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Collegiate Peaks July 7th-13 - Last minute questions
I am looking for feedback on a few questions about Collegiate peaks. We'll be there for 7 days starting July 7th. Things got busy this year so I am probably not as well prepared in terms of res...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Collegiate Peaks July 7th-13 - Last minute questions
June 17, 4:11pm

FS: MLD Solomid
For Sale: MLD Solomid in olive brown silnylon. Purchased new in late 2010. Used 3 nights total. No modification or damage Includes Sil Stuff Sack and Seam Sealer Price $155 shipped CONUS wi...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Solomid
March 18, 12:16pm

contrail sold
contrail sold

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Solomid, Tarptent Contrail
March 04, 3:34pm

price reduced
price reduced see first post for details

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Solomid, Tarptent Contrail
March 03, 3:00pm

Re: FS MLD Solomid, Tarptent Contrail
Both items are still available

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Solomid, Tarptent Contrail
February 25, 7:01am

TT Rainbow
I use Tarptent Rainbow and while it can be setup in freestanding mode the tent it too long for many platforms in the White Mountains. I've managed to overcome that by pulling the ends of the po...

In GEAR » Tents for tent platform (N.E.) camping
February 24, 9:17am

Re: Extending the range of your sleeping bag
Bag comfort range varies with the user. I've slept comfortably in a summerlight down to 27F with just a mid-weight base-layer top. A down jacket will add to the rating, but it will not be much....

In GEAR » Extending the range of your sleeping bag
February 24, 9:05am

Re: tarptent contrail
Denis please send me your email via PM (personal message)

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Solomid, Tarptent Contrail
February 24, 5:00am

FS MLD Solomid, Tarptent Contrail
For sale MLD Solomid in olive brown silnylon. Purchased new in late 2010. Used 3 nights total. No modification or damage Includes Sil Stuff Sack and Seam Sealer Price $160 shipped CONUS wi...

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Solomid, Tarptent Contrail
February 23, 7:26pm

Re: MB UL SS #3 verses WM Sumerlight (looking for general thoughts/reviews on them)
I bought both bags last summer and kept WM. My reasons, insulated draft tube, 19oz and beautiful red color. I've slept comfortably at 28F with just a base-layer, but I sleep hot. I am 6' an...

In GEAR » MB UL SS #3 verses WM Sumerlight (looking for general thoughts/reviews on them)
February 16, 8:28pm

All Reader Reviews by V k

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Patagonia DAS Parka
I spent 5 hours sitting around in camp at 0F to 5F wearing mid weight base-layer, montbell down inner and DAS parka. I was very comfortable entire time.

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 26, 7:56pm

KookaBay air mattress
I was happy with my first purchase from KookaBay. It was a pillow and it arrived quickly. However, when I attempted to spec out a winter pad Bender was very slow to respond and I had to ping him a few...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 26, 7:38pm

Leki Super Makalu
I've been using Leki Super Makalu long for two years. The poles work very well and once locked are rock solid. However, the locking mechanism is hard to operate in cold weather and is sometimes pr...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 10, 9:41pm

Thermarest Neo-Air
Comfortable and light sleeping pad. However first one I bought had a slow leak. After 5-6 hours my hip would almost touch the ground and it required a couple of breaths to inflate. I got a replacement...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 12, 10:56am

GoLite Jam2
I have 2006 or 2007 model. This is my favorite pack. It's comfortable and durable. Sometimes I wish there were more ways to attach gear to it on the outside, but it's a simple designs that doe...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 08, 8:09am

Platypus 6L Reservoir
Shape of the water tank has been changed for 2009. It is now shorter and wider. It makes it more difficult to scoop water up and also takes a little more space. However it's still convenient for a...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
May 06, 1:57am

Feathered Friends Swallow, 2 lbs, 20 deg, Epic Fabric
I have 2008 Nano version of this bag. I initially assumed that the bag was rated optimistically. It turns out not to be the case. I've now slept comfortably in the mid teens with just a base layer...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
April 21, 7:08pm