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myFC PowerTrekk Fuel Cell Charger
I set out on a hike this fall with a new myFC PowerTrekk Fuel Cell Charger to test. Sadly, I only had the opportunity to use it two times. My hike got cut short due to severe weather moving in (T...

In GEAR » Battery Recharging Solutions
January 03, 8:34pm

Re: I like mine...
Made my final decision on the Moment because it is now dual wall, can be free standing and has a bit more floor space. I do use trekking poles almost all of the time, but felt the Moment DW wo...

In GEAR » Lightweight shelter for 6' side sleeper?
July 30, 11:59am

Re: TT Moment DW or Double Rainbow?
Thanks to Jeff Sims for graciously loaning me a TT Moment to field test! I placed my order for a Moment DW yesterday.

In GEAR » Lightweight shelter for 6' side sleeper?
July 30, 10:05am

Re: night shots
A timely article over at B&H Photo... http://www.davemorrowphotography.com/p/tutorial-shooting-night-sky.html

In Photography » Ultralight camera for night shots/stars?
July 29, 6:56pm

Re: Re: Good alternative to Golite Jam 50L?
Not having any clue on UL packs, I was leaning towards the Jam from reviews and comments. It might sound superficial, but I'm not going to drop $100+ on a purple backpack. Clashes with my ...

In GEAR » Good alternative to Golite Jam 50L?
July 28, 2:12pm

Apples to Apples
I don't want to hijack the OP's post, but I think we are saying the same thing. I posted the night skyline to show what a long exposure can do. I was taking shots up to 30 sec. exposure t...

In Photography » Ultralight camera for night shots/stars?
July 27, 9:21pm

Cannon Point and Shoot Hack
You can easily install a hack on many of the Cannon Point and Shoot cameras to get a little over a minute exposure. CHDK installs fairly easily, and the quality of photos is respectable. Here&...

In Photography » Ultralight camera for night shots/stars?
July 27, 7:06pm

Gear List - Incomplete
I have more than enough gear to cover me, but it is all geared toward mountaineering, so not the lightest. I stay around 30# for a 2-3 day alpine climb with 2L or water and food, so I know I can...

In GEAR » Good alternative to Golite Jam 50L?
July 27, 4:37pm

Good alternative to Golite Jam 50L?
I am gearing up for my first 100+ mile thru hike. I was set on a Golite Jam 50L, but the color I want is out of stock until December, which will be too late for my hike. I have other pack options...

In GEAR » Good alternative to Golite Jam 50L?
July 27, 12:00pm

Bunga Pads!
I have funky heels too. I looked to every possible solution to prevent heel lift and eliminate blisters besides loading up on moleskin. I happened upon Bunga Pads Achilles pads, and won't hik...

In GEAR » anybody use heel slip pads?
July 11, 12:40am

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