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Possibly unusual headlamp question
I have what might be a weird question about headlamps. I'm interested to know if there are any headlamps people know of that run on an even number of batteries. This is mainly because I use rec...

In GEAR » Possibly unusual headlamp question
March 31, 12:52pm

packs
Seems like the Talon 33, Exos 34 and Jam 35 would all be good options...the Exos 34, I noticed, is only 2oz heavier than the Talon 33 in the sizes I would get - is that all just the frame? If the h...

In GEAR » What packs do you like in the 35L range?
September 29, 10:37am

What packs do you like in the 35L range?
I'm looking to pick up a hopefully-cheap pack to fill the middle ground between my daypack and my long-distance trekking pack. The daypack is an REI Flash 18, which is awesome - weighs 10oz, ro...

In GEAR » What packs do you like in the 35L range?
September 28, 8:07am

REI policy update
Just stopping in to say it looks like it's finally official http://www.rei.com/help/guarantee.html We stand behind everything we sell. If you are not satisfied with your REI purchase, you...

In GEAR » W/B jackets and fragility
June 05, 12:13pm

REI policy
This is starting to derail the thread but...some 2013 results from the first few pages of googling for "REI return policy change". Did you really do the search and not see these?! http...

In GEAR » W/B jackets and fragility
May 18, 4:22pm

REI policy
If you don't believe me about the REI return policy change, just google "REI return policy change" and look at any of the results from 2013 - you'll find a number of people confir...

In GEAR » W/B jackets and fragility
May 18, 1:52pm

REI policy
This is tangential, but I just today found out that REI's policy is apparently not unconditional anymore...I think there's been some discussion about this elsewhere. If people want to kn...

In GEAR » W/B jackets and fragility
May 17, 3:36pm

Jackets
The Marmot Mica and OR Helium II are both on backcountry.com for $120 - I assume that's a decent deal on either?

In GEAR » Need to buy a rain jacket for hiking/bike touring...educate me on the options
May 16, 7:33pm

Rain jackets
My budget is pretty flexible, though I'd hate to spend more than $200 considering I'll have some other purchases to make for my upcoming travels, that will also be eating into my budget...b...

In GEAR » Need to buy a rain jacket for hiking/bike touring...educate me on the options
May 16, 1:53pm

Need to buy a rain jacket for hiking/bike touring...educate me on the options
Right now the only real rain jacket I own is a 22-ounce non-breathable Helly Hansen one I got years ago, before I knew I'd ever go backpacking. For my current ambitions of backpacking and lengt...

In GEAR » Need to buy a rain jacket for hiking/bike touring...educate me on the options
May 15, 6:59pm

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