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Is your longest Rapell 120ft or is that the length of rope you have? Not sure if it is worth cutting the pull cord or bluewater rope to half the max rappel length. Do you really need 100ft of web...

In Gear Lists » 45 pounds of UL (Grand Canyon list)
February 22, 3:56pm

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Somewhere there is a thread by an alias of german tourist or something like that who gave reports on the long term life of products when used continiously. I think she said two years of constant u...

In GEAR » how long does it take to wear out a down sleeping bag?
February 15, 1:38am

For the REI and MEC satisfaction guarentees I think you are warrented that you will be satisfied with the product. This doesnt mean it will lat forever, or that you can wear it out against granite...

In GEAR » Return dilemma
February 15, 1:33am

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

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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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