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ancient backpack
Actually, some of those older backpacks are lighter than they look, and if you are carrying some of your son's gear and most of the food & water, a framed pack may be a better bet than a fr...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Father/son getting started
May 06, 9:23am

Father/Son Gear
Michael, If I can offer my perspective, I have 2 sons in scouts now, one 15 and nearing his eagle rank and the other 11 and just joined. I have learned the hard way that it is better to go ahead a...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Father/son getting started
April 29, 9:53am

Inov-8 insoles
I also use the green superfeet in my Roclite 295's. Works great for me. I didn't even need to trim them.

In GEAR » Insoles for Inov-8
April 28, 10:09am

WTB - Montbell UL SS #1
Need a long, left zip. I'm sure most of you have an extra one laying around gathering dust that you feel you should get rid of.

In Gear Swap » WTB - Montbell UL SS #1
April 24, 1:38pm

Side Sleep
Also, to answer one of your questions, I usually sleep on my side in my hammocks. And even though I sleep on the diagonal and lie almost totally flat, I cannot sleep on my stomach. My head and ...

In GEAR » how to hammock camp?
April 24, 11:33am

Hammock Camping
William, For sure visit the hammock camping forum. I did that before converting to hammocks. I suppose the hammock hangers are a little like UL'ers, they (we?) tend to be somewhat zealou...

In GEAR » how to hammock camp?
April 24, 11:29am

JRB Quilts
I have both the No Sniveler and the Rocky Mountain Sniveler. Both are great quilts. If you are only getting one, I recommend the RMS, no question. For a few bucks and a few ounces, I get to s...

In GEAR » Yet another quilt advice request
April 24, 11:12am

2 man tents
David, My recommendations will be based on who the 2 people are in the tent and what, if any, gear is in there with you. I really like my GG Squall Classic single wall at 22 oz, but it is prett...

In GEAR » 2-person tent recommendations
April 22, 2:02pm

FS: Western Mountaineering Ultralite Super-Long
Elena, Thanks for the info, that's a sweet bag, but I have decided on another. John

In Gear Swap » FS: Western Mountaineering Ultralite Super-Long
April 21, 9:35pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: Western Mountaineering Ultralite Super-Long
April 21, 1:47pm

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm