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Re: Local gear store in/around Salt Lake City
Thanks! I appreciate the help!

In GEAR » Local gear store in/around Salt Lake City?
January 05, 3:23pm

Local gear store in/around Salt Lake City?
I'm in SLC for the week. Anyone have any recommendations for a local gear shop to check out? I can hit REI anywhere. Looking for someplace with local character. Even better if they specialize i...

In GEAR » Local gear store in/around Salt Lake City?
January 05, 8:28am

Start of my testing...
I bought a pair of these and started testing them this week, paired with Injinji Trail 2.0 micro-length socks. As someone who has struggled with blisters and hotspots with various shoes (including ...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance Leadville MT1210 Runners Review
September 11, 12:12pm

What kinds of weight do people carry?
Considering these shoes, but before I go out and try them, what kind of weight do people carry with them when hiking? I'm 6', 188 and carry 22-25 lbs TPW for 4-5 days. Rick

In GEAR » New Balance 910v1 and 1210 (Leadville)
August 01, 9:48pm

Help keep my feet from turning into hamburger!
Hi everyone! This July I attempted a thru-hike of the Colorado Trail. I was well equipped, lightweight (TPW 22 lbs for ~4 days, including 3L of water) and I was well trained. I trained in the sh...

In GEAR » Help keep my feet from turning into hamburger!
August 01, 8:51pm

Re: Help keep my feet from turning into hamburger!
I wear Darn Tough CoolMax mesh socks. Those are the thin socks they make, but also the ones I trained with. I'm moving this discussion to the gear forum. Appreciate your input! Rick

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Help keep my feet from turning into hamburger!
August 01, 8:50pm

Moved to Gear forum
Sorry! Don't know what I was thinking...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Help keep my feet from turning into hamburger!
August 01, 8:47pm

Help keep my feet from turning into hamburger!
Hi everyone! This July I attempted a thru-hike of the Colorado Trail. I was well equipped, lightweight (TPW 22 lbs for ~4 days, including 3L of water) and I was well trained. I trained in the sh...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Help keep my feet from turning into hamburger!
August 01, 8:45pm

Gatorade powder
Great article. I'm a little behind in my reading having just gotten off the trail and I haven't read the entire comment thread, so I apologize if my comments are duplicates of another's...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hydration for Lightweight Backpackers
July 29, 10:37am

Nylofume or anti-static
Really interesting article. Beyond the obvious results, my experience with OPSAKs has been negative just based on built quality. I've had seams blow out too often to trust these bags. I bought ...

In Editor's Roundtable » How Safe Is Your Food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
April 10, 9:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Rick Burtt

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Katabatic Customer Service
I'm in the process of revising my sleep system and am on the fence between a number of manufacturers. As I live in CO, I took the opportunity to visit Katabatic's shop. Aaron took the time to...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 06, 1:13pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
Let's not confuse customer service with website/inventory integration. I've spoken with GoLite on a number of occasions, both on the phone and in person and have always found them to be extre...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 05, 10:40am