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All Forum Posts by Tony Wong

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Re: Merino 1
Eric, Thanks for the feedback on the Ibex Zip T. The only thing that kills me on the Patagonia is that it does not have a half zip in the front, which I have appreciated while panting for air...

In GEAR » Ibex Indie Hoody too Hot for Summer in the Sierras?
June 03, 3:04pm

Re: Merino 1
Corey, I could not find the LS Crew on Patagonia's website. Maybe this is what you meant? http://www.patagonia.com/us/product/mens-merino-wool-baselayer-1-silkweight-baselayer-crew?p=3...

In GEAR » Ibex Indie Hoody too Hot for Summer in the Sierras?
June 03, 2:35pm

Re: Re: Ibex Indie Hoody too Hot for Summer in the Sierras?
Anna, Thanks for the suggestions. I wear a medium size. If I keep taking the bovine steriods, I might make it to a large size in the future. :) @ everyone else....thank you for confirmi...

In GEAR » Ibex Indie Hoody too Hot for Summer in the Sierras?
June 03, 10:49am

Ibex Indie Hoody too Hot for Summer in the Sierras?
I replaced my beloved BPL Hoody after taking it on the JMT and wearing holes through the shoulders with the Ibex 195 weight Indie Hoody. http://shop.ibex.com/Apparel/Mens-Long-Sleeve/M-Hooded-In...

In GEAR » Ibex Indie Hoody too Hot for Summer in the Sierras?
June 02, 11:49pm

Re: Recommendation on new UL backpack?
Scott, Check out the MLD Exodus, which is at 17 oz. I am considering the Full Suspension version, which has a removable frame and pad for heavier loads. With the frame and pad it is 22 oz....

In GEAR » Recommendation on new UL backpack?
May 24, 10:24am

Re: Getting back into backpacking -- going UL after years of carrying 50+ lb packs
Joseph, Welcome to the world of Gear Geeking and all things crazy UL! Thanks for giving a clear picture of your situation and when/how you will be using your gear. Quick look up of the Cop...

In GEAR » Getting back into backpacking -- going UL after years of carrying 50+ lb packs
May 22, 7:48pm

Re: What about...
Erik, Good point about the requirement in some places to have to carry the "evil"/heavy bear canister and for the added weight of bigger/taller people. That said, maybe the importan...

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Wanderer (Video Series) - Episode 1: Gear
May 22, 12:15pm

Re: Rough Cilicia, Turkey, 25th-28th April 2013
William, I love the ancient world and it is a treat to see that part of the world. Must have been amazing to be able to stand before ancient history like that. How did you find traveling t...

In Post-Trip Reports » Rough Cilicia, Turkey, 25th-28th April 2013
May 21, 2:28pm

Re: More durable, MLD Event rain mitts or Zpacks WPB Cuben mitts?
Justin, You are welcome. Given enough hours of hiking in the rain, I would expect that you will get soaked. That is the sense that I gathered after reading Andre Skurka's book from Nat...

In GEAR » More durable, MLD Event rain mitts or Zpacks WPB Cuben mitts?
May 17, 3:38pm

Re: Starting at Happy Isles on July 3
@Leslie, Make sure to bring a headnet. Small bit of weight to keep your sanity if the bugs are out in force. In 2011 the group that I was in was forced into wearing our rain gear with head...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » John Muir Trail 2013
May 17, 1:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm