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All Forum Posts by Lawton Grinter

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well, that definitely looks like excessive conditions for a single wall silnylon structure to be in, especially set up in profile to the wind (55 mph gusts!). it's good to see that it could actu...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow in the Wind
October 07, 10:07am

FREE: 2004 Osprey Aether 60 - needs a bit of repair

In Gear Swap » FREE: 2004 Osprey Aether 60 - needs a bit of repair
October 07, 10:03am

go henry
i for one am loving the return to the simplest, lightest design possible. easy set up, lightest weight. that's why i still love my old battered squall 1. go henry! p.s. i also like the tip or...

In GEAR » NEW Tarptent
September 12, 11:54pm

virga 2 with floor.
this is the model with a floor, and is no longer available from henry. SOLD

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Virga 2
September 11, 8:03pm

FS: Various items - books, filters, etc.
Various items for sale: Paypal only please. Please email me at Aquamira water bottle replacement filters (2): Retail for about $11.00 each. Will sell two for $11 total...

In Gear Swap » FS: Various items - books, filters, etc.
September 11, 3:18pm

FS: Tarptent Virga 2 for $160 total
For sale: Tarptent Virga 2 with sewn-on floor. Used only two nights, fully seam-sealed with Silnet. SOLD

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Virga 2
September 11, 2:39pm

Patching a silnylon tarptent?
Hi there. I recently got pounded by a crazy hailstorm in the High Sierra in my trusty old Tarptent Squall 1, and the result was about 10 little holes in the roof (my friends new Virga 2 came throug...

In GEAR » Patching a silnylon tarptent?
August 02, 10:56pm

Restore waterproofing on Marmot Precip
Hi there. After a PCT thru-hike, I think it's time to restore the waterproofing on my Marmot Precip. I've looked around online for tips, but thought I'd ask the smartest people out there (that mean...

In GEAR » Restore waterproofing on Marmot Precip
June 13, 10:11am

axe and crampons.
i second the Grivel Air Tech crampon nod, and use a Cassin Ghost ice axe - no longer sold in USA it seems, so try a Camp XLA210 or that new light Grivel axe.

In Winter Hiking » Ice Axe and Crampons
May 24, 5:57pm

FS: MEC Northern Lite Jacket
I have a used MEC Northern Lite Synthetic Insulated Jacket for sale. This jacket has about 700 trail miles on it but is in good condition. Size: Mens XL Color: Black Lining Color: Black Insu...

In Gear Swap » FS: MEC Northern Lite Jacket
May 20, 5:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Lawton Grinter

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Salomon XA Comp 2
I have now owned 3 pairs of XA Comp 2´s. I´ve put between 600-700 trail miles on each pair and I´m not kidding. The cushioning and stock insole in the Comp 2 is amazing and they can usually be found...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 07, 12:38pm

Gossamer Gear Lightrek Plus Poles
During my 2004 PCT hike on into 2006 I had seen a few sets of carbon fiber trekking poles on the trail but had immediately discounted them after hearing stories of carbon poles snapping like twigs a...

In Trekking Poles
August 27, 5:10pm

Gossamer Gear Miniposa
In 2006, I hiked the Continental Divide Trail southbound from Canada to Mexico with a Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack. This was the most comfortable backpack I have ever used on a long distance hike,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 27, 5:04pm

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
I recently purchased a set of the DriDucks Micropore Rainsuit from BPL says that "in 2007, the Drop Stoppers brand was purchased by Frogg Toggs and replaced with DriDucks." ...

In Clothing - Raingear
July 15, 12:55pm

Tarptent Squall
The Squall 2.0 is a nice 2-person shelter for long or short hikes. Lightweight, and plenty of room for 2 people to sleep in, with your backpack and gear tucked away above, under and below you. The n...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
August 20, 6:38pm