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Re: SpinnShelter
looks like you are having a real wilderness experience ;) How many days out are you? (just kidding)

In GEAR » Alpinlite Gear Bug Tent
May 27, 11:55am

Re: Suggestions Needed - Trail Runners
I have been using New Balance trail runners for 4 or 5 years. I stick to them because the last they use (the form that the shoe is designed/made on) fits MY feet. I currently have the 908 model. Th...

In GEAR » Suggestions Needed - Trail Runners
May 27, 11:49am

Re: Alpinelite Bug Tent
"It looks like you had a great trip." The GC is a great place, once you are off the corridor trails. I am ~5-8 and sitting up is doable...if you are +6-0, not so much. Dress...

In GEAR » Alpinlite Gear Bug Tent
May 22, 8:56am

Re: Alpinlite Gear Bug Tent
Just to chime in... I had mine here in the Grand Canyon for a week long hike in mid April. I used a SpinnTwin for rain protection most nights (it always rains in the desert!). We had al...

In GEAR » Alpinlite Gear Bug Tent
May 22, 8:02am

Re: Leki poles won't tighten
I hace had a similar issue with my REI CF poles. Try this: Take them apart. get some fine sand paper (120 or 220 grit) Rough up the parts of the expander that should contact the inner surface ...

In GEAR » Leki poles won't tighten
May 12, 8:41am

Re: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Sleeping Pad Review
I got back from 7 days in the Grand Canyon three weeks ago. I had a regular sized NeoAir under my Montbel UL SS #3 down bag inside a Alpinlite Bug bivy and a GG Spinshelter 2. I slept great!...

In Editor's Roundtable » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Sleeping Pad Review
May 11, 5:18pm

Re: Backpacking w/ dog?
I hiked with my Wolf/Husky/Malamute cross (1/2 Husky). He could go all day at a much faster pace than I. He would lope at 5 or 6 mph, and could do this non-stop. It was a bit confusing for folks to...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking w/ dog?
April 07, 9:46am

Re: Scree Running Question
When descending a scree slope at its limit of stability (a slope as steep as it will self support), be careful of losing control. I once came very close to going over a 50' cliff at the edge of...

In Philosophy & Technique » Scree Running Question
April 07, 9:35am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Too Short Pack
"James, From the photo I would say the pack is about 2" or 3" too short to allow you to get the weight off your shoulders." I concur. I can slip a finger or two between the ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hip Belt Positioning
April 07, 9:23am

Re: Re: NeoAir available at backcountry.com
Report to follow the GC hike. I do have to go to Fargo right after we get out, I fly the next morning from Flagstaf to Fargo, so I may be a few days late on the trip report and gear review. BTW....

In GEAR » NeoAir available at backcountry.com
April 06, 6:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Landman

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AlpinLite Bug Tent
I think this is the correct category... The tent is a No-See-Um mesh tent over a SylNyl bathtub floor. It has a solid foot wall and a single zippered door. The specs are as follows: Materials: 1 ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
May 22, 8:40am

Thermarest Neo-Air
I got back from 7 days in the Grand Canyon three weeks ago. I had a regular sized NeoAir under my Montbel UL SS #3 down bag inside a Alpinlite Bug bivy and a GG Spinshelter 2. Cottonwood ...</td>          
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In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 11, 5:49pm

REI REI Peak UL Compact Hiking Poles
I got these to replace my heaver AL. poles. I have done 2 five day Grand Canyon hikes and am quite satisfied. I use them heavily for support on the descents and as a boost on the ascents. Stepping dow...

In Trekking Poles
January 27, 10:51am