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All Forum Posts by J W

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Re: Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
Bill, you sure know how to spur a good thread! Good to see you posting again. I have to respectfully disagree with the practice of wearing gear and not counting it as *base weight*. Lower weight...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
June 01, 6:36pm

Fenix LOD Super Clip and Mods
Looking at making a better clip for my Fenix LOD AAA pen light, I combined the OEM metal clip with the bottom half of an extra Photon Freedom Micro clip. Total weight of clip is 0.185 oz. Also, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Fenix LOD Super Clip and Mods
May 29, 8:32pm

Re: Best UL/SUL BPing Flashlight???
Rechargeable batteries and chargers for the H-30 are avail on CP forums through a guy named AW. The protected RCR123As are $6 each, and a nano charger (cool UL name!) is around $13. If you have oth...

In GEAR » Best UL/SUL BPing Flashlight???
May 14, 2:04pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: WM Ultralite 20* Down Bag, size R
May 13, 1:07pm

Re: Best UL/SUL BPing Flashlight???
For any and all UL backpacking applications the new Zebralight H-30 is my fav. YMMV. I also have the Fenix L0D AAA, find a headlamp more useful. Super low-low (camp chores yes!) Nice medium (ge...

In GEAR » Best UL/SUL BPing Flashlight???
May 12, 3:28pm

Re: E. Wenk (JMT author) Master Spreadsheet of GPS Coordinates, etc.
Thanks Roleigh. Here's a clickable version of the link: JMT Spreadsheet (not a member so can't verify)

In On the Web » E. Wenk (JMT author) Master Spreadsheet of GPS Coordinates, etc.
May 07, 6:34pm

Re: Solo 50-mile overnight - Western States Trail - California
Nice Klas! Would have liked to see more pics with gear and hiker, but scenes were great. What no soap or sanitizer for post snow-tp hand cleanup? :-) How are you liking the zilch pack? Goo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Solo 50-mile overnight - Western States Trail - California
May 04, 9:57pm

Re: Fire and Ultralight, a US Forest Service Recon
In case you missed it, there is also a nice album of photos from this trip (with pictures of the floorless One Tent!): http://picasaweb.google.com/jhaura/LitehikerSRecon --Jhaura

In Editor's Roundtable » Fire and Ultralight, a US Forest Service Recon
May 03, 9:26am

WTB: Nunatak Arc Specialist + Gear
Wanted to buy the following items for my wife and I, new or used: Montbell UL or Alpine Down Parka women's XS or S 7x9 flat cuben tarp 5' 6" womens 15* down bag (montbell 800 ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Nunatak Arc Specialist + Gear
May 02, 7:58am

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In Gear Swap » Trade: Brand New Nathan 063 Backpack
May 02, 7:53am

All Reader Reviews by J W

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Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
Just received these poles so this is a pre-trip review. Superb craftsmanship, super light and exactly what I would have made if I could do it myself. The adjustable mechanism is easy to use and ...

In Trekking Poles
July 04, 10:45pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip Pack
The perfect balance between light weight and durability with features like side pockets, padded shoulder straps and dyneema spectra grid fabric, all for under 10 oz. I have a second generation one,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 25, 7:10pm

Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Crew long sleeve
I love this shirt more than any other I own. The only problem is the durability. I'm on my second one and have had numorous holes 1/8" to 1/4" in diameter pop up all over on both. Also, ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
June 25, 11:43am

Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy
Rating 4/5 because the construction was under par. They use tape to form the bivy shape from a single piece of material. The tape job was sloppy with some holes in the bottom. Other than that a great ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 18, 12:05pm

Gossamer Gear
Thumbs up to GG. They don't make a lot of items, rather a few quality niche packs and other gear. I really like their sourcing of other industry items and presenting them for backpacking, such as the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 7:38pm

Gossamer Gear G6 Whisper
Initial Review Oct 2006: Out of the box I love it, light as a feather, VERY well made and sized perfect for my intended use. I really like the shape, it's like a slim aerodynamic sled. GG's products a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 16, 8:00pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Just got mine in the mail and tinkered with it a bit. Like the previous reviewer, the rivet looks very suspect. I will write more after some use. Drilled the rivet out to remove the pan. The pan we...

In Stoves - Other
August 16, 8:03pm