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We did the circuit in autumn after its "closure" because there was snow. Mices were a big problem at that time. First night we were careless and ended having to hang our backpacks in th...

In Gear Lists » Torres Del Paine
September 18, 11:22am

worked well for me this spring
my personnal experience is my feet can stand being wet for days but if i get dirt during the day the abrasion against my skin is painful and i get blisters last year i did the TGO challenge in...

In GEAR » goretex socks to prevent dirt from getting to your feet?
August 21, 10:13am

heavier than 145cm komperdell KC3 but mine are getting harder and harder to lock, so i may be tempted

In GEAR » MLD adding trekking poles to their site.
August 09, 2:49pm

thanks for the information
I have been thinking for months about reusing my stratos 32 frame, the only backpack frame that is 100% comfortable with my badly broken spine (i tried exos 58, atmos 50, talon 44,MLD FS exodus,MLD...

In GEAR » Custom Zimmerbuilt / Kifaru hybird pack.
August 09, 1:22pm

no one
I checked this thread, but seems no one found, my bpl1100 pot with bushbuddy and myog spinntex bag that my wife lost the first day of a 5 day winter hike in the Vercors mountain.

In GEAR » What interesting gear have you found on the trail?
July 14, 7:22am

I bought a second hand first version with .5 cuben floor 190g/6.7oz measured weight including added shockcord on top, and velcros on bottom. I didnt found it too small but a bit long to use ...

In GEAR » Hexanet bug shelter
July 12, 6:37am

zpacks chest i use it to carry my camera and posted photos in the review thread otherwise have a look...

In Photography » Seeking Solution - how best to carry an SLR Camera
June 29, 12:48am

Thanks a lot for this detailed trip report ! Scotland is one of my favourite place to hike, and your link to David Cotton website looks like a very interesting source of information. I need now...

In Post-Trip Reports » Scotland: the West Highland Way, the Cape Wrath Trail, and More
June 12, 12:40am

klymit / FS exodus backpack
Bumping this thread because after soon one year using an FS exodus i totaly agree with a few points : -if i overstuff my backpack ( like when i use my winter sleeping bag ) the backs starts to t...

In GEAR » Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
June 07, 6:41am

It was a pleasure meeting you... and reading your report. See you on another TGO perhaps.

In Post-Trip Reports » TGO Challenge 2013 – Crossing Scotland from the Atlantic to the North Sea
May 27, 4:32pm

All Reader Reviews by Fred eric

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
After a few overnight with this pack ( he was too big , but i wanted to try it asap, planning for 2013 TGO ), i just did my first one week snowshoeing hike with it. - first as i have complained on ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 3:09am

Black Rock Gear Hadron
I ordered an XL Hadron, because the previous blackrock hat i had was a slightly tight fit in L. Evan questionned me by mail to check if i really needed an XL. I ended with a slightly larger than nor...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 15, 12:30pm

MLD Trailstar
After some week end uses ill give it a 5 as a 2 adults plus 4 year old son shelter. With a ground cloth and stakes i am at about 550+150+100= 800g for 2 1/2 people. I like the simplicity , no ve...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 04, 8:03am
I wanted some dry bags for packrafting and to try shipito I bought 2 POE pneumo ltw 50l the last model with rounded bottom They sent me the 2009 model with square bottom that was on sale on their w...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 13, 12:52am

PHD minimus down socks
sizing is strange, my wife feet are 5/38 so i ordered Small in fact i can use them and my feets are 10 /44. The loft is impressing, but due to the construction you have a lot below the feet and b...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 01, 6:18am

Watchful Eye Designs Aloksak
i usualy use a ziploc for my money, visa card and id card while hiking this time when i left for 3 weeks in Greenland i decided to use the small aloksak that was given me with some other purchase o...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 2:16pm
Had after thought and sent a mail to change order. 30 min after it i recieved answer and refund so i could redo order : Hello Frederic- No problem at all with regards to the order changes. I&#...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 2:01pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
DR in the snow! Its a great lightweight 2 persons tent. First i like the headroom and 2 larges entries . My wife and i...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 9:36am

Garmin eTrex Legend
I bought one and only use it for snow hiking out of trails. Otherwise as i cannot hike close to my home, i dont hike often in the same place, so i wouldnt buy a 100€ map for only 5-6 days of use. ...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
December 11, 11:40pm