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FS: NWT Men's Black Patagonia Down Full-Zip Hoody Medium
I got one as a gift, and don't need one as I have a montbell. Brand spankin' new. It originally goes for $250, but I would gladly let it go for $200. I'll upload pictures ASAP. I&...

In Gear Swap » FS: NWT Men's Black Patagonia Down Full-Zip Hoody Medium
November 17, 7:56am

Montbell Exlight Vest
in medium

In Gear Swap » WTB Montbell Exlight Vest
October 13, 1:19am

trail designs
Man, then I wasted money on TD's keg ti-tri. I better take real good care of this one keg I have.

In GEAR » Heineken Pot no longer available?
September 29, 5:25pm

Heineken Pot no longer available?
I've searched the forums with no official word on the availability on heineken kegs. even Trail Design's website doesn't have the H-Keg available. Does that mean, the H-keg is no lo...

In GEAR » Heineken Pot no longer available?
September 29, 5:13pm

Very minimal
Just to preface, I WAS a member, but didn't renew. As a non member now, I don't mind the ads. They're minimal and personally doesn't bother me. But I think members should b...

In Chaff » Ads inbetween Forum Posts
September 27, 12:31am

re: removing labels
I removed my pata label off of my nano puff hoody with no issues afterwards.

In GEAR » Removing Labels
September 26, 1:49am

footbox
Can you take a picture of the footbox? The problem with my old bivy was that the bottom material came up and over my toes, so it didn't breathe well. Was wondering if that's the same issue ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Oware Bivy w/Drawcard Closure + Bug Netting -- Used -- $60
September 23, 10:17pm

try to keep it little
I use all my gear. If not, they go on gear swap. I've only done UL/SUL for a year and a half, so I still consider myself a newbie. I wasn't around for the spinnaker revolution, and just...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do You Actually Use Your Gear ? ?
September 23, 10:12pm

re: gear left at home
No stuffsacks. No headnet (depending on the location) No extra clothing I think you should ask, what DO you take?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Gear left at home
September 23, 10:06pm

weight?
i'm interested, what's the weight?

In Gear Swap » FS: Oware Bivy w/Drawcard Closure + Bug Netting -- Used -- $60
September 23, 10:04pm

All Reader Reviews by john chong

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Gossamer Gear Polycryo Ground Cloth(medium)
I love this because it makes me feel clean. I know, it's odd, but it really makes me feel that my sleeping bag and quilt will remain clean.

In Miscellaneous Products
July 29, 4:00am

Fenix LDO1
Unless you're taking extra batteries, it's not going to last you on longer trips at the brightest settings. And do yourself a favor and use lithium batteries. Otherwise, it's a fantastic...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
July 29, 3:53am

Prolite Gear Evazote 3/8" Foam Pad
I ordered this while Prolitegear was selling these. I wanted a GG thinlight, but since they were out of stock, I went with this one. Plus it's black. I love it. For $20, I have enough length t...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
July 29, 3:46am

Sea to Summit Alpha Light Spoon
I have the short version, coming in at .2oz. It's fantastic. Lighter than titanium, and to me, just as durable. Fantastic spoon. The shortness doesn't bother me as I'm very careful with...

In Cookware - Other
July 07, 4:40pm

Trail designs SideWinder
Fantastic product. I bought only the bare minimum. No inferno, no titanium floors. In the field, I've only done esbit and wood-burning mode. In esbit mode, I love how the gram cracker real...

In Cookware - Other
June 23, 11:13am

Trail designs SideWinder
Fantastic product. I bought only the bare minimum. No inferno, no titanium floors. In the field, I've only done esbit and wood-burning mode. In esbit mode, I love how the gram cracker real...

In Cookware - Other
June 23, 10:38am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
They're light, but the only thing I didn't like about it was that it caught too much debris. It's very hard to clean, as the care instructions tell me to not really wash it normally. ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 03, 3:10am

Patagonia R1 Balaclava
I was looking for a balaclava to use instead of a beanie/scarf combo, and while looking at other companies' offering, I've decided to go with Patagonia's due to their design with the "...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 03, 3:09am