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Everest - gigapixel panorama
Found this via Outdoorsmagic: it's absolutely stunning, and wherever you zoom in you find more detail. http://www.glacierworks.org/the-glaciers/pumori-spring-2012

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Everest - gigapixel panorama
December 24, 3:57am

Everest Base Camp and Khumbu Icefall - Gigapixel panoramic photo
Found this via Outdoorsmagic: it's absolutely stunning, and wherever you zoom in you find more detail. http://www.glacierworks.org/the-glaciers/pumori-spring-2012/

In GEAR » Everest Base Camp and Khumbu Icefall - Gigapixel panoramic photo
December 24, 3:57am

Nice to see the article. May I suggest "representative" rather than "reprentative"?

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
December 22, 6:50pm

Re: Not going to live scared
"I'm not going to spend my life in fear of a gun assault. Life is too short. I'm not going to sleep with my gun in fear of an intruder. I don't think it would make me safer anyway....

In Chaff » Newtown
December 22, 6:32pm

Re: re
..... By way of example, when I was in Japan earlier this year I bought a Mont Bell softshell. When I got back to Australia I realised that for some reason the cuffs did not have elastic in them. ...

In GEAR » Disappointed in Mont-Bell
December 21, 4:18am

Re: Australia
"The Monash University shooting cause more gun control measures to be enacted making handguns have to be made larger to make them harder to conceal." Handguns have always been very str...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 21, 4:14am

Re: Schizophrenic Americans
"The extremists on both sides want their rules to apply to everyone" What's sad is that what I presume to be the "extremist" gun control position in the US is still more ...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 20, 2:44am

Re: already there
Just to draw a distinction here - Mont Bell in the US is not Mont Bell Japan, it's their local distributor. I wouldn't expect Mont Bell in Japan to be quite so .... bureaucratic. So perha...

In GEAR » Disappointed in Mont-Bell
December 20, 1:58am

Re: Elite
"But what has BPL accomplished? I can tell you this. There was nothing remotely like this blog before." Well to be fair ..... there was TLB, which some here are also still active on.

In On the Web » Whiteblaze.net is Anti-ultralight
December 09, 3:31am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: no no
"By the way, just to help things along, I notice that it now seems that the Australia/India plate, which is heading north into Asia and forming the Himalyas, may be cracking in half midway bet...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
December 05, 3:49am

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm