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Katabatics and attachment system
I have two wide Katabatics: an overstuffed Sawatch and a Palisade. I am a cold sleeper and I have not gone below 20d in the Sawatch. Still, I have never used the attachment system even though I sle...

In GEAR » Katabatic Quilt user question
June 11, 5:31am

Trash Compactor Bags
Mine are from Sears.

In GEAR » Trash compactor bags
June 02, 4:33pm

Guides Gear Award Is a Good Idea
While everyone else has focused on the Mariposa Pack -- which is very useful discussion -- I would like to add that I like the concept of the Guides Gear Awards. Giving attention to the tried and t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Guide's Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack
April 14, 6:21pm

Cold feet
I have perma-cold feet when sleeping. Even at home, except in the dead of summer (here in Maine that's August First through August Second), I need to sleep in Acorn-type slippers with leather b...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper - what to do?
March 15, 4:40pm

A Plug For Used Books
Yup, Doug, that's Twice-Sold Tales, still struggling to sell used books in the heart of Farmington after 21 years. Have you been in? We can make that rhetorical so BPL isn't dragged into p...

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 18, 4:51am

Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
First a question for Kelly: Is your dad the landlord of my used bookstore in Maine? As to load carrying, I am 65 and still carry too much, although I have reduced in no small part thanks to BPL....

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 16, 1:20pm

Thanks, again, for all the help!
I appreciate all the help. We voted for the MSRs because I have such a long and favorable history with MSR snowshoes, they come in women's sizes and short lengths, and because she lives in F...

In GEAR » Snowshoes with "Easy" Bindings
November 30, 3:41pm

Easy Bindings
Thanks, Bob. And for the record, within reason, weight is not a major concern. Of course, as she gets older and if we keep getting wet snow....

In GEAR » Snowshoes with "Easy" Bindings
November 28, 3:35pm

Thanks, and keep the ideas coming!
Thanks to all who have responded so far. You have helped the search begin! More comments are welcome! Jim

In GEAR » Snowshoes with "Easy" Bindings
November 28, 6:22am

Snowshoes with "Easy" Bindings
This is serious! At Thanksgiving my 86 year-old mother-in-law was complaining that her snowshoes were a pain because the bindings were too hard to use. I do not know what kind she currently has and...

In GEAR » Snowshoes with "Easy" Bindings
November 27, 6:00pm

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