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Headlamp Specs information
I found the Outdoor Gear Lab article: http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Headlamp-Reviews to be very informative and clarifying (pleased I did not say enlightening?). It is especially useful in d...

In GEAR » Headlamp Specs
October 06, 5:55am

Sign me up!
I'd give 'em a try in XL. I have been unhappy with the durability of Smartwool and been driven to Ex Officio. I usually wear an Ice Breaker zip-neck short-sleeve tee (any time of the year) ...

In GEAR » Looking for a Wool Underwear Product Tester
July 31, 6:19pm

Moscow and Brunton compasses
I looked at the recommended site for Moscow Compasses and it was old and had VERY poor information. I was so impressed I have already deleted that option. I don't bushwhack as much as I woul...

In GEAR » Best baseplate compass
January 01, 4:14pm

Error admitted
Bob, of course you are right: 00.3 ounces. Good thing I was not claiming to be mistake free like Roger Dodger! I will admit I am astounded that someone read my comments!

In GEAR » Which Pencil for the JMT?
December 05, 3:14pm

Mechanical pencils
I feel foolish giving a serious reply to this but I can't resist. I use a typical mechanical pencil with #2 lead at 1.2 mm diameter. Mine -- with eraser -- weighs .03 ounces or 008 grams. I ...

In GEAR » Which Pencil for the JMT?
December 05, 2:51pm

Microspikes
I just used Kahtoola Microspikes on a five plus mile hike in Maine with generally gentle elevation rise and a couple of steeper ones. At least 60% of the way the trail seemed like an ice floe. The ...

In GEAR » microspike, crampon suggestions.
December 05, 2:33pm

Thankful
I am thankful for many things but sharing the top is having great places in Maine to use all the knowledge and equipment we talk about. Chief among these places is Baxter State Park. I just read De...

In GEAR » Thankful
November 28, 9:22am

CR2032 batteries in quantity
I, too, use a E+ light but really it's a back-up; I would not want to depend on it or take it in on a rough bushwhack where I might need significant light after dark. But to the point of the or...

In GEAR » Recharging CR2032
November 26, 2:32pm

Also anti-emblazend brands
I strongly dislike labels and I, too, avoid brands with large ones (North Face leaps to mind). The only Patagonia item I ever had was simple to deal with as the label was stitched on; soon I had a ...

In GEAR » How to safely remove logos?
November 16, 6:18am

Reply to Max's Question of me
Max, sorry about the delay and I still haven't had time to read everything in between. Yes, I have tried other things including rain coats and a Brooks windstopper (whatever they call it) jacke...

In GEAR » Is there any room for a windproof fleece?
November 03, 6:33am

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