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Re: Re: Re: Re: Thoughts on Rain Gear (JMT) - redux for a mountain noob
Jeniffer, how much body heat do you produce while hiking? Are you a warm or cold hiker? If you are a very warm hiker, then you probably don't need rain pants. Tights will still keep you pretty ...

In Gear Lists » Thoughts on Rain Gear (JMT)
April 08, 9:25pm

Re: Fleece reconsidered
I don't get people who hike in puffies. They get compressed on the back and shoulders, synthetic fill will flatten with time, and down is super sensitive to moisture. I only see them being usef...

In GEAR » Fleece reconsidered
April 08, 7:08pm

Re: Light stream-crossing / camp shoes?
I have been looking for a pair of really thin and light flip-flops for changing out of my wet shoes at camp, but everything I find seems to have really thick soles.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Light stream-crossing / camp shoes?
April 08, 2:35pm

Re: Swappin' Out My Shorts
I REALLY like the REI brand running shorts. They fit just right, above the knees but not short short. They dry fast and have held up very well to bushwacking and scraping on abrasive rocks.

In GEAR » Swappin' Out My Shorts
April 04, 12:12pm

Re: "Another (probably stupid) wind shirt question"
Yeah, a windshirt is not going to act as a vapor barrier unless it is a windshirt that doesn't breathe, which would make it a terrible windshirt. When I wear my windshirt while sleeping, I expe...

In GEAR » Another (probably stupid) wind shirt question
April 03, 7:50pm

Re: Another (probably stupid) wind shirt question
So if you are hiking in the wind and don't have a windshirt, you can just throw on a little more insulation. The wind will blow right through it, but it will still give you that tiny bit of war...

In GEAR » Another (probably stupid) wind shirt question
April 03, 3:55pm

Re: soft shells
Roger, What you do for rain gear when bushwacking? I have been looking for tough outerwear for bushwacking, but I realized that I could just wear a super light rain jacket or windshirt under my bu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Bushwhacking Gear: Heavyweight Fabrics and Compatible Construction Techniques to Improve Clothing Longevity for Off-trail Bushwhacking
April 03, 3:19pm

Re: Post-hike rituals
I get a burger after every trip. Sometimes it's the only motivation I have to hike out.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Post-hike rituals
April 03, 12:21pm

Re: 10 Reasons why you should never spend time in the backcountry
You might even get sweaty and start to smell bad. Gross!

In Philosophy & Technique » 10 Reasons why you should never spend time in the backcountry
April 02, 6:51pm

Re: A few more reasons why you should never spend time in the backcountry
The rain is wet, the snow is cold, and the sun will burn you. You really can't win here.

In Philosophy & Technique » 10 Reasons why you should never spend time in the backcountry
April 02, 3:06pm

All Reader Reviews by Justin Baker

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Gregory Tarne 36
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In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 13, 11:53am