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Bins, not bin
Birders call them bins. If you want to waste your breath on all those extra syllables, feel free.

In GEAR » UL binoculars
January 03, 9:02pm

General suggestions
In the low cost category, I hear good things about the Nikon Travelites. In the expensive category, I have a pair of Zeiss Conquest Compacts that I adore. They've survived 2 thru-hikes and ...

In GEAR » UL binoculars
January 03, 3:59pm

What will you be using them for? Will you be using them a lot? Do they need to be waterproof? You can find adequate compacts starting around $100. But if optical quality really matters, you c...

In GEAR » UL binoculars
January 03, 11:51am

Cows and deer, too
Cows and deer might line up along magnetic lines, too, though there has been some controversy.

In Philosophy & Technique » Amusing but questionable direction-finding technique
January 03, 8:59am

MLD mitts
I'd love to know this, too. Despite limited use, mine have moved from waterproof to "somewhat water resistant."

In GEAR » How do I re-waterproof eVent MLD Rain Mitts ?
January 02, 12:48pm

Pelican Creek Valley
The Lamar is definitely the best place for wildlife in the park, but we saw nearly as many bison in the Pelican Valley, in the east-central part of the park. Pelican Valley had many fewer people, ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Yellowstone trip with an emphasis on wildlife?
December 28, 8:24am

I had a good-sized tear in the sleeve of my Houdini jacket. My wife was going to a seamstress to get some dresses resized, so I tagged along. For $10, the seamstress removed the useless chest poc...

In GEAR » Do you get a tailor involved?
December 28, 6:27am

Re: PCT 2014
- I always carry a few ClO2 tabs with me on the off chance that the AquaMira spills. The extra weight is negligible. - You won't need DEET until the Sierra. - Think about getting chapstick w...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014
December 23, 12:21pm

I've never done a long hike with just a liner since I have a summer-weight synthetic bag (good to maybe 45 degrees) that I use in warmer months. But I have slept in my silk liner alone a numbe...

In Gear Lists » northbound AT gear list
December 17, 4:36pm

Summer bag?
I am a big believe in summer-weight bags for summer on the AT. Nights in June and July in the mid-Atlantic are hot and humid, and you will be roasting in a 35-degree bag. But it's still nice t...

In Gear Lists » northbound AT gear list
December 17, 1:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Scott S

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
I used an Exodus FS for my 5-month CDT thru-hike. The pack was, by far, my least favorite piece of gear. What I didn't like: - The pack squeaked loudly and persistently, with almost every ste...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 23, 5:07pm