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NB 1210v2
Eugene, Great mini-review! How do you feel these compare to the PI Trail N2's? Different style of shoe, for sure, but just curious as they are also pretty versatile and comfy. I haven't ...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners version 2 Spotlight Review
May 26, 4:57pm

N1 stuff
Mike - funny, I developed a blister in the exact same spot wearing the N1's. It didn't bother me on the hike/run, just noticed it later when I took my shoe off. (Then again, I didn't go...

In GEAR » need trail runners for very rocky/talus/scree conditions
August 03, 8:40pm

FS: Gatewood Cape SOLD, MontBell Alpine Light Parka SOLD, OR gaiters
All items include domestic shipping vis USPS Priority Mail from Denver, CO. SOLD Gatewood Cape - bought off Gear Swap, spent about 10 nights in it, want to move to a larger flat tarp. The stuff ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Gatewood Cape, MontBell Alpine Light Parka, OR gaiters
June 14, 1:13pm

Cloudburst 3
Not lighter than the Rainshadow, but have you looked at the new Cloudburst?

In GEAR » Lightest 3 person shelter for two adults and a child?
May 25, 9:11pm

Gertrude Saddle, Fiordland
Hi Andrew, To answer your question about more to do around the Fiordland area: if you have a half day around the Milford sound area, I would recommend hiking up Gertrude Valley. Really spectacul...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Tasmania / South Island NZ
May 20, 9:39pm

Re: Pearl Izumi P.R.O Barrier Lite/General Windshirt Question
Hi Mark, While I can't speak to that particular Pearl Izumi piece, I'll throw in a vote for getting a windshirt. They're surprisingly useful. If you haven't already, search "...

In GEAR » Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Barrier Lite/General Windshirt Question
April 25, 9:41am

Re: Re: A few thoughts
Devin, Aside from the snow/ice factor, which could really change things, I would take the advice of calling or just stopping by the Mountaineer on your way through Keene Valley. Marcy itself is ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Favorite Hikes/Campsites in the Adirondack region of NY?!?
April 18, 2:37pm

50mm f/1.8
I agree with the above comment about the 50mm focal length. I know this is probably not what you're after, but it's worth considering taking even just a prime lens like the Canon 50mm f/1.8...

In Photography » One Lens for 5D II for JMT, 17-40 or 24-105
July 19, 11:54am

FS: Altra Lone Peak size 11
$75 shipped. Worn around town for a few days, no sign of wear. They feel a half size too big for me and it's too late to return or exchange at this point. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Altra Lone Peak size 11
May 30, 9:28am

Re: Nordhouse Dunes: Where the Wild Things Are
Beautiful report, thanks for sharing. I like how you put yourself in several of the shots for scale and such. And also how you detailed what order you ate your food.

In Post-Trip Reports » Nordhouse Dunes: Where the Wild Things Are
December 05, 5:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Kannen

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TarpTent Double Rainbow
My wife and I have been using a Double Rainbow for about a year now, and aside from it being a little too narrow in some instances, we give it a 5. The BPL review and previous reader reviews are ac...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
October 26, 9:33am