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Fix my clothing system please
I have a strange backpacking 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

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

Do you have to adjust it periodically when hiking? Or is it staying in place pretty good?

In GEAR » New Zimmerbuilt Pack
December 08, 8:49pm

Pad attachment
Definitely would like to hear about the pad attachment as well. I'm considering ordering another zimmer pack with something like that for my gossamer gear pad.

In GEAR » New Zimmerbuilt Pack
December 08, 8:15pm

Yes Phase SV is very different.
I recently switched from Phase SV to Cap 4. I think Phase SV might dry a tiny bit faster....maybe. The reason I switched is that the cap4 feels warmer and more breathable. Thus better across a w...

In GEAR » Capilene 4 vs Phase SV: dry time
December 08, 10:44am

Me too
That happened to me on my dead bird phase SL boxers. Only used revivex synthetic cleaner, and air dried. They are about 5 years old....but still....bummer.

In GEAR » Deformed elastic on underclothing
December 05, 12:14pm

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