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Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable
I got about 600 mi. out of a pair of red Lone Peaks last year on the PCT. The last 150 I had duct tape keeping my little toe from pushing out.The material seemed to shred on the creases pretty fast...

In GEAR » Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable?
April 18, 9:01am

Monkey Pillow
I used an exped Med. ul pillow with a smaller monkey cover and it was fantastic sleeping.It wrapped easily around a large neo air xl pad

In GEAR » Monkey Pillow UL Pillow Case
March 29, 7:43pm

Re: FS: NeoAir XLite Regular
Hi Chris, Whoops

In Gear Swap » FS: NeoAir XLite Regular
March 24, 6:59pm

Re: Decision is made for now! The winner is????
i used the same setup(almost) on a 900 mi. section of the pct last summer. The monkey pillow and the Exped ul small were perfect.I slept in a tarptent contrail with a neoair xl and sleep was excell...

In GEAR » Prolite 3 Small vs. NeoAir or even REI Flash
March 24, 6:28pm

WM Terralite/Alpinlite vs. FF Penguin/Swallow
Hi, Just my opinion but if you're doing mostly car camping I don't see the need for any of these bags. Seems like over kill. Maybe a cheaper bag,I own 2 Wm bags and would suggest the Cari...

In GEAR » WM Terralite/Alpinlite vs. FF Penguin/Swallow
March 19, 6:36pm

Any suggestions for 4-6 day trip within a day's drive of Twin Cities?
Wesley, There are some nice shorter trips near Ely. Maybe you could jump from one to the other. Neither require a shuttle. One would be around Angleworm Lake.I've done this as a day trip but...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Any suggestions for 4-6 day trip within a day's drive of Twin Cities?
March 10, 9:25am

"Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
Check out Lukesultralight gear.There are some really nice rain jackets available here. Haven't tried any but they look great.

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 7:33pm

storing string
Thanks everyone for your suggestions.I'll be trying them all out soon.

In Philosophy & Technique » storing bear hang string
November 13, 4:56pm

storing bear hang string
I'm using 2.2 mm zline slick.Seems to test my patience a lot as I prepare to throw the line .Just looking for a way to make this part of the day easier.

In Philosophy & Technique » storing bear hang string
November 11, 7:54pm

storing bear hang string
Hi, is there any perfect way to store bear hang string so that a person does not have to spend 5 minutes each night unraveling knots. I've tried criss-crossing through an arm loop and a sp...

In Philosophy & Technique » storing bear hang string
November 11, 6:02pm

All Reader Reviews by tom lakner

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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad
I used a neo air xl on a 7 week pct section and it performed perfectly. No leaks ,great warmth, and heavenly comfort. It appears fragile but took a lot of rolling around and being kneeled on in my ta...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
September 02, 8:39am