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Quilt is Sold. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB Katahdin Quilt
December 02, 11:11pm

FS: JRB Katahdin Quilt
I am selling a nearly new Katahdin Quilt. It has been used by my girlfriend and I for one night. We decided the combined cover system does not work for us and would rather each have our own cover...

In Gear Swap » FS: JRB Katahdin Quilt
November 24, 9:08pm

Re: Trying to see the reason for lightweight softshells
Brett- In response to your question about hiking through snow in a softshell it really depends on which softshell pants you are wearing. Some will keep you bone dry, others will leak like a sie...

In GEAR » Trying to see the reason for lightweight softshells
October 10, 10:04pm

if you want
If you are willing to wait and desperate to know I could run to Montbell here in Boulder and try them both on and give you an opinion. It probably would be most beneficial if we were similar in ...

In GEAR » Montbell layering
July 20, 10:26pm

Re: Is going barefoot healthier?
I have been running and hiking mostly barefoot for about 2 years now. In high school I suffered a torn meniscus and fractured tibia while skiing and that pretty much ended my running, too much...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is going barefoot healthier?
May 04, 12:07am

Try one of these
I have always wanted one of these! Don't know how practical it is. . . what it lacks in lightitude it makes up for with bling and geek factor

In GEAR » Signal Mirror - Lifesaver or BS?
April 04, 8:37pm

I have the Quark and I am a big fan. Subjectively I think it is more breathable than Gore-Tex, but less than eVent. That being said, I don't think its breathability is an issue. The huge pit...

In GEAR » Mountain hardwear Quark jacket?
February 10, 10:53pm

Go to Target
If you want a quality shirt at a great price, Target is the place to go. Champion makes a great line of moisture wicking shirts called Duo/Dry (made of polyester just like Patagucci's or anyon...

In Gear Lists » What is your exprience with capilene lightweight tshirts?
December 24, 1:25am

I think what you have currently is a pretty good setup. As far as summer, below tree line your clothing should be sufficient. With a 25 degree bag you should have no problem staying warm at n...

In GEAR » Gear for Colorado
December 24, 1:16am

Re: Make it Yourself?
I use 3-4 clothespins and my Golite down vest to fill in the drafty hole. It can be removed for close snuggling and easily adjusted to stay out of the way. Plus, multiuse so you don't really ...

In GEAR » 2-Person Sleep Systems: Pads, Quilts, etc.
December 08, 5:25pm

All Reader Reviews by David Thul

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Granite Gear Vapor Trail
This is my go to pack when my Arc-teryx RT-35 can't hold all of my gear. I was sure I would never find anything as comfortable as the A-RT-35 but this pack certainly is. The foam back is supple ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 21, 11:29pm

Western Mountaineering SummerLite
This is a great bag! Last year I updated from a 1980's hand-me-down North Face Bag from my Dad and it was worth every cent. So, onto the review: It is rated at 32F and for me easily gets do...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
March 20, 11:24pm