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zpacks lid is awesome
I use my Zpacks Multi-Pack on a pretty much daily basis. Converts from lumbar/fanny pack to shoulder bag with no fiddling. Perfect size for a UL diaper bag, quick dayhikes with toddler, around-town...

In Multiple Use Gear » Pack Lids as fanny packs
July 26, 10:31pm

I'm just surprised how hard it's become to find unlined shorts--they seem to have reached a point of marketplace domination. I still have some old running shorts (from at least a decade ago...

In GEAR » a rant re: running shorts
July 23, 11:27pm

a rant re: running shorts
Okay, does anyone actually like built-in liners in their shorts? When I was a kid, a mesh liner implied men's swim trunks. Now it's almost impossible to find athletic shorts without a liner...

In GEAR » a rant re: running shorts
July 23, 6:25pm

I'm curious, too! I've been contemplating a big 'mid for family winter camping for some time now, but the idea of a woodstove inside a tent with kids sort of terrifies me. Doesn'...

In GEAR » Hot Tenting Market Update?
July 22, 6:51pm

Re: Re: Re: buttonfront shirts: nylon vs polyester
"This does beg the question though of, why not make a loose weave button up that blocks sun?" A while back there was a very loose-woven fabric called Solarveil that was extremely breat...

In GEAR » buttonfront shirts: nylon vs polyester
July 22, 10:03am

Hmm, so for those wearing a t-shirt underneath, the benefits of the buttonfront shirt are sun and bug protection, I'm guessing? II'll also hazard a guess that folks who layer a t-shirt unde...

In GEAR » buttonfront shirts: nylon vs polyester
July 21, 12:41pm

buttonfront shirts: nylon vs polyester
I'm from back east where we all hike in t-shirts. Out here on the sun-drenched left coast I see a lot of backpackers in long-sleeve buttonfront shirts a la Columbia/Exofficio/etc. I see that so...

In GEAR » buttonfront shirts: nylon vs polyester
July 21, 11:27am

I can hike in yoga pants but I can't yoga in hiking pants. Honestly, I'm glad REI has an increasing selection of yoga pants (and running shorts and tights), because they are more multi-purp...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 25, 6:52pm

poor design
IIRC, aren't the reviews in the Reader Review section organized first by category (tent, stove, etc), and then within those categories ordered from highest to lowest rating? I always though tha...

In GEAR » Request for "Reader Gear Reviews"
June 18, 5:51pm

re: meals
I agree that Mtn House, etc. are too expensive for regular use, especially since they're just not that much better than what you'll find at the grocery store. $10/person is restaurant terri...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sticker Shock, need a new plan
June 18, 12:57pm

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