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light weight second pairs
I missed this, sorry. if you are carrying a second pair of shoes, then there are other options to consider. as a suggestion: modifying a rubber soled pair will be lightest. it's such a...

In Fishing » lightweight wading sandals or shoes?
August 21, 6:41am

Fizan poles as wading staff
I bought a pair as they were on special to use as wading staffs that I didn't need to take care of, one for my young son, and I've been using the other when I wasn't using my specialist...

In Editor's Roundtable » Fizan Compact Trekking Poles Review
August 05, 12:24am

specialised wading shoes
salomon tech amphibians Columbia outpost hybrid many others also out there cheapsters - dunlop volleys, the original - roofers still wear them light weight mesh runner-style shoes with specia...

In Fishing » lightweight wading sandals or shoes?
July 29, 6:51am

it's all about choice. you can choose to buy over the internet from the US, and for a shipping cost of about $40 for a bag or tent, it makes sense. Going with a large reputable provider, like...

In GEAR » American manufacturers ripped off by Aussie greed
July 20, 3:38am

XUL forum?
After reading the companion thread on this forum, I'm now waiting to see someone try to convince the adminstrators to create an XUL forum as well.....just joking! ;)

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » XUL Definitions
July 16, 2:39am

soap vs alcohol hand gel
er, back on topic. I gather this means that a good soap and water wash is often better. Beauty! I've often wondered why any of us gram watchers (aren't we all on this site) would eve...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hand Sanitizers: My Journey Towards Discovering Best Practices for Wilderness Hygiene
July 16, 2:22am

re Bear cannisters
Has anyone ever thought of this: Why doesn't someone create a shaped bear cannister, say a kidney shape in cross section, with fitting lids - with a cross section shape to match your back. La...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Frameless Backpacks State of the Market Report 2011: Part 3 – Packs for UltraLight Backpacking
July 16, 2:05am

Re: Ultralight fishing net
I agree with Jason on the C&R aspects. My views are: with a de-barbed hook and net I often catch and release a fish very quickly (under 20 secs when tenkara or czech nymphing with 6X or 7X) on...

In Fishing » A 2.5 Oz. Ultralight Fishing Net
July 15, 3:37am

rods and reels
not sure from the photos, but it looks like a 2 piece rod. have a look at Cabelas for options - they sell a range of multi piece rods that would fit better into your pack (I can recommend their na...

In Fishing » *Lightweight* Saltwater Kit
July 15, 3:20am

Thanks Colin. Clearly, there is an opening here for an entrepreneuring person to arrange for a roll or two of the stuff to be made, and then re-sell it on backpacking forums. :) Craig

In Make Your Own Gear » 2oz pad
June 21, 9:23pm

All Reader Reviews by Craig Price

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Gossamer Gear Squall 2010
Just bought one, and while can't yet post a review, need to put in a comment about the company. A minor slip up resulted in the rear pole being forgotten from the packed tent. Contacted the st...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
May 21, 3:42am

KOMPERDELL Carbon Ultra Light C3
Not that light, my 140cm version weighs 180g or 6.3oz each - most of the weight is in the heavy handle. I have the opposite problem. The poles jam in both of the bottom sections. No probs with s...

In Trekking Poles
May 21, 3:34am

SteriPen Adventurer
I've had the Steripen Journey for some time now. It does everything it was stated to do. I don't need to carry lots of water. As I backpack to fish (solely), I am near or aiming to get to, ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
May 21, 3:18am