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only a small percentage likely abuse the policy. If they changed it they will need to change their pricing structure to discount pricing. You buy from REI for peace of mind. Period.

In GEAR » REI currently working on new return policies
November 14, 6:00am

The only heavy thing I have is a food bag. And water bottles, but they go in side pockets. Theres not much strategy in packing when you have little to pack.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpack Packing Strategy
November 12, 4:53pm


In GEAR » Is this pack too small for me? (See pics)
November 12, 5:53am

Most of the time when talk about base wt, people are referring to 3-season. However, in summer, you can usually be much lighter, no insulation required at all in some places, and minimal shelter...

In Gear Lists » Newb question about pack weight
November 04, 7:06pm

all mfgs will sell whatever someone will buy and they all buy the newest fad only time will tell if there is any merit repelling gross amounts of water is one thing there are many many othe...

In GEAR » Patagonia makes dry down
November 03, 7:53am

You dont HAVE to brush your teeth. It is grooming, just like shaving, or brushing hair. Any inference that you will damage your teeth or health by not brushing for a week or two is totally abs...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » can anyone beat my toothbrush and paste weight?
November 02, 6:40am

I rarely bring a toothbrush. Im not planning on making out with any of my hiking buddies. I can do without brushing for a couple weeks People did it for thousands and thousands of years But w...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » can anyone beat my toothbrush and paste weight?
October 31, 6:40pm

What I had read about this was the "inventor" was tired of paying luggage fees. So he "invented" a jacket with a lot of pockets. But it also turns into a small duffel bag, tha...

In GEAR » Jaktogo
October 31, 5:37am

Pretty sad. This is not necessarilly commentary on this particular event, because few details were provided. But the first rule, when you encounter trouble, is not to panic. Panic kills, at ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiker falls after bee attack
October 30, 9:20pm

take off shoes at night take off socks, wipe dirt off a bit with hands,esp in between toe dirt. Put socks in my kangaroo pocket on my hoody so will dry better from body warmth. In morning, put...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What Is Your Foot Care Regime?
October 28, 4:30pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm