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Arcteryx Cerium LT
I've had one for a little over a year. Great jacket but it does seem to "leak" more than my previous down garments. Not as bad as some of the reviews on the Arc site indicate but defi...

In GEAR » Arcteryx Cerium LT
January 26, 3:38pm

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: They ...

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

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