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Re: Re: Ugghhhh..
"What a nasty, petty place this is getting to be." "Getting to be?" Yes. And this might be funny to some, but this forum has long been the most civil and respectful of any...

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 22, 8:50pm

"I know multiple people that have taken a spot with them ("my wife won't let me go without one!") and then SAR gets called when the device fails or they forget to check in one ev...

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
January 25, 12:10pm

Re: Innovation, quality and company ethos
"For most folks on BPL, backpacking is a three season hobby. The fourth season is for skiing or snowboarding or hut trips, or perhaps for whinging on forums. They don't need a Hilleberg, a...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
January 21, 11:02pm

Re: snowshoes themselves cut up the sole?
"The northern lites have several metal grommet rivet things, and the msr's have really aggressive plastic tracks for its boot holder....seems almost as bad as walking on rocks?" I&...

In GEAR » Trail runner / neoprene overboot setup for snowshoeing
January 21, 10:35pm

Re: Beer fridge
Something like this? :)

In Philosophy & Technique » UL Refrigerator
January 21, 1:39pm

Re: Pulks
REI carries the Paris sled but only in winter. It doesn't even show up on their website outside of winter.

In GEAR » Pulks
January 21, 10:05am

Re: Trail runner / neoprene overboot setup for snowshoeing
I use the 40Below Light Energy T.R.'s over my trail runners with just a pair of medium wool socks and my feet have stayed warm down to -17 F. I use them with MSR Lightning Ascents. Love the sy...

In GEAR » Trail runner / neoprene overboot setup for snowshoeing
January 21, 9:36am

Re: Oddest single piece of gear you have seen on the trail
On the 4 Pass Loop I saw a guy with a tent hanging below his pack and it would hit the back of his legs which each step. The weird thing was it was still in the box in came in.

In GEAR » Oddest single piece of gear you have seen on the trail
January 18, 12:41pm

Re: Why do you go backpacking?
I need to. To relax. I'm a workaholic and have ADHD. I work at a desk all day and as soon as that's over, I don't generally don't stop moving until I go to bed. I always have multip...

In GEAR » Why do you go backpacking
January 17, 10:40am

Re: Rain gear for the CT
I've been using DriDucks with the pants converted into a kilt for probably 4 years now and have been very happy with them. If you stay on the trail, like on the CT, they'll hold up just fin...

In GEAR » Rain gear for the CT
December 29, 11:44am

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