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Re: Montrail Sabino Mid GTX vs. Inov8 Roclite 390
FWIW, I own the 390's and have checked out the Sabinos for comparisons sake. I believe that the Sabinos are wider in the forefoot and a bit more supportive, esp torsionally. If I recall,...

In GEAR » Montrail Sabino Mid GTX vs. Inov8 Roclite 390
September 09, 8:48am

Very nice
Climbing/scrambling looking a bit chossy. Nice work and documentation. Always enjoy your videos. Just joined vimeo to couple a recent camera purchase w/HD video capacity. Hope to contribute soon..

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier NP ridge walking
September 07, 9:42pm

Y'all are great w/your 5x8's
This thread is great and I thank you all. Currently waiting for a flat 5x8 ID tarp and this is a very informative consolidation of pitches.

In GEAR » 5 x 8 Flat tarp setups
September 07, 7:12pm

Thermarest Prolite 3 Reg - $15
$15 shipped

In Gear Swap » FS: Thermarest Prolite 3 Regular
September 07, 12:15pm

PM sent
on any med, preferably black

In Gear Swap » Eddie Bauer First Ascent Downlite Jacket, M, L, XL
September 06, 9:27pm

Prolite 3

In Gear Swap » FS: Thermarest Prolite 3 Regular
September 01, 7:15pm

Rab and options
+1 for the Neutrino Endurance. Also, word on the gear street is that Montbell will be releasing a hooded version of their Alpine Down Jacket - which *should* be less expensive than Rab and baffl...

In GEAR » Response Requested: Sub Zero Parka by Mountain Hardwear vs. Mont-bell Permafrost Down Parka vs. other?
August 31, 6:15pm

Re: response I got
So much for the free market, eh? edit: despite being a privately run board, as a paying member I am nonplussed regarding a poor (IMO) administrative decision...which had been often overlooked in...

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Rainbow
August 30, 10:25pm

I'd also like clarification
+1 for clarification.

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Rainbow
August 30, 9:07pm

Re:Two 30* bags = One 5* ? found conversion equation
I found the conversion for two bags/quilts: (70ºF - temp of lighter rated bag)/2= B Temp of warmer bag - B = Combined rating of both bags So for two bags that are 30ºF this should eq...

In GEAR » Two 30* bags = One 5* ?
August 28, 9:35am

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