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Grand Canyon Escalante Route
Here's one from this set.: Grand Canyon Phone: iPhone 5 App: Camera App - Panorama ">

In Photography » The Great Cellphone Camera Challenge!
May 25, 5:53pm

Nice work
Ryan, Nice work on this. I'm definitely interested in a parts list. I spent some time flying RC gliders, and understand the need for stronger/lighter materials. You'll find that adding ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Experiments in ultralight solar
May 12, 10:03pm

Colors
Organization helps me relax because I can be more efficient. Red stuff sack - warm stuff: jacket, beanie, gloves, Blue - rain stuff Yellow: in the tent, nighttime stuff: sleep shirt/socks, an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Adding weight to increase efficiency. Thoughts?
April 06, 8:47pm

Squeeze Tubes
Another option could be to use reusable squeeze tubes: Coghlans Squeeze Tubes

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Peanut butter and FBC
March 25, 11:19am

What size?
I have a pair of Microspikes, new in box, never used. Men's Medium Black. $45 shipped - US.

In Gear Swap » WTB microspikes
March 21, 2:20am

Re: Run!
Start off slow with very little distance, like 1 mile. Seriously. I suspect your knees are hurting because you are striking with your heels or your IT band is tight. Starting off slow will ease ...

In Philosophy & Technique » beginning to run
February 24, 12:36am

Merrill Moab Mid
The Merrell Moab comes in a mid without gtx but it's not a trail runner. I will say, however, it is a comfortable shoe that doesn't require break in for me.

In GEAR » A mid-height trail runner that scrambles well and sheds snow/dust?
February 03, 1:33pm

Zipper pull
No one has mentioned a zipper pull if one is already on your pack or jacket. You could always add one that is more substantial than the tiny lightweight ones.

In Multiple Use Gear » WHAT IS YOUR BEST MULTI USE TOOL FOR OPENING WILD IDEAS BEAR CANISTER
February 02, 10:03pm

La Sportiva?
These are not mids but they do have an integrated gator. http://www.sportiva.com/products/footwear/mountain-running/crossover-20-gtx or these: http://www.sportiva.com/products/footwear/hik...

In GEAR » A mid-height trail runner that scrambles well and sheds snow/dust?
February 02, 9:56pm

Roclite 286
The Roclite 286 looks available on Wiggle.com. Based in the UK but they have free shipping to the US. Their customer service is good too. http://www.wiggle.com/inov-8-roclite-286-gtx-shoes-ss14/

In GEAR » A mid-height trail runner that scrambles well and sheds snow/dust?
February 02, 1:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Mike In Socal

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Black Diamond Ultra Distance
I got the Black Diamond Ultra Distance poles as a gift in 2011. They performed admirably on a 35 mile trip through the Grand Canyon this past April. The bottom sections did get pretty scratched up t...

In Trekking Poles
May 19, 9:36pm