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Re: New Gossamer Gear Mariposa
So glad Gossamer Gear finally decided to have the frame attach directly to the pack's hipbelt, thereby actually transferring weight to the hips... What's that you say? They didn't a...

In GEAR » New Gossamer Gear Mariposa
September 21, 4:12am

A different option...
Consider the Bosavi Headlamp and you might be able to stop worrying about batteries altogether. Charge it with the same thing you're charging your phone. I don't have one myself but I h...

In GEAR » Single AA battery headlamps
September 21, 3:47am

Re: Re: eh
That's because down breathes/thermoregulates (whatever you want to call it) better than any synthetic fiber. It will keep you comfortable over a wide range of temperatures. That is, as long ...

In GEAR » Where does the hooded Ghost Whisperer fit in?
September 21, 3:19am

Re: Re: Re: Re: The Timberline Trail
I did the trail counter-clockwise from Timberline lodge with my wife last September. Strangely, we met very few people going this direction around the mountain. I have no idea why that was becaus...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Timberline Trail
June 28, 4:42am

Re: Close to Perfection
Ito, Let me know how the weight transfer works with 30 pounds in it. Then with 35 pounds. I know it's not really designed for loads that big, but I'm just curious how it does. Glad yo...

In GEAR » Ohm 2.0 vs Circuit for low loads
June 12, 4:14am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Chlorine Dioxide
Greg, Thanks for posting some actual data. I think the real question is whether a 3-log reduction in Crypto is really necessary for nearly all the real world backcountry water sources that back...

In GEAR » Filter Recommendation
June 12, 4:03am

Re: JRB Couples quilt options
John Tier, Your picture has piqued my interest. Do you have an more pictures showing the different couples configurations afforded with full length omnitape? Also, how are drafts best managed ...

In GEAR » Mating Quilts
June 10, 11:29pm

Re: .51 and .74
Just to add something not already covered above, a BPL fellow member, Ryan Smith, had this to say over on a MYOG thread the other day: .74 cuben has the same Mylar layer as .51. Think it's ....

In GEAR » .51 cuben and .74 cuben
June 10, 5:18am

What percentage of BPL gear posts do you think are "holy grail" related?
After being a member here for almost a year, I am struck by the preponderance of "holy grail" related threads/posts. By "holy grail" I am of course referring to the (as of yet)...

In GEAR » What percentage of BPL gear posts do you think are "holy grail" related?
June 09, 2:31pm

Re: Suggestions for new hiking pants?
Maybe give the Gramicci Rocket Dry G Pants a try? They can be had amazon for around $50 and have basically everything you want, and nothing you don't. I only have experience with Gramicci s...

In GEAR » Suggestions for new hiking pants?
June 09, 2:13pm

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