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Re: New Atmos AG from Osprey or an ULA Circuit/Catalyst
Like everyone else has said, the way a pack fits on *your* back, carrying *your* load is the ONLY thing that matters. It looks like the new AG is a very different design than the first gen Atmo...

In GEAR » New Atmos AG from Osprey or an ULA Circuit/Catalyst
January 24, 6:18am

Re: Capilene 4 hoody owners
My 2014 Cap 4 zip-T (no hood) in XL weighs 7.63 oz

In GEAR » Capilene 4 hoody owners
January 24, 5:55am

Re: Regular or Long EE Accomplice Quilt?
I only have experience with the single models, but would expect it to apply to the Accomplice similarly. I am 6'1", 215 lbs and own two Reg/Wide EE quilts (30* Revelation and 10* Enigma...

In GEAR » Regular or Long EE Accomplice Quilt?
January 23, 9:08am

Re: Not really gear, but a great deal!

In Gear Deals » Not really gear, but a great deal!
January 22, 3:28pm

Bad links?
Neither of the URLs in the OP work for me. Edit: Managed to figure it are the URLs that work for me

In GEAR » New OR Helium Pantsand Helium HD Jacket
January 22, 9:21am

Re: Best Portable Charger
Most everyone I know is using a Jackery model of some sort (also available on Amazon). Have yet to hear anyone have anything bad to say about them.

In GEAR » Best Portable Charger
January 19, 12:58pm

Pot lid came yesterday and it is perfect. Not factory made perfect...just...perfect. Replaces the crappy plastic lid the Olicamp XTS comes with, fits like a glove and loses 5gm to boot. Super h...

January 18, 12:02pm

Re: cuben
I like the idea of cuben tarp (light, strong, no stretch) with syl floor (more durable)...wonder if the weight/cost tradeoff would be worth it?

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 17, 6:16am

Re: Montbell to the rescue
I loves me some Montbell Alpine Light parka, UL down parka, Thermawarp jacket and pants and Stretch Light hiking every one of them. But... There is no way those thin synth...

In GEAR » Down Booties Under $35
January 17, 6:13am

I'm trying to be more patient :)
I had a somewhat similar experience recently. Turns out I was just too impatient. Acquiring awesome handcrafted custom gear is NOT like buying from Amazon (gosh, really?), but it's generall...

In GEAR » Contacting GooseFeet
January 16, 12:44pm

All Reader Reviews by John Holmes

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Java Juice Coffee Extract
I love coffee. Let me rephrase that. I *LOVE* coffee. I own just about every coffee making appliance for backpacking imaginable...MSR MugMate, GSI one cup espresso maker, french press, etc. etc. T...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
April 28, 5:12pm