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8.5
That is my size, exactly. Shoes seem to be getting smaller so for some brands I need a 9, but my size is 8.5 (measured recently, BTW). Just curious, why do you ask?

In GEAR » Who wears size 8.5, normal width shoes?
December 02, 12:25pm

Everything...
I'm a cheap ***** and everything I use is cheap gear. My GG Vapor Trail is probably the closest to quality I own, but that was cheap from gear swap. My vargo ti canister stove was on sale for...

In GEAR » Cheap things that work as good or better than expensive things
November 25, 1:22pm

Re: advantages
Although limited, I've found most people on the trail very engaging (even thought I am a creepy old man ;^) ). All backpackers stopped to talk for a moment, even if just to gather info about w...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 21, 6:02pm

Re: re: finnegan, begin again
"All I have to say is if you are paranoid enough to take mace, bear spray or guns in California for protection, you're too paranoid to hike with me." When my wife went backpacking ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 21, 10:33am

Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
"On long, straight and or rather boring stretches my male partners were suddenly lagging behind me whining how boring all this is...They were lacking the multi-tasking abilities." It&#...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 5:36pm

Anti-Drone!
"As I say for me personally I don't see it as a real world problem." Not yet for me either. However, the prices are dropping and the capabilities are increasing rapidly. It won'...

In GEAR » Anti-Drone !
November 19, 4:03pm

Beer bottles
I would think that the alum. beer bottles would be a better choice. Emptying them is a lot more fun, and you don't need to worry about residual chemicals in the bottle.

In GEAR » Anyone use a 9.7 ounce Aluminum Spray Bottle as a Cup?
November 19, 11:04am

Against FFA Regs
Generally speaking, most of these "drone" flights are against FAA regulations. Enforcement is troublesome, but if someone is being a constant pest possibly try contacting the FAA.

In GEAR » Anti-Drone !
November 18, 3:31pm

No poles for me
I don't use poles. I've tried them and don't like them. I would rather not carry something in my hand(s). They are however useful when crossing streams. I do use one or find a sti...

In GEAR » Non-trekking pole PCT hikers: do you think trekking poles are actually justified in the Sierra?
November 17, 5:08pm

Rainshadow 2
This tent will handle three and maybe even four if they are small. It is light for its size.

In GEAR » Yes, another "which tent" thread
November 14, 1:29pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm