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Re:MLD DuoMid vs. Scarp 1 for snow?
If on snow, then the floorless takes the cake IMO. Gives a margin for error regarding sinking of the floor vs the sides regarding a "full" tent such as the Scarp. Tension on the sides w...

In GEAR » MLD DuoMid vs. Scarp 1 for snow? Need feedback, please.
September 20, 11:39pm

Re: Aaron
Hi Pierre, I've been looking at basically the same tents for the same intent and purpose: Alpine/Mountaineering, ~<5lbs, 2 person, ideally a vestibule, ~40" tall, long enough for 5'...

In GEAR » 2 ppl, 4 seaons tent for alpine climbs?
September 20, 9:01pm

***SOLD***
***SOLD*** Golite Ultra 20º Quilt - Large 1st version, lighter and arguably better. Like new condition. Used a handful of times. Slept in w/ clothes. All original sacks and straps, nothing...

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite UL 20º Large - 1st version
September 20, 11:48am

WTB: EB Downlight MED or MED LONG NWT
BUMP

In Gear Swap » WTB: Medium EB Downlight Sweater NWT
September 20, 11:20am

WTB: Medium EB Downlight Sweater NWT
Looking to get a MEDIUM or MED LONG EB downlight sweater, NWT please. Gonna be a gift. Thanks

In Gear Swap » WTB: Medium EB Downlight Sweater NWT
September 17, 2:08pm

Re: too funny
@Nick - truly hilarious. Thanks for the laugh!

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Internal Frame Packs: a State of the Market Report - Part 1C: Main Bag & Comfort
September 16, 8:27pm

Re: Climashield search
I found after a quick search that TNF uses Climashield. Not sure if that really helps though.

In GEAR » Any one have Ascent PrimaLoft Hooded Jacket
September 16, 5:25pm

Re: Stein Valley Traverse, BC - 8 Days
Thanks Dan, excellent trip report and pics!

In Post-Trip Reports » Stein Valley Traverse, BC - 8 Days
September 15, 9:09pm

Ill take it
Payment sent, thanks Brian.

In Gear Swap » Eddie Bauer Downlight Jacket, Medium, Red
September 12, 8:45am

Re: Windshirt
Regarding the redundancy of raincoat and windshirt: A friend of mine suggested to me this year to leave my LW rain jacket at home here in the land of Montana "splash and dash." I was ...

In Gear Lists » "Expert" List Needs Fresh Perspective
September 11, 11:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Nicholas 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