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Slimmer rather than fuller
I am 5'-9" and weigh 195 with a 38" waist ( will never be confused with Zach Efron). I tried on a size large and an XL over a regular dress shirt. I could not zip the Large closed (...

In Gear Deals » EMS Air Flow Jacket (Event DVL): $120
August 19, 10:24am

Mountain Hardwear Thruway 50 (L) - $99
These are on sale on Mountain Hardwear's website. While there are better pack designs out there, this is a lot of pack for the money. Size large only. Detailed review on Prolite Gear Youtube ...

In Gear Deals » Mountain Hardwear Thruway 50 (L) - $99
August 12, 10:50am

I had same torso issue
I ended up ordering the large even though my torso is about 18.5". The large fits me and also has slightly bigger capacity. Maybe not the lightest, but a great budget option if it fits you.

In Gear Deals » REI Outlet - 25% off
August 08, 8:28pm

REI Outlet - 25% off
REI Stoke 29 pack for $51.52. A lot of pack for the money.

In Gear Deals » REI Outlet - 25% off
August 08, 12:47pm

Sorry for the late reply
I am 195 / 38" waist. The XL is trimmer than my previous xl EMS shell, but still leaves enough room for some thermal layer if needed. I tried on a Large and it was way too tight, so xl was e...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Rain jacket (XL, Event preferably)
August 06, 3:18pm

New option
Check out EMS Air Flow. On sale for $119. Event DVL (2.5 layer). This jacket has pit zips which are hard to find on Event or Neoshell jackets. I do not work for EMS - just bought this jacket and...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Rain jacket (XL, Event preferably)
August 06, 11:38am

SUUNTO Core - Lava Red - $143 on Amazon
Lowest price I have seen. This style is listed as discontinued. However - I purchased the Light Green Version during mountain Gears sale last month ($150). This too has been listed as a disconti...

In Gear Deals » SUUNTO Core - Lava Red - $143 on Amazon
August 05, 12:28pm

Alternative
I have a never used Kelty Light Year 20, regular length, that I would sell. bought it for my son last year, but he has shown no interest in camping since. Never slept in - never left the house. ...

In Gear Swap » WTB - Kelty Cosmic Down 20
July 23, 1:16pm

I want it
You do not have a PM set up yet.

In Gear Swap » FS: Garmin Oregon 450 handheld GPS
July 23, 11:22am

Thanks
Thanks to all for the commentary. I looked at the link from Spelt which was very useful and identified several of the trails mentioned by others. The West Rim looks pretty appropriate for my need...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Need suggestions for Ohio / Pennsylvania / Central NY
July 22, 1:59pm

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