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re: a year of backpacker mag $3!
Thanks Willy, Although I barely read this, for 3 bones it is a steal! Some of the trail info is well worth it. The gear info - not so much. Either way, $3 is not too shabby to say the least....

In Gear Deals » A year of backpacker magazine $3
November 22, 10:24pm

Re: SAR vids
@ david, check the OG post, you've got the same vid

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » SAR Vids
November 06, 9:33pm

Western Mountaineering Apache - price reduced
Now $265 shipped Right zip btw.

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Apache 6'0"
November 04, 6:30pm

WM Apache still up for grabs
Still available

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Apache 6'0"
November 01, 7:57pm

Re: Continuous Baffles?
Yup, it has continuous baffles. PM replied

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Apache 6'0"
November 01, 6:17pm

FS: Western Mountaineering Apache 6'0". WM didn't know the original name but told me it similar to the current Apache. (~15ºF rating) This is an older vintage (not sure what...

In Gear Swap » FS: WM Apache 6'0"
November 01, 1:47pm

BUMP: Alpinlite poncho-tarp

In Gear Swap » FS: Alpinlite Microburst Poncho Tent and custom Sil Floor
October 25, 1:04pm

FS: Alpina BC 1550 NNN
Funding a mountaineering tent sale! FS: 1. Alpina BC 1550 NNN ski boots. Euro size 42 (US 8.5 - 9-ish) New w/out box. Small for me. -$65 shipped 2.***SOLD***2010 Shire's Tarptent R...

In Gear Swap » FS: 2010 TT Rainbow, Roclite 390 GTX, Alpina BC 1550 NNN
October 24, 3:10pm

Alpinlite Microburst price drop again
UL Poncho-tent w/ floor on the cheap! $80 shipped

In Gear Swap » FS: Alpinlite Microburst Poncho Tent and custom Sil Floor
October 22, 9:48am

Alpinlite Microburst Price Reduction
Price dropped

In Gear Swap » FS: Alpinlite Microburst Poncho Tent and custom Sil Floor
October 20, 9:23am

All Reader Reviews by Nick Truax

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
MB just barely missed the mark w/this one. What is nearly a perfect rendition of the UL jacket, is missing some sort of waist hem retention. Whether it is an UL drawcord hem or elastic (like on the ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
July 19, 10:37pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I've had better.. Long story, but Golite did eventually (kind-of) resolve the issue, after much prodding on my part.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:30pm

WL Gore & Associates WL Gore & Associates
Similar to Patrick's prior experience with WL Gore's CS, I too have been the beneficiary of new gear thanks to their prompt and courteous service. No complaints here on two occasions. Good...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:25pm

Pro Lite Gear customer service
I have been a long-time customer and can say nothing but good things about the customer service at ProLite Gear. I am posting this in thanks to them and their excellent service.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:16pm

Mammut Lucido TXLite
4.5/5 This would be my actual rating due to its unregulated nature, but I'll bump it up since most headlamps of its kind fall into this category. Super bright and long lasting with 3AAA'...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 28, 9:00pm

ULA Circuit
Pretty much amazing. I've carried this pack through multiple states and its a champion. A bit heavier than some other ul packs but carries like a champ from 15 to 25ish lbs. Volume may be a b...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 18, 10:02pm

Probar Energy Bar
I'd truly give a 4.5/5 just due to the high price. Well, they say you get what you pay for. And this is true with probar. They've been my staple (Art's OG, Superfood, and Berry) for a ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 17, 5:29pm

MSR Mini Titan Cookset
Been using the titan 1.5L w/out its partnered 1 L for about 6 months now on dozens of trips w/out a complaint. Its cooks for two just fine as well as being large enough for melting snow. The 1.5L ...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 17, 5:11pm