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Re: WTB: Short Neoair
If you're looking for a small Neoair (Fall 2011 version, not X-Lite version), Backpacking Gear has about three dozen or so on sale for $77.97 according to their website ---

In Gear Swap » WTB: Short Neoair
May 31, 1:06am

Re: Cairns and LNT?
I don't build cairns. I don't tear 'em down. Thus do I leave no trace of my passing.

In Philosophy & Technique » Cairns and LNT?
May 29, 4:49pm

Re: Bakepacker replacement
Hey, that's a "grate" idea!

In GEAR » Bakepacker replacement
May 27, 11:16am

Re: MLD DuoMid or GoLite Shangri-la 3 for winter use?
If you haven't already, might check out Oware 9' x 9' pyramid which has 6' height, giving steeper sides perhaps than the sl3 (5') and duomid (4.8') for shedding snow. See...

In GEAR » MLD DuoMid or GoLite Shangri-la 3 for winter use?
May 26, 2:29am

Re: Trailstar MLD Impressions
From your description, appears that you had not yet called or emailed Ron about the patch -- at least not as of when you posted your comment. Is that correct? First item...

In GEAR » Trailstar MLD Impressions
May 25, 3:10pm

Re: Weight
Chris -- Kevin mistook you for earlier poster (Berg) in this thread when he cited you as the source for weights of components for the Evolution 2P. Looking forward to seeing the weights you get ...

In GEAR » Big Sky International - Evolution 2P Tent (Why and How I Got One)
May 25, 2:27pm

Re: pdf
As a BPL member, you can download the magazines in PDF format free at the following link (it appears that non-members can download them for $5.99 each) --

In Gear Swap » WTB BPL print
May 18, 11:51pm

Re: Velcro
Tried to access the photos at the link you provided to see how the velcro might be designed to attach the fly to the poles and/or inner tent, but could only get an "under heavy load" mess...

In GEAR » Big Sky International - Evolution 2P Tent (Why and How I Got One)
May 17, 10:38pm

Re: Into the Unknown, with Sturdy Footwear
Edited -- old thread.

In Editor's Roundtable » Into the Unknown, with Sturdy Footwear
May 12, 12:31am

Re: Big Sky International - Evolution 2P Tent (Why and How I Got One)
Rather than reconstruct here details from the past, here's a thread from 2007 with a few positive comments (and one negative comment) about the Big Sky Evolution -- my experience with Big Sky a...

In GEAR » Big Sky International - Evolution 2P Tent (Why and How I Got One)
May 10, 12:47pm

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm