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Re: Re: Trekking poles-who uses them?
Okay, someone from the other side better chime in. I don't use poles. I just don't like to have any extra stuff and particularly don't like to have anything in my hands. I have no pr...

In GEAR » Trekking poles-who uses them?
May 23, 9:22pm

Re: Re: why so little discussion of food
People have very different approaches to BPing food. Many look at food almost purely as fuel and are perfectly satisfied with powerbars, misc. energy gels, clif bars, etc. Others just aren't ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » why so little discussion of food
May 16, 9:43pm

Re: food weight
I have the Montbell trowel-- only 0.7 ounces. Works great and very light. As to the bear spray-- if you find it reassuring to carry, then that's fine. But, I would consider the risk from b...

In Gear Lists » Revisiting gear list
May 16, 9:00pm

Re: Can someone 5' 11" be a size small in backpacks?
Yes-- make sure when you measure to follow the contour of the spine! But, my husband is a little over 6'2 and wears only a medium pack--so, could be that you are a small.

In GEAR » Can someone 5' 11" be a size small in backpacks?
May 16, 8:42pm

Re: thanks, Lance
I'd save 3/4 lb. and leave the bear spray at home, especially in non-grizzly country.

In Gear Lists » Revisiting gear list
May 15, 9:59pm

Re: Re: I have been corrupted
Maybe try a thong? Got to be an ounce or two lighter....

In GEAR » I have been corrupted
May 15, 9:46pm

Re: UL packs
Have you looked at the ULA Conduit, well, actually I think it's called the CDT this year? It's 17 oz. and in your price range. I love mine. Durable, and with a padded belt.

In GEAR » Searching for an UL pack
May 12, 9:50pm

Re: Re: Down Inner Parka
I think the main decided factor is how much time you spend lounging around in camp in the mornings/evenings. I have the down inner jacket and the Alpine Light down jacket. The down inner jacket i...

In GEAR » Insulating jacket for JMT: Montbell Alpine Light Parka, Alpine jacket, or something else?
May 11, 9:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Where I was
We hiked down Bullet Canyon and up to Kane Gulch, 2 nights out (but it would have been nice to have had an extra day to take more time for exploring). I had done Fish and Owl a month ago, and enjo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Pictures of my gear
May 10, 9:04pm

Re: Where I was
Thanks for the show-and-tell! It's really fun getting to see what other people carry for gear.... Coming out of Grand Gulch this morning we ran into a younger couple going in for several ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Pictures of my gear
May 09, 10:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Kimberly Wersal

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Montbell UL Comfort System Pillow
I already owned the UL 90 pad, and decided to try the pillow. I love this pillow! And the handy way that it attaches to the pad so that it stays put. I just came back from a trip where I forgot the...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 18, 10:05pm