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m43
m43 is great for outdoor use. The difference between an APS-C DSLR and a m43 camera for me was that the DSLR always stayed home, whereas the m43 camera travels with me. With a pancake prime a m4...

In Photography » Whats the opinion on micro 4/3s
April 14, 10:37pm

Re:
Add Orderville for hikes and of course Subway. If you are there for 6 days you are almost certainly going to get a permit for the latter.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Zion national park June 20-25
April 14, 9:51pm

havasu
It's not a wilderness by far and packed with people (at the campground). You will love it never the less. It's a true wonder. A must see.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Has anyone hiked/camped Havasu Falls?
April 14, 9:47pm

+1 on Sparks
+1 on Scarpa Spark. I have wide feet and high arches. I first purchased Sparks for hiking. Now I have switched my running to them as well. I run 4-5 miles 5 days a week, no exceptions, mostly on ha...

In GEAR » Trail Runner Recommendations: generous toe box, midfoot not too narrow, preferably low drop, good cushion and grip
April 06, 10:53pm

Re: What footwear for The Narrows Zion?
I have done Narrows as a day hike, top to bottom. A couple of times down from Orderville. Would like to do an overnight this year. June is good, provided flows are not too high (which won't be ...

In GEAR » What footwear for The Narrows Zion?
April 04, 12:03am

New Exos 58
I looked at the new Osprey Exos 58 last night at a local REI. I use the older model and like it quite a bit. Here's what I think about the new model: 1. The hip belt seems to be designed ...

In GEAR » New Exos 58
April 01, 11:20am

Re: Seam sealing actually necessary?
Last fall I was in MLD Duomid in a strong thunderstorm in the Winds. After 20 minutes seams on windward side started to leak. The water then would collect on the hooks sewn inside and drip. My bag ...

In GEAR » Seam sealing actually necessary?
March 21, 12:03am

Re: Re: Re: Contrail
Got it, sorry. Thought it was some sort of inner net that made the difference.

In GEAR » A Casual Poll: Your Fave Go-to 3 season Solo Shelter
February 08, 7:06pm

Re: Contrail
MLD Duomid -- 640 grams (sealed) 4 stakes -- 44 grams Tyvek ground cloth -- 140 grams Probably about 15 nights so far. Not that I "love" it, but I have not found anything more compe...

In GEAR » A Casual Poll: Your Fave Go-to 3 season Solo Shelter
February 08, 6:10pm

Re: Trail runners for wide feet with high arches
Apparently, Scarpa has a reputation for making wider shoes. I have wide feet and high arches (so much that some shoes I can't even put on! no issues with pain or anything though). I now both ro...

In GEAR » Trail runners for wide feet with high arches
January 26, 8:22pm

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