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All Forum Posts by Richard Gless

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FS: Caldera Cone, Mountain Hardware Men’s Shirt
The Caldera Cone has been sold.

In Gear Swap » FS: Caldera Cone, Mountain Hardware Men’s Shirt, TiGoat Bivy
September 26, 12:03pm

FS: Caldera Cone, Mountain Hardware Men’s Shirt
Bump

In Gear Swap » FS: Caldera Cone, Mountain Hardware Men’s Shirt, TiGoat Bivy
September 24, 4:09pm

Search is not working
Same problem here for about two day now. Thanks for the google tip.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Search is not working
September 23, 5:57pm

FS: Caldera Cone, Mountain Hardware Men’s Shirt, TiGoat Bivy
The TiGoat Bivy is sold.

In Gear Swap » FS: Caldera Cone, Mountain Hardware Men’s Shirt, TiGoat Bivy
September 23, 12:45pm

FS: Caldera Cone, Mountain Hardware Men’s Shirt, TiGoat Bivy
Items for sale. PayPal only. Price includes shipping CONUS Send me a PM if you're interested. Trail Designs Caldera Cone H - SOLD http://www.traildesigns.com/stoves/caldera-keg-h New, nev...

In Gear Swap » FS: Caldera Cone, Mountain Hardware Men’s Shirt, TiGoat Bivy
September 22, 3:25pm

Tales of a Glaciated-Scorched Earth
Mt. Humphrey's from Puppet Pass Jumble Lake from Italy Pass

In Photo Gallery » Tales of a Glaciated-Scorched Earth
September 13, 10:48pm

Experienced with Yosemite weather
Be lightning smart - yes. Light rain lasting for brief periods (up to a couple hours or so off and on) - maybe. Also maybe strong, gusty winds, and/or heavy, perhaps intermittent rain for up ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Experienced with Yosemite weather?
September 08, 12:08pm

What do you use for a pillow
I use a small Kookabay pillow at 1.3 oz. I lay it on my pack or just on the edge of my NeoAir pad. My wife does the same but puts hers inside a Katabatic down hood so she as a down pillow. htt...

In Philosophy & Technique » What do you use for a pillow?
September 08, 10:53am

Piute Pass, Humphrey's Basin, Italy Pass, Seven Gables Lakes, Merriam Pass - Thanks for all the info
Thanks to everyone for the information. I'll try to post a trip report after I return.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Piute Pass, Humphrey's Basin, Italy Pass, Seven Gables Lakes, Merriam Pass
August 26, 6:59pm

Piute Pass, Humphrey's Basin, Italy Pass, Seven Gables Lakes, Merriam Pass
Drew, Thanks for the photos and the info. The snow levels don't appear to be any real problem. Richard

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Piute Pass, Humphrey's Basin, Italy Pass, Seven Gables Lakes, Merriam Pass
August 25, 1:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Gless

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ZPacks Hexamid solo tarp and HexaNet
Seeing the stars at night is one of my favorite parts of backpacking so I wanted a two wall tent, bug net inner and rain fly outer. My first solo UL tent attempt was a Eureka Solitaire – too hard...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
March 17, 11:37pm

ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp and HexaNet
Seeing the stars at night is one of my favorite parts of backpacking so I wanted a two wall tent, bug net inner and rain fly outer. My first solo UL tent attempt was a Eureka Solitaire – too hard...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
March 17, 11:22pm

Snow Peak LiteMax
Snow Peak LiteMax Stove I bought a Snow Peak LiteMax this spring (2009) to replace my MSR Pocket Rocket and have been really happy with it, having used it for about 20 days now. Pros: 1. W...

In Stoves - Canister
December 06, 11:20pm

Black Diamond Orbit
I saw this advertised in Backpacker Magazine (yes, I still subscribe. Every once in a while I find something useful), and thought I’d check it out. I picked it up at REI since I was going on a hike ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
May 08, 12:03am

Therm-a-Rest Neoair
I recently bought size small ThermaRest NeoAir Pads for both my wife and I. We were particularly interested in reducing pack weight while retaining or improving comfort. My wife went from a ThermaRe...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 01, 9:55pm

Merrell Chameleon Wrap GoreTex XCR
About twelve years ago as part of my journey to lighten my backpacking load I went from my second pair of Galibier Mountaineering boots (really heavy) to a pair of relatively lightweight Merrell leath...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
June 24, 10:03pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
I've used my BPL Esbit stove for 2-3 day solo trips for two years now. I think its a great compromise of lightweight and efficiency. You do have to recognize the stove's limitations and use ...

In Stoves - Other
February 20, 11:34pm

Jack's R Better Mt. Rogers Quilt
I purchased the Jack's R Better Mt. Rogers Quilt in large part based on the review by Shane above. I'd been looking at the possibility of using a quilt to cut weight for some time, and when J...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 17, 12:37am

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
It's interesting how some products work for some people and not for others. I've tried the TorsoLite and the POE UberLite. They are just too short for me (I'm 5' 11"). On duff ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 01, 8:55pm

Zpacks Z1
I have to agree with all of Jonathan's comments. I bought this pack after seeing it mentioned on BPL and checking it out on the web. It only took about a week to arrive after I ordered it. ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 23, 10:26pm