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Any experience with this garment? Sounds like the fit is odd? What does it weigh? Looks like a good deal! Thanks.

In Gear Deals » LL Bean Power Dry (aka R1) Pullover $50
August 14, 7:18pm

Target C9 Golf Pants
Check out the Champion C9 Golf Pants from Target. Stretchy, light (<10 oz in 34x32), tough, nylon, and $30. They've been my favorites for a few years now. Pete

In Gear Deals » Nylon Pants from Duluth Trading Company
May 28, 10:09am

Thanks for answering that for me - and for the math education!

In Gear Deals » wild things equipment old-school primaloft sweaters
December 03, 12:38pm

More Specs...
I'm looking for what they weigh, and what thickness (g/m2) of Primaloft this is - I see that it has 4 oz of insulation, but do you have any idea what that translates to? Looks like a nice pi...

In Gear Deals » wild things equipment old-school primaloft sweaters
December 03, 12:09pm

Bitterroot and Apples
I love mine! The only funny thing I see is that on GoLite's website, they say that it "packs down to the size of an apple..." - I knew this would not be true, but of course saying thi...

In Gear Deals » Golite Bitterroot 850 Fill Down Jacket $149.99
November 29, 8:39am

Won't work
I tried the "ice" code, and it didn't adjust the price. Oh well. Guess you caught it at just the right overlap!

In Gear Deals » EB Downlight sweater cheap!
November 28, 9:08am

I'm surprised this bunch or granola-eaters contains so many hiking capitalists! ;) No, I don't frequently carry others' gear (except my wife's), but with my UL elk hunting buddies, ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Anyone Practice Trail Communism?
August 22, 5:33pm

Anyone Practice Trail Communism?
Maybe there is another name for this, but "trail communism" is what I came up with. It's my way of leveling the fitness and gear-weight playing field so that all group members can wor...

In Philosophy & Technique » Anyone Practice Trail Communism?
August 21, 1:08pm

Review Coupon
According to what a GoLite rep told me, they have suspended the 20% off coupon that they used to give for reviews. I submitted a review last week, didn't get a coupon, so I asked them, and that...

In Gear Deals » GoLite 20% coupon
August 21, 8:40am

Powdered Eggs to Bulk Up Noodle Meals?
Hi all, I was wondering, before I buy a 2.5# can of them, if you can use whole egg powder to add to Ziplocs of noodle meals (Ramen, Knorr sides, etc) to bulk them up a little. What happens when ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Powdered Eggs to Bulk Up Noodle Meals?
August 09, 7:24am

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