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Salmon Lake - Gore Range
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In Photo Gallery » Gore Range - various trips
August 11, 8:42am

Zodiac Spires - Gore Range
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In Photo Gallery » Gore Range - various trips
August 05, 8:42am

Peak P - Gore Range
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In Photo Gallery » Gore Range - various trips
August 05, 8:39am

Re: Details...
Snow could be a problem in June. It really depends on the winter. If I recall ice out on the lakes is early June, or at least was back in the 70s. Of course that was 30+ years ago. You coul...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Ideas for a trip in the Wind River Range...
April 10, 9:26pm

Re: Podcast: Making Unconventional Choices for a Better Life
Great podcast. The ad took a bit away from it though.

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: Making Unconventional Choices for a Better Life
April 09, 8:33pm

Re: Re: Is humidity/fog enough to completely collapse down loft?
Adrian, what do you Kiwi's use for sleeping gear in NZ, or is it all hut hiking?

In GEAR » Is humidity/fog enough to completely collapse down loft?
April 07, 7:31am

Re: Ideas for a trip in the Wind River Range...
Will you be fishing or just hiking? Also do you have a high clearance vehicle?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Ideas for a trip in the Wind River Range...
April 06, 4:00pm

Re: Signal Mirror - Lifesaver or BS
I went for the el-cheapo @ $3.50 http://www.rei.com/product/745496 Really useful if need to put ointment in your eyes at night.

In GEAR » Signal Mirror - Lifesaver or BS?
April 05, 11:58am

Re: Hope you get better service
Will Rietveld discussed this "under filling" problem here: http://tinyurl.com/3kgc76 Last year I made a trip to the Boulder, CO store and found that a Montbell bag I was considering ha...

In GEAR » Fill weight and temp rating: Western Mountaineering vs. Montbell UL SS
April 05, 11:44am

Re: Erin and Hig Podcast
Playing Erin and Hig's March 18, 2008 (Illamna, AK) podcast in Fox Fire 2.0.0.13. The undocumented feature? Scroll down to a point where the Audio Updates is no longer shown. And... the br...

In Editor's Roundtable » EXPEDITION: Journey on the Wild Coast (Erin McKittrick and Bretwood Higman)
April 03, 8:47am

All Reader Reviews by Steve .

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Driducks rainsuit
Tested: - size: small - jacket weight: 5.5 oz - pants weight: 4.4 oz Pro: - price - weight - functionality Con: - fragile - zipper Having used Driducks for 2 years in ...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 28, 11:15am

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
Had a small hole form on the ankle of one of my Darn Tough Full Cushion Boot socks that I use mostly for fishing. Surprising since I have a pair of Micro Cushions that I have hiked the heck out of wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 10:44am

Backcountry.com
Learned about BackCountry.com here and have dealt with their customer service twice. First time I purchased a Granite Gear Vapor Trail on sale and the waist belt was out of spec - this true for all...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 10:31am

Granite Gear Vapor Trail
Overall a nice pack with the exception of the huge extension collar and the fact that the Men's Medium waist belt length significantly differs from what Granite Gear says it is. Granite Gear sp...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 09, 9:43am

Sahalie Men's Ultralight Tights
I ordered a pair of the Sahalie's Men's Ultralight Tights (medium, 1.8 oz) and the siz...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 28, 3:49pm

Inova Microlight
Last summer I lost a Photon that had faithfully served me for several years and hav...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 03, 3:40pm

Jim Wood SuperCat
Although I haven't used it in the field yet it works great in the house. Brings 2 cups of cold tap water to a rolling boil in about 6 minutes (prime: 1 minute; cook 5 minutes) using less than 1oz...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 7:57pm

TarpTent
Ordered a Contrail during the holiday sale. Followed up with an email asking for some scrap material. Communication was great. Order was perfect. Delivery exceeded expectations. If the tent i...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 28, 1:53pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
Lighten Up is an entertaining introduction to lightweight backpacking. Lots of good material for the beginner and a nice review for experienced lightweighters. The illustrations really make the book...

In Books and Media
December 27, 4:44pm

Mont Bell
13 years ago I purchased a lightweight Montbell Parka. It served me well until the Gortex started to delaminate this year. I called the Boulder office hoping to find a place to have it repaired. Th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 10:50pm