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Re: GGG #8 Planning/ Which Vendors?
I nominate Hikin Jim to do the demos. Can't think of anyone else more qualified and knowledgeable. The demo should show how you cannot spill alcohol out of the stove. Love my Starlyte ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG #8 Planning Survey
June 17, 12:25pm

Re: Tahoe Rim Trail
Eric, I just answered a similar question from the Photo Gallery regarding a detailed photo essay that I have there. Might not cover the section that you are concerned about, but it does show ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Tahoe Rim Trail
June 11, 5:01pm

Re: Brockway
JD, This is the caption in the photo essay that you are looking for: Water Cache at Brockway Summit East off to the Side of the Trail. On the Drive up from Tahoe City to our Starting Point a...

In Photo Gallery » Tahoe Rim Trail
June 10, 2:58pm

Re: camera cases...how minimal are you comfortable going?
Jennifer, I have the RX100 version 1.0 and I don't have a case. I carry it in my cargo pocket or in the front "hip" pocket of my REI pants. I really have bashed the heck out ...

In GEAR » camera cases...how minimal are you comfortable going?
June 09, 2:24pm

Re: Re: Good ultralight, durable, compact umbrella?
David, Campmor was the only site that I seemed to find them on. Well, I found them on Amazon, but Campmor was the seller via Amazon. There was Gossamer Gear: http://gossamergear.com/chrom...

In GEAR » Good ultralight, durable, compact umbrella?
June 04, 12:34am

Re: Good ultralight, durable, compact umbrella?
http://www.euroschirm.com/trekking.php?session=Tg3X1fKdbOotl&sprache_land=usa This is a good option to consider. They may be the manufacture of the GoLite Chrome Dome, that is no longer a...

In GEAR » Good ultralight, durable, compact umbrella?
June 02, 12:49am

Re: Early Season Trip in Yosemite - Mono Meadows to Red Peak Pass/Isberg Pass area
Allan, Great trip report with lots of photos. I have fond memories of Red Peak Pass....my 1st long trip going UL. All that snow would have freaked me out as my navigation skills are horrib...

In Post-Trip Reports » Early Season Trip in Yosemite - Mono Meadows to Red Peak Pass/Isberg Pass area
June 01, 1:14am

Re: Re: 2015 Trail Days — In progress
Ryan, Thanks for letting me know what Trail Days is. Sounds very cool and very fun. Tony

In Post-Trip Reports » 2015 Trail Days — In progress
May 28, 3:56pm

Henry Coe State Park- Los Cruzeros - The Narrows
Corral Trail Head to Los Cruzeros - The Narrows 14.1 Mile Loop, Overnight Trip Memorial Day Weekend 05-23-15 to 05-24-15 Daytime Temps: 75-70F Evening Temps: 50-45F Website: Henry Co...

In Photo Gallery » Henry Coe State Park- Los Cruzeros - The Narrows
May 27, 9:10pm

Re: 2015 Trail Days — In progress
Tom, Thanks for taking the time to show us what happens at Trail Days and which manufactures attended. Neat to see what familiar and new gear is being put out for display. Is Trail Days a ...

In Post-Trip Reports » 2015 Trail Days — In progress
May 26, 5:53pm

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm