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Hatchets and Survival knives
Large bladed knives have their place for certain tasks, and certain professions and various Bushcrafting type excursions. But this is a backpacking LIGHT forum where the emphasis is not on survival...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 11:17am

Vargo Arc-Ti
I don't think it is the strength of the Ti frame, but maybe when the load weight makes the suspension becomes uncomfortable. It would be cool to see the frame in carbon fiber, that should shed ...

In GEAR » Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
November 12, 10:10am

Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
This is interesting. Vargo just released there "Ti-Arc" external frame back with Cuben Fiber body. Claimed weight is 1lbs.15ozs! Not too shabby, I kinda dig it. http://www.vargooutd...

In GEAR » Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
November 11, 9:45pm

Skyscape X
I have the dual doors with internal poles. I dig the tent immensely and the design works well. There is more room (head and length) in it for me then my BA Flycreek UL1. I'm 5'9 200lbs. I d...

In GEAR » New Skyscape X - not as popular?
November 06, 7:23pm

Maps only
Excellent commentary Nick. I enjoy the skillful way you put into words what many of us ponder and mull over. I also really dug your article on your web-site "Technology Might Be Killing The Wi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking with USFS Maps Only
November 06, 4:31pm

Kalais
I dig the lumbar pad option. The thickness is 1/4" and added a bit of lower back padding which I appreciated after a long day hiking. In my research many choose to leave the pad off, but I'...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
November 05, 10:35pm

Elemental Horizons Kalais
An overview of the Elemental Horizons Kalais pack. In spending months researching for a new pack I knew I wanted to give a cottage company my business as I absolutely believe in supporting the...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
November 04, 4:40pm

Enigma aroma
I received my Enigma last month and has 900 hyperdown. I noticed a interesting aroma out of the box but nothing put-offish. I stored it flat on a rack for a few weeks to air out. I had it out last ...

In GEAR » awesome quilt, smelly down.
June 08, 6:39pm

weather
http://www.adventure-life.com/travel_details/weather_links.php Simple google search, try it out. This is the gear forum not the weather channel.

In GEAR » Low night temperatures of Latin America
June 03, 7:41am

stoves
I'm currently a cat can stove user and I don't mind the longish boil times. I like the weight savings the most and not using a gas canister.Very little fiddle factor for me, but I understan...

In GEAR » Not happy with my cook setups.
May 25, 11:28am

All Reader Reviews by shane sibert

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MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I used my MSR microfilter all summer on various multi-day trips and a 5 day trek through the Tetons. The filter performend perfectly and maintaintence was not really a problem and realitivly easy to d...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 12:52pm

The North Face Hedgehog GTX XCR
The North Face Hedgehog GTX XCR is what I have chosen to use for this summer of hiking. Here is my review: I normally wear a size 9.5 but had to get these in a 10. They fit perfect with just the ri...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
April 16, 6:46pm