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Re: 2 Day Pemi Loop with the Mrs
Hey Jonathan, You wrote: "Earlier this year... Disappointment struck upon waking at 3am to a thunder and lightening storm which I have not seen the likes of in some time." LOL! I thi...

In Post-Trip Reports » 2 Day Pemi Loop with the Mrs
October 20, 2:12am

I haven't had the chance to try this yet, but I like the sheet metal screw idea, with some variations on this site: I had a...

In GEAR » Anyone use Yaktrax, Yaktrax Pro or Stabilicers for traction on relatively flat trails? Light crampons?
October 19, 6:01pm

Removing baskets?
Hi James - how do you remove the baskets? These don't unscrew.

In GEAR » Question about Leki Jr. trekking poles
October 03, 6:46pm

Question about Leki Jr. trekking poles
So the package just arrived from Ebay, and the poles have a couple of mysteries that can't be solved via the Leki website. Perhaps there are BPL parents who know. - are the baskets removabl...

In GEAR » Question about Leki Jr. trekking poles
October 02, 3:24pm

Re: Ski poles
Knowing not much about trekking poles (and less about ski poles), I picked up a pair of aluminum ski poles from a trash heap and hacksawed them to size. Instead of putting the heavy grips back on, ...

In GEAR » How long should trekking poles be?
October 02, 3:17pm

Adding a larger pocket
I have only one very wee change-purse-sized pocket on my Deuter; not sure what they were thinking when they designed that. It fits a bottle of Purell, a compass, and a few pieces of Cow Tales cand...

In GEAR » What do you all put into your hipbelt pockets?
September 30, 8:17am

Ben, I loved the story, too -- you're a great writer. I enjoyed the psychological angle of hiking with others, as well as the scenery/weather (from the comfort of my air-conditioned room). ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Bringing up the Rear: An Ultralighter Hikes across the Weminuche with a "Mixed" Group
September 26, 8:44am

5 oz. Crocs
Roleigh, I re-weighed them and they are actually 5.5 oz. That aside, I am a women's size 6, so, assuming you do not want to remove any of your toes, I will weigh my husband's size 8 Airwal...

In GEAR » Camp shoes?
September 13, 5:56am

To bring, or not bring, camp shoes
I have big problems with wet trail runners when the humidity is high (as it usually is during New England summers). They take well over 12 hours to dry, and when the temperature drops into the 40s...

In GEAR » Camp shoes?
September 12, 9:02am

Re: A lightweight case for my glasses?
Not SUL, but a lightweight plastic food container might work as well, and accommodate other (soft) items. After weighing my optometrist-supplied glasses case, I found that an oblong cat-themed pla...

In GEAR » A lightweight case for my glasses?
September 12, 8:35am

All Reader Reviews by Heather Pisani-Kristl

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TNF Prophecy Trail Runners (Women's)
Disclaimer: Despite the moniker "trail runners," I haven't done a bit of running in these, just walking & hiking. Pros: Dry very quickly, lightweight, aggressive tread. Cons: D...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
August 30, 7:24am

Camp Inn (Cerf Bros. Bag Co.) Ultra Light Poncho
Pros: multiple sizes available; price is comparable to other silnylon ponchos; construction is durable; rustproof heavy plastic snaps; available in blue, red or camo. Cons: weighs more than adverti...

In Clothing - Raingear
August 23, 6:36am