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I don't think there is one perfect tent for all trips and conditions. There is a new anjan for sale on Whiteblaze for 585 BTW. Owner decided it wasn't what he needed.

In GEAR » Anjan: One 3 season 2 person tent to rule them all?
September 03, 7:59pm

starlyte lighting
Never lit a starlyte. But my way to light alcohol stoves is to dip a twig or blade of dry grass in the alcohol light it, and use it to light the stove with windscreen in place. Saves the hair on m...

In GEAR » Best way to light a StarLyte?
September 02, 8:08pm

hip pain
The first thing to do, is to completely stop doing anything that aggravates it for about 4-6 weeks, then ease back into activities and see if it returns. Ive had many minor muscle pulls from weigh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hip pain after squatting and long, steep descents.
September 01, 9:29am

JMT list
Long underwear base layer are good to change into for sleeping when your day clothes are all wet, either from sweat or rain. Other than that use a few nights, the only other time I wore mine wa...

In Gear Lists » Please critique my JMT gear list - Late September. Thanks!
August 31, 1:31pm

I thing the drawback to an anorak puffy would be if you like a snug fit, it might be a hassle to get on and off. The increased sizing needed for ease of on/off probably offsets the weight of zipper...

In GEAR » MontBell EX Light Down Anorak
August 31, 1:22pm

cant stand foods
Poptarts MH Chili Mac (horrible gas I can still remember the smell) Kraft easy-mac Spam any kind of corn nuts

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » The trail food you just can't stand.
August 31, 1:16pm

thrift store
lots of the cheap wind pants at any thrift store for $3

In GEAR » Pair of junky secondary pants?
August 30, 12:46pm

The way I see it, someone either enjoys hard physical exertion and sweating, or they don't. You aren't going to change someone that doesnt, nor should you try. Others are spot on, tailor ...

In Philosophy & Technique » sharing the fun
August 30, 12:09pm

bug bivy
It keeps quilt around you, and bugs away from face. Can provide water protection on bottom and sides too. And most important to some, keeps creepy crawlies out. Some just sleep more relaxed know...

In GEAR » I don't get why people use bug bivies.
August 30, 7:27am

You may not have gotten soap out. There really isn't good water movement thru a bag in a washer. It either stays filled with air and floats in one place, or turns into a soggy rock. Hand w...

In GEAR » Washing - Lost Down Loft
August 30, 7:20am

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm