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permethrin on wool
I have sprayed an Ibex merino shirt with permethrin at least a dozen times over a couple of years with no problems other than a slight (barely noticable) discoloring of the fabric.

In GEAR » permethrin on merino wool shirts
July 12, 11:01am

transition tights
I have a pair that's several years old. I don't wear them all that much; they're too warm for most Colorado conditions where I want a single layer.

In GEAR » Mounatin Harwear Transition Tights
March 08, 7:11pm

Aarn questions
Most of my outings are fast, done-in-a-day type stuff; the Liquid Agility pack looks intriguing from this perspective. I've always been a big fan of front pockets. I have an Ultimate Direction E...

In GEAR » Aarn Packs dose anyone know ......
February 23, 7:18am

aero zip-t equivalent?
Can anyone recommend an equivalent to the Smartwool Aero Zip-T from a couple of years ago? This was a long sleeve, turtle-neck, very thin shirt with a very deep zipper. Mine is starting to get hole...

In GEAR » lightweight wool shirts
February 14, 9:34pm

shoes is now carrying the Inov8 line if you want another pair. I have worn several pairs each of the Leona Divide and the New Balance 780 series. The Leona Divides are great, though mine s...

In GEAR » Running shoes
February 01, 7:45pm

When I was shopping for boots, the Montrail crampon fit the Montrail boot only. So unless they've changed it in the last year or so, you'd need another crampon for your plastics.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » mountaineering boots
January 02, 8:28am

which route?
Which route did you do?

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » now these guys went light...
December 31, 7:50pm

Gannett peak in one day!
Check this out: Both of them are highly accomplished ultra-distance runners, among other things. I think Burrell was part of the first team to ru...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » now these guys went light...
December 31, 11:20am

I would add a GPS in case of whiteout, and I'd carry a heavier insulating jacket (in my case a Wild Things Belay jacket).

In Winter Hiking » Winter Day Hiking Items: Scenario
December 30, 5:42pm

Wild Things EP Jacket
The Wild Things EP Jacket is a bit thin for winter weather, but it's great for 3-season use. It's also almost waterproof. On my kitchen scale, mine only weighs 15 ounces in size medium. I picked...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Synthetic belay jackets
December 28, 9:14pm

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