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Re: Re: gross accusations.
...edited to help get things back on track. As far as the original post goes, can anyone point me to the exclusions for the sale for this year? I can't find them anywhere. Although I may n...

In GEAR » REI Dividend and 20 % off sale ?
March 11, 5:58pm

questions re: synthetic insulation in a pad
I couldn't find anything with my google skills so thought I'd ask. Is synthetic insulation in a pad similar to other synthetic insulation in say a garment or sleeping bag such that after a...

In GEAR » questions re: synthetic insulation in a pad
March 11, 12:54pm

Re: Re: Spork vs spoon
"A little tip. The Lexan spoons that REI sells for the princely sum of $1-$2 will last you at least a lifetime and come in a soup spoon, teaspoon or a long handled version. The kicker - they a...

In GEAR » Spork vs spoon
March 11, 12:43pm

good advice here
Lots of good advice. I'll summarize what I did to remedy my cold sleeping issues: 1. very warm pad - I think the exped downmat might be a good place for you to look or supplement a less exp...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper - what to do?
March 10, 1:17pm

Price drop
$70 shipped.

In Gear Swap » Fs: Exped Synmat UL 7 small
March 09, 3:56pm

Fs: Exped Synmat UL 7 small
For sale is a used small exped ul Synmat. It's somewhat dirty on the top (couldn't s rub it out) but fully functional with no leaks. It's been stored unrolled and always filled with a m...

In Gear Swap » Fs: Exped Synmat UL 7 small
March 07, 11:00am

Check out the tarptent Notch as well. It's my go to shelter for the Sierra. Removable inner, two small vestibules, and very easy to setup.

In GEAR » Shelter opinions?
March 05, 8:01am

Re: Re: conditions around 2nd week of June
I tend to agree about the Whitney area. I've checked it off my list and usually avoid it if I can. For this trip, it's just a convenient exit point since I need to keep the trip to 4 days...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Onion Valley to Whitney
March 04, 10:40pm

Thanks for the info. I'll have to give this a test run at home.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cooking trout with esbit stove?
March 04, 5:21pm

Re: Re: conditions around 2nd week of June
Thanks for the info Bob. Will Forester Pass be any worse than Whitney?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Onion Valley to Whitney
March 04, 4:18pm

All Reader Reviews by Jeffrey McConnell

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Vasque Breeze GTX
I bought theses shoes for a day hike of Mt. Whitney. They performed very well. Good traction on wet rock and scree. I also used them for a 5 day backpacking trip of Whitney through the back country...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 20, 12:20pm