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Re: 65 Mile Loop - Flat Tops Wilderness, CO
Thanks for sharing this, Tim. There's a lot of valuable information in here. Wish I had been able to read it before a two-night trip I did in the Flat Tops this week. Deer Lake was the planne...

In Post-Trip Reports » 65 Mile Loop - Flat Tops Wilderness, CO
August 18, 12:03pm

Sensor Size Comparison Tool
Recently, I stumbled upon this online tool for comparing the sizes of image sensors of digital cameras, from iPhone to medium format. BPLers may find it useful.

In Photography » Sensor Size Comparison Tool
August 04, 9:13am

Re: Leaving the rain jacket at home... thoughts
No experience in the Sierra, but my strategy in the Rockies when there's not much chance of rain is to leave both the rain jacket and the shelter at home and replace them with a 7 oz. poncho/ta...

In GEAR » Leaving the rain jacket at home... thoughts
July 23, 4:10pm

Re: Re: Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
Thanks,Ben and Daniel. Ben, yeah, the mosquitoes started in on me the second afternoon in the Willow Lake area. But I was ready for them with long woven pants and shirt with some strategically s...

In Post-Trip Reports » Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
July 17, 6:34pm

Re: re: Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
Glad you enjoyed it, Leigh. Hope you make it up there. It really is a special place.

In Post-Trip Reports » Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
July 15, 6:22pm

Re: Re: Is a groundsheet really necessary?
A full-length wide foam pad might be enough on clean pine duff. It would be a bit pathetic on wet or muddy ground though. Yep. Tried that. It was pathetic. ;-D

In GEAR » Is a groundsheet really necessary?
July 15, 6:16pm

Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
Thanks for comments, guys. Yeah, Snowmass Lake is a special place. Hope you enjoy your trip there, Jim.

In Post-Trip Reports » Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
July 14, 8:30pm

Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
Read the new trip report at Dondo Outdoors.

In Post-Trip Reports » Snowmass and Willow Lakes Loop
July 14, 11:14am

Re: Re: Re: Big list of mini gear reviews / 5-day trip post mortem / suggestions requested
Ian, Glad to hear that my blog had a role in inspiring your trip. Regarding the SL2: Mine is the older version with the heavier fabric and without the taped seams. I cut off the stock tie out...

In GEAR » Big list of mini gear reviews / 5-day trip post mortem / suggestions requested
July 12, 6:21pm

Re: Big list of mini gear reviews / 5-day trip post mortem / suggestions requested
Hi Ian, Sounds like you guys had a great time on the Northern Loop. This is one hike I never get tired of doing. Love your description of Fox Park. Hope your friends didn't get too wiped o...

In GEAR » Big list of mini gear reviews / 5-day trip post mortem / suggestions requested
July 12, 10:59am

All Reader Reviews by Dondo .

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Montbell U.L.AlpineBurrow Bag #3 Long
Nice review, Mitchell. After our discussion here about this bag back in April, I had a serious hankering after this bag. I really had no need of another bag and managed to resist until the Memorial ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 8:38pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
Mine fit well. Size 10 slips right over a thin pair of wool socks and my size 9.5 feet. They are comfortable inside my trail runners and do what they claim to do--keep my feet warm and dry in wet, col...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 27, 8:01pm

Pacer Poles
Here's something I just posted at the Editor's Roundtable forum. It occured to me that it belongs here as well. Heather, here's something I posted on the TLB general discussion forum a...

In Trekking Poles
December 12, 8:28pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
This is the book I recommend to friends and folks I meet on the trail who are interested in going lighter. It's fun, unpretentious, and lays out the basic ideas in ways that are easy to understand. Do...

In Books and Media
November 23, 8:15am

Eastern Mountain Sports
Craig, good news. The last EMS store in Colorado closed a few months ago so no more tax for you. It was two miles away from my home in Denver and I miss it but I'll admit that I took full advantage o...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 21, 9:20pm