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Re: lol
Beyond the numberless people cutting switchbacks and creating fire-pits above treeline, a few of the worst behaviors I've seen: My first hike getting back into backpacking in May '08 to ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Bad Behavior
January 27, 12:25pm

Stacking mats?
Is there any reason you wouldn't want to just stack pads? That's what I do with two Ridgrests. I'm a sidesleeper who bought a short NeoAir, loved it for the comfort but like, you, wan...

In GEAR » Wonderfully Thick Closed Cell Foam Sleeping Pad
January 27, 8:36am

Re: Spare Gear
There was a similar thread to this about a year ago Also I have enough spare gear for a 3-season trip right now. It would be haphazard, but it would work and not be too heavy. When I try to...

In GEAR » Spare Gear
December 23, 5:45pm

Re: What trekking poles do I get?
I started with a 16/oz pair of Black Diamond CF poles, before switching to 8/oz a pair Gossamer Gear LT4's. The BD's are certainly sturdier, and I've kept them around for winter sn...

In GEAR » What trekking poles do I get?
December 23, 5:21pm

Re: Washing and Drying Technical Clothing?
I handwash all my merino stuff in the sink and air dry with generic brand Woolite. I have accidentally machine-washed my BPL UL Merino Hoody a couple times without immediately obvious ill-affects....

In GEAR » Washing and Drying Technical Clothing?
December 23, 5:03pm

Re: Weather monitor
Here's a recent thread. Also it's pricey but BPL gave a 'Highly Recommended' review to the t;Kestrel 4000 Weather Tracker

In GEAR » Weather monitor
December 20, 4:46pm

Re: i'll take some and give some
B Phan +500 points.

In Gear Deals » moosejaw - free 500 points
December 20, 4:38pm

Re: I've got some points to give...who wants them
I need points. extrajimaccount@gmail.com So then I have 3 slots available myself. Who else needs points?

In Gear Deals » moosejaw - free 500 points
December 20, 12:45pm

Re: FS: Non-UL Icebreaker jacket, REI Taku rain jacket
Bump.

In Gear Swap » FS: Non-UL Icebreaker jacket, REI Taku rain jacket
December 09, 8:06am

Re: Smartwool Balaclava
Mine is 1.8oz/51g

In GEAR » Smartwool Balaclava
December 08, 3:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim MacDiarmid

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Gossamer Gear
I ordered a Gorilla backpack from Gossamer Gear. It's my first venture into UL packs. I ordered a medium, and after trying it on for a few days and not finding it completely comfortable, I worri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:39pm