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Thanks guys. Sarah, I will go that route for lunch Day #1 on my hike next month, but Lori, I will look at Costco next time I or a family member heads that way.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cream Cheese Singles
August 17, 4:51pm

Cream Cheese Singles
Minimus.biz is out of those shelf-stable cream cheese cups. Does anybody know where else you can find those? Alternatively, can the Philadelphia cream cheese packets stay "good" for a d...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cream Cheese Singles
August 13, 5:21pm

Another Vote for the Solplex
I have a Solo Plus but it's close to the same thing. Small and light enough that I carried it without qualms on an AT hike in the Smokies for backup (we had to stay in the shelters).

In GEAR » Current best single person tent around 18-20oz
August 07, 7:26am

Bad Discs
I read MRI's for a living, and can vouch for everything Jennifer said. I myself would have disc surgery only as a last resort (i.e. ready to kill myself due to pain, or evidence of nerve damag...

In Philosophy & Technique » Encouragement Needed
August 04, 8:29pm

"You didn't feel the bivy was too huge?" Not at all, but definitely roomy. Of course, I don't like feeling confined. This was my first bivy and I was surprised how much I lik...

In GEAR » Questions about Katabatic Gear Quilts, Bristlecone Bivy, EE Prodigy...ordering soon.
July 23, 7:35am

Katabatic Bivy and Quilt
I have a Long/Wide Bristlecone bivy that I paired with a Long/Wide Sawatch quilt during a week-long AT section hike in the Smokies this past winter. The combo kept me toasty in shelters. I used a...

In GEAR » Questions about Katabatic Gear Quilts, Bristlecone Bivy, EE Prodigy...ordering soon.
July 22, 7:47am

+1 to Roger

In GEAR » looking for something relatively cheap and lightweight sheet that will go under my sleeping pad
July 14, 9:15pm

Happy Gear
Gear that makes me happy to use....starts with Blue Head Reposado Tequila :) ALWAYS makes me happy. Being out and able to use even my crappy gear makes me happy, but things that have become con...

In GEAR » What gear makes you happy?
July 07, 7:33pm

I can tell you that for MY wife- who sleeps kinda cold- we would have her FF 20* bag and it would be on a ProLite with something else underneath it like a GG Thinlite. The R-value of the NeoAir I ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Questions about cold
July 05, 7:58pm

AT Shelter
Having done miles of section hikes on the AT, I will offer this advice- you need to know beforehand whether you are likely to spend most nights in a shelter, or if that will be an only occasional t...

In GEAR » Give me your opinions in my shelter
July 03, 8:05pm

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