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CityFort Collins
StateColorado
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.swabconcrete.com
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ULA Ohm with bear canister pics
I have both an Ohm and a BV450, if you are still in Fort Collins send me a FB message or a PM, we can get together and you can try them out. Eric

In GEAR » ULA Ohm with bear canister pics
February 20, 10:53pm

Winter 5* Check Over
I would swap the platypus for a Nalgene or Gatorade bottle. I see the stove burns wood, but wouldn't rely on an alcohol stove at 5 degrees, use white gas. I wear my rain pants in camp so not su...

In Gear Lists » Winter 5* Check Over
February 10, 10:16pm

4 - 5 Day Gear List
Look at Saucony ProGrid Exodus trail runners, they work well for my wide feet. The Salomon's mentioned above also fit me well, I just didn't care for the lacing system.

In Gear Lists » 4 - 5 Day Gear List
January 11, 8:29am

MSR Lightning Flash Snowshoe Review
Nice timing on this review! I have been looking at the Lightning Ascents in hopes of gaining better side hill traction for the more varied terrain I seem to be dealing with lately. I have the No...

In Editor's Roundtable » MSR Lightning Flash Snowshoe Review
January 11, 8:23am

No New Gear 2012
Nicely put Craig I like the way you summed things up: "So here’s to the challenge, to a year of learning new things, to studying the names of plants and animals and rocks instead of the ...

In Philosophy & Technique » No New Gear 2012
January 02, 8:38pm

"Bob Marshall Wilderness Open - Memorial Day 2012
Thanks for your insight Dave, -I will leave the baskets on the poles. -The altimeter watch could be a "want", don't really want a GPS though. -Will drop head net which I use mostl...

In Gear Lists » Bob Marshall Wilderness Open - Memorial Day 2012
December 29, 9:37pm

Bob Marshall Wilderness Open - Memorial Day 2012
I know it is a ways away but I want to plan ahead and be able to get a couple of gear items before things get really busy for the gear makers and to be able to test things out in a variety of condi...

In Gear Lists » Bob Marshall Wilderness Open - Memorial Day 2012
December 29, 10:18am

2011 Backpacking Light Reader Picks
1. Saucony Exodus trail runners - With wide feet these work great, super comfortable all day long, I find myself wearing them for just about everything. 2. GSI Minmalist / Cat Food Stove / Winds...

In GEAR » 2011 Backpacking Light Reader Picks
December 29, 7:17am

Best Very Warm (<0) Compressible Synthetic Sleeping Bag
Low thirties happen all summer in the mountains, a comfort rated, 20 degree F mummy bag with a regular 1" self inflating pad (R2.5ish) will keep you warm down to 10 degrees easy. You may have ...

In GEAR » Best Very Warm (<0) Compressible Synthetic Sleeping Bag
December 27, 3:56pm

Footwear
Eugene -Have you ever used the Saucony Exodus trail runners? Can you compare them to the Perigrines? My feet do really well in the Exodus, but I would like a bit more of an aggressive tread and i...

In GEAR » Footwear
December 27, 9:42am

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm