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Quemar/ Metalico
Quemar/ Metalico translates to "burn metallic". Am I correct that this refers to gas canisters? No - that is what the Spanish call Alcohol and I call meths. I shoud add - gas can be...

In GEAR » European Stove Fuel(s)
July 26, 10:21am

European Stove Fuel(s)
Newton The names you will need will be on the list. Broad comments - depends where you are heading really....? If the GR10/11/HRP (you mention France/Spain?) then I would use alcohol. Fra...

In GEAR » European Stove Fuel(s)
July 26, 8:57am

August JMT 2012 First-Timer - sleeping bag
I did the trail a few years ago and would have been far too cold in a Summerlite (I've owned one); I used a -3 (C) rated bag and was just about OK. We all sleep differently though - and I su...

In Gear Lists » August JMT 2012 First-Timer
July 19, 11:39pm

Doing without the caddy for a Caldera Cone?
Tim - I could...but it might not be much help as I live in the UK and it was a local supermarket brand. It is just a 'King Size' pot noodle pot....I am sure the land of Supersize (assuming ...

In GEAR » Doing without the caddy for a Caldera Cone?
July 18, 12:48am

I like the Ex-Oficio sufficiently to import them to the UK; although trips to the US find I have a large stock now. Recently been using Rohan Ultra trunks too - light at 38g a pair and treated w...

In GEAR » Best Undies?
June 24, 12:56am

Westcomb SHIFT NeoShell Hoody - 340g in Large
340g in large (we don't do oz in the civilised world ;-)....or use Z's... Review here:

In GEAR » Westcomb SHIFT NeoShell Hoody - 11 ounces (claimed)
June 17, 11:40pm

Re: Sleeping system for the Indian Peak Colorado
I'm jealous :-) As others have said watch the altitude - took me by surprise and took quite a few days to get used to it when I did the JMT - and that was not a strenuous trail; then again a...

In GEAR » Sleeping system for the Indian Peak Colorado
June 17, 7:53am

Trekking Pole Handle - Camera mount mod
Well I've been using one of these for the last few years.... ...but believe I am about to become an elastic band convert..

In Make Your Own Gear » Trekking Pole Handle - Camera mount mod
June 16, 12:23am

Re: snow peak litemax stove
Agree with above comments. The fold outs can catch on the rivets that facilitate their articulation. Longest period I used mine for was on the JMT - 11 day section 'cooking' one 4 person...

In GEAR » snow peak litemax stove
June 09, 12:40am

I'm not sure what some people do to their pegs (not stakes chaps ;-)... Like Greg I've probably the same nights on mine and they are fine.

In GEAR » New Easton Nano Stakes
June 08, 11:04am

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am