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WTB: Mariposa Plus, pre-2012 version
Offering $100 plus shipping for low-mileage, excellent condition Gossamer Gear Mariposa Plus. This would be the version that preceded the latest, put on the market this year. *Must* be medium t...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Mariposa Plus, pre-2012 version
September 12, 5:38pm

Hyperbole and how to deal with it
'Nothing back home in Maine can remotely compare to driving in San Diego, which I can only describe as the scariest driving conditions I’ve ever been in, even including Boston.' LOL, T...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hiking Through Hyperbole: The Vortex of Fear
January 26, 7:15pm

Constructive criticism
Is characterizing something as 'the height of stupidity' 'friendly constructive criticism'? IMO, no. I'd think BPL would welcome feedback on its content, positive and nega...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 1C: Main Bag & Comfort
September 17, 5:00pm

State of the Market?
I like 'boring, pallid' gear reviews. So far, I don't think I've learned much at all about the State of the Market. But I know a great deal more about Roger Caffin's persona...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 1C: Main Bag & Comfort
September 16, 3:33pm

Re: RE: G10 vs DP1
Here's a comparison of the DP1 vs. 5D: http://www.prime-junta.net/pont/Reviews/040_Sigma_DP1/_Sigma_DP1.html?page=3

In Editor's Roundtable » Sigma DP1 Review
February 11, 1:09pm

Re: Colors
How about these greens? http://www.pbase.com/moonlite/image/94159291 Check out all of Seng Merril's DP1 galleries to see the very best that this camera can achieve, in the right hands. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sigma DP1 Review
February 10, 11:49pm

Komperdell hiking poles
I'm glad someone has had a positive experience with the C3 poles. Mine had an immediate, chronic problem with the twist locks not grabbing. I returned them to REI. I've acquired the more expensiv...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2006 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
November 29, 9:24pm

pole weight
Doug, thanks.

In Editor's Roundtable » Leki Carbon Ergometric Trekking Pole REVIEW
October 15, 2:32pm

pole weight
Hi, Isn't the correct weight 6.8 oz. per pole, not 6.2? The Leki site lists the weight as 13.6 oz/pair.

In Editor's Roundtable » Leki Carbon Ergometric Trekking Pole REVIEW
October 14, 2:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Len Glassner

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Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I carried these poles for 2000+ miles on the PCT. They got lots of abuse - getting temporarily wedged in rocks, stepped on, tangled in legs, etc. and never snapped. The twist locks are the best I'...

In Trekking Poles
October 15, 6:41pm

Gossamer Gear The One
I just received the 2009 version of this tent. I put some comments about it here: http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dfxjwfwb_8qqvh2qfr&hl=en There is a link to pictures embedded in the above do...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
March 12, 10:53am