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Re: Rehydrating Food
Darryl, My family and I have been dehydrating our food for a couple of years now simple because we were lazy/dissatisfied with the "special" meals that have been suggested for backpack...

In GEAR » Rehydrating Food
January 09, 11:18am

Re: Western Mountaineering and Marmot
Dennis, I have been using the Marmot Helium EQ for a year or two now and my hiking buddy has the Marmot Helium. Both are great bag and I can tell you that the EQ is completely waterproof, if ...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering and Marmot
January 07, 5:31pm

Re: Seam Sealing (or Glue Rage!)
David, I feel your pain, having spent 4 hrs or more seam sealing my MLD eVent Soul Side Zip. Something I wanted to ask you about....the seams in question that you have not sealed are taped? ...

In GEAR » Seam Sealing (or Glue Rage!)
January 06, 4:43pm

In-line Filter
Erik, Hey, thanks for letting me know. Glad that someone benefited from my detailed review on it that I wrote up last year. I really need to take some photos of my setup and insert them in...

In GEAR » Short People & The Gatewood Cape
January 05, 1:06pm

Re: Re: Anyone use MLD Cuben Poncho Tarp?
Roleigh, My friend, Jeremy, and I have the MLD poncho tarp in Silnylon and have been rained on once with it....hail and steady drizzle for a few hours. (Photos under Emigrant Wildress Photogalle...

In GEAR » Anyone use MLD Cuben Poncho Tarp?
January 03, 5:57pm

Re: Tarp Tent Crisis
Nature's Miracle is the name of the product that we use at home to remove dog urine smell from our carpets. It has enzymes to break down the urine. Nature's Miracle has a product/liqu...

In GEAR » Tarp Tent Crisis
January 03, 3:40pm

Re: Sleeping Bag Questions
John, Both are great prices. I would ask you to think about the the conditions in which you will be using your bag. Are you going to be in a lot of wet weather? If you are, the syntheti...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag Questions
January 03, 3:36pm

Cult of Personality: Ryan Jordan
What is interesting is that in sales, if it often said that you sell more often to people like yourself. I believe that Ryan Jordan is an INTJ and engineer by education. Perhaps he has create...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker (instead of demographic sketch)
January 03, 1:15pm

Re: Which MLD Bivy?!!
David, Hey, you are welcome...happy to share what little I have learned so far. In hind sight, I too think that the eVent would be overkill in most situations where I was using a tarp. Me ...

In GEAR » Which MLD Bivy?!!
January 03, 11:35am

Re: Which MLD Bivy?!!
Peter, Denis is right. Sorry that I was not clear. Yes, the bug netting can be completely zipped allows the air to still circulate in and out of the bag just fine. I would not ...

In GEAR » Which MLD Bivy?!!
January 02, 11:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm