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Re: Re: Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
Cameron, That's very good info. I have been considering the Anker 3200mAh unit which is under 3oz and looks fairly tough (and is cheap!). Seems like just charging a battery like that directl...

In GEAR » Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
December 20, 4:04am

Re: Re: Wind Pants + Rain Kilt -VS- Only Rain Pants
KJ, Any issues with leg sunburn in SoCal while wearing only shorts (I realize this is highly complexion dependent though). Did you use sunscreen? Also, any issues in the Sierra with snow scrap...

In GEAR » Wind Pants + Rain Kilt -VS- Only Rain Pants
December 12, 3:54am

Re: Re: Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
Mitchell, Very reasonable advice all around. We already use headphones with a built in remote, and yes, I agree, it totally worth it. As for seeing what our usage demands are at the beginnin...

In GEAR » Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
December 12, 3:03am

Re: Re: Wind Pants + Rain Kilt -VS- Only Rain Pants
Justin, Out of curiosity, when you made your pants by extending the length of your nylon shorts, did you find that the legs felt super baggy or that it was hard to get the fabric to taper down to ...

In GEAR » Wind Pants + Rain Kilt -VS- Only Rain Pants
December 12, 2:34am

Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
I'm new to external batteries and I'm trying to get my wife and I's electronics kit finalized for our upcoming PCT thru hike in 2015. So far, here are all the USB rechargeable electr...

In GEAR » Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
December 12, 2:21am

Go with the Ultra
I suggest that you go with the Ultra... Reason: So that you can report how it works out for you, I'm looking to get one myself!

In GEAR » Which SteriPen Model?
December 09, 8:34pm

Re: Recommendations for leather gloves for Southwest bushwacking
How tough do you need the gloves to be? If you are just grabbing rough branches and climbing up over rocks and the like, why not try some very lightweight leather gloves. My suggestion: get a c...

In GEAR » Recommendations for leather gloves for Southwest bushwacking
December 07, 7:44pm

Re: New MLD Pack
Excuse my impertinence, but it sure looks like a JAR (Just Another Rucksack) to me... Am I missing something?

In GEAR » New MLD Pack
December 03, 9:11pm

Re: Affordable Wind Jackets
I like my Marmot Trail Wind Hoody. It's relatively cheap (~$60) fairly light (~5 oz) and made of polyester instead of nylon. I find the polyester to be much more comfortable on the skin and q...

In GEAR » Affordable Wind Jackets
December 02, 3:09pm

Re: BD Revolt
Hmmm. Well that's disconcerting. Maybe I will steer clear for the moment. I sure wish Bosavi's weren't so expensive!

In Multiple Use Gear » Black Diamond Revolt 3xAAA charger
November 23, 3:13am

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