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Re: Valley Hopping in the Cordillera Huayhuash
<--- Completely Awe-struck...

In Editor's Roundtable » Valley Hopping in the Cordillera Huayhuash
December 16, 9:36am

REI Gear Closeout Bag
This was the same deal/situation I bought the same bag for my daughter. They are lighter because REI bags are cut real tight vs. other bag manufacturers, but for bean poles like my 11 year old i...

In Gear Deals » REI Gear Closeout Bag
November 12, 4:39pm

Vaude Power Lizard UL Tent Review
Anyone other than me notice a pattern evolving here? Pretty soon I bet we will see a 2-person, double walled tent tipping the scales at 20 oz. with a whopping 16 Sq’ of floor space. I do ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Vaude Power Lizard UL Tent Review
October 29, 9:57am

Re: Lightweight rain jacket for PCT thru
I dig my Marmot Mica. Its MSRP is around 130.00, very strong, average breathability, great wind breaker (we had 60+ MPH winds in 2010 from Campo). It does tend to wet out in sustained rains, as...

In GEAR » Lightweight rain jacket for PCT thru
October 26, 12:49pm

Granite Gear Virga VS Gossamer Gear Murmur for comfort?
Boy, I have used my Virga extensively now for, I would have to say, over 40 outings. Comfort is its strong point as it has incredibly thick padding within the shoulder straps. – I am still curre...

In GEAR » Granite Gear Virga VS Gossamer Gear Murmur for comfort?
October 05, 1:52pm

Interesting Stuff
My 11 year old got her first tick this year section hiking a southern portion of the PCT. We got it off immediately as it drew a bit of blood and felt, to her, like a wasp sting. I did not think ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lyme Disease: Challenging Old Stereotypes
July 07, 4:12pm

Re: New Shelter
David, totally understand as were my thoughts when I posted, before FamilyGuy's reply. Maybe it is my misunderstanding in what "misting" is; hence it is in quotes. When a drop...

In GEAR » New shelter
January 22, 6:26pm

Re: Moment
I have been caught in a few >12 hour downpours and can say, IMHO, “misting” is caused by condensation. “Drips” could be caused by a leak OR condensation collecting into drops large enou...

In GEAR » New shelter
January 22, 1:28pm

Great write-up Will! I have 3 Marmot bags and hate the fact they axed the Pertex Quantum they previously used. I remember using the Lithium with the P.Q. and woke up with a puddle over my ches...

In Editor's Roundtable » Marmot Hydrogen Sleeping Bag Review
January 08, 3:02pm

Gear Question
Hey Ryan, did you use any type of ground cloth with that setup? Thanks!

In Editor's Roundtable » 24: Fall Equinox in the Hyalite Cirque of Montana's Gallatin Mountains
December 22, 7:33pm

All Reader Reviews by Johnathan White

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e-OMC (Oregon Mountain Community) Customer Service
Long story short, I bought a Gregory Whitney (way before my SUL days) from e-OMC. It had a piece of the rear support missing. After a lot of prompting, they replaced the pack. The new pack crea...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 17, 12:04pm

Gregory Customer Support
In 2004 I had bought a Gregory Whitney. Now this is not lightweight by any means, but this is a review of the company since they do make a few lighter weight packs. I used the pack a couple times ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 4:11pm

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
I agree with the posts here and would like to share my current (over 3rd year) ownership. I have recently washed my Marmot Precip Jacket with Granger’s wash in treatment. It beads nicely like when i...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 06, 5:14pm

REI Minimalist Bivy Sack
I could not pass it up; 89.00 before a 20% off coupon. I have used this bivy ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 06, 5:03pm

Granite Gear Virga
I bought this pack on sale for 80 dollars vs. its regular 100.00 price tag. I have used this pack over 40 times on day hikes, overnight, and UL week long trips. Pack design is a simple rucksack,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
March 05, 10:54am

The North Face Propel
The Propel I am reviewing is a '06 regular size, zipperless, Polarguard Delta filled sleeping bag with a zippered foot box vent(with a FAT draft tube behind the zipper). It weighed in at 20.4oz. ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
November 20, 1:17pm