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Chess board
Was heading over Kearsarge pass a few months back, and met 2 very nice guys...one of which had a chessboard strapped to his pack. Not a little travel chessboard...but the biggest I've ever see...

In GEAR » Oddest single piece of gear you have seen on the trail
January 13, 12:58am

Caved
After reading this thread I caved and ordered em. They arrived quick! They do seem like they can slip forward...BUT!!... The strap over the top can easily be used behind the heel instead. Alm...

In GEAR » Vargo's new 2015 4oz 10point crampons
January 07, 11:11pm

Also
To answer the previous question.. For my hands I just have a pair of light MH gloves that work fine. For my head I use a 100wt chameece hat from MB+hood from the T3+down parka hood. Feet are f...

In Gear Lists » Fix my clothing system please
January 07, 10:47pm

Heya!
Sorry for the slow reply...busy day at work. Great feedback so far thanks! I'm only cold when at camp, and/or sleeping. Especially if it's soggy out and I'm too afraid to wet out m...

In Gear Lists » Fix my clothing system please
January 07, 10:23pm

Fix my clothing system please
I have a strange backpacking quirk....my shoulder season clothing system is weird....and excessive...and I still get cold while in camp sometimes. Please set me straight here...I'm hoping fo...

In Gear Lists » Fix my clothing system please
January 07, 3:03am

Speaking of MB base layers....
I've seen people ask the question here before but never actually saw a response... Are MB base layers good? How do they stack up to capilene and phasic fabrics? Pretty hard to beat power d...

In GEAR » Synthetic thermal baselayers comparable to Mont Bell Zeo-line?
December 28, 11:37pm

Go pro
Personally I'd opt for the higher res black edition. I own the hero 2 and 3+ and never missed the screen....then again I'm far from a real photographer. I just like that it's a magic ...

In Photography » Hiking/Rafting Specific Question for GoPro4 Hero
December 23, 1:05am

MTR timing?
Thanks guys, great info so far. Another dumb question: Is there a trick to aligning timing w/ MTR cabin reservations (besides the obvious strict trip itinerary). It's common for me to go o...

In Pre-Trip Planning » MTR, Reds, resupply questions
December 12, 4:06pm

Stinger waffles
Stinger waffles are small, flat, 160 calories and I think 1.1 oz. When your bear can is full you can always stuff several around the edges. I've eaten probably 100...and finally starting to b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 10, 10:40pm

Also
Does the pad tend to collect a lot of dirt that way? I'm 90% sold on it...just venting my concerns. ;)

In GEAR » New Zimmerbuilt Pack
December 08, 8:51pm

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