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The best vessel I have found is my stomach.

In GEAR » My new backpacking Scotch bottle
August 05, 3:53pm

Best Portable Charger
What is the best portable smartphone charger to carry on the trail for 1-2 week trips? Lighter is better, tougher is better....obviously. I don't want to fool with solar chargers, just want o...

In GEAR » Best Portable Charger
January 19, 8:25am

Planter Fasciitis
Good stuff from Jennifer. I would add however that your plantar aponeurosis CAN tear, although rarely, and when it does, you are DONE.

In GEAR » Foot pain after a trip: How to prevent in the future?
October 30, 5:21pm

REI Returns
I just recently returned a recently-purchased NeoAir XLite and got the new one within a week. No questions asked.

In GEAR » REI Returns
October 25, 2:26pm

Hawk Vittles Meals
I have to respectfully disagree with some of the above reviewers....EYOE (eat your own eats!). I have used Hawk Vittles for years, and love many of their meals. Also a big fan of PackitGourmet. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hawk Vittles
October 22, 4:01pm

The wife and I took our Rainshadow with us on the AT several weeks ago, and were very pleased with it. Plenty of room IN the tent for both of us (6'2" and 5'9") and ALL of our ge...

In GEAR » 2 Person Single Wall -- Help me pick
October 14, 4:22pm

Another Vote for 4
My family numbers 6, so when we all go we get into a pair of 3-man tents, but even then we end up wishing we could all be together....there's always arguments over who gets to sleep with who as...

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 07, 7:48pm

Follow Up
Just wanted to let everyone know that our hike was great, and an unplanned key was cutting back the mileage a bit. We went 11 and 10 miles the first 2 days, cut back to 5 on day 3 while we waited ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Women of BPL, Help a Brother Out
October 05, 4:45pm

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

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