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WTB: Western Mountaineering Highlite

In Gear Swap » WTB: Western Mountaineering Highlite
July 16, 1:22pm

Arc Slim
Interesting... I was considering the above for the PCT next season. Hiked the CT last year with a 33 litre Talon, carrying 6 days food at one point. So the Slim seems about right capacity-wise..?

In GEAR » Arc Blast 52L vs. 60L: quick question
June 22, 12:31am

Re: Torso vs. full length pad
Like others I've moved the other way - for the comfort/sleep factor - the over-arching thing being better sleep. Used a TAR short for a few seasons (incl. some quite long trails - CT). Us...

In GEAR » Torso vs. full length pad
June 20, 2:03pm

You won't do much better than this...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Haute Route Pyrenees Hike
May 27, 12:39pm

Go to Scotland...
If you really want to get a taste of UK mountains head for Scotland - easy enough to fly or advance book on train. Still quite low but I think you'll find the hills challenging enough. My...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Recommended walks near London UK
May 27, 9:03am

Multimat insulation
Yes I have got one. It is colder to sleep on than my Neoair - I've just cut a space blanket up to insulate it - will see if that makes a difference. I might just go with the womens X-lit...

In GEAR » What is the lightest full bodied air matrass available
May 24, 8:29am

Multimat Superlite Air - lighter than the THERMAREST NEOAIR XLITE
Multimat Superlite Air - 300g

In GEAR » What is the lightest full bodied air matrass available
May 24, 4:09am

Not breathable?
David - interesting; my mate has one (I'm not a runner just a weight weenie) and thinks it as good as other's in the 'class'. No real in-depth reviews from others, but some comme...

In GEAR » Any New UL Rain Jackets on the Market ?
April 29, 12:50pm

Any New UL Rain Jackets on the Market ? berghaus
The brand Berghaus has been increasingly moving towards lighter weight gear - this comes in at 110g - just under 4oz

In GEAR » Any New UL Rain Jackets on the Market ?
April 29, 12:22am

"Where to Buy Trekking Poles in Germany or Switzerland"
This place is in Frankfurt and carries Leki. You could always order online from anywhere European and have poles shipped to your first hotel....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where to Buy Trekking Poles in Germany or Switzerland
April 28, 12:19am

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

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Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am