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100 weight fleece
I think a 100 weight fleece layered under a 3-ish ounce down jacket is pretty much perfect for multi day trips in the Sierra. Layered together they'll offer adequate warmth while gazing at the ...

In GEAR » Down jackets for 3 season use - how much down?
July 14, 5:21pm

Adidas Terrex Boost shoes
The Adidas Terrex Boost look interesting. No personal experience, but my friend uses a similar shoe that I believe features the same Continental rubber that he's been very impressed with for sc...

In GEAR » Trail runner with approach shoe grip?
July 14, 5:07pm

Re: Loco Libre Gear
I love the name! I appreciate your Buyer's Guide since I know little about quilts. From what I do know, your Ghost Pepper top quilt looks fantastic.

In On the Web » Loco Libre Gear
July 14, 3:31pm

Re: Shameless Plug
"BTW, shameless plug, but we do have the green bottles in our store..." I'm curious why you guys went with the bottle version only? Seems like the filter version would be the most ...

In GEAR » Frontier Pro Portable Water Filter (Series III Green Line Bacteria Filter)
July 14, 11:48am

Wisp = Kuiu Ultra Star 1P
"I like the Wisp. First saw that on Wills webpage. But I've never read any other reviews on it and Big Sky is, lets say, well known for being slow to deliver. Anybody buy this tent? And ho...

In GEAR » 1P Single Wall Tent Q
July 14, 11:10am

Re: Re: How does this pack fit look?
@Stephen, The pack looks like it contours your back really good now, but if it doesn't feel right then move on. Give a size medium a try to see if that changes things. Also, some packs just don...

In GEAR » How does this pack fit look?
July 14, 10:57am

Re: Where to get Leukotape?
My local RiteAid stocks it next to the bandages, tapes, etc. As for packing it, old Avery label backing paper works well. Run strips the length of the page and cut them up to fit your FAK. Way e...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How to pack leukotape
July 11, 1:06am

Re: "fast drying hat"
"too bad these hats do almost nothing in terms of sun protection." That's what your bandana is for.

In GEAR » fast drying hat
July 10, 5:27pm

synthetic baseball style hat
TNF Horizon hat + black Sharpie = "The "O" Face!" 100% synthetic so it dries quick. Perfect old school baseball hat fit & style. Packs well too.

In GEAR » fast drying hat
July 10, 4:00pm

BA Scout UL2
Big Agnes Scout UL2 Technically designed for 2, but extra space is nice when the inevitable dripping wet walls close in on you.

In GEAR » 1P Single Wall Tent Q
July 09, 11:19am

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