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In Gear Swap » BD Mega Light Tent with Carbon pole.
July 23, 9:08am

BD Mega Light Tent with Carbon pole.
BD Mega Light Tent with Carbon pole. Specs from BD: Season : 4 Capacity : 4 Doors : 1 Average Packed Weight : 1.27 kg (2 lb 13 oz) Minimum Weight : 1.05 kg (2 lb 5 oz) Dimensions : 218 x 21...

In Gear Swap » BD Mega Light Tent with Carbon pole.
July 22, 8:06pm

Thanks for the responses
Just wanted to say thanks for the responses.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best Winter Breakfast (without cooking)
February 10, 6:32am

The temps will be 3F-19F. I didn't even think about cooking ahead of time, but that's a great idea. I could put it in the sleeping bag with me over night to keep it warm. Good ca...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best Winter Breakfast (without cooking)
February 09, 9:53am

Best Winter Breakfast (without cooking)
It's been a while since I've been backpacking in the winter, but I'm tired of my old stand by--2 packets of oatmeal. I just want to open up something and eat it. No clean up. I only ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best Winter Breakfast (without cooking)
February 09, 8:29am

Backpacker Magazine
Hello All, is having a Black Friday sale and offering Backpacker Magazine for $3.49 with code: bfbackpacker That's pretty good! JA

In Gear Deals » Backpacker Magazine
November 25, 8:49am

Just wanted to bump it up near the top. Thanks for looking.

In Gear Swap » FS: "Mango" orange Patagonia Nano Puff full zip Men's XL
July 10, 11:43am

FS: "Mango" orange Patagonia Nano Puff full zip Men's XL
Here is a barely used Nano Puff size XL in Orange. It is the full zip version. Asking $105 shipped to anywhere in the lower 48. paypal preferred--jtadams at sbcglobal dot net

In Gear Swap » FS: "Mango" orange Patagonia Nano Puff full zip Men's XL
June 15, 11:43am

Fast Stash SOLD
Fast Stash sold

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Pack/Nano Puff, MSR Fast Stash, OR cap
March 13, 7:11pm


In Gear Swap » FS: NWT MSR Fast Stash
March 13, 7:09pm

All Reader Reviews by John Adams

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MSR Wind Pro
Just took the Windpro out for a few days in Michigan and it was great. The temps were anywhere from 25 down to 5 and it started right up each time (with an inverted canister). I agree with the other...

In Stoves - Canister
January 19, 7:13pm

Tarptent Contrail
I think the Contrail is a good product. I used the 2007 version with the adjustable rear canopy. Initial impression: great room for a single shelter, light weight and adequate vestibule. A...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 16, 6:20pm

Six Moon Designs
I have purchase a couple of products from SMD. I have the lunar solo e and have also purchased the europa II when it was available. I ended up returning the Europa with no hastles. Both tents wer...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 13, 8:24pm

North Face Beeline 900
I used this bag because it was so light. However, because of the lack of a zipper (except at the foot box), the sleeping bag does not vent well. Some will love the bag, but I just couldn't sleep...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
September 26, 9:36am

Teva X-1 Shoe
I purchased two pair of these for $35 a pair at an REI sale. Wow--great deal. Then I used them for a weekend. The first day I did not hike for very long. No problems. But the next day when I ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
August 31, 8:21pm

I recently used this pack for a weekend trip and I really like it. The two side pockets are roomy. I also like the modular internal pocket (for wallets) and the external attachment in front. I ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 25, 12:10pm

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
I have been very pleased with the lunar solo e. It was somewhat difficult to learn to set it up properly, but once you have it down, it is a great tent. It has performed great in WI and MI in both t...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
June 12, 12:02pm

I picked up a pair of these at a scratch-n-dent sale are REI and I really have enjoyed them. Light and sturdy. I have not had any slipping in the winter or summer. Solid poles at a great pr...

In Trekking Poles
May 19, 2:05pm

Smartwool Beanie
I really like this little hat. I can use it in the winter to stay warm during the day and night. In the summer, it can be used with a quilt or light sleeping bag to stay warm at night. Light. ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
April 17, 7:44pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
I really like this stove and stand/windscreen combo. It works well together and will heat water quickly (for an alcohol stove). I ordered one for my Snow Peak 700 and it fit it perfectly. The f...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 28, 1:24pm