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Aether 45
I've had the Osprey Aether 45 10 years or so. I love the roll top design. The pack has been a go to favorite for backpacks to techinical day trips. Boreas has the buttermilk series which is ...

In GEAR » Osprey Aether 30 and other roll top packs
August 17, 10:34am

Bear.... Protect me from your followers
Love how everyone in the show keeps saying what a badass he is. Shows so bad it's good. And Walmart is a sponsor. Bear you are the devil!

In Chaff » Hilarious Bear Grylls Show on NBC
August 06, 7:21pm

From: The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler
The deputy on the early night shift was a big blond guy with meaty shoulders and a friendly grin. Looks like I'm going to jail and switching teams :-(

In Chaff » Forecast your sex life for the year ahead.
August 05, 7:59am

RE: adventure pants
The new ones are a cotton/poly blend so they are not quick dry. Also make sure the croch doesn't bind when you buy them. In regards to drying them. They pick up a lot of lynt in the dryer. ...

In GEAR » REI Adventure Pants
August 04, 10:29am

Other BA ideas
Do not get the fly creek. Those sloping walls are a deal breaker. A friend of mine has the 2 person Cooper Spur. We shared the tent doing the lost coast trail and I loved it. It is however at l...

In GEAR » BA Fly Creek vs MH SuperMega vs GoLite Imogene
August 03, 11:12pm

TNF sucks
I think every major company has had decline in quality. TNF being popular decided to throw their logo on crappy stuff to make a quick buck. They still have some decent stuff, but cashing in on yo...

In GEAR » The North Face sucks
August 02, 6:42pm

Mini review
So, I've had a chance to wear TNT blaze vest around SF and took it on a 8 mile hike in Point Reyes. Very pleased with it. It's a nice wind blocker/layering piece and works well on its own...

In GEAR » 7 oz synthetic TNF Vest
July 31, 11:18pm

I just bought one yesterday.
The weight is correct came up 7oz on my scale. Haven't really had a chance to use it yet, but I'll give a mini review after trying it out.

In GEAR » 7 oz synthetic TNF Vest
July 29, 11:18pm

I'm on my third pair
Been using theese shoes for over 10 years. Nice and stiff and fit me well. I find them true to size.

In GEAR » Vasque Blur, Velocity and Celerator
April 03, 8:52am

Atmos 65
I just used the atmos 65 on a three day winter snowshoe in Lassen National Park. It fit like a dream and all of those handy pockets helped me shed layers as needed. A very good lightweight pack, ...

In GEAR » Osprey Atmos 65??
February 26, 8:15am

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