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Re: HELP! Houdini replacement after Ms. shredded both pre-2012 in the dryer
Looks like Arcteryx Squamish here we come. Now to find a good discount... Always wanted to try the Squamish, but never quite imagined in this way.

In GEAR » HELP! Houdini replacement after Ms. shredded both pre-2012 in the dryer
June 14, 3:28pm

Re: Re: Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
Thanks Will and Chad, these look great, especially on sale. Do you or anyone you know have any experience with them? They would be perfect if they had cork grips, but I wouldn't consider tha...

In GEAR » Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
June 14, 3:26pm

Re: Re: HELP! Houdini replacement after Ms. shredded both pre-2012 in the dryer
Thanks Link and Woubeir. Can't wait until fall - need to pick something up now. Use a windshirt ALL the time, on the trail and travel/around town.

In GEAR » HELP! Houdini replacement after Ms. shredded both pre-2012 in the dryer
June 14, 1:48pm

Exped & NeoAir Xtherm - on the fence now and have to decide within 2 weeks
I picked up, but haven't yet used, the Exped Synmat Winterlite tapered MW model. I have only tried it out in an REI and haven't tried out a new Xtherm because they didn't have a wide mo...

In GEAR » Best balance of weight + R value in Exped MW pad?
June 14, 1:47pm

Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
I've been using excellent value for the quality Cascade Mountain carbon fiber flick lock poles with +2000 miles on them, which use the same locking mechanisms as the REI poles Andrew Skurka has...

In GEAR » Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
June 14, 1:24pm

HELP! Houdini replacement after Ms. shredded both pre-2012 in the dryer
First let me state, she felt terribly and I took it well. While they were one of our most used pieces of clothing, and came with us on many an adventure near and far, they are just jackets. She...

In GEAR » HELP! Houdini replacement after Ms. shredded both pre-2012 in the dryer
June 14, 1:11pm

Re: Re: Good ultralight, durable, compact umbrella?
+1 Ken - there was another thread going on this same topic just last week and SMD was mentioned - it seems the SMD silver lightweight umbrella is the same 8 oz umbrella sold by the German company, ...

In GEAR » Good ultralight, durable, compact umbrella?
June 04, 10:09am

Re: Exped Downmat Winterlite Review and Xtherm Comparo
Very helpful comparison - thanks for taking the time to post. Do you know if the lack of insulation in the side baffles is also true of the synthetic insulation Exped models like the Synmat Winterl...

In GEAR » Exped Downmat Winterlite Review and Xtherm Comparo
May 31, 1:47pm

Re: Re: Which do you recommend - Swing Liteflex Silver or Birdiepal Silver?
Ken they should hire you. Thank you very much for the detailed explanation. This could be a BPL write up on trekking umbrellas. I definitely prefer the lightest option - just getting my head around...

In GEAR » Chrome dome replacement?
May 28, 7:20pm

Re: Re: Which silver trekking umbrella model do you prefer?
Thanks Piper, so if the weights are the same for two models they should be roughly the same in features and build strength? Which model do you use? I like the A/C suggestion.

In GEAR » Chrome dome replacement?
May 28, 10:12am

All Reader Reviews by E J

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eBAY.com
Craig, How do you set up an auto search on eBay? Not familiar with that feature. Did you set up an outside program to crawl eBay? eBay is not only useful for acquiring used and new gear at low...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 20, 7:51am

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
My wife has had such good experience with her Houdini that I'm going to switch over from my Montane Lite-speed. I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The material has excellent ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:40pm

Montane Lite-speed
I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The fit is quite good, with plenty of room to layer underneath, without being way too big. I'm 6 ft 180lbs, 42 chest and I do fine with the ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:31pm