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news coverage
I do live in the US, and have for the last 18 years. Sure, I heard the horrible news on the radio yesterday, and it was on the evening broadcasts on TV. Newspapers caught up this morning, because ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » yet ANOTHER major tragedy on everest
April 19, 9:29pm

Re: yet ANOTHER major tragedy on everest
Consider the media coverage of last year's dust-up between Uli Steck's party and Sherpas, and this horrific event. If 13 western climbers had been killed there would be plenty of hand-wring...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » yet ANOTHER major tragedy on everest
April 19, 7:37pm

altras
I have both the Lone Peak 1.5 and Olympus. Both are sketchy on wet and snowy conditions, but for 3 season use in the Rockies I'm happy enough with them. And until inov-8 redesign their trail ...

In GEAR » Are any of the Altra shoes even a little durable?
April 19, 2:44pm

Dogs and Exped mats
I no longer let my dog anywhere near my Expeds, after he had a panic attack when he got himself trapped under the same bed as I was storing my Synmat UL7 LW. No amount of tenacious tape could save...

In GEAR » The down in an Exped down mat UL7
April 19, 2:31pm

Lone Peaks
The red Lone Peaks look like Ronald McDonald shoes, but Altra came out with a black version which is rather less in your face. They fit nothing like the Roclites - a much broader forefoot, and the...

In GEAR » New Roclite 295s--anyone tried them yet?
April 17, 3:04pm

Re: Cuben Cricket Tarp!
Sold to Joe.

In Gear Swap » FS: Two MLD cuben shelters: DuoMid & Cricket
April 17, 12:59pm

Soulo
Hi Susan, good to see that you're posting your experiences - I wondered how you were getting on with the Soulo I sold you. If you watched the same YouTube review of the Soulo that I did (cra...

In Philosophy & Technique » Shoulder/Winter tent advice
April 17, 4:53am

No changes till next season
I contacted inov-8 in February asking about planned updates to the Roclite 295. About 6 weeks passed before I received the following reply relayed from the shoe designer: “We are updating the...

In GEAR » New Roclite 295s--anyone tried them yet?
April 17, 3:53am

Re: ...Need a bigger tent...
The CB3's tunnel design is almost identical to the Hilleberg Kaitum 3 that I own. Shorter vestibules will limit gear storage, but for 3 season use that shouldn't be an issue. At less than ...

In GEAR » Finally! Wife wants to come with me on longer section hikes. Need a bigger tent. Recommendations please!
April 16, 8:08am

Cuben DuoMid Sold
The DuoMid's going back to papa after all. Thanks for looking, folks.

In Gear Swap » FS: Two MLD cuben shelters: DuoMid & Cricket
April 15, 9:44am

All Reader Reviews by Stuart .

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Mountain Laurel Designs
I had to cancel an order I placed a couple of weeks ago with Ron. He was very gracious, no argument on his end or attempt to persuade me not to cancel, and my refund came through within 24 hours. To...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 21, 7:52am