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Re: Re: Shining Rock Wilderness - Western NC June 24-26
thanks - nice!

In Post-Trip Reports » Shining Rock Wilderness - Western NC June 24-26
July 12, 7:23pm

Re: Four Pass Loop - July 5-7, 2011

In Post-Trip Reports » Four Pass Loop - July 5-7, 2011
July 12, 7:22pm

Re: Woman charged with misdemeanor for having a vegetable garden
Poor woman. That is crazy!

In Chaff » Woman charged with misdemeanor for having a vegetable garden
July 12, 7:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Sea surface temperature update for July 2011
Rog, I read about Met article. Fascinating. Some of them have spent their whole careers there and followed their fathers careers. Reading through does give one a sense of the complex variable...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 12, 7:11pm

Re: In all seriousness (hah)
>> does one's significant other need to share in the hobby? Not really. I'm married 35 years. Her passion is more into growing flowers in our yard. But the one or two backpacks we...

In Chaff » BPL meets
July 12, 7:02pm

Re: Emigrant Wilderness - Solo Trip
Nice report and pics. Congrats on a safe and successful solo. Good gear choices. In a couple of days, my wife and I are beginning a trip that will include some backpacking in that little park a ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Emigrant Wilderness - Solo Trip
July 12, 6:42pm

Re: Sea surface temperature update for July 2011
Another big winter in US and Europe as a result? Thanks for the update.

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 7:38pm

Re: right on!
rich man, poor man beggar man, theif dropped a yam? wipe with a leaf P.S. The book is fantastic and very inspiring GET IT if you haven't yet It will change your life

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
July 08, 7:27pm

Re: Minimalist Shoe Question
Been reading about this new one: Merrell Barefoot Sonic Glove Since April been walking and running with VFF Treks Since June been rotating above with Merrell Trail Gloves First real test co...

In GEAR » Minimalist Shoe Question
July 06, 6:38am

Re: Lake Vernon-Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Great TR and pics.

In Post-Trip Reports » Lake Vernon-Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
July 05, 7:12pm

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am