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Re: Screw my Shoes
Still another choice. For short sections of ice or trips where I'll also need snowshoes, I prefer removable devices such as MICROspikes.

In Make Your Own Gear » Screw my Shoes
November 30, 7:00am

Re: Re: Re: not working
Hmm. That's strange. I was given a printed card by someone who works for Golite. It says CODE: DSW10 (enter at checkout)/Expires March 21, 2011

In Gear Deals » Golite.com--40% off
November 27, 7:57pm

Re: not working
Willy, the info I have says to enter the code at checkout. Try that.

In Gear Deals » Golite.com--40% off
November 27, 6:26pm

Golite.com--40% off
Coupon Code: DSW10 40% off entire first purchase

In Gear Deals » Golite.com--40% off
November 27, 6:01pm

Re: tent stakes for frozen ground
I once carried one of every type of stake I own into the foothills to see which one would work best in very frozen ground. The only one I could get to penetrate was the beefy Vargo ti nail stake. ...

In GEAR » tent stakes for frozen ground
November 26, 7:07am

Re: differences
Maybe there are different production batches during a year? The same thought occurred to me, Piotr. Hikers who are buying online or through a Gear Swap may want to ask the seller to weight the S...

In GEAR » Golite Shangri-La 2 Shelter: Keep it Simple Stupid
November 23, 11:54pm

Re: SL2 real weight
Piotr, my 2009 version weighs exactly 21.6 oz.(612 grams) without stakes and stuff sack.

In GEAR » Golite Shangri-La 2 Shelter: Keep it Simple Stupid
November 23, 6:18am

Golite Shangri-La 2 Shelter: Keep it Simple Stupid
Here's the reply from Golite: The lack of weight savings in this case, I guess) is due to additional guy points, nest toggles, updated vents and (overall) slightly different materials/constr...

In GEAR » Golite Shangri-La 2 Shelter: Keep it Simple Stupid
November 22, 5:29pm

Re: Smell
Randy, the RMNP rangers are passing out something called Restop 2. The manufacturer claims that the odor is contained. From my brief time in carrying it in cool weather, I have no reason to doubt ...

In Post-Trip Reports » 27 Hours in Glacier Gorge
November 17, 6:20pm

Re: WTB Poncho Tarp
James, I have a Golite that I can give you a good deal on. I'm on the run right now but if you shoot me a PM, I'll get back to you tonight.

In Gear Swap » WTB Poncho Tarp
November 17, 6:48am

All Reader Reviews by Dondo .

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Montbell U.L.AlpineBurrow Bag #3 Long
Nice review, Mitchell. After our discussion here about this bag back in April, I had a serious hankering after this bag. I really had no need of another bag and managed to resist until the Memorial ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 8:38pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
Mine fit well. Size 10 slips right over a thin pair of wool socks and my size 9.5 feet. They are comfortable inside my trail runners and do what they claim to do--keep my feet warm and dry in wet, col...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 27, 8:01pm

Pacer Poles
Here's something I just posted at the Editor's Roundtable forum. It occured to me that it belongs here as well. Heather, here's something I posted on the TLB general discussion forum a...

In Trekking Poles
December 12, 8:28pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
This is the book I recommend to friends and folks I meet on the trail who are interested in going lighter. It's fun, unpretentious, and lays out the basic ideas in ways that are easy to understand. Do...

In Books and Media
November 23, 8:15am

Eastern Mountain Sports
Craig, good news. The last EMS store in Colorado closed a few months ago so no more tax for you. It was two miles away from my home in Denver and I miss it but I'll admit that I took full advantage o...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 21, 9:20pm