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Sawatch limits
I have taken mine down to about 0 degrees while wearing Thermawrap parka and pants- with a good pad combo. Above 40 it's kinda too warm. One of my favorite pieces of gear.

In GEAR » Katabatic Gear Sawatch: Extreme temp. limits?
February 09, 6:00pm

Family Thru-Hike
That is just cool as you know what. Also, I spy a BPL Absaroka pack.

In Editor's Roundtable » Beyond Our Boundaries: The Story of a Family of Five Thru-Hiking the AT in 2014
January 08, 10:04am

The Mt. Cheaha area has good hiking. The Pinhoti Trail goes down there.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A hiking destination
January 04, 8:14am

Alabama hiking opportunities
The Sipsey Wilderness (NE of Birmingham) is very popular. The Pinhoti Trail and Mt. Cheaha area east of Birmingham are worthy as well. Surprisingly rugged terrain. The Walls of Jericho north...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Where to go hiking in/from Alabama
December 02, 7:53am

At Section Hike
"Also, check to see if the road to Clingmans dome is open. It is seasonal." Was not aware of that- will do. I know the Smokies has really unpredictable weather, was just wanting to ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Need Advice for AT Section Hike in December
November 25, 6:03am

Need Advice for AT Section Hike in December
This would be from Clingman's Dome to Davenport Gap, could be done either as a 3 or 4-nighter. First of all, this is a hike that my partner wants to do, and I'm a little worried that it ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Need Advice for AT Section Hike in December
November 24, 3:05pm

Compression Clothing
Time for a real medical opinion- mine. Roger is correct.

In GEAR » Compresion Leg Sleeves... like <> no like ?
October 08, 6:43am

Zimmerbuilt Pack
Chris built me an approximately 3500cc pack that carried everything I needed for a 7 day trip on the Foothills Trail. The pack performed flawlessly....carried my Hexamid Solo-Plus, NeoAir, clothes...

In GEAR » HMG vs. Zimmerbuilt
May 26, 2:40pm

Cabela's has a nice lumbar pack that holds a pair of 3600's, and has multiple pockets. I use this for river trips that last 3-4 days. It's more than capable of holding supplies for a ...

In Fishing » organizing tackle
May 26, 12:21pm

I AM a medical professional, and what you have sounds like peroneus tendonitis. Google it up and see if the details of your case fit.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Strange Foot Issues
March 20, 7:28pm

All Reader Reviews by John Reichle

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BPL Absaroka
I just used my new Absaroka pack on a 3 day 2 night outing in N. Alabama on a particularly cold weekend. Temps ranged from 14-40, and I encountered both snow and cold drizzle on the trip. Ryan Jor...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 30, 6:28pm

Hermits Hut
My Christmas present to myself was a WM Flight Jacket, which I ordered from Hermit's Hut. It was wrapped by the kids before I got to see it, and as luck would have it, it was the one present I wa...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 24, 8:13pm