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Why is eVent still so expensive?
Hi. I'm curious about eVent garments and why they remain so expensive. I imagined that, once such garments were produced in larger quantities over time the cost would decrease. However, it does...

In GEAR » Montane eVENTĀ® Quick-Fire and Superfly and Other Light eVENT Jackets
November 27, 7:21am

Montbell can ship from their Switzerland store
Paul, sorry for posting this so late but I haven't been to the forums in a while. I live in Spain and I've ordered from the Montbell store in Grindelwald, Switzerland twice in the last 4 ye...

In GEAR » MontBell U.L.Comfort System Pads?
May 09, 4:03pm

Heads up
Thanks Chris for the advice on the Titan.

In GEAR » RECOMMEND AN ALCOHOL STOVE?
July 25, 12:51am

Petzl e+lite
I carry the e+lite. It's lightweight but powerful enough if necessary, plus has red light for comfortable night vision. An excellent weight/feature combination.

In Editor's Roundtable » Necessity vs. Importance: Considering Ultralight Essentials
July 16, 5:21am

Another Whitebox user
I bought the Whitebox and like it a lot. Used it in the Pyrenees and worked like a charm. Very simple and effective. I use the Evernew 1.3 liter pot. A related question: Does the MSR Titan Kettl...

In GEAR » RECOMMEND AN ALCOHOL STOVE?
June 19, 2:46pm

Another great hiking article
Many thanks to both of you for such a great lesson and inspiration of an article.

In Editor's Roundtable » Decision-Making and the Lightweight Pack
June 18, 2:16pm

Siesta
> French shops are mostly shut down between 1:00 pm > and 4:00 pm for a siesta. Don't ask me why. This > strange and annoying custom made food shopping > difficult at times. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Track Notes: Part 1...GR5 in France
June 11, 7:58am

Canon G9
You might consider the Canon G9. I've had mine since December and love it. - RAW - decent zoom - an optical viewfinder (though it could be better, it's 100% better than cameras without...

In Photography » Selecting a camera: need some advice from the resident experts
May 12, 4:10am

My alternative
I have a Canon 400D but I would never take it hiking except on a single day hike maybe. I bought a G9 for longer hikes (among other reasons). It gives me a decent lens range (about 35-210mm) and ra...

In Photography » SLR users, confess
April 10, 8:09am

Polycarbonate controversry
MEC has decided to eliminate all polycarbonate-based items from their inventory based on concerns about bisphenol A, "which has been linked to cancer and reproductive problems in animals."...

In GEAR » Polycarbonate controversry
December 10, 2:54am

All Reader Reviews by Miguel Marcos

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Outdoor Research Sun Runner Cap
Use this primarily in the summer but also works well on warmer cold season days to avoid getting burnt. Great, great fit, picks up sweat well, neck coverage is excellent. Strap works fine for windy da...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
April 28, 3:52am

Petzl e+LITE
I can't add much more than what's already been said. I will say the design and versatility of this device combined with its light weight are an unbeatable combination. I find it superior to th...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
April 28, 3:40am

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
I got mine a few months ago and took it with me as my primary shirt in a 1-week trek through the Pyrenees this summer. Worked stupendously, dries quick (I rinsed it a few times in rivers or streams an...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
September 25, 10:06am