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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

Thanks Alex
Thanks Alex, good read and good referals to pertinent articles.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Condensation
November 20, 10:10pm

Excellent time for this discussion
I was on a canyon trip west of Delta two weeks ago. The days were warm and the nights were mildly cold. I woke up under my SMD Haven tarp with frost all over my WM bag. The doors were open so th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivy Condensation
November 20, 9:56pm

nothing new
I used my DRZ400 all summer to access areas near the Weminuche that were closed to the road bound crowd due to several wild land fires in the area. It was a great way to get to an area that was of...

In Editor's Roundtable » Moto-Backpacking
November 20, 7:32pm

thank you
Thank you for enduring my questions. I think I will blanche a batch of snowpeas and do a little leather test with the oversized ones that I missed on previous pickings.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating Kale and them snowpeas
August 10, 10:51am

so is fast the blanch line in the sand
So is it suggested that since Kale dries fast, it doesn't require blancheing. However, something that dries slow requires blanching to prevent the alleged enzymatic whatchama call it detiorati...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dehydrating Kale and them snowpeas
August 09, 3:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian Clark

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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