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Eh, I don't think it's outrageously priced when compared to other 750ml bottles. Short of repurposing a 24oz soda or water bottle, you won't find many bottles from "reputable"...

In GEAR » New bottles by Hydrapak
July 29, 7:39am

New bottles by Hydrapak
http://www.hydrapak.com/technology/stash-collapsible-bottle/ Just saw this and thought it seemed pretty interesting--a nice compromise between a "boneless" Platy bottle and a more rigi...

In GEAR » New bottles by Hydrapak
July 29, 6:42am

I'd nominate the Tarptent Moment DW. It's a very well thought out, proper tent. It has bug protection if that's something you want, dual vestibules (to keep panniers out of the rain/sno...

In GEAR » UL 1 person tent for the desert AND snowfall?
September 03, 4:30am

Can't wait to check this stuff out! If Rust-O-Leum was willing to pick it up, I'm assuming it will live up to its potential.

In GEAR » Rust-O-Leum NeverWet
June 19, 3:16am

Once in a while they'll have something interesting, but it's been at least three years since I ordered from them with any frequency. I don't even check their home pages anymore, I o...

In GEAR » what happened to 'steep and cheap' ?
June 18, 6:52am

I can't help you as far as packs go, but as far as quilts/bags go...it really depends. Quilts are easy to us, I don't understand what propagated the myth that they're hard to use, or on...

In GEAR » Overloaded with choices for packs
June 14, 5:38am

I haven't had any warranty issues with any of my Cascade Designs stuff, but this is reassuring!

In GEAR » Kudos to MSR/Cascade Designs
June 07, 6:05am

I actually just received shipping confirmation yesterday! I guess I could always return it. I'll check it out first, maybe it's just fine the way it is :)

In GEAR » zpacks Arc Blast vs Blast? New packs?
June 04, 2:59pm

sbgiobdshofdopgnfpsaognafpsognrs Of course only a few weeks after I order the Arc Blast, a prettier, newer version is released. Have to think about what to do...I actually paid more for my bag, ...

In GEAR » zpacks Arc Blast vs Blast? New packs?
June 04, 9:51am

Aside from the other issues, it's worth noting that this tent will also cause damage to the trees they hang them from unless they're putting a pad on the tree to protect its trunk from the ...

In GEAR » I may have to buy one!
June 02, 11:27am

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