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good topo software for macintosh
Any suggestions for good topo software to be used on a mac for printing out maps as well as gps routes? There are many reviews online for the national geos on mac that are pretty bad.

In GEAR » good topo software for macintosh
April 03, 3:26pm

and is lightweight of course
or at least reasonably lightweight, say 5oz max. Or is it better/possible to add an antenna extenstion to the something like the Garmin Geko 301?

In GEAR » GPS for under the trees
March 24, 1:46pm

GPS for under the trees
Any recommendations for a GPS receiver that would have reliable reception under the trees? Some of the ones reviewed here at BPL look great for more clear alpine conditions, but if I am going to p...

In GEAR » GPS for under the trees
March 24, 1:23pm

Re: More PNW Advice
Curt, could you give me your email? I have some more gear questions/rain practices but this thread has gotten a little too big. You can email me at danjschmidt at gmail.com.

In GEAR » layering in the Pacific NW
March 24, 10:06am

All things considered
Yes, an in depth article about gear/layering systems in prolonged cold rain/high humidity would be great!

In GEAR » layering in the Pacific NW
March 22, 7:49am

people overrate staying dry
I'd agree, if getting wet didn't make me colder.

In GEAR » layering in the Pacific NW
March 21, 8:05am

answers
Hey Curt, luckily, I have never experienced 72 hours of rain in my BD Firstlight, I have lucked out my last few long trips in the Cascades. My prediction is that would be patchy leaking, as it can...

In GEAR » layering in the Pacific NW
March 20, 7:56pm

EPIC wet out time
Curt, how long before EPIC wets out during a full day of liquid sunshine(the standard NW steady drizzle)? Does it dry out at nite well? Do you need to wear it in your sleeping bag or will hang dry...

In GEAR » layering in the Pacific NW
March 20, 2:24pm

EPIC
Thanks Curt. I have tried the o2 rainwear but find it extremely lacking in durability. I think you're right about a pertex shell with pit zips. With an umbrella, a full zip windshirt works well....

In GEAR » layering in the Pacific NW
March 20, 2:10pm

layering in the Pacific NW
Does anyone have extensive experience with softshells and/or pertex quantum in prolonged(days) cold rain in a climate like the NW? What material would dry out the quickest overnight in my sleepin...

In GEAR » layering in the Pacific NW
March 20, 9:52am

All Reader Reviews by Daniel Schmidt

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ThermoJet MicroLite
Same problem with no communication. Will change rating when product delivers. Even though I would rather refund at this point but no one answers. Maybe they went hiking.

In Stoves - Alcohol
August 25, 1:29pm

Tarptent Squall
I got pummeled in the lagunas on the pct in the squall in April. The wind ate it up and it offered no protection from freezing wind and blowing sleet. It was pitched correctly and very taught. Grant...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
August 20, 8:19am

Granite Gear Vapor Trail
First off, this pack weighs two pounds but is infinitely more comfortable than any 1 lb pack. I found it to be very comfortable up to 20 lbs for high mile days but still tolerable up to 30 lbs for ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 08, 10:49am