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All Forum Posts by John Castro-Rappl

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Lists
Food lists on the whole sound like a great idea; a sub-forum for them could certainly be nice, though I don't know how much traffic it would end up getting. It's interesting that we spen...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » We have gear lists, but what about food lists?
February 22, 1:10pm

Lid/Pack
Ben: I know what you mean with the floating top lid/fanny pack. It drove me to sell my otherwise phenomenal Nimbus Meridian pack, just because I wanted something simpler overall. All that nylon flo...

In Gear Lists » Considering changing pack
February 22, 1:08pm

Thanks!
Been slowly converting my wardrobe to include more and more lightweight Merino wool, so this will definitely come in handy once they start seeing some wear. Thanks!

In Make Your Own Gear » how do I fix small hole in wool shirt?
February 22, 1:02pm

Re: FS: Marmot BonFire Fleece HooDy BLK Medium
Sent you a pm.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot BonFire Fleece HooDy BLK Medium
February 22, 12:49pm

Hahaha
This is in such poor taste haha, it just made my afternoon. Nice job Doug!

In Gear Deals » Vaude at the Clymbe
February 22, 12:28pm

Count me...
...in agreeance. It's not a hard website to check, so no need for announcements.

In Gear Deals » The Clymb President's Day Sale
February 21, 3:18pm

Softshell
PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Soft Shell Jacket and Pants
February 14, 11:11pm

Discount
Thanks! With my member discount it ended up at $68.36 with free shipping. Not too bad for a great piece of kit.

In Gear Deals » Patagonia Houdini at Shoebuy.com for $76.36
February 13, 4:42pm

MLD
Have you looked at MLD? They've got a Bug Bivy as well as the Superlight which you can get with an all netting hood.

In GEAR » bivy recomendation
February 13, 3:22pm

Re: Swift
Alright, thanks guys! I think I'm sold on the Swift at this point, with the belt and the stays it should be a pretty versatile pack, and it'll be nice not having to worry about compressing...

In GEAR » CDT vs Swift: UL Packs
February 13, 2:57pm

All Reader Reviews by John Castro-Rappl

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BackpackingLight.com
I ordered a backpack, then upon its arrival realized I had made a critical error; my gear was light enough, but too bulky for the bag. I sent the pack back to BPl, then sent them a message a few days ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 3:06pm

Driducks rainsuit
After hearing great thing about DriDucks jackets I decided to get a pack. I took members' sizing advice and purchased a size small (I'm 5'9, 35/35 arms, 40-41 inch chest) and it fit perfec...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 29, 10:08am