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Why not compare to SMD Comet?
The SMD Comet has removable stays. I know the Comet is not made anymore. However, the comet was available when the GG Gorilla was first introduced. I compared the packs and bought the Comet. Sim...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Gorilla Backpack Review
February 21, 1:45pm

"Zpack's new 9oz tent"
This looks very similar to the SMD Oasis sil nylon tent at 13 oz with no floor.

In GEAR » Joe Valesko of Zpack's new 9oz tent
December 22, 7:40am

Scissors? Knife? or Box Cutter?
Sorry Josephe, I disagree. Scissors do everything I need when it comes to cutting. I prefer to travel carry-on and prefer to go through security without a full body cavity search. My folding scis...

In GEAR » What knife do you carry backpacking?
December 21, 9:49am

"What knife do you carry backpacking"
I do not carry a knife. I carry folding scissors. Far more useful.

In GEAR » What knife do you carry backpacking?
December 19, 3:00pm

You knew it was a bad idea, But
How about changing your sleeping system to a hammock system thinking it would weigh less and be more comfortable then a ground based system.

In GEAR » You Knew It Was a Bad Idea, But...
December 14, 9:35am

more gear input
I would not recommend speeding your money on a new sleeping bag. I have the sleeping bag you have. It is good enough for summer use now. Speed your money on something that whould make a big diff...

In Gear Lists » some input on my current gear list please
December 14, 8:52am

input on gear changes
I like your pack. However, it is a winter pack. It is made to carry light bulky gear. If you overload it with lots of food, to limit your food drops, it will fail unless structural modified. Us...

In Gear Lists » some input on my current gear list please
December 13, 2:07pm

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