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Re: How did I get so heavy? Late Aug JMT solo
The surplus items I see Sandals, easy half pound to cut, if just for around camp / night you can make a one ounce pair out of duck tape and blue foam. GPS - do you really need it? Iphone - do...

In Gear Lists » How did I get so heavy? Late Aug JMT solo
February 09, 9:34am

Re: SMD Pack - Flight 40 Harness
Thanks for the pics Ron, It looks pretty good for running, I will be definately be watching the roll out and trying get out to try one on.

In GEAR » new SMD packs
January 29, 10:21pm

Re: Re: new SMD packs
Does anyone have a picture of the chest attachment on the front of the Flight pack? I am very interested in how it looks. This has be excited as it could be a new tool not just a lighter tool.

In GEAR » new SMD packs
January 28, 1:43pm

15D Floor
On the Dash 2 the floor is made out of 15D material. I'm not sure how that would hold up.

In GEAR » New REI Quarter Dome Tents
January 28, 1:37pm

Re: Pack weight and materials?
Zpacks seems to have the lightweight sector locked up. I am not sure how much room there is for inovation in the sub 1 lb pack area. I am interested in the fastpacking pack especially if it has...

In GEAR » new SMD packs
January 27, 5:20pm

Framed Packs arent 3 lbs
I personally like a lightweight frame as soon as I am over 10lbs so outside of sul overnights I like the frame. however I believe there is almost never a reason to carry a 3lb backpack. (Desert Hi...

In GEAR » What Dan McHale has to say about UL backpacks
January 20, 7:57pm

Re: Re: can I use these as baselayer
For me about 60F for the T2 while active and having it unzipped with nothing else on before I start sweating. At 75 I am sweating alot in it. (I have the T2 hodded zip tee). I tried it as a do ev...

In Gear Deals » MEC microgrid fleece sale
January 14, 2:16pm

Tubular Webbing and bicycle tubing
I use tubular webbing like the other picture but use an old bicycle tube cut in half to affix it. It is quite stretchy so really cinches the webbing to the pole tight. I use this on the Shangri...

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 13, 11:27pm

Blizzard Bag
I have spent a night out in a blizzard bag this past summer. It got down to about 0C. With tights, and base layer shirt it was quite effective though a little cold. It is a legitamate 40 F bag. ...

In GEAR » Best emergency bivy/shelter for 3-season day use
January 06, 9:12am

Xlite FTW
I perfer the Xlite, One thing to consider is that for the same weight as the regular prolite you can get the X-large Neo Air Xlite. So you end up with a wider and longer pad for the same weight. ...

In GEAR » Which is more comfortable: NeoAir Xlite or ProLite Plus?
December 03, 10:21am

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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WalMart
Walmart saved my trip. I was packing up the night before I was to leave and went to grab what i thought was a full butane canister and it was empty. It was 10pm and i was leaving at 5 the next morni...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 7:27pm

Mont Bell Ultra-Light Spiral Down Hugger #3 Long
I had a chance to test out my new UL Spiral down hugger #3. This is the regular version not the super stretch. It still has the diagonal baffles so it does have a little more give than an average ba...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 05, 11:33pm