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PCT Southern California - early start
I'm most of the way to getting time off from work to do the PCT - but have to be back in the UK for 10 days or so from the 3rd May. So my plan is to start early April - 4th or so and walk fo...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT Southern California - early start
July 31, 1:49am

WTB: Western Mountaineering Highlite

In Gear Swap » WTB: Western Mountaineering Highlite
July 16, 1:22pm

Arc Slim
Interesting... I was considering the above for the PCT next season. Hiked the CT last year with a 33 litre Talon, carrying 6 days food at one point. So the Slim seems about right capacity-wise..?

In GEAR » Arc Blast 52L vs. 60L: quick question
June 22, 12:31am

Re: Torso vs. full length pad
Like others I've moved the other way - for the comfort/sleep factor - the over-arching thing being better sleep. Used a TAR short for a few seasons (incl. some quite long trails - CT). Us...

In GEAR » Torso vs. full length pad
June 20, 2:03pm

You won't do much better than this... http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=37414

In Pre-Trip Planning » Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
May 27, 12:39pm

Go to Scotland...
If you really want to get a taste of UK mountains head for Scotland - easy enough to fly or advance book on train. Still quite low but I think you'll find the hills challenging enough. My...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Recommended walks near London UK
May 27, 9:03am

Multimat insulation
Yes I have got one. It is colder to sleep on than my Neoair - I've just cut a space blanket up to insulate it - will see if that makes a difference. I might just go with the womens X-lit...

In GEAR » What is the lightest full bodied air matrass available
May 24, 8:29am

Multimat Superlite Air - lighter than the THERMAREST NEOAIR XLITE
Multimat Superlite Air - 300g http://www.ultralightoutdoorgear.co.uk/equipment-c3/sleeping-mats-c58/all-sleeping-mats-c146/multimat-superlite-air-blow-up-airbed-regular-p1063

In GEAR » What is the lightest full bodied air matrass available
May 24, 4:09am

Not breathable?
David - interesting; my mate has one (I'm not a runner just a weight weenie) and thinks it as good as other's in the 'class'. No real in-depth reviews from others, but some comme...

In GEAR » Any New UL Rain Jackets on the Market ?
April 29, 12:50pm

Any New UL Rain Jackets on the Market ? berghaus
The brand Berghaus has been increasingly moving towards lighter weight gear - this comes in at 110g - just under 4oz http://store.berghaus.com/p/activity/mens-vapourlight-hyper-smock/421157

In GEAR » Any New UL Rain Jackets on the Market ?
April 29, 12:22am

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am