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I just watched the documentary. great stuff. inspiring and disturbing at the same time. well done. thanks for sharing.

In Chaff » Shark Fin Soup
December 11, 3:41pm

Re: Quilts - What is the main objective?
Flexibility and weight reduction.

In GEAR » Side sleeping and quilts
October 30, 12:29pm

Here are some photos that hopefully show the great condition it's in...I'm no photographer and if there is anything in specific you want to see just let me know and I will do my b...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Zip
October 28, 9:05am

sorry, forgot that. its a medium and has the bungie cord and cordlocks as well as an extra patch of the sil 2.0 material for any repairs.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Zip
October 27, 3:59pm

So I'm contemplating selling my like new MLD Zip (used on two short trips, NO scrapes, tears, seams coming undone, or any imperfections whatsoever) in order to upgrade to the new exodus, which ...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Zip
October 27, 2:36pm

Re: Re: MLD climashield quilts
Check fanatic not sure what the stats on their quilts are exactly but they are synthetic and have a closed footbox and are probably reasonably priced.

In GEAR » Synthetic Winter Quilt Makers
September 18, 8:49am

Why those brands? Obviously people seem to think there are better options from other brands...

In GEAR » Best Light Waterproof Shells under $2505
September 07, 6:48pm

Re: straps
are the shoulder straps attached to bar at all or free to slide around? seems like if they were free they could slip off or require constant adjusting...

In Make Your Own Gear » New External Frame - MYOG
September 04, 1:33pm

Re: Making a Bivy
Hey Patrick- I am by no means the authority when it comes to myog, but i am happy with my meteor bivy, so i will answer your questions to the best of my knowledge. I did not sear the edges of t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a Bivy
July 24, 2:02pm

stake sale at interesting time...
just thought it was interesting that bpl would have a stake sale at the same time they release an article about not using stakes... ha ha just made me chuckle a bit.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » stake sale at interesting time...
July 09, 1:25am

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm