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anyone ever use a go pro on trail for stills only? with such a small package I'm tempted to take it and leave home the bulkier cam. how does it do in low light situations?

In Photography » gopro
April 28, 7:56am

flopping around
do you find the camera flopping around much when attached to shoulder strap d-rings? I tend not to need a longer lense.I my top loader doesn't have a rain fly either. guess I should get ...

In Photography » full size DSLR on trail
April 28, 7:52am

full size DSLR on trail
Taking my Canon 5D out with three lenses. Ive been futzing for years about the best and most efficient and accessible way to carry it and still feel like I haven't got it right. What do you...

In Photography » full size DSLR on trail
April 27, 1:51pm

don't do it
I wouldn't take my HOKS on anything other than snow. you can easily ruin your skins scraping across anything you'd need a crampon for. I understand the desire but don't do it. take em o...

In Make Your Own Gear » "Chains" (Ski Crampons) for my Altai Skis
March 02, 6:52am

it goes without saying, but i guess ill say it,
the only reason to set up a hammock on the ground is for bug protection.

In Multiple Use Gear » ground sleeping in a hammock
July 27, 11:14am

been looking myself...
have you found any sweet spots? I've been researching trips in the whites for a while. There certainly aren't AK rivers in the whites but trips enough to keep us busy. have you found anythi...

In Packrafting » White Mountains NH
June 13, 10:59am

XL HH Deep Jungle Asym 2lb 8oz Used Once I bought it for a trip with a friend who's never camped in a hammock, thinking it would be a good backup for my warbonnett, b...

In Gear Swap » XL HH Deep Jungle Asym 2lb 8oz Used Once
January 08, 10:06am

sorry for coming late....
I love the pemi and always keep finding myself back there. After reading the responses the two items Id suggest are the Minibull Atomic alcohol stove($20). the thing weighs nothing and runs best on...

In Gear Lists » Pemi Loop
January 08, 9:43am

is there such a thing?
is there a lightweight weather radio out there? I saw the eton scorpion, it seemed useful but huge....any ideas? There always seems to be thunderstorms in the white mountains, NH and am thinking of...

In GEAR » is there such a thing?
July 19, 7:28pm

anyone tried this since?
I am now truly a fan of the hammock since I discovered its versitility!

In Multiple Use Gear » ground sleeping in a hammock
July 13, 2:06pm

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