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Dear Andrew:
Andrew, even though you appear to be somewhat busy THANKS FOR HELPING ME OUT ! TheThriftstoreMountaineer USA

In Editor's Roundtable » EXCLUSIVE! Race Report: 2009 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
September 05, 6:47am

Cam Talk with Greg
It is early.....early in the morning.......and I'm... waking up.....but wanted to mention a few things. One of my prerequisites in a backpacking camera is that it uses AA batts. Lithium,...

In Editor's Roundtable » Panasonic Lumix LX3 Digital Camera
August 12, 7:51am

Petzl MYO XP update
Greetings BPL friends, I've used the MYO XP for 3 years with Alkalines, Rechargeables and Lithiums. I LOVE this light, and have had no negative issues with it (NONE!). That is until it just ...

In GEAR » Petzl Myo XP disaster: a word to the wise
July 18, 2:10pm

Rainwear Update
G'day fellow Backpackinglighters, Doesn't seem to be too much info here on new waterproof/breathable jackets/pants. I've used 2 sets of Rainshield/DriDucks to complete 1,100 mi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Rainwear 2008: Current Favorites, New Introductions, and New Technologies (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
July 18, 1:46pm

Re: Re: Re: any sugg.: U.L. overboots w/ runn. shoes?
Thanks LARRY, I've done about 1,100 miles on the Appalachian Trail in Nov and Dec. so I get a mix of weather (but no Mosquitos). When it's bare ground I jog along in running shoes. Of c...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » any sugg.: U.L. overboots w/ runn. shoes?
June 03, 1:23pm

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I searched high and low for simply a simple UltraLite shell glove or mit. Impossible to find. Except for the MLD eVENT Rain Mitt. The design and craftmanship and materials used are excellent. I'...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs eVENT Rain Mitt Review
April 09, 5:25pm

LiteTrek3
Short Story: I 100% agree with everything presented in Doug Johnson's BPL review. Details: I have used a pair of LiteTrek 2's for 2 years. Love them 110%, except for the basket/tip in...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Lightrek 3 Trekking Pole Review
October 08, 10:47am

Light Weight Digital Camera
I've owned and used extensively many film SLR's. After much research, purchased the Nikon Coolpix L5 as part of an overall gear-lightening effort about 2 years ago. Why? 1. Nikon'...

In Editor's Roundtable » Micro Four-Thirds Slashes Camera Size and Weight, Retains dSLR Benefits? (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 13, 3:04pm

RETORT and COMMENT
Dear Mr. Mark Denton, You don't sound at all like an UltraLight guy, which just makes me wonder how you arrived in and continue to tolerate this club. I have been using folding knives for ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Knives and Other Sharp Things
July 07, 1:35pm

!!! gKd ???
Once one has acquired the ability to move swiftly, you are then afforded the choice - the freedom - to travel at whatever pace you fancy at the moment. Upon reaching the mountain top, you will...

In Editor's Roundtable » Slow Travel
February 22, 12:02pm

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