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In Post-Trip Reports » Kaweah Basin via Shepherd Pass and Kern Canyon-Sequoia NP 8/19-8/26/2011
February 09, 10:45am

I've owned a Summerlite but found it too chilly for summer UK temperatures (even with extra clothes - which I am not keen on in a bag personally); I also had it when I did the JMT - had, but di...

In GEAR » Two questions about Western Mountaineering bags
February 09, 7:10am

It is BPL...but I don't see what else can replace something that tells you where you are to 5m in a Scottish blizzard or the mists that cloak this fair land all too frequently. I guess in So...

In Philosophy & Technique » Is GPS All in Our Heads?
February 07, 12:09am

PCT, shelters
Thanks Chaps; useful replies - I think I am glad to hear it's not all Sierra-esque (grandeur aside); I carry poles and have dabbled with tarps.....not really a fine choice for UK conditions tho...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT: above treeline camps, food storage
February 07, 12:03am

I'm in the 'like GPS a lot' camp; and use it for 99% of my 'using things other than my senses' navigation. My GPS is a simple Garmin with an arrow. I'll use it a few time...

In Philosophy & Technique » Is GPS All in Our Heads?
February 06, 10:09am

re. canister.
I imagined that readers would realise that I got the bearcan thing via my reference to the JMT...but.. I'd have struggled pitching something requiring many stakes in places on the JMT; hence...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT: above treeline camps, food storage
February 06, 8:40am

PCT: above treeline camps, food storage
I like camping high; not in the trees - so preferably above treeline. Is this a reasonably viable option on the PCT (thinking of this over the next year or two)? If so then I would guess (and...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT: above treeline camps, food storage
February 06, 12:59am

600ml Evernew
"Is a 600 pan going to be large enough for 2 cup brews and meals when considering stirring and the times when the cone is not sitting level?" I use a tri-ti and the 600ml pot - in answ...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy -vs- Ti-Tri Inferno
February 05, 10:59am

Maybe Chaff
Tom - you've committed the cardinal sin of spelling Whisky with an 'e'... Mike's tag means he can't actually leave Scotland without the Border Police being alerted... But,...

In Philosophy & Technique » Maybe Chaff?
February 04, 12:51am

I use Palatinose and instant oats (milled so fine they dissolve); they work really well for me as they just go in with water and 'top me up' all day. These are largely carb-based though.......

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Using weight gainer powder on the trail
February 03, 3:17pm

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am