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re: fishing the jmt
LW = Light Weight

In Fishing » fishing the jmt
February 09, 9:52am

re: bikepacking without panniers
There's always a small trailer behind your bike...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » bikepacking without panniers
February 04, 11:13am

re: Injury forum
Hear, hear! Excellent idea! How do we get it done?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Injury forum
February 03, 11:51am

Escape Pouch Received!
Mine arrived in great shape, both sizes. In case anyone is wondering, the small Escape Pouch fits neatly in the large one! The pouches are very well made, and will, I'm sure, work just fine. ...

In Gear Deals » New Product. Escape Pouch. Sale Soon.
January 30, 5:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Can
So if there is an open fire ban, you can't use it at all, and if there isn't, then a grill over an open fire would be considerably lighter. Is that right? Still a nice little grill set-u...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tin Can BBQ
January 30, 4:07pm

re: GGG in Southern CA
April...not so good, but I could come Saturday afternoon/evening through Sunday.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
January 26, 9:26pm

re: GGG in Southern CA
March 11-13 is midweek, right? We might get more people if it's moved to the weekend. Whatever! I'm good for March 11-13, or the weekend of March 14-16. Great idea, Don, and good j...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
January 26, 8:52pm

re: Ziplock freezer bag
A 1 qt Ziplock freezer bag is 7" x 9". The inside diameter of the small Escape Pouch is 6 7/8"w x 7"h, and that of the large 8"w x 7.25"h. Looks like the small w...

In Gear Deals » New Product. Escape Pouch. Sale Soon.
January 24, 9:48am

re: Re: Into the Gray
What a great article! It was this sort of thing that first got me interested in Wish we had more of them. Thank you so much, Ike/Ari!

In Editor's Roundtable » Into the Gray
January 22, 7:11pm

re: light loads and pack frame
With some disc issues, I'm firmly in the framed pack even for light loads school of thought. I carry my lunch, a book or two, and some papers daily to my office in a frameless day pack, but any...

In GEAR » How many of you feel that a heavier framed pack carries light loads much better than a frameless?
January 21, 1:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Stephen Barber

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SmarTube Drinking System for Bottles
Since having a hydration bladder spring a leak inside my pack, I have avoided all such bladders. I stuck to simple water bottles until a couple of years ago when I ran across the SmarTube - a drinking...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
May 13, 1:33pm

ZPacks Sleeping Bag 40* and 20*
This is the side sleepers dream bag! The bags are filled with 900 fill power goose down, outer shell is green .95 oz/sq yd Pertex Quantum ripstop nylon, and the liner is black .67 oz/sq yd nylon. ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
July 25, 9:25pm

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad
Upon receipt of the pad, I inflated it to sleeping firmness, and stood it up against the bookcase. An hour later it looked rather soft; three hours later it was in a pile on the floor. Brand new, and ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
January 24, 11:49pm

Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've purchased from Lawson on several different occasions. I've always gotten excellent service, fast shipping (especially considering I live clear across the country!), and good interaction v...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 20, 11:47am

ULA Catalyst
I've spent the last two years trying to find a pack that is both light and comfortable, ie, transfers weight to the hip bones well. To date, i had found packs that were only one but not the other ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
June 04, 8:11pm

Bushbuddy "Ultra" (BPL/Ryan Jordan/Arctic 1000 Version) Wood Stove
I was able to pick up a Bushbuddy Ti used, and can't imagine why anyone would want to get rid of one! I used it repeatedly this summer and have been absolutely delighted with it! It is probably...

In Stoves - Other
August 18, 11:59am