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Please critique my list
Skip the down booties too, just one glove liner.

In Gear Lists » Please critique my list
April 12, 9:59pm

Please critique my list
The San Juans are beautiful, stars at night amazing. For packs, my girlfriendhas two bulging discs, she tried out a Osprey Ariel 55(?) I hated that she bought it (REI) over five pounds, no exte...

In Gear Lists » Please critique my list
April 12, 9:53pm

Storm protection TT rainbow vs. alpinelite terraform
+1 on Travis comment. "I don't know about the Terraform, but the DR is very wind stable, especially when you use the extra trekking pole support in the peak of the tent. If you complete...

In GEAR » Storm protection TT rainbow vs. alpinelite terraform
April 06, 6:37am

Anyone live in Ft. Collins?
Also here: 970-493-4205 or pm me.

In GEAR » Anyone live in Ft. Collins?
April 05, 9:13pm

Best mug for morning coffee?
I like my GSI Minimalist, there are slightly lighter options but as a "kit" it works well and is cheap. The cozy and lid for work freezer bag cooking in the evening. The spork doesn'...

In GEAR » Best mug for morning coffee?
April 04, 8:36pm

Andrew Skurka speaking at the Colorado Mountain Club in Golden, CO 4/14
Went to the one in Boulder last week, great presentation for anyone.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Andrew Skurka speaking at the Colorado Mountain Club in Golden, CO 4/14
March 30, 10:30pm

Wind jacket and Rain jacket
Travis, I too feel like I carry too many jackets, I would carry a wind jacket over the cycling vest, it is always windy up high, I find the wind jacket with baselayer hoodie a good combo. The...

In GEAR » Wind jacket and Rain jacket?
March 30, 10:20pm

2011 PCT Thru Hike Gearlist
+1 on the baselayer, get one with a hood, 1/2 zip, and thumb loops, together with a hooded windshirt it is a great combo that you can adjust easily while still moving.

In Gear Lists » <- 2011 PCT Thru Hike Gearlist ->
March 29, 4:31pm

Colorado Trail Clothing
Another thought you could just go with convertible nylon pants and lose all other bottom layers (base layer, shorts, rain pants). But having some options may be good given the unpredictable weathe...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail Clothing
March 27, 9:21pm

Colorado Trail Clothing
Allen, I tried the "vest / baselayer (REI midweight) / rain jacket" combo last year in August in the "Never Summer Range" and was chilly in the arms on a breezy cloudy mornin...

In Gear Lists » Colorado Trail Clothing
March 27, 7:47pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm