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deleting gear list in profile
Is there a way to get rid of the gear list in the profile without replacing it with something new?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » deleting gear list in profile
May 16, 5:43pm

bear can
Personal preference but maybe consider renting a bearikade weekender or expedition. It would save you close to a pound. They rent them at a 45% discount to thru-hikers (includes JMT), so that wou...

In Gear Lists » JMT gear list 2013 late July
May 16, 5:09pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Brand New Yellow MLD Duomid
May 15, 10:56am

FS: Brand New Yellow MLD Duomid
So, I changed my Duomid order to Cuben but it appears MLD shipped the old order instead of refunding me my money. So, I thought I'd put it up here and see if any wants it rather than returning...

In Gear Swap » FS: Brand New Yellow MLD Duomid
May 15, 10:18am

What sort of "cooking" are you thinking about doing? I've owned the SP 600 and I personally wouldn't attempt much more than boiling water in it. I'd want something wider if ...

In GEAR » Pot suggestions on new cook kit
May 14, 11:07pm

For my first "lighter" pack I used a a women's golite quest for a while. I have a smaller frame and it fit better. Worked great. Most of the cottage manufacturers cater to smaller ...

In GEAR » Can a Guy use a Women's Pack?
May 14, 4:20pm

identifying Sunnyside composition
For anyone interested, Sunnyside got back to me and said that the higher methanol formula of their denatured alcohol can be identified because the front of the label will have a skull and crossbone...

In GEAR » Alcohol energy content / stove system efficiencies - methanol / ethanol / mixes
May 14, 7:51am

Is there any easy way to tell whether Sunnyside is pre 2012 or not? I have a can but I can't remember when I bought it and I'd like to figure out it's composition.

In GEAR » Alcohol energy content / stove system efficiencies - methanol / ethanol / mixes
May 13, 7:15pm

Couples hiking PCT
Just wondering if there are any people on here who have hiked the PCT with their significant other. If so, could you provide some info? When, how old were you (if you don't mind sharing), wha...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Couples hiking PCT
May 12, 11:05pm

Hi Erica, I think either the quest or the flash 65 would work for you. Something I didn't like about my quest is I found it very difficult to fit things in the smaller back pocket once the ...

In GEAR » Women's Pack Advice - REI Flash 65 vs. Go Lite Quest 65?
May 07, 1:29am

All Reader Reviews by Jeff McConnell

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Vasque Breeze GTX
I bought theses shoes for a day hike of Mt. Whitney. They performed very well. Good traction on wet rock and scree. I also used them for a 5 day backpacking trip of Whitney through the back country...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 20, 12:20pm