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My PDF Gear List3 season above treeline, bug, rain, 30 degree list - 12.7lbs

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wanted more storage
With the price drop of the Fenix now that the 2 is out, it's quite a bit cheaper than the Tactix. That might be one reason to consider it over the Tactix. I don't know if the Tactix has bee...

In GEAR » Garmin fenix 2 New Version
March 28, 10:18am

Re: Also off topic
Hi Daniel, from the pic, they look the same to me. I'll try to get by REI this weekend and compare them directly.

In Winter Hiking » Snowshoe help
February 02, 8:13pm

Re: re: MSR superflash snowshoe
Eric, I did use them without the tails for a bit. They still held my wait fairly well, better than expected and with no real difference in the crusty stuff. The tails did make a difference in the s...

In Winter Hiking » Snowshoe help
February 02, 8:07pm

nfc
Someone suggested NFC earlier. I use nfc tags a bit and recently started putting them in geocaches. When I create or find a cache I can write a custom nfc tag (I use a small plastic disc tag) on th...

In GEAR » QR Codes + Trail Signs
January 29, 10:38pm

location
I was at the Brainard Lake Recreation Area and intended to get to just below Isabelle Glacier in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, but turned back before reaching Lake Isabelle. I think the peak...

In Winter Hiking » Snowshoe help
January 29, 5:15pm

So far, so good...
I finally got a chance to try these out yesterday. They are 25" long, 30" with the tails, and 8" at their widest point. They each weigh just under 27 ounces, with the tails ...

In Winter Hiking » Snowshoe help
January 29, 3:21pm

If still available
I'll take em. (also will pm ya).

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer gear LT4 trekking poles
January 28, 5:27pm

took a shot
Hey David, I just picked up a pair of these. They should arrive on Monday or Tuesday. I bought the tails as well. Not sure if I'll like that binding or how well they'll hold up. But, se...

In Winter Hiking » Snowshoe help
January 21, 9:47pm

even better...
glad you found one here.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Houdini Large Clementine
November 14, 7:52pm

evo's got 'em for $72
I actually was just about to post a WTB request for a large houdini and saw your post. I'm looking for blue, possibly green, but not clementine. In my searching online for deals, I saw that ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Houdini Large Clementine
November 14, 7:20pm

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