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All Forum Posts by Glen Van Peski

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Thanks for Sharing!
Wow, what an incredible report, rich with awesome photos. Thanks for going to all the trouble, to give us a real flavor of an area of the world I haven't spent much time hiking in.

In Editor's Roundtable » Traversing the Adirondacks by Foot and Packraft
November 17, 5:12pm

Love my Lone Peaks
I had both the previous versions and recently the new 1.5. Finding the Lone Peaks ended a 5-year search for a backpacking shoe. Apart from the top of the wrap-around toe becoming unglued, actuall...

In Editor's Roundtable » Altra Lone Peak 1.5 Trail Shoe Review
September 22, 9:26am

Re: Gossamer Gear - The One?
Everyone had pretty much filled in the story for you. We have tweaked the One, making it a lot easier to set up, and lowering the vestibule a little. Fabric has been an issue, we have not yet fou...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear - The One?
April 26, 4:46am

Thanks
Ryan - I'm sorry for the loss of your friend, and the impact on his family and friends. Having lived through, actually I guess living with would be more accurate, close family members deali...

In Editor's Roundtable » Depression and Wilderness, Part 2: Wilderness May Not Be Enough
November 19, 11:59am

Re: Down the rabbit hole...
FWIW, I used the Lone Peaks this year on a week-long trip, and was overjoyed at the successful conclusion of a 3-year search for backpacking footwear. I wear minimalist shoes on the weekend, run e...

In Editor's Roundtable » Considering Minimalist Footwear for Backpacking
October 27, 9:53pm

Plans for The One
We have not given up on The One. In fact I recently used a prototype on a short hike on the CDT. We are working on some minor tweaks to the design, increasing effective interior space and making ...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear - The One
September 23, 3:22pm

Re: FS: Gossamer Gear Spintwinn
Let me know if you don't sell right away, I can send out a tweet.

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Spintwinn
September 15, 9:54pm

Re: Window shrink insulation vs Gossamer Gear Polycryo
Generally the answer is yes. Polycryo is industrial grade shrink wrap. There are different formulations available, including different material properties and thicknesses. We get ours on huge ro...

In GEAR » Window shrink insulation as ground cloth? Same as Gossamer Gear Polycryo?
June 09, 3:51pm

Re: Re: New Shipping Policy
MIguel, glad to hear it. Glad you like the latest Murmur (and your Crown)! Wait until you see what we're doing with The One...

In GEAR » 2012 Murmurs back at Gossamer Gear
March 19, 9:29pm

New Shipping Policy
OK, we're trying out a new shipping policy, at least through the end of April, to be evaluated at that time. $4.99 ground shipping to the lower 48 states, we choose the carrier. Orders unde...

In GEAR » 2012 Murmurs back at Gossamer Gear
March 19, 7:20pm

All Reader Reviews by Glen Van Peski

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Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
As others have said, this is a perfect book to introduce people to ultralight concepts. It's an easy read, with lots of pictures to keep interest up and readily explain the concepts. For experienced...

In Books and Media
November 22, 8:22am