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Great review, but unaffordable for most
Appreciate the excellent, thorough review, But.... $1000+ for a single man tent? Seriously, these manufacturers have gone a little nuts. I like ultralight as much as the next guy, but unle...

In Editor's Roundtable » Terra Nova Laser Ultra 1 Tent Review
June 22, 11:23am

Awesome
Great attention to detail. Will have to try this soon.

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Backpack Design
June 08, 11:08am

Nice Job
Good attention to detail, and seems easily modifiable. Thanks.

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: eVent Rain/Wind Jacket
April 20, 10:25am

$100 Marmot bag?
Wow....a $100 Marmot bag? wish I could find one of those.

In Editor's Roundtable » Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Sleeping Bag Review
April 02, 12:59am

Just tested this one
Just got this on sale from Campmor a few days ago, and thought I would share my experience with it. Observations: First, it comes with a substantial stuff sack, and you could get rid of an ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Sleeping Bag Review
March 31, 3:59am

Durability
Erin, I agree with Thomas that the Kangaroo uppers on the Treks should hold up fine to bushwacking, and that has been my experience. Like any footwear, the stiffer they are, the longer they seem...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Summer Backpacking
March 30, 4:00pm

Additional advice for anyone considering Vibrams
Just my observations from having owned (and loved) both the KSO's and the KSO Treks: 1. Try not to order online if possible. Fit varies widely, and even varies between these two shoes. My...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Summer Backpacking
March 30, 1:42pm

George - Try the Treks
I was given a pair of the Minimus as a gift, and in my humble opinion, Vibram KSO Treks are much better, and here's why.... The Minimus has a small toe box, which especially going downhill, ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Summer Backpacking
March 30, 1:20pm

My foot injuries have actually improved with minimalist footwear
Mr. Marcano, I respectfully disagree.... When I first started running, not knowing anything at all, I wore a pair of traditional tennis shoes. As I ran more, (like many people) my level of educ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Summer Backpacking
March 30, 11:28am

Beauty in simplicity
Absolutely beautiful and inspiring story. Thanks for sharing.

In Editor's Roundtable » Peace Pilgrim: Minimalist Trekker for World Peace
September 09, 2:43am

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