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Wind shirt
If you arent wearing your windshirt in this situation whats the point of bringing a windshirt? Slightly cold but not cold enough for a real layer and too warm for a rain shell. Personally I would...

In GEAR » Shirt for chilly mornings
March 19, 10:55pm

Re: Re: "Gear Swap Etiquette
"One thing I have noticed when doing business via PM on gear swap is a lot of folk never say hello or thank you." I think that is more a function of the terrible pm system. Its ...

In Gear Swap » Gear Swap Etiquette
March 19, 7:05am

Craigslist sleeping bags
If you can find lightly used synthetic sleepings bags on craiglist and determine the insulation type you can use it to make some MYOG quilts. A little heavier than buying apex but cheap. Lots o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Gear Hacking Goodness : Duct Tape, Tyvek, Subway bags, and other magical materials
March 19, 7:00am

Thanks george
Thanks for your reasonable Canadian shipping and stocking all the liitle bits to fill out a ul kit. I am still using my grease pot and imusa mug which i couldnt find anywhere else.

In GEAR » E2E Giveaway Contest
March 18, 9:01pm

Enough to cover shipping
Might buy something on the 20% off sale. My dividend should cover the extra shipping charges.

In GEAR » REI Dividend Coming
March 18, 8:58pm

Tarptent CloudBurst 3
I would cash out your REI dividend and go to tarp tent and buy a cloudburst 3. http://www.tarptent.com/cloudburst3.html. Rumoured price is around $300 and is 3lbs Its 62 x 86 which is a littl...

In GEAR » New Shelter(s)
March 18, 8:34pm

Bushwhack
I avoid bushehacking but as soon as I am above the treeline I like to roam and ridge walk. There is no feeling more free than off trail hiking above the tree line in alpine meadows. Most of the m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Who bushwhacks? Why?
March 18, 7:38pm

Re: 3 season gear list
Phone, GPS, Camera are about a pound of electronics can you get a device that covers multiple of these applicatons. Camera phone etc. or if you have no cell service where you hike leave the phone ...

In Gear Lists » 3 season gear list
March 18, 7:26pm

Break into meal groups
I think it is easier to divide into teams of two or four to cook than cook one big meal. You need a big pot, a big stove or a big fire, lots of serving untensils etc. you need about a 5 gall...

In GEAR » Need a good meal for 25 people
March 17, 3:26pm

Montbell super stretch
Montbells super stretch series might work for you. They are designed to stretch throughout the length giving you girth where you need it. Some people really like them others think that the stre...

In GEAR » Pear body vs tapered sleeping bag
March 17, 10:39am

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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WalMart
Walmart saved my trip. I was packing up the night before I was to leave and went to grab what i thought was a full butane canister and it was empty. It was 10pm and i was leaving at 5 the next morni...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 7:27pm

Mont Bell Ultra-Light Spiral Down Hugger #3 Long
I had a chance to test out my new UL Spiral down hugger #3. This is the regular version not the super stretch. It still has the diagonal baffles so it does have a little more give than an average ba...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 05, 11:33pm