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Dan - how depressing; getting to be like UK postage rates :-( I've used my cone-adapted Starlyte (in the wilds of the back yard - a windless place that has been hovering around zero centigra...

In Gear Deals » StarLyte Burner With Cap
January 29, 1:14am

Light equipment sometimes is really cheap..
'PS: wait till you try drinking very hot coffee out of that aluminium mug. Then you will find out why I prefer Lexan.' One politely sips hot coffee - unless an Antipodean barbarian....

In GEAR » Light equipment sometimes is really cheap...
January 29, 1:07am

THE multiple use stove
I am really pleased with the three (I know, I know) tri-ti setups that I have. I'm not a big trail cook - just a water boiler and the ability with meths or Esbit to light and forget while doing...

In Multiple Use Gear » THE multiple use stove (IMHO)
January 28, 2:10am

UK (England) - guns
Brad, for info. - handguns have been illegal in the UK since 1997.

In Chaff » Newtown
December 18, 1:18pm

If you use 'flicklock' type poles...
...then there is the 'Oookworks cunning doobrie' A 12mm section of steel pipe - 31g - drop out the pole tips, pop in the steel tube, reapply 'locks' - solid as a house. Here i...

In GEAR » Lashing Hiking Poles Together for Pyramid Shelter
December 18, 1:06pm

Sounds like a win-win situation :-) I've picked up quite a bit of other gear that way with US trips; had not really thought of doing it with a pack.

In GEAR » New Zimmerbuilt Pack On The Way...
December 16, 1:22am

New Zimmerbuilt Pack On The Way...
I've been manfully resisting the e-mail to Zimmerbuilt....this might tip the balance; fine looking pack. My eye's are already watering as I think of the import taxes and customs charges ...

In GEAR » New Zimmerbuilt Pack On The Way...
December 15, 1:32am

Copper Spur above treeline
I've used the 3 above treeline quite a lot, firstly on the JMT where it seems the wind never blows (?) - it was great for the Sierras as being (more or less) a self-supporter it went up easily ...

In GEAR » 2 person tent, 3+ seasons for 4 pounds? Hilleberg Anjan or something else?
December 04, 1:09am

Compact camera bag for 5N with kit lens
You might also take a look at the Ortlieb Snap. I use the smaller version for my camera, but the larger one's might suit you. My choice as it can deal with the (often persistent) rain in Nor...

In Photography » Compact camera bag for 5N with kit lens?
November 13, 1:13am

Scandium Poles
You can always go the 11mm Scandium route - they are pretty resilient to say the least. No idea about US suppliers.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Stronger tent poles
November 10, 2:12am

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am