable Jackets: 2012 State of the Market Report
May 05, 10:24am

fire good
Derek, I agree that a little common sense and an area free of combustable fuel would be a non issue. However, I would suggest that if cheat grass is blowing through your stove while you are cook...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 05, 8:41am

Bob's wash
Bob, what is this underware you keep talking about?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Stream crossing and washing your socks - at the same time :)
May 05, 8:32am

Grand Canyon Trip
At this point of my expendable income, I can easily work around not owning a wind shirt. Just curious, what are you packing in to GRCA a tank of nitrous?

In Editor's Roundtable » Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody review
April 10, 7:52am

skins and waxless?
So any issues with skins not holding on the waxless patterns during steep climbs?

In Editor's Roundtable » AT Nordic Ski Systems: Discovering the Best of Backcountry Nordic and Alpine Touring Systems Through Hybridization
February 19, 5:23pm

sharing the wealth
Thank you for sharing and your website is great.

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: A flexible frame for ultralight backpacks
January 30, 8:40pm

thank you
Great review as always. I fully understand the concept of a light weight load hauler and I see no need for an UL argument here. Of course not everyone has had to haul tools/materials for trail ma...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
January 15, 10:30pm

life is good
I am happy you survived this incident. For some reason, I have reservations about your write up. I can't speak for the SAR teams that effected your rescue, but in my neck of the woods they ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'Caught In A Storm, Near-Hypothermic, A Piece Of Gear Saved My Life'
December 01, 6:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian Clark

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Elemental Horizon Aquilo
I have used this pack for the last two years through all seasons. I consistently do my walks through Colorado's West slope mountains and canyons. 70% off trail. I don't use bear canisters. ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 06, 8:48am

Thermarest X-Therm
I have the large. It takes about 18-20 breaths to inflate and then I let some air out for a little deflated conforming comfort. I am a side and belly sleeper. I sleep in a floorless tarp tent. I...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
July 03, 1:52am