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Re: FS: Dana Designs original Bomb pack
This is a steal for this quality a pack. While not UL, it's built to last and purpose built - works great as a ski day or quick overnight pack and stands up great to climbing and bushwacking. I...

In Gear Swap » FS: Dana Designs original Bomb pack
July 03, 11:23am

Re: Re: Shoe follow-up
Stephen Darn Tough Socks are very durable and comfortable, I wear them myself - I like the Micro Crew Light Cushion for 3 season: http://darntough.com/men/mens-hike-trek/light-hiker-micro-crew-li...

In GEAR » Help with choosing shoes please
June 23, 7:09pm

Re: Re: Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
William and Chad, the Komperdell is a great suggestion - they appear to be the lightest (15 oz range) longest (145cm) highly collapsible pole with an aluminum bottom section and carbon upper sectio...

In GEAR » Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
June 16, 3:21pm

Re: But gotta love the costco poles ...
+1 Brian - the Cascade Mountain poles, also sold by Costco, are the best value out there in trekking poles. I was amazed to find they use the exact same flick lock mechanism as a far more expensive...

In GEAR » Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
June 16, 3:14pm

Re: WTB OG Montbell Thermawrap hoodie XL
Mark, Just PM'ed you, one of those moments when the stars are aligned just so...

In Gear Swap » WTB OG Montbell Thermawrap hoodie XL
June 16, 2:57pm

Re: Open Country Pot
Thank you Jose, that would be awesome. I was going to PM you but you don't have a PM email set up. Can you set up a PM email so I can PayPal you postage? Should only take you a moment. Only ...

In GEAR » Where to get Open Country 2 Qt Hard Anodized Pot or same-width Ti pot?
June 15, 9:51pm

Where to get Open Country 2 Qt Hard Anodized Pot or same-width Ti pot?
I have a 1.3L Ti Evernew wide pot for most 2P trips, and a 3L Primus heat exchanger pot for winter and car camping, but was looking for a 2 Quart pot to add to the mix. I do prefer a built in handl...

In GEAR » Where to get Open Country 2 Qt Hard Anodized Pot or same-width Ti pot?
June 15, 12:54pm

Shoefitr tool very helpful Re: Help with choosing shoes please
One tool I recommend you use is Shoefitr. It's available on Running Warehouse, Saucony and other sites. One you know a shoe that fits you well, you can enter that shoe in Shoefitr when c...

In GEAR » Help with choosing shoes please
June 14, 4:03pm

Re: Help with choosing shoes please
There's a lot of good advise in this thread. I tried many shoes in store and on the trail over time. I've run long distances +40 miles with weight wearing boots (in the army) and grew up hi...

In GEAR » Help with choosing shoes please
June 14, 3:59pm

Re: Re: Exped & NeoAir Xtherm - on the fence now and have to decide within 2 weeks
Read a comment recently that said the side collapse thing looks like it would be an issue when you look at the pad but then upon use it isn't. Personally I felt the side collapse on the origina...

In GEAR » Best balance of weight + R value in Exped MW pad?
June 14, 3:30pm

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