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Nick, they are crafty....always one step ahead of us.

In GEAR » Post-Hike Stinky Shoes?
September 25, 10:10am

Vacuum bags
Well shizzle, I bought two boxes. Maybe I can find a use for them around the house.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Ziploc Vacuum Freezer Bags
September 24, 9:33pm

Ziploc Vacuum Freezer Bags
Can these be trusted not to leak and let in badness during a one week hike? I like the potential to remove almost all air from the bag and decrease pack volume a bit more. Oh, and can you do FB...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Ziploc Vacuum Freezer Bags
September 24, 3:56pm

SE Quilt
Tyler- I too live in the Southeast, and do a lot of shoulder-season and winter backpacking in the Smokies and Cumberland Plateau....and I use down quite happily and successfully. Being the gear...

In GEAR » Highly compressible synthetic quilt...?
September 24, 9:28am

internal pad
Wow, I just took her Z-Rest and folded it in half, i.e. I took the entire accordion-folded pad and "opened" it up in half if that makes sense....and it fits PERFECTLY.

In GEAR » Kalais Owner Wanted ITT
September 21, 7:24pm

some answers
So do you think the combination of Enigma/Pro/Elite and the FF Helios would be good? >Would be boss. Do I need a shell for the coat or quilt to keep them dry. >No. Also, what ha...

In GEAR » Try to choose a sleeping bag and jacket
September 21, 5:34pm

Kalais Owner Wanted ITT
Just recently purchased an Elemental Horizons Kalais pack for my wife. She loves the fit. But I am curious about how to use the internal pad pocket. My wife wants extra cushion for bad hips and ...

In GEAR » Kalais Owner Wanted ITT
September 21, 4:53pm

3 season bag
Having spent several past years hiking a bit in the North Cascades and Olympics, I would want a warmer bag for 3-season use, and since you're worried about using the bag when it's warmer, I...

In GEAR » Try to choose a sleeping bag and jacket
September 21, 12:16pm

"I take the color on sale, and I like it." LOL. I prefer an orange backpack just because I do a lot of fall and winter hiking during deer hunting season. For shelter colors I prefe...

In GEAR » color of pack, sleeping bag,...
September 20, 6:57am

ZimmerBuilt Packs Feathered Friends EE (pending my new quilt!) Elemental Horizons Z Packs Tarptent Darn Tough HMG Katabatic Gear Hope I didn't forget any

In GEAR » What manufacturers do you trust?
September 09, 7:44pm

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