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Re: Re: Re: Re: ProLite Gear
I live in Bozeman so I thought I'd stop by today and see what was going on with ProLite. Their showroom / store is now closed and empty with a hand written sign on the door that says you can st...

In GEAR » Anyone having trouble contacting ProLite Gear?
October 16, 12:48pm

Re: Hiking shoe advice
I used Ultra raptors last season on the UTMB and never had a problem with grip. I got about 350 miles on my first pair but to be fair much of what I hiked last year was rocky, semi-technical. By no...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking shoes advice
February 24, 8:47pm

re: Lightweight fleece jacket suggestions?
I was looking for a new R1 Hoody replacement this weekend and tried on the new Black Diamond Coefficient Hoody (also comes in a jacket). Not a fan of the logo on the chest and on the sleeve but ove...

In GEAR » lightweight fleece jacket suggestions?
December 09, 1:43pm

RE: Trail running shoes for whr?
We had rain, sleet and snow in mid-August, but also 80 degree days. I won't rehash the argument against GTX trail runners. Many, many threads on this site on the issue. If I did either tour aga...

In GEAR » Trail running shoes for WHR?
December 05, 1:46pm

Trail Running shoes for WHR
I did the Tour du Mont Blanc last summer on similar terrain and split my trail time between a pair of Zamberlan 230 SH Crosser boots (basically a high top GTX trail runner) and a pair of La Sportiv...

In GEAR » Trail running shoes for WHR?
December 04, 2:23pm

+1 on Gamma LT's also take a look at Nau
I'm also a big fan of the Gamma LT's although they can look a little techie. For a little more normal looking, try the Nau Motil Pant (also comes in very low key cargo). The pant fits very ...

In GEAR » Looking for Great Lightweight Travel Pants
October 18, 12:32pm

Good Dependable Pack
Take a look at the Mammut Trion Light series. I've got the 28 liter size and it weighs in at 2 lbs 4 oz on my scale. Bomber construction and I carried it all spring and summer long without a pr...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Good dependable pack
October 16, 4:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Tyvek
I think you made the right call on the Squamish. I just returned from 12 days on the TMB in the Alps and had with me a Rab Boreas, Arcteryx Alpha SL and a Squamish (yeah I know, too much stuff but ...

In GEAR » Most Breathable Windshirt -- Squamish, Houdini or Tyvek?
September 06, 3:55pm

a good fastpack - PB Adventure Vest
Michael, I'm looking at the PB Adventure Vest too and saw this review today while researching: http://trailandultrarunning.com/review-ultimate-directions-peter-bakwin-adventure-vest/ They ...

In GEAR » a good fastpack?
September 05, 12:26pm

Anyone hiked with a Mammut Trion Light 28?
I got a deal on a Mammut Trion Light recently and wondered if anyone has taken it out on the trail in warm weather. I was planning on using it as a winter ski pack but it fits so well I'm think...

In GEAR » Anyone hiked with a Mammut Trion Light 28?
June 28, 4:00pm

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