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Highlite 35°: 59"/38" Shoulder/Foot Girth Sewn-Thru & Baffled Box Construction 3 1/2" Loft, 35° F 8 oz. Down Fill 16 oz. Total Weight Ultralite 20°: Full-length #5 YK...

In Gear Deals » WM Highlite $175 @ Summit Hut
December 06, 9:14am

rei: 35 deg 21 oz, or 40 deg 19 oz, $80
! Oh nooooooooooooo 89.83 + 10.17 = 100 - 20 (code) = $80 The worst part is, if that 10.17 of filler is stuff you'd buy anyhow, you could talk yourself into imagining the price to be that ...

In Gear Deals » REI Kilo Flash
December 05, 7:01pm

Round 2? Ding-ding!
Hi Steve, I'll take one of your quick-release titanium avy-shovel attachments for the shaft end. One advantage of the first spike design, smooth with the shaft. Ok and one of the hiking-pole...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Titanium/Carbon Fiber Ice Axe
December 05, 10:46am

Men's Reg 40F Sleeping Bag - 19 oz - $90
This is a great deal! Great for scouts! 750 fp down. Note the men's is lighter and 5 degrees colder Men's version They also have Long for 100.

In Gear Deals » REI Kilo Flash
December 05, 10:20am

no idea
Note that these are the Sun not Storm Dragons. Sorry David, no idea about the fit. I don't wear them, just happened to see them today in the paper catalog. Current model pics are probly on th...

In GEAR » GoLite Storm Dragon sizing
December 04, 9:53pm

Sun Dragon on sale

In GEAR » GoLite Storm Dragon sizing
December 04, 9:25pm

doggy baby
my precious..

In Make Your Own Gear » A new kind of 4 oz backpack?
December 03, 10:28am

Thanks again, Richard
I wonder about consistent model weight sometimes. I weighed my Ex Light at 6.2 oz for the large, and have seen similar reported. In the BPL review *LINK* they say, "measured weight men’s L i...

In GEAR » Crux down pullover: highest warmth to weight ratio?
December 02, 9:46pm

How do they do it??
For reference: MB Alpine 6 oz. 800 FP MB Alpine Light 4 oz. 800 FP MB UL Down Inner 2 oz. 800 FP For comparison: MB Ex Light * Med total wt approx 5.5 oz. * Fill wt advertised 1...

In GEAR » Crux down pullover: highest warmth to weight ratio?
December 02, 8:33pm

I have this bag and love it. The DWR - is there any? Thin fabric not super wind resistant, compared to their MF bags. 3/4 zip - long enough for winter use. Awesome anti-snag zipper tape. My Fe...

In GEAR » Help me choose a new sleeping bag
December 02, 6:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Paul Tree

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Golite 2006 Reed Pants
I have a later version with leg zips. When hiking steep uphills, these pants are a real handicap because they try to keep you from lifting your knee. Made my summit twice as hard to keep fighting that...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 02, 10:24am

OR Verglas Gaiters (mens)
You rate them without ever having used them? That is beyond belief. Quote: "I give these a 4, without using them outside at all, so be aware they may be a 5 for a particular use." Or,...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 11, 1:31pm

GU Energy Gel
They do work, better than PowerGel. Faster than food. Works fine at low temps. I don't mind the taste or texture. I've gone snowboarding all day with no other food than 5 GU packets. Cons:...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:10pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
These things are awesome. 240 calories and very small and uber healthy. They had them at Trader Joe's.

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:02pm