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SPOT GEN 2
$50 shipped conus, used but in excellent condition. There is a small tear in the case where a lanyard was threaded through, this doesn't impact the ability to hang it. There is no contract curr...

In Gear Swap » SPOT GEN 2
March 05, 5:58pm

Re: FS: Exped DownMat 7 - Down filled Mattress
I am interested. What's the size and weight?

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped DownMat 7 - Down filled Mattress
August 02, 8:00pm

Re: WTB: Golite quilt
I have an Ultra20 long, in excellent condition. PM me if your interested.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Golite quilt
February 15, 9:57am

Great minds think alike.....
Last year I upgraded from a narrower Golite Ultra20 to a RevelationX wide for this same reason. The Revelation is warmer and wider than my previous quilt. The added benefit is that I can drape the ...

In GEAR » Family w/ small kids sleeping option: 2 slightly wide quilts
September 30, 6:17am

Cheap and Light options...
I have found that the "travel backpacks" can work, REI carries one and so does EMS. This one stuffs into its lid, was $19 on sale. Here is my son carrying it (~6lbs total) with the should...

In Gear Swap » WTB-Kids pack
May 02, 7:35pm

Re: Shoes
John was correct. Now here's the funny story behind it. Those aren't actually my shoes, they're my sons. It was about 3 hours before sun down I had just finished getting our water for t...

In Philosophy & Technique » Can you guess what?
April 14, 8:44pm

Can you guess what?
Testing the creative genius here on BPL. Can you guess what is going on in this picture?

In Philosophy & Technique » Can you guess what?
April 14, 6:42pm

I like to think so...
When they're young it is not about the destination so much as the journey. The more there is to touch, see, climb, and hear the better. I started early and we are up to about 4 miles a day now,...

In Philosophy & Technique » Parents: Are you doing all you can to raise a hiking buddy?
April 08, 8:21pm

Re: Re: Insulated Windshirt, ~10 oz ~$80
I thought about that but was concerned about two things, one was the length differences (sleeve etc), and the other was the sizing. For me I think a Large would fit, and still have enough space to ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Insulated Windshirt, ~10 oz ~$80
February 25, 7:56pm

Insulated Windshirt, ~10 oz ~$80
Backcountry.com has the Stoic Wraith Shell for $27.60. This is a really good deal. I had an idea.... Take two of these windshirts (the same size) and create a simple and cheap insulated jacket by s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Insulated Windshirt, ~10 oz ~$80
February 25, 7:19pm

All Reader Reviews by christopher witter

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Snow Peak Mini Solo Ti Cookset
During my conversion to the lighter side this was one of my first purchases. It works for perfectly for solo cooking and can also be used for two when planned properly, it's just big enough for tw...

In Cookware - Titanium
November 10, 2:58pm

Asics Kahana
I wear these trail runners everyday to work. They have performed well in many different situations from the AT to RMNP with FSO loads of about 35-40lbs for 20+ miles a day without fail. On one trip th...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 15, 8:09pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
Their staff standards seem to be slipping slightly, but I won't let a few bad apples spoil the bunch. I usually know what I want etc just need help finding it. I recently return a Timex watch that...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 8:55pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I have never used an inflatable of any kind, this is my first. I am a side sleeper and have never really gotten a goodnights sleep in the field. I bought this pad on sale at the rei outlet and in term...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 16, 10:05pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
I love this thing! I have used it in 20 degree weather with no problems. In colder weather I just put the canister in between my layers go for a quick walk to warm myself and the canister and start pa...

In Stoves - Canister
April 16, 9:50pm

Smartwool Beanie
Warm and versatile. Dries quickly, blocks light wind, and warm into the twenties. My only complaint is that it doesn't maintain its shape after prolonged use it becomes loose fitting.

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
April 16, 9:23pm

Ultrapod Mini
My camera may be a little large and heavier then intended for this tripod, but with careful attention to the setup it has worked well everytime! I have found the velcro strap the most useful feature, ...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
April 16, 9:15pm

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
I bought the Micropore suit from Gossamer Gear on a whim. I needed something to block the wind and provide protection from the rain/sleet/snow if I ran into any on a recent trip on the AT. These perfo...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 16, 9:00pm

Mountain Laurel Designs eVent Rain Mitts
I recently used these mitts on the AT in just the conditions they were designed for and I can say they performed as advertised, which is rare! I used these mitts above treeline with no liner gloves in...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 10, 7:45pm

Party City Table Cloth
5.4 oz. 54" x 108". On sale this table cloth was $2 and they have many different colors. It was the perfect size to go under my MLD Monk tarp, the price was right and it has proven to be dur...

In Miscellaneous Products
April 10, 7:31pm