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Buy,Buy,Buy
Based on your post I would start buying up clearance stock on them. I like the1010 and will now be looking. When I was in the states last summer they had them pretty cheap at Nordstrom rack, ...

In GEAR » New Balance alternatives?
May 26, 8:11pm

Risk Management
I support the if its less dangerous than driving I shouldn't worry about. The reason isn't that the other risks don't exist but instead I have determined that driving is an acceptabl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hikers shot and robbed in California
May 22, 10:04pm

Crime is down
Just remember that violent crime is down across board everywhere and what is really happening is more awareness of violent crime. Rape murder assault all down from their peaks. So this partic...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hikers shot and robbed in California
May 21, 9:19pm

Re: noisy neoair - dependent on substrate?
The worst I ever had for pad noise was in a shelter on a wooden top bunk. My brother was using the big angus air pad with synthetic insulation. Every time he moved in echoed like thunder. Then I...

In GEAR » NeoAir Noise
May 18, 11:55pm

Lots of Saves
I think that there are very few areas where spending money makes sense. So lots of save money here. Also I think that the midpoint is always better then the high point. For example the shelter s...

In GEAR » "Don't buy expensive ___; save your money and buy good _____."
April 29, 10:22am

Inner weight
I took a look at doing something similar when I first got mine and decided it wasnt worth the dollars. The main reason is that my kids hiking ability is what is currently limiting trip distance, n...

In GEAR » Golite SL5 custon inner feedback wanted
April 18, 11:22pm

No Flight Yet
No flight yet, thats the one I am really interested in. Price looks reasonable in comparison to the competition.

In GEAR » Six Moon Design Fusion Pack now on website
April 03, 12:51am

Heavier Down Jacket
For me in hiking in the shoulder season I adjust my down jacket layer based on temps. I have an Ex Light, a Patty Down Sweater, and a 2lb Winter Coat. When forcasted lows go below 20F I eat the...

In GEAR » Help! Plans/Gear are tanking due to changing temps
March 18, 3:34pm

Typos
So I always had problems getting to smds website when I typed in the address but could always get there via googling six moon designs. I finally figured it out. I was typing in sixmoonsdesign ins...

In GEAR » Six Moon Designs website
March 11, 10:25pm

Techical gear
Is your longest Rapell 120ft or is that the length of rope you have? Not sure if it is worth cutting the pull cord or bluewater rope to half the max rappel length. Do you really need 100ft of web...

In Gear Lists » 45 pounds of UL (Grand Canyon list)
February 22, 3:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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WalMart
Walmart saved my trip. I was packing up the night before I was to leave and went to grab what i thought was a full butane canister and it was empty. It was 10pm and i was leaving at 5 the next morni...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 7:27pm

Mont Bell Ultra-Light Spiral Down Hugger #3 Long
I had a chance to test out my new UL Spiral down hugger #3. This is the regular version not the super stretch. It still has the diagonal baffles so it does have a little more give than an average ba...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 05, 11:33pm