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In Gear Swap » FS Chinese Special 5/6-wt aluminum fly fishing reel
July 11, 7:54am

Still available.
Tough to pass up but wanted a more visible color. Great deal for this very lightweight rain gear.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot MIca XL rain jacket 7oz
June 30, 1:36pm

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if still available

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot MIca XL rain jacket 7oz
June 30, 12:54pm

Perfect fit
It looks like it fits just about right. Once you load it up and hit the trail with even the slightest slippage down on the upper buttocks it is going to load the shoulders a bit. I wouldn't wan...

In GEAR » Zpacks Arc Blast sizing question
June 08, 8:55pm

More breathable than any of those in my price range and durable.

In GEAR » UL rainjacket with good breathability chat
June 08, 12:44pm

Heavy exchanger
James, Would please post a photo of the heat exchanger you attach. I am trying to come with a homemade one.

In GEAR » Solo Pot ?'s
June 04, 1:23pm

Alpinist Sleeping Bag
center zip

In Gear Swap » Nunatak Alpinist5'6"
May 20, 1:21pm

Nunatak Alpinist5'6"
Bought it here for my wife but it is too confining for her. SOLD to Robert

In Gear Swap » Nunatak Alpinist5'6"
May 19, 10:23pm

I'll take it

In Gear Swap » FS: REI Super Nova Kids Backpack (10L)
May 19, 10:05pm

Great photos. I'm passing on this great deal. Thanks Jon.

In Gear Swap » FS: LAUFBURSCHE huckePACK & GoLite Jam 35
May 12, 6:35pm

All Reader Reviews by John Kays

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ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp
Hexamid Solo with beak, a feature I recommend. Camped in open with no tree coverage earlier in September. Zero condensation! The guylines are braided mason's line from Home Depot coupled with Micr...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 24, 10:19pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
The Megalite has kept me warm and comfortable down into the 20s even though I am not a particularly warm sleeper. I used it in January combined with a Montbell UL Down Inner pants and jacket and was v...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
March 11, 10:52pm

Nunatak Alpinist

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 11, 6:44pm

Montrail Namche
Good support and torsional rigidity. Very light weight and good fit for my feet. This mid-ankle boot needed lacing hooks for the top two holes. It was a chore both removing the boots and putting the...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 20, 5:23pm

Tarptent Contrail
My Contrail arrived last fall but opportunity to use it has come only twice. All of the positive comments above regarding the quality of workmanship and ease of pitching are agreed with here. It is a ...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
May 20, 2:57pm

Golite Hex 3
Can't add much to what has already been said. For me it is the perfect two man shelter, particularly in nasty damp weather.

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
May 01, 10:40am

Bushbuddy "Ultra" (BPL/Ryan Jordan/Arctic 1000 Version) Wood Stove
Took the Bushbuddy to the woods for the first time last weekend on a hike in the Southern Sierra north of Kennedy Meadows up to Monache Meadows. I wasn’t expecting much from the stove but I didn’t tak...

In Stoves - Other
April 26, 9:47pm

Henry's success, in my opinion, is no accident or result of mere happenstance of good market timing. I have purchased several products from him and marvel at his total devotion to putting the cust...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 18, 3:00pm

Sling-Light Chair w/ body and kneck rest
In the 1989 passing through Crabtree Meadows coming over from Guyot Saddle, my first glimpse was a hiker enjoying what appeared to be the maximum comfort and serenity one could possibly experience in ...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 20, 9:56am