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Re: Not too messy, even if muddy
Bear canisters are not required. Hanging a bear bag is perfectly acceptable. If you're not comfortable with that then probably your best bet is to rent a canister at REI before you leave the Sp...

In Post-Trip Reports » Sloppy Hiking Fun - Lost Creek Widlerness
June 16, 3:12pm

Re: ****LOCUS GEAR****
Reader Gear Reviews gets much less traffic than the Gear forum, even though it's right at the top of the forum index. Frankly I find it only slightly more useful than "reviews" on bac...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ****LOCUS GEAR****
June 16, 2:43pm

Re: Nammatj 2
The yellow/gold poles are used on the Red Label tents like the Nallo, not the Black Label models. If you have grey/blue poles then those are appropriate for the Nammatj. Since 2013 Hilleberg ha...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
June 15, 8:04am

Re: Suggestions for Last Minute 3-4 Night Trip in Colorado- Current Conditions
I was in Buena Vista and Breckenridge last week. The snow line was just above 10000ft, and the trails are muddy or post holey. The conventional wisdom is that Lost Creek Wilderness has the best ear...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for Last Minute 3-4 Night Trip in Colorado- Current Conditions
June 12, 8:19am

SOLD: MLD SuperMid, floor, Ruta Locura pole
Sold to David. Thanks for looking. Mountain Laurel Designs SuperMid with perimeter mesh, Olive Brown, seam sealed and in excellent condition with MSR Groundhog pegs. SuperMid bathtub floor w...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD SuperMid, floor, Ruta Locura pole
June 11, 7:18pm

Re: Re: Alchohol and Esbit stoves are indeed banned in RMNP
RMNP was a mecca to me when I first moved to Colorado in the late 90s. It's where I did my first backcountry trips in the US and learned about the effects of altitude and the need for bear safe...

In GEAR » Stoves
June 09, 6:57pm

Re: Sizing of Trail Runners
If you can, try the shoes on in person and do so late in the day as your feet will have swollen somewhat. I've found that staff in running stores tend not to take into consideration prolonged d...

In GEAR » Sizing of Trail Runners
June 08, 4:23pm

Re: Enan & Moment DW
Hilleberg don't list any authorized dealers in California on their website, so rather than searching in vain in LA, why not call Hilleberg customer service to ask? They have more detailed specs...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
June 07, 6:04pm

They were offered for $225 and $250 respectively, $100 off the normal price. However they only had one per size / colour available, and the mediums and most of the larges were all gone within the f...

In Gear Deals » ULA Cuben Circuit and Catalyst on Massdrop
June 06, 9:18am

Re: RMNP in Aug
Here's a good resource to answer many of your questions: Give yourself time to adjust to the altitude, UV and arid climate. Bring a b...

In Pre-Trip Planning » RMNP in Aug
May 30, 10:20am

All Reader Reviews by Stuart .

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Mountain Laurel Designs
I had to cancel an order I placed a couple of weeks ago with Ron. He was very gracious, no argument on his end or attempt to persuade me not to cancel, and my refund came through within 24 hours. To...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 21, 7:52am