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more UL creatures
starfish on the Oregon coast elk in Ecola State Park, Oregon coast frog in Redwood Creek, near Tall Trees Grove, Redwood NP

In Photo Gallery » UL Creatures
March 22, 11:36am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Chris' Pic
Chris' picture seemed SO familiar and now I know why. I was on top of Black Balsam Knob in '07. It's a gorgeous, treeless peak and that whole area has to be one of the most beautiful ...

In Photo Gallery » Can you guess?
February 26, 3:40pm

Re: MLD 2009 Revelation
Looks like Ron is returning to his roots. Just FYI, there is a thread about this i think from a couple of days ago. It's way back on the recent threads list though so no worries. Here's ...

In GEAR » MLD 2009 Revelation
February 18, 6:31pm

Re: Old Canon cameras on LSD
I second Poul's recommendation of the CHDK. I am using it w/ my year old Canon SD800 and having the ability to take RAW photos is great. I am still just learning about all the features that C...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
February 16, 8:44pm

Re: Re: Dirk- Montbell Peak Shell
Ashley - I just checked the Montbell US website and the Peak Shell was still listed. Maybe they just haven't got around to taking it off the site? If it is in fact discontinued, that woul...

In GEAR » Help choosing a new rainjacket
February 15, 8:11am

Re: "Preparing for 2009 Camp Easton"
Sorry about the fleece jacket recommendation. I somehow didn't see it when I was looking over your list.

In Gear Lists » Preparing for 2009 Camp Easton
February 14, 7:47pm

Re: "Preparing for 2009 Camp Easton"
Just a few comments: Since, it is a car-camping place you COULD definitely take more luxuries. However, I totally understand you wanting to try out some UL gear and techniques. It is actually ...

In Gear Lists » Preparing for 2009 Camp Easton
February 14, 7:02pm

Re: "Preparing for 2009 Camp Easton"
What kind of camp is this? Is it a high adventure camp where you will be backpacking the whole time, more of a tent camping place, or a combination of both?

In Gear Lists » Preparing for 2009 Camp Easton
February 14, 6:32pm

Re: "Need help with Philmont Gear list."
I second Evan's suggestion for a CCF pad. However, I would personally recommend one of the Gossamer Gear Nightlight sleeping pads (

In Gear Lists » Need help with Philmont Gear list.
February 14, 6:29pm

Re: Going to New Zealand- help with choosing a pack
Although I prefer a top-loading pack for regular backpacking, a panel-loader is much more convenient for traveling. Check out the SMD Traveler for a panel-loading pack that would be great for both...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Going to New Zealand- help with choosing a pack
February 08, 3:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Joe Westing

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After having a problem with my BPL print subscription (totally my bad), Karen quickly (within a day) and kindly fixed everything. Couldn't ask for anything more.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 11, 5:09pm

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
This is a great pad. It is fairly comfortable, although it gets less comfortable with use. I would give it five stars if it maintained its initially level of comfort. Still, it doesn't wear dow...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
July 19, 12:18pm

Leki Ultralight Ti
Had these poles for a few years and they've performed very well. Only had one time when the poles slipped and that was quickly fixed by cleaning the poles. These titanium poles are fairly light ...

In Trekking Poles
June 29, 11:01am