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In Gear Swap » FS: GOLITE WHIM PANTS-MENS SIZE LARGE
November 16, 2:08pm

HH to ground
I am interested in this also as I am planning a CT hike with my hammock. There are some extended areas above treeline and for some reason, hammocks seem to work best when trees are available. F...

In Multiple Use Gear » ground sleeping in a hammock
November 08, 7:28pm

REI - take the cash
Bobby, I like REI and shop there often, but in your case I think you would get more bang for the buck if you take the cash and shop around for good UL gear. John

In GEAR » $500 at REI and nothing to buy....
November 05, 6:37am

chafing
Having had experience with those issues in the past, 2 things have worked for me; ExOfficio boxer briefs was one, going commando with the ExOfficio convertable zip off pants with the built in mesh ...

In GEAR » Chafing and the merits of going commando
October 30, 11:27am

It comes in colors
I am looking for a cuben tarp and would prefer olive gray/foliage green over the stock white color. I personally prefer muted/natural over bright/primary colors.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber in Colors
October 23, 1:55pm

REI - sale item
Don't know the weight, but this might work for you. http://www.rei.com/product/748179

In GEAR » Looking for small Mesh stuff bags
August 25, 3:59pm

long sleeved shirts
Andrea, I have the Rail Riders Eco Mesh and the Ex Officio Air Strip Lite long sleeved shirts. I like them both. I have found that I actually feel cooler wearing the light colored Ex Officio sh...

In GEAR » Could lemon eucalyptus bug repellent attract bears?
August 04, 4:10pm

floorless tent
Pete, The Philmont requirement is for a fully enclosed tent. This is at least partly due to the attempt to prevent the hantavirus carried by rodent droppings. I believe the "Guide to Adventur...

In Philmont » LIghtweight Philmont Experince
August 04, 3:24pm

lightning - on the ground or hanging?
I have followed this thread with interest, since there has been similar discussion among hammock campers. Is it safer to be on the ground or in a hammock? Since in it's basic form, lightning...

In GEAR » Does Carbon fiber hiking pole conduct electricity?
July 30, 8:23am

quilt as jacket
Chris, For the conditions you describe, I think the JRB quilt as jacket for evenings/mornings would work very well. I also hammock camp and use the JRB quilts as you are planning to do. In those t...

In GEAR » Layers layers layers
July 29, 9:07am

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm