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Cuben Fiber
My answer to the Original Post question: The reason you don’t see much cuben fiber in full-on winter mountaineering tents is because it is very expensive and costly to build shelters properly...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 06, 6:10pm

Solo Size Pyramid Shelters
Ronny- That second pic of Franco's is quite misleading. All users of a smaller pyramid style shelters from any manufacturer use a single pole offset toward the door. This opens up the use...

In GEAR » Ultralight Meditation Shelter
March 21, 9:05am

Re: MLD DuoMid Tight Pitch
Pretty close- loosen the mid panel tieouts then readjust the others. The corners should be set tight and the pole installed first- that should get the overall pitch and well formed. Then OK ...

In GEAR » What is wrong with my pitch?
January 23, 8:06am

Re: Hoka One
Last year I wore only Hokas (Stinson Road and Trail models) for all racing, training runs and day hikes (except for a few fast 5k races when I wore minimal sockless triathlon shoes) Race distan...

In GEAR » Backpacking in "maximalist" shoes? (ie.Hoka One One)
January 09, 11:46am

Pack sale continues through this week. Also up now are introductory discount prices for two new pack options. LIGHTWEIGHT SUSPENSION UPGRADE http://www.mountainlaureldesigns.com/shop/product...

In Gear Deals » MLD PACK SALE
December 17, 8:30am

MLD PACK SALE About 20% Off - varies with model Most Sizes in Stock Note FREE PACK LINER in the comments when ordering online and we will include one. Good as long as the sale lasts. h...

In Gear Deals » MLD PACK SALE
December 11, 9:10am


In Gear Deals » Free MLD Gear
November 06, 11:27am

Free MLD Gear
Due to unintended confusion about the spirit and/or content of the post, I am deleting it. We are sorry about the confusion.

In Gear Deals » Free MLD Gear
November 06, 6:23am

Re: MLD Superlight Bivy
About a year or three ago we changed the bivy sizes. We made the Med the same as the old LG and the new LG the same as the old XL. So, the new Med is kind of large and the new LG is very large....

In GEAR » MLD Superlight Bivy
October 18, 12:38pm

Re: MLD SuperMid SpotLite Review- Now available in Cuben Fiber
We have offered the SuperMid in Cuben as a custom order option for years and now it is a standard option. We like the one large vent design for three big reasons: 1: You can pitch the rear of ...

In Editor's Roundtable » MLD SuperMid SpotLite Review
October 04, 12:07pm

All Reader Reviews by Ron Bell

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Becoming Odyssea: Jennifer Pharr Davis 2005
One of the best outdoor books ever! Sublime and thought provoking. - A very young woman's account of thru hiking the AT solo in 2005 and of her self discovery. LOTS of stuff happen to her ...

In Books and Media
September 22, 2:10pm

Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
These are the best adjustable poles I have ever used or seen! Building a good CF pole is easy. I have a closet full... Building a great one is hard and this one is Great. They adjust and lock ea...

In Trekking Poles
March 29, 3:01pm

i4ULENSES 2007
Need a bit of help seeing up close up (reading maps, DYI body piercings, determining sex of pikas, etc) but your vision past your arm reach is still good? Check out i4ulenses.com They make tiny re...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 12, 1:26pm