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The Edelrid 19g is lighter than the Camp Nano. It weighs in at 19g and is also climbing rated. But I think it would be a bit overkill for bear bag hanging.

In GEAR » Bear bag carabiner
June 30, 8:45am

"I've tried NB 14 4es and found them to be tight. I got a pair of inov8 trailroc 255s and they are working just fine for me.They also don't feel like clown shoes as do the altras.The l...

In GEAR » Trail runners for wide feet?
April 15, 6:14am

wide feet
Hi Randy, I feel your pain. I have 14 4E feet and wear NB/Dunham shoes almost exclusively. Having such boatlike feet, I got used to going to stores and asking them to bring out everything they...

In GEAR » Trail runners for wide feet?
April 10, 7:01am

cat cut
I have a rather large cuben tarp for my hammock (11'x7.5' hex with doors on one end only). It has a cat cut ridgeline, but the side panels do not have a cat cut. I think the cat cut rid...

In GEAR » ATTN: CatCut Tarp Users
April 10, 6:43am

I have an old Sansa Clip that worked great for me. But about 5 years ago, I put it in a drawer and started listening to all my podcasts and music on my phone. I kept the Clip around as a backup. ...

In GEAR » mp3 podcasts
March 25, 7:27am

different switch issue
I had a different switch issue with mine. While in an on position, the light would flicker on and off. At first, I could nudge the switch to get it to go back on. But after a while it was hit or...

In GEAR » Petzl e+Lite issues, goes beyond off
March 23, 6:51am

goose meat
I read a couple of articles that indicated that goose down is still a byproduct of the goose meat industry. The articles I read seemed to indicate that the current rise in price and scarcity of go...

In GEAR » Eiderdown
February 09, 7:31am

RE: Bosavi
I have one of the Bosavi headlamps. It is a nice, well thought out product. -2.1 oz is pretty great. -It comes with a mount that you can put on your bike to use it as a bike light. -Charg...

In GEAR » Help Me Find a USB Rechargeable LED Flashlight
February 05, 5:32am

wide boots
Keen's Targhee II mid comes in wide. I tried the non wide version of the Targhee II and the Keen Durand Mid WP and they seemed to be close to wide enough for my feet which usually are shod in ...

In GEAR » Recommend WIDE winter boots?
November 17, 6:45pm

cool idea
It is a cool idea. I like that it works with a keychain and is waterproof. It would be an instant buy for me if it were for the mini. The venerable bic has been getting some neat treatments la...

In GEAR » fireSLEEVE by exotac - weight?
October 07, 5:36am

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