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Pigeons
Marko, I think you misinterpret the pigeon experiment. In a random series of colors and food drops, every so often the food and the colors will line up. All animals (humans, too) are very good at...

In GEAR » Vibram settles lawsuit over FiveFingers health claims
May 11, 9:17am

Counterpoint
Just as a counterpoint to all the anecdotes about minimalist shoes: after a number of running- and hiking-related injuries, I switched to well-cushioned trail runners with custom orthotics (yes, th...

In GEAR » Vibram settles lawsuit over FiveFingers health claims
May 10, 4:05pm

Smartphone
We used a smartphone as our GPS on the CDT. But unlike most, we only used it when we were legitimately lost. That averaged out to about once a week. The rest of the time it was off, so battery a...

In GEAR » Using a Smartphone as GPS on the Trail ?
May 07, 5:58am

Bring a tent
I was in the Winds last August, and we got hit by a storm so bad we feared for our lives. The rain came so hard that the water was flowing under our tent, and there was almost no separation betwee...

In GEAR » Tarp in the Wind River Range
April 28, 1:48pm

Tarp
Contrary to Malto, I pitched my tarp at least 25 nights on my PCT thru-hike. It was a wet year. I started with an MLD Grace Solo (cat-cut tarp) that I used through Oregon. For Washington, I swit...

In GEAR » Would a simple A-frame tarp provide suitable weather protection for a PCT thru hike?
April 26, 10:12am

Price reduction: 2 Camp Corsa ice axes still available
2 ice axes still available. Original post updated with price reduction.

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell Thermawrap Jacket (men's M), 2 Camp Corsa ice axes, 50 and 60 cm
April 19, 1:11pm

50 cm Camp Corsa ice axe still available
Thermawrap is sold. 60 cm Ice Axe is SPF. 50 cm Camp Corsa still available. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell Thermawrap Jacket (men's M), 2 Camp Corsa ice axes, 50 and 60 cm
April 13, 3:39pm

PM
Already talked to her, thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell Thermawrap Jacket (men's M), 2 Camp Corsa ice axes, 50 and 60 cm
April 12, 12:06pm

FS: Montbell Thermawrap Jacket (men's M), 2 Camp Corsa ice axes, 50 and 60 cm
All prices include shipping in the CONUS. Shipping discount available for multiple purchases. Paypal only, buyer pays fees. SOLD: Montbell Thermawrap Jacket, men's medium: $50, shipped. ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Montbell Thermawrap Jacket (men's M), 2 Camp Corsa ice axes, 50 and 60 cm
April 12, 8:05am

Um
Does no one else realize what day it is? Nice story. :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear can misery
April 01, 2:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Scott S

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
I used an Exodus FS for my 5-month CDT thru-hike. The pack was, by far, my least favorite piece of gear. What I didn't like: - The pack squeaked loudly and persistently, with almost every ste...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
December 23, 5:07pm