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SOLD! FS: Salomon XA Comp 2 Trail Shoes Mens 12 - EDIT: SALE Pending...
Gotta sell a pair of trail shoes that were too small. I just bought some 13's... Salomon XA Comp 2, size 12 Mens. Used three times, looks essentially new. This is the non-goretex style for q...

In Gear Swap » FS: Salomon XA Comp 2 Trail Shoes Mens 12
March 24, 6:22am

Re: Re: what type of bivy?
Yeah, those waterproof bivies don't breath very well. I can understand why you would consider using a VBL above freezing with a waterproof bivy... but I think the answer is to buy a DWR nylon top b...

In GEAR » Vapo barriers, condensation and bivies
November 20, 11:15am

what type of bivy?
What type of material is your bivy made out of? Are you using the bivy as the main rain protection, or just as a splash guard in case some rain sneaks under your tarp? -j

In GEAR » Vapo barriers, condensation and bivies
November 19, 7:13am

pit zips?
It sounds like you may have needed to use the pit zips. Was that an option on your hike? -j

In GEAR » Wet rain jacket
November 06, 1:46pm

Re: New to Forums - Getting back on the Trail
I found these links to be very helpful. Maybe they will give you some ideas. http://www.verber.com/mark/outdoors/gear/cheap.html http://www.verber.com/mark/outdoors/gear/backpack-cheap.html

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New to Forums - Getting back on the Trail
October 28, 5:36am

Hut 1
The hut is a good option. I'm 6'0" and it is long enough for me, but I will add side pullouts because the fabric sags (and will touch a sleeping bag) when wet. -jamie

In GEAR » Golite Lair
June 28, 8:03am

Re: Hut 2
Here's some more info: http://www.backpacking.net/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=geartalk&Number=77346&Forum=f22&Words=%22hut%201%22&Searchpage=0&Limit=25&Main=77045&Search=true&where=bodysub&Na...

In GEAR » Golite Hut 2
May 06, 5:41am

Hammock Tips for Cold and Blowing Rain?
Actually, I should have titled this: please convince me to buy a down underquilt. I have a hennessy hammock and have used in cold weather using foam and air pads. It worked pretty well. But air ...

In GEAR » Hammock Tips for Cold and Blowing Rain?
May 05, 10:00am

In your review...
Make sure you trash em! Every piece of gear tends to work great out of the box. But I'm always amazed at how many features fail after normal use.

In GEAR » How waterproof are your Gore-Tex boots/shoes?
March 22, 7:24am

Asolo GTX boots
I was surprised to find my Asolo gore-tex boots leaking one hike. I was just walking through wet grass and found that water was getting in through the fold/crease area near the toe of the boot. A ...

In GEAR » How waterproof are your Gore-Tex boots/shoes?
March 20, 4:08pm

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