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All Forum Posts by Damien Tougas

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Re: "Minimalist" vs "Barefoot" for backpackers
@Luke I am with you with fat/wide toes. I have found that with the narrow toeboxes, by then end of the day my toes are actually quite sore. This probably also has a lot to do with the fact that ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 15, 4:44am

Re: "Natural"?
@Hartley Going for minimalist runs and doing multi-day trips in minimalist footwear are quite different stories. One is a short duration activity with a long recovery period in between. The othe...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 15, 4:37am

Re: Luna Sandles
@Paul, I would love to try a pair of Lunas some day, but they weren't appropriate in my mind for this article (i.e. Fall/Spring).

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 15, 4:28am

Re: Re: LaSportiva
Whoops, you guys are correct, that is the Skylite, not the Crosslite.

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 15, 4:22am

Re: no soft stars?
I basically struck Soft Star off the list because of the all-leather upper. I am not a huge fan of a leather upper for multi-day trips.

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 15, 4:15am

Re: Goretex Socks?
Hartley F, I am using the Rocky Gore-Tex socks. One of these days I would like to try the ones from Gore to see if they are any different/better.

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 15, 4:12am

Sorry
Whoa, sorry everyone for my long delay in getting involved in this conversation! This article published while I was on vacation and somehow I missed it in my RSS! Wish I could have been involved a ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 15, 4:11am

Inspirational
This is inspirational. I have a dream of doing a thru-hike with my whole family one day...

In Editor's Roundtable » We're Going to Disneyland!
July 15, 5:55pm

Great article
Lots of good tips here. I love taking my kids backpacking. One thing I have found with my kids is that having a certain element of "danger" can actually be a good thing. Not danger from m...

In Editor's Roundtable » Enjoying Backpacking with Kids: Part 1
July 15, 5:48pm

Bugs and Lightweight Bivys
How do you deal with getting into your bivy an not have a swarm of bugs follow you in? This past weekend I went on a backpacking trip to an area that was infested with noseeums. I tried getting ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Bugs and Lightweight Bivys
June 20, 4:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Damien Tougas

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Four Dog Stove Bushcooker LT III
Disclosure: Four Dog Stove sent me this stove to test after reading about my frustrations with another wood stove. In return I agreed to post my impressions about the stove (good or bad) on this forum...

In Stoves - Other
July 12, 7:45pm