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Re: which tent to get
OK I m going to weigh in here, too, even though you have a lot of good advice coming your way. I owned for about 2 hours the BD Firstlight tent. Got it because of the extensive review that This ...

In GEAR » which tent to get
June 29, 12:40pm

Review of Montbell UL Super Stretch #4 Sleeping Bag
I am 6 foot 3 inches, weigh 175 age 56 sleep fairly warm and would classify myself as a lightweight (under 30 lbs skin out) packer. I bought the Montbell UL Stretch #4 bag Long about 2 months ag...

In GEAR » Review of Montbell UL Super Stretch #4 Sleeping Bag
June 23, 3:56pm

Re: Big agnes sarvis sl2 question?
Well, I own the SL1+ non event tent. I have used it 5x since I got it in conditions ranging from a 60 degree night on a long grass surface with high humidity to a 30 degree night in Yosemite with ...

In GEAR » Big agnes sarvis sl2 question?
June 20, 3:41pm

LONG sleeves for a tall man
You may want to check out for shirts and pants. I have found that their stuff runs long. Also try Cabellas, the hunting and outdoors catalog store.

In GEAR » ultra-tall, ultra-lite?
May 10, 4:28pm

Trekking pole alternatives
I am interested in any comment that members of this community have had using carbon fiber or composite ski poles as alternatives to the traditional 3 section or single section trekking poles. Righ...

In GEAR » Trekking Poles (esp. GossamerGear)
April 27, 3:19pm

Marmot Pounder bag
I am the guy who posted the extensive critique of this bag on TLB. Let me first say that I am an experienced packer who generally sleeps very warm. I wore silk long underwear and a hat primarily t...

In GEAR » Ultralight sleeping bag
April 27, 3:10pm

UL Down Pants
Definitely interested in purchasing these from you. Please supply purchasing info to me by email: Wish to buy immediately. Thanks!!

In Gear Swap » For Sale: WM Flight Vest + Montbell Down Pants
April 07, 10:56am

Best Most Used Gear This Year
1.Aqua Mira -- How did I ever get along without this two bottle wonder. Replaced all of that "paraphenalia" I used to carry and lose. 2. Tarptent "Virga" -- Can a "tent" be any lighter and more u...

In GEAR » Favorite Three Pieces of Gear Used in 2004?
January 01, 11:44am

All Reader Reviews by Mitchell Keil

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Terra Nova Laser Photon
Please remove this "Non-Review" ADDED 9/27/2007 No problem. We all make mistakes. Thanks you

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
September 26, 11:41am

Probar Energy Bar
I was about to write my own review of these wonderbars, when Shawn beat me to it. I have been enjoying these 350 calorie bars for about 3 months and have been using them as my lunch on the trail. The...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 19, 11:51am

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
Adding my two cents. Bottom Line on this inexpensive "Rain" suit: I got soaked clear through under my shoulder straps on a windy blow trying to get over New Army Pass two summers ago. ...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 09, 11:24am

Granite Gear Latitude Vapor
Reviewer Stats: Age = 58 Weight = 175 lbs Height = 6'3" Build = Athletic Waist = 34" Backpacking Experience = 30+ years Pack: Latitude Vapor Weight = 42oz size large Waist bel...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 03, 1:25pm

Solomon XA Comp 3D
Personal Statistics: Age: 58 Weight: 175 pounds Height: 6'3" Backpacking experience: 30 plus years Product statistics: weight: 25 ounces. Size: 12. Insoles: S...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
July 05, 1:45pm

Alpkit CarbonLite
Personal Specs: Age: 58 Height: 6'3" Weight: 175lbs Backpacking experience: 30+ years I ordered these 7.75oz per pole all carbon trekking poles on a Monday and they arrived from the UK...

In Trekking Poles
July 02, 10:24pm

Montbell U.L.AlpineBurrow Bag #3 Long
Personal stats: age: 58. Weight: 175 pounds Height: 6'3" backpacking experience: 30 years plus. Fitness level: athletic. This is a review of the Mont Bell, Alpine burrow bag number #3...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 1:23pm

Exped Downmat 7
I have used the Downmat 7 Shorty for 2 years now. I live in Southern CA and use it both here and in the Sierras. My scale indicates that the pad itself weighs 21oz and the foam lined stuff sack/inflat...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 25, 4:58pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Executive Summary: Of all the alcohol stoves ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 27, 3:23pm

Organic Food Bar Omega3 Flax
I posted this review baack on 2/22/2006 in a discussion about Big Sur Bars. I guess it more properly belongs here: OK, since we are considering highly dense nutritious and TASTY food bars, I thought ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 27, 1:47pm