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About Me Landscape photographer, peakbagger, and rock climber, always chasing the delicate balance of gear weight and fun!
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Update?
Anyone received these yet? Their website is showing a march ship date if ordered now. Looks like a great product, just looking for feedback from real-world use.

In Photography » Trekking pole tripod solution - Trailpix - Kickstarter
March 01, 11:31am

Great TR!
Thanks for the great report on your adventure, I just read it "cover to cover". Hopefully, you'll have many many more such trips ahead of you, enjoy!

In Post-Trip Reports » Yet another JMT trip report
February 24, 3:29pm

Sony RX10
I'd also look strongly at the new Sony RX10 (not to be confused with the RX100). It's quite similar to the FZ200, but has the much better performing 1" sensor, same as the RX100mkII. ...

In Photography » Photo gear recommendations
December 16, 2:48pm

Re: WM Flash Down Booties $50
Thanks, got a pair for an upcoming Grand Canyon winter trip.

In Gear Deals » WM Down Booties $50
December 11, 6:17pm

LX7 Happy Owner Checking-in
I've had the LX7 for about a year, as my secondary camera to a D800. It's my go-everywhere camera, and I use it with an Eye-Fi card for instant JPEG upload to a smartphone for easy sharing...

In Photography » Lumix LX7
December 05, 5:27pm

Re: 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
My 2012 Houdini definitely isn't very waterproof, as I found when hiking along the Mist Trail in Yosemite last week. I'm with you, Richard, I don't want to sacrifice breathability for ...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
May 22, 3:38pm

Re: Stoic Hadron Down Cardigan - $71.55
Thanks for the mention. Ordered a medium, hopefully it works well for my 5'11" 160# frame. It should be a nice (lighter) complement to my Roan Plateau for less extreme temps.

In Gear Deals » Stoic Hadron Down Cardigan - $71.55
May 22, 3:18pm

I share your curiosity
I'm looking at these for use as my main summer layer, replacing some poly REI shirts that got both stinky and holy much more quickly than I would have liked.

In GEAR » Patagonia Merino 1 durability?
April 01, 5:48pm

I'd skip the Sub Kilo
I did not like the Sub-Kilo, I found the fit to be too restrictive, to the point it was hard to unzip in the morning (I'm 5'1", 160#). Also, it's nowhere near a 20 degree bag, IM...

In GEAR » sleeping bag decision, sub kilo or SD nitro 15
April 01, 5:45pm

Guess I'm lucky
After reading the various stories of altitude-related issues, I feel luck to have had so few. The only time I can recall even a bad headache was driving from 2k' directly up to Tioga Pass at 1...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ibuprofen may ward off altitude sickness
March 25, 11:38am

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