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Re: "Phantom 32"
Ali e, the MH Phantom 32 is EN tested to 32 degrees, I own two other Phantoms and they are quality bags, especially my Phantom 15 that is true to its’ EN 15 degree temperature rating. Having said...

In GEAR » 30 degree bag, China, REI
April 20, 12:10pm

RE Artic Tent/Stephenson
I would sidestep Stephenson tents. Stephenson tents are not just tunnel tents but also require substantial tension for integrity and I can see where that would be a real problem on exposed granite ...

In GEAR » Arctic tent
April 07, 1:20pm

Any SPOT2 Replacements
I just received a response from "SPOT Return Program Update" verifying that they did receive my SPOT2, provided me with a reference number, and indicated that the new SPOT2 units were nea...

In Chaff » Any SPOT2 Replacements
February 11, 12:55pm

Any SPOT2 Replacements
It has been three monthe since my saga has begun with SPOT. Enclosed is my lastest response from SPOT customer service in my attempt to replace my SPOT2. Hopefully my additional information will he...

In Chaff » Any SPOT2 Replacements
February 08, 3:28pm

Re: Re: Re: I have no idea, if you cannot tell...
bachamp, thanks for the information on Hilleberg tents!

In GEAR » 2 Person Lightweight double wall tent
February 05, 10:45pm

Re: I have no idea, if you cannot tell...
Bachamp, the 2R and 3R are alpine and mountain tents, I own both and they work great in those conditions and not the recommended tents for hot humid conditions although individuals continue to purc...

In GEAR » 2 Person Lightweight double wall tent
February 04, 12:54pm

Is BPL Going To The Outdoor Retailer Market
BPL should be careful what it wishes for as I can’t be the only member that joined to support your site because I have an interest in your philosophy but I’m certainly not dedicated to it as a ...

In GEAR » Is BPL going to the Outdoor Retailer Market?
February 01, 12:13pm

Is BPL Going To The Winter OR Show
I must have missed the boat on this and was unaware that BPL no longer considers it worthwhile to attend the winter OR show and may redefine how it covers the summer show. I also joined BPL in part...

In GEAR » Is BPL going to the Outdoor Retailer Market?
January 31, 1:37pm

Are Rainpants Worth Carring
I am way beyond rainpants, then again I never went anywhere last year that did not require an ice ax and crampons so it all depends where one goes.

In GEAR » rainpants worth carrying?
January 02, 9:40am

Thanks Everyone
All your information is on the MSR website.

In GEAR » Differences between msr lightning & lightning ascents
December 06, 10:51pm

All Reader Reviews by Scott Toraason

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Great stuff and just a step below real Starbucks but in the mountains I don’t know the difference; real easy to fix at:

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 02, 11:41am

Leki Super Makalu
I bent the piston that operates the shock system in the lower section of my 2008 Super Makalu pole when it came loose in some very wet snow descending Cashmere Mountain Alpine Lakes Wilderness. All it...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 09, 1:19pm

REI Ti Ware Long Handled Spoon
Just saw this review and have been using this spoon the last two years with my Enertia Trail Food dinners and my home made cereal breakfasts. I could not agree more with the previous post that it is g...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 20, 12:08pm

Kahtoola KTS Aluminum crampons
I’ve been looking for a lightweight traction device for training hikes on Mount Si in Washington State and to use when my Grivels would be over kill. I chose the Kahtoola Steels mainly because of all ...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 19, 11:44am

MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I recently busted a hole in one of my MSR Denali Ascent snowshoe binding straps and after contacting MSR/Cascade Designs (who are here locally) received a free replacement strap in the mail within one...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 6:52pm

Brunton Helios "Stormproof" lighter
The directions that came with the lighter sucked, however there is a good explanation at that explains high altitude/cold operation. At select Butane Lighters, Wind...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 20, 11:58am

Java Juice Coffee Extract
I posted a comment on Java Juice in a different thread a while back so I’ll bust in here and say that I’ve tried just about everything I can think of for a cup of morning joe from packing a small Fren...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 05, 10:26am