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Of your listed watches, I own a Vector and I can say your battery life will be two years if you use the alarm every day. I am sure that would last longer if you do not use the alarm as much. It is ...

In GEAR » Wrist Watch
July 24, 9:03am

synthetic briefs
I have used the Duofold boxer briefs and Ex Officio boxer briefs and I prefer the Ex Officio. IMHO, they breathe well, dry very quick and help prevent chaffing.

In GEAR » synthetic briefs
July 22, 11:35am

Thanks for doing that. I did not post on ThruiHiker, only looked through. I greatly appreciate your feedback and effort; and I have my answer that they do snap together. Thanks again

In GEAR » Trangia Titanium
July 22, 6:38am

Trangia Titanium
Dave, Thanks for the suggestion. I did go to thru-hikers site but did not find the infomation I was looking for. I have contacted a few of the merchants that sell the Trangia Titanium pots and li...

In GEAR » Trangia Titanium
July 21, 10:03am

Trangia Titanium
Does anyone know if the Trangia Titanium Saucepan (1L) and Frypan/Lid (18cm) fit together with a snap like their Mini 28 kit does? Also, can someone define for me the difference between the 1L Inn...

In GEAR » Trangia Titanium
July 20, 4:19pm

It didn't work?
John, Are you saying you treated your clothing with Permethrin and it did not work?

In GEAR » permethrin on merino wool shirts
July 12, 3:50pm

cycling cape
I can see it now (25 years ago), kid on a bike with a cape saying... "DaDaDaDaDaDaDa - BATMAN" and cape goes into spokes... next thing you see is ear playing motercycle noises (like a baseball ca...

In GEAR » Poncho v. Rain Suit
July 08, 3:04pm

Umbrella Quiver
I think an umbrella quiver would add more weight. In my GoLite Race and my Gregory Z Pack I place it in the large outside mesh pocket with the handle (and umbrella spines) down; over to one side. I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Umbrella Quiver Design?
July 08, 2:57pm

Geko Settings
Those are good choices if you have waypoints previously entered. Bearing, Final xxx, Next xxx all require waypoints entered in advance. I keep Elevation, Heading, Location, and Bearing selected. I ...

In GEAR » Geko trip page settings
July 08, 2:50pm

Ursack Update
I ordered one of the new Ursack TKO 2.0 bags and they sent me an email requesting feedback. "Because Ursack TKO 2.0 is made of a new fabric, WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU. The technical specificat...

In GEAR » URSACK BACK!!!! Death to Bear Cannisters!
July 05, 10:01am

All Reader Reviews by Mike Storesund

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Photon Light Proton Personal Flashlight
I would give the Proton a 4 out of 5 score primarily because of its high cost ($69). It is an excellent light if you need to do any emergency signaling at night or if you need a high intensity beam fo...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 27, 9:11am

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
I like the simplicity in the concept of the design. It is a combination of bivy sack and single wall tent with plenty of room that weighs in at 25 ounces. The bathtub floor and netting along the floor...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
September 24, 1:11am

ULA H2O Amigo
I too am a firm believer in gravity filters. It is a blessing that you can still get filtered water with little effort while you complete some other chore around camp. I have used self made gravity fi...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
September 24, 12:59am

Beyond Backpacking by Ray Jardine
I believe each post have their valid points. I believe the general consensus, mine included, is that Beyond Backpacking © is something that should be on every backpacker’s bookshelf. I have read and r...

In Books and Media
September 11, 9:20am

Go Lite Speed
I rate this pack a 5. I also have its smaller brother the GoLite Race, which I gave my son. For 2 pounds, not including ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 02, 11:40am

GoLite Breeze
I have to say this is not the worst pack I ever had, but close to it. I do like the simplicity, but the straps are just killer. With 18 pounds I can carry on one shoulder and switch sides, but when ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 29, 4:05pm

Photon Freedom Micro (White)
These are great little lights! I have the White, Red and Blue with 2 clips. I wear the White and Red on my lanyard and keep the Blue on a hat clip. The Blue was bought as a joke with the Scouts... H...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 29, 3:58pm

I bought these to replace my older / heavier poles. I prefer collapsible poles so I can adjust the height with my tarps and my SMD Lunar Solo. I did the research before buying and was concerned about...

In Trekking Poles
August 25, 8:52am

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
I had one of these for almost a year. I thought the four pot supports were a great idea and wish more manufacturers would do so. However I had a few issues and thanks to REI return policy I was able t...

In Stoves - Canister
August 24, 1:51pm

Brunton Crux
I think this stove is the next generation of things to come. With a collapsible burner head, it folds over for 3.1 ounces of ultimate compact ability. The oversized burner head offers a better burn an...

In Stoves - Canister
August 24, 1:21pm