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Had good luck with both companies. MSR sent me a free repair kit for my WhisperLite when the problem was stupid user error. GSI replaced a faulty coffee filter on a French press no questions asked ...

In GEAR » People's experiences with warranties?
August 19, 9:13pm

My Tracks
I use the free Google developed My Tracks for hikes and cycling. The stats don't exactly match my cycling computer but are good enough for my purposes. It uploads to Google docs for simple shar...

In GEAR » Favorite App for Tracking Hikes
August 15, 6:50pm

Go now
Just got back from doing the Rae Lakes loop this week. Didn't pull my mosquito net out once. However, we were rained on all day Sunday.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Timing my East Sierra family hike
August 08, 6:32pm

Down Works in Santa Cruz
I got my ULA Catalyst from Down Works in Santa Cruz. http://www.downworks.com/downworks/Welcome.html Great place for sleeping bags too. The Patagonia outlet is across the street.

In GEAR » Where do you find UL products?
July 28, 11:03pm

Good luck with ours
We've been using a gravity works filter for three years without big issues with flow, maybe 20 nights for our scout troop. Did the filter ever freeze? That will kill it. Otherwise, try the man...

In GEAR » Gravityworks water filter system
July 27, 9:52pm

Last September we were snowed on. Not sure you're prepared for that with your current gear. Warner base layers and a warmer jacket make sense. Also good advice to bring a tent unless you are re...

In Gear Lists » Sept JMT Gear List
July 15, 2:27pm

SMD Lunar Duo
I'm really happy with the Lunar Duo I picked up on sale this year. It has plenty of room for two adults with great head room and is easy to set up. The only real drawback is that it is not free...

In GEAR » So many tents!!!!!! (and Hi! I am new here)
July 09, 11:03pm

1 bag
Montbell SSL 30. I don't winter camp much but can get down to 15 degrees by stuffing my Montbell into my wife's Western Mountaineering Megalite bag-she doesn't winter camp. On warm nig...

In GEAR » How many sleeping bags do you own?
July 09, 10:46pm

Mammoth area ideas
How about going up to Bodie State Park? Also, Mammoth Brewing has a tasting room that was fun for us. Thousand Island Lake might be too far for a day hike but is absolutely beautiful.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Mammoth lakes with family
July 01, 11:41pm

Softens over time
The tyvek sheet I use has softened over time so I don't hear much sound from it. Plus, I never noticed it because of my snoring... I now use Duck brand window film. Light as can be, waterpr...

In GEAR » Tyvek noise
June 20, 6:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Joseph Lynch

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MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I've dealt with Cascade customer service on two occasions. The first time I called them about a car camping French press bought three or four years previously. The filter had cracked and so I want...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 22, 8:44pm