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RAB Boreas and La Sportiva Skylite 2.0 still available
emails replied to - and to Brian's question on sizing, the RAB is a cut bit larger than Montbell but not as large as Patagonia.

In Gear Swap » FS: La Sportiva Helios, Skylite 2.0, and misc closet cleaning
July 02, 9:05am

Price drop on RAB Boreas, La Sportiva Skylite 2.0 and Golite SL2
Prices dropped on all remaining items. Integral Designs pillow cover is still up for grabs.

In Gear Swap » FS: La Sportiva Helios, Skylite 2.0, and misc closet cleaning
June 24, 8:51am

FS: La Sportiva Skylite 2.0
The following items are priced to include shipping in the CONUS, elsewhere negotiable. PayPal please. I'd prefer contact via EMAIL at nicktruax(@)gmail(dot)com. Thanks for looking! (Any wei...

In Gear Swap » FS: La Sportiva Helios, Skylite 2.0, and misc closet cleaning
June 19, 9:37pm

+1 for Tenkara
Low cost of entry and potentially a high return on investment. I absolutely love my Iwana 12'er for the intermountain west's alpine lakes and streams. Tenkara...Just do it!

In GEAR » Tenkara - yes or no
April 29, 6:36pm

Inov-8 Griproc 325
I haven't worn these Inov-8s, but have seen them in person and was intrigued. I believe they are now discontinued - I did find them here with a quick search though: http://www.sportsshoes.co...

In GEAR » Minimal approach shoes?
April 15, 2:11pm

ID tarp SOLD
ID sold to Dean

In Gear Swap » FS: ID and HMG flat tarps, Exped SynMat UL 7, MB EX Light Jkt
April 09, 9:09am

ALL SOLD
FS: All prices include shipping in North America. PayPal or local pickup here in Bozeman. Please EMAIL nicktruax(AT)gmail(DOT)com, as PM's are no fun to sort through. Images at bottom of ...

In Gear Swap » FS: ID and HMG flat tarps, Exped SynMat UL 7, MB EX Light Jkt
April 06, 1:15pm

re:re: houdini fit mens v womens
Dave has it pretty much spot on. The women's has a more contoured fit while the men's has a boxier cut. They are also not directly scaled in terms to size. You may be able to make women'...

In GEAR » houdini fit - mens vs. womens
April 03, 7:18pm

TTT
I'll be without internet until next Monday the 18th. If anyone is interested in these pants I will get back to you either Mon evening or the next day.

In Gear Swap » FS: Goosefeet gear - Cuben down pants
March 14, 2:26pm

***SOLD*** Goosefeet gear - Cuben down pants
***SOLD*** Bought these here this winter and have only tried them on at home. They are awesome, just not needed. Here's the thread where I snagged em: Goosefeet down pants Specs are .5...

In Gear Swap » FS: Goosefeet gear - Cuben down pants
March 10, 11:06am

All Reader Reviews by Nicholas Truax

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
MB just barely missed the mark w/this one. What is nearly a perfect rendition of the UL jacket, is missing some sort of waist hem retention. Whether it is an UL drawcord hem or elastic (like on the ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
July 19, 10:37pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I've had better.. Long story, but Golite did eventually (kind-of) resolve the issue, after much prodding on my part.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:30pm

WL Gore & Associates WL Gore & Associates
Similar to Patrick's prior experience with WL Gore's CS, I too have been the beneficiary of new gear thanks to their prompt and courteous service. No complaints here on two occasions. Good...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:25pm

Pro Lite Gear customer service
I have been a long-time customer and can say nothing but good things about the customer service at ProLite Gear. I am posting this in thanks to them and their excellent service.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:16pm

Mammut Lucido TXLite
4.5/5 This would be my actual rating due to its unregulated nature, but I'll bump it up since most headlamps of its kind fall into this category. Super bright and long lasting with 3AAA'...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 28, 9:00pm

ULA Circuit
Pretty much amazing. I've carried this pack through multiple states and its a champion. A bit heavier than some other ul packs but carries like a champ from 15 to 25ish lbs. Volume may be a b...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 18, 10:02pm

Probar Energy Bar
I'd truly give a 4.5/5 just due to the high price. Well, they say you get what you pay for. And this is true with probar. They've been my staple (Art's OG, Superfood, and Berry) for a ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 17, 5:29pm

MSR Mini Titan Cookset
Been using the titan 1.5L w/out its partnered 1 L for about 6 months now on dozens of trips w/out a complaint. Its cooks for two just fine as well as being large enough for melting snow. The 1.5L ...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 17, 5:11pm