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thank you, fantastic suggestions, Climb High?
Thank you very much Sharon, David, Kevin and Jeremy - these are fantastic suggestions and easy for them to follow up on. The brand explanation should be particularly helpful as they are just gettin...

In Gear Deals » Online & local stores for kid and adult climbing gear?
October 21, 11:33am

A good smartphone holder that will screw onto a mini tripod?
Any recommendations for a good phone holder that will screw onto an Ultrapod mini tripod?

In Photography » A good smartphone holder that will screw onto a mini tripod?
October 15, 12:04am

Online & local stores for kid and adult climbing gear?
Swedish friends will be visiting late October with their 8 year old girls, who are really into climbing and bouldering. They're wondering about good stores for picking up gear for the girls and...

In Gear Deals » Online & local stores for kid and adult climbing gear?
October 10, 11:54am

MLD Duomid XL with offset pole
Manfred, Ken and Benji, very helpful info on the Duplex and the Haven - thank you for sharing. Eric, as to pyramids, you might want to take a look at the MLD Duomid XL, which is designed to use ...

In GEAR » Zpacks Duplex vs SMD Haven Cuben Fiber w/ Net Tent.
September 30, 11:52pm

SS2 weight with ripstop inner?
Franco thanks for that photo - gives a much better sense of the shelter shape. What's the weight of the SS2 with a ripstop inner?

In GEAR » picking a trekking pole tent for 2 - no center pole, 2 entrances
September 30, 10:55pm

More 2-door trekking pole tents; +1 on two doors
In camping with the Ms., or with most people, two doors makes all the difference. Better sleep and everyone has a place for their stuff. New redesigned Lightheart Gear Duo: http://lightheart...

In GEAR » picking a trekking pole tent for 2 - no center pole, 2 entrances
September 30, 10:25pm

Kat's Hats rock
Bought one as a gift - they are top quality and look great. You're lucky to have one if Kat is able to make one for you.

In GEAR » The Perfect Wool Hat
September 22, 1:26pm

shock cord - Spectra in middle, Knot, length
So according to what I found online and Sierra Designs, the industry standard is somewhere around 75% of pole length, but a little tighter than that I'm sure does no harm so Dan going with 65% ...

In GEAR » Re-shockcording Tent Poles - What type & length of shock cord to use?
September 22, 1:15pm

Sierra Designs
Thanks Stephen, I have a call to them on my calendar for first thing Monday morning. i'm sure they'll have good guidance on the length of cord to use, though I'm not confident they use ...

In GEAR » Re-shockcording Tent Poles - What type & length of shock cord to use?
September 21, 6:45pm

Re-shockcording Tent Poles - What type & length of shock cord to use?
I've got a Sierra Designs Meteor Light CD which I use for car camping. Though the tent is in great shape and I always store the poles open to preserve the shock cord, with enough time the origi...

In GEAR » Re-shockcording Tent Poles - What type & length of shock cord to use?
September 21, 4:53pm

All Reader Reviews by E J

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eBAY.com
Craig, How do you set up an auto search on eBay? Not familiar with that feature. Did you set up an outside program to crawl eBay? eBay is not only useful for acquiring used and new gear at low...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 20, 7:51am

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
My wife has had such good experience with her Houdini that I'm going to switch over from my Montane Lite-speed. I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The material has excellent ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:40pm

Montane Lite-speed
I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The fit is quite good, with plenty of room to layer underneath, without being way too big. I'm 6 ft 180lbs, 42 chest and I do fine with the ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:31pm