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***SOLD***Montane Terra Pants - Size small (~U.S. 30"x 30"), color: graphite/black In like new condition except is missing the webbing belt. Too short for me. $40 ***SOLD*** ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Montane Terra pants, CAMP magic jacket
March 14, 7:06pm

*********SOLD*********WM Kodiak MF***SOLD*** **AS NEW** - car camped in once (Yellowstone winter) w/warm clothes and booties on. Can't tell its been used. Never compressed, no pet/no smo...

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Kodiak MF
March 14, 6:50pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Oware Bivy Epic / Sil
March 09, 1:22pm

Been using a PT neo shell from Westcomb for all of the winter now. Its a prototype/tester jacket and has performed w/out complaint. Waterproof and breathable when ice climbing, nordic skiing, etc...

In GEAR » Help me pick a rain jacket
March 01, 7:51pm

Awesome TR!
Truly great TR Scott. As others have stated - one of the better things I've seen here on BPL in some time. Many thanks!

In Post-Trip Reports » Patagonia: Chile (Torre Del Paine NP "W" Circuit) & Argentina (Los Glaciares NP) Jan 25 - Feb 8, 2011
February 22, 8:38pm

Re: Suluk 46
Please tell us why sir..."I like" does not differentiate or delineate . Suluk is good gear, but does not make a burly axe when compared to the BD axes (or others not mentioned). We'...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
February 17, 10:06pm

Re: Corsa vs. Others
+1 to Douglas. Having used and held both the Camp and the Raven Ultra, I steer towards the Raven for overall comfort, range of use/function, and ergonomics. Better adze, better grip, and more w...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
February 17, 9:02pm

Re: Late 90's Western Mountaineering Apache MF
IIRC (and don't hold me to this), the older Apache weighs a couple of ounces more. I also believe that it did not have a down inner collar. The face fabric was also a bit heavier I believe, a...

In GEAR » Late 90's Western Mountaineering Apache MF
February 15, 8:21pm

oh yeah to tri-cams
Great article eric, muchos thanks for the article. One more vote for the low weight and high versatility of tri-cams.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » weight of pro
February 08, 9:14pm

Another great write-up!
Ryan, Awesome. What more can I say but keep em coming.

In Editor's Roundtable » Hiking Through Hyperbole: Blisters and Fire
February 08, 8:51pm

All Reader Reviews by Nick Truax

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
MB just barely missed the mark w/this one. What is nearly a perfect rendition of the UL jacket, is missing some sort of waist hem retention. Whether it is an UL drawcord hem or elastic (like on the ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
July 19, 10:37pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I've had better.. Long story, but Golite did eventually (kind-of) resolve the issue, after much prodding on my part.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:30pm

WL Gore & Associates WL Gore & Associates
Similar to Patrick's prior experience with WL Gore's CS, I too have been the beneficiary of new gear thanks to their prompt and courteous service. No complaints here on two occasions. Good...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:25pm

Pro Lite Gear customer service
I have been a long-time customer and can say nothing but good things about the customer service at ProLite Gear. I am posting this in thanks to them and their excellent service.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:16pm

Mammut Lucido TXLite
4.5/5 This would be my actual rating due to its unregulated nature, but I'll bump it up since most headlamps of its kind fall into this category. Super bright and long lasting with 3AAA'...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 28, 9:00pm

ULA Circuit
Pretty much amazing. I've carried this pack through multiple states and its a champion. A bit heavier than some other ul packs but carries like a champ from 15 to 25ish lbs. Volume may be a b...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 18, 10:02pm

Probar Energy Bar
I'd truly give a 4.5/5 just due to the high price. Well, they say you get what you pay for. And this is true with probar. They've been my staple (Art's OG, Superfood, and Berry) for a ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 17, 5:29pm

MSR Mini Titan Cookset
Been using the titan 1.5L w/out its partnered 1 L for about 6 months now on dozens of trips w/out a complaint. Its cooks for two just fine as well as being large enough for melting snow. The 1.5L ...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 17, 5:11pm