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Re: Ventra Mainframe - A standalone frame and ventilation system. certainly doesn't offer anything in which I'm interested. It's ~12 oz is nearly 1/2 the total weight of my current backpack that already has a great frame. I will admit tha...

In GEAR » Ventra Mainframe - A standalone frame and ventilation system.
October 04, 6:53am

Givin' EE some luv
Piling on here...LOVE both my 30* Revelation and 10* Enigma. Best Purchase Ever!

In Gear Swap » FS: Enlightened Equipment Revelation quilt
September 24, 6:59am

Re: Re: Free or semi free-standing tent suggestions?
Tarptent sells a very sturdy 0.49 in. aluminum pole for the Contrail that costs $16 and weighs 4 oz.

In GEAR » Free or semi free-standing tent suggestions?
September 20, 5:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Free or semi free-standing tent suggestions?
Unless you are unhappy with your current tent, or cannot find an "trekking pole supported" tent with acceptable headroom, why no simply replace the trekking poles with dedicated poles. A...

In GEAR » Free or semi free-standing tent suggestions?
September 18, 6:42am

Voting against rather than for
I've spent my entire adulthood voting against someone rather than for someone. Soon after realizing this pattern I asked my mother if she had ever voted for someone because she respected/trust...

In Chaff » Hillary Clinton (an indirect look, so to speak)
September 15, 6:06pm

Re: Deuce of Spades Seconds!! They go fast...
Assuming Roger is not the sole author of the rule I'm not concerned with his actions...after all he's simply playing by the rules. I will vote for the rule being overly restrictive, likl...

In Gear Deals » Deuce of Spades Seconds!! They go fast...
September 11, 6:54am

Re: ss1 & moment dw
Whenever I am seduced by price I do this simple exercise: divide the difference in price by the number of nights of service I expect to get out of the shelter. It quickly highlights that price is i...

In GEAR » New Tent Tarptent Moment DW or Rainbow
September 11, 6:34am

I'm a fan of the Bobo Oat bars. A local grocer carries (nearly?) every flavor and I've tried about 8 different ones (honestly, some of the flavors just don't interest me). I agree that ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Suggestions for Oat-Based Bars?
September 08, 6:39am

My gravity setup
Not sure what Cap you mean, but I just use the one that came with the Evernew. FWIW, this is my 10oz "bells and whistles" gravity system. Great for groups or when convenience trumps we...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suspension loop in Evernew Water Carry
September 05, 6:55am

Re: Zpacks
I'm 6'1" 220 lbs with size 13 feet. I have a 30* Revelation and a 10* Enigma both of the most current design, both with 750 GDD. The footbox on both models works great for me, even whe...

In GEAR » Quilt advice!
September 04, 1:03pm

All Reader Reviews by John H

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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