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Re: The Clymb
Not critiquing Dustin's rationale ... different vendors offer different kinds of service that suits different kinds of customers. Foe this customer's needs: the worse part is their wa...

In GEAR » Trail Runners @ REI
April 28, 4:27pm

Re: rei inov8
TheClymb sells nicely discounted Inov8s multiple times each year ... rather frequently in the last few months. Great deals once you've found a model/size that works. I keep my eyes open an...

In GEAR » Trail Runners @ REI
April 28, 3:05pm

Re: Enlightened Equipment Revelation Review
Jim H is correct. 2013 EE quilts have a changed strap system. I own the first one made in 2013:-) Here is a photo of the two strap types: The closer strap is elastic and is used to attach t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Enlightened Equipment Revelation Review
April 26, 8:21am

Re: Midwest Mountaineering Show
I'll be there a lot. But am in WI much of today, not likely to be back by 4:00.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest Mountaineering Show
April 26, 6:20am

Re: Jetboil
Doug, Jetboil utensils look tempting. Looks like they might be food traps though ... have any difficulty getting them thoroughly clean?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Spoon heresy
April 23, 9:07am

Re: I think I have a gear problem
What was it that Dante wrote? .... Oh yeah, "Abandon hope all ye who enter here" Too late, you're a goner.

In Philosophy & Technique » I think I have a gear problem
April 21, 7:06pm

Re: Backpacking: Baby on Board - Part 2: Trekking with a Toddler
Wonderful ... simply wonderful. Your daughter was wise beyond her years to choose such parents:-)

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking: Baby on Board - Part 2: Trekking with a Toddler
April 20, 8:25am

Re: Patagonia Nano Puff or Stoic Hadron
I've been on two Philmont treks which certainly does NOT make me an authoritative source. I don't get cold easily and could get by with what Mark say's he'd carry if there's a ...

In Philmont » My Tips learned at Philmont
April 17, 5:12pm

Re: MYO Chouinard Expedition Sewing Kit, 0.9 oz and under $10
Can't embed the Amazon link for some reason Happens from time to time here. It usually works to create a shortened URL and imbed that ... as seen here URL to pin vise

In Make Your Own Gear » MYO Chouinard Expedition Sewing Kit, 0.9 oz and under $10
April 15, 6:26pm

pin vise

In User Test Forum » test
April 15, 6:20pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am