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Dimension-Polyant VX-21
Does anyone know a source for this fabric? I am looking about 2 yards for a backpack.

In Make Your Own Gear » Dimension-Polyant VX-21
July 04, 12:19pm

Altitude Sickness
David, Taking advise based on other people's experiences is risky because each person handles altitude change differently. If you stick with standard protocol until you know how your body reac...

In Editor's Roundtable » Trouble in Paradise: Altitude Illness in SEKI
July 01, 7:09am

Brunton Luminous Bezel
Check out this website: http://www.thecompassstore.com/sighting-compasses.html Only the compass with the global needle has the luminous bezel. I found that annoying as well, although I don'...

In GEAR » Brunton Suunto MC-2 Bezel
June 23, 1:10pm

Benzoin and Leukotape
The book Fixing Your Feet by John Vonhof recommends 3 minutes.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Benzoin and Leukotape
May 03, 2:24pm

Houdini Confusion
Richard-Thanks for the clarification.

In GEAR » Anyone used the new Patagonia Houdini?
April 29, 1:28pm

New Patagonia Houdini- hood stowing & weight?
There was another thread recently where posters said that the hood does not stow in the new version. I also was under the impression the new version was at least 1oz heavier. Is it only .5oz he...

In GEAR » Anyone used the new Patagonia Houdini?
April 29, 6:08am

Dog puke in my new down bag
My cat crapped on my brand new McHale pack about a year ago. Every time the pack got wet, the smell came back. I finally used an enzyme cleaner and it wiped out the smell completely. If you'...

In GEAR » Dog puke in my new down bag
April 28, 4:03pm

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In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Klearwater substitute
April 28, 1:40pm

re: Inov-8 for rocky terrain
John, That's what I thought. I might try the insoles. Thanks, Bill

In GEAR » Inov-8 for rocky terrain
April 22, 12:41pm

Inov-8 for rocky terrain
John, Did you try the 295 without superfeet first? If so, did you ind then uncomfortable on the White's rocky trails?

In GEAR » Inov-8 for rocky terrain
April 22, 12:30pm

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