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nonessential knife
I use a knife about the same amount as a real compass (i use micro compass at trail intersections frequently) or FAK. Very seldom. That doesn't mean it would be a good idea to leave it behind. ...

In GEAR » is a knife a non-essential item?
August 27, 7:51pm

patent
Yep, a patent is only worth what you are willing to spend to defend it. In addition, there are maintenance fees that must be paid to keep it active. If someone hasn't paid the fees, they have a...

In GEAR » Your quilt is violating a Patent!
August 27, 7:48pm

single wall tent in rain
If its raining, inside of roof usually has condensation too. There isnt any keeping it dry in my experience. Just roll it up, stuff in outer pocket, and dry out later in day when get a chance, or...

In GEAR » Packing a wet single wall tent
August 26, 7:24pm

packs
Yeah, we had a kid that brought an OK borrowed standard kelty internal frame pack to shakedowns. At philmont he showed up with a knockoff military pack with a huge lower compartment that hung down ...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Economy Trail Runners?
August 26, 5:46pm

20-40f
Sounds like you talking insulation while not hiking. Long john top,fleece, puffy, rain jacket, go to bed. In that order for me. Only thing that differs is how heavy puffy, if at all.

In GEAR » That 40-20F sliver?
August 25, 6:50pm

FA
The real money is in selling clothing to the masses based on image. That is what TNF, Patagonia do. But you have to produce a bit of gear and have a hardcore rep to have that image. EB used to have...

In GEAR » Is Eddie Bauer giving up on First Ascent?
August 24, 9:30pm

sierra pants
I wore RR ecomesh pants on the jmt, no problems . I did hike in my compression shorts with ul running shorts over one day in Yosemite because it was so hot at the low elevations. No sunscreen, no ...

In Gear Lists » First Time Sierra Gear List - Advice Needed
August 24, 6:38pm

warranty
My experience with warranties, is that they are highly dependent on the financial well-being of the company. Aside from that, its just a scrap of paper.

In GEAR » People's experiences with warranties?
August 24, 6:32pm

rei
Changing SKU for items on sale would make sense for tracking sales data, reviews aside.

In GEAR » REI web site hides bad products
August 24, 5:10pm

trail runners
The hazard is, if a kid does unluckily twist an ankle wearing shoes, YOU will likely never hear the end of it. This is what some adults have in the back of their mind and just dont want to go there...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Economy Trail Runners?
August 24, 5:07pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm