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About Me "There is something to a hard days work being rewarded with the same thing that posed the challenge."
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Re: Re: Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
"To be honest, I see "a lot" more yellow in the Montbell than the Ghost. Even with the higher loft, you have double the area for heat loss. Is it just me that see's this or i...

In GEAR » Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
February 10, 4:46pm

Re: Re: In my defense
Steven, that is great news. No doubt in my mind that they are an upstanding company with great customer service! I just feel they really need to get a handle on their QA and stop trying to win th...

In GEAR » Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
February 10, 4:33pm

In my defense
In my defense, my biggest complaint was NOT with the baffle design, rather it was to do with the overall design. Note my comments on the pocket design in combo with the addition of a zipper and th...

In GEAR » Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
February 10, 4:12pm

Fluxmob BOLT - 20% Off
VDAY20 coupon code at checkout. $47.99 + Free Shipping KJ

In Gear Deals » Fluxmob BOLT - 20% Off
February 09, 4:25pm

Re: Luci inflatable, solar lantern.
Tim- Per Amazon review: "Here's my actual review of the product: I love it! I've only had mine for a few weeks, so I can't really rate its longevity. I bought a Luminaid sola...

In GEAR » Luci inflatable, solar lantern.
February 08, 2:42pm

Re: Luci inflatable, solar lantern.
"The longest I have run it, on the brightest setting, is 4 hours." ...before it died...or in general?

In GEAR » Luci inflatable, solar lantern.
February 08, 12:42pm

Re: ?
Sure! First off, the Ex Light was horribly filled. I found a number of cells that had virtually no down in them (ie - up to 4 across). While the baffles are open for shifting the down around, ...

In GEAR » favorite high elevation summer down puffy??
February 05, 11:28pm

Having enough experience in CO on the CDT
Having enough experience in CO on the CDT, I'd stand by puffy of choice: Backcountry Hadron Down Anorak: http://www.backcountry.com/backcountry-hadron-down-anorak-womens?ti=U2VhcmNoIFJlc3VsdHM...

In GEAR » favorite high elevation summer down puffy??
February 05, 10:37pm

Re: Re: External battery state-of-the-market
Another option with the charger built-in: http://www.ravpower.com/savior-9000mah-portable-charger-with-apple-lighting-cable.html HTH KJ

In GEAR » Best Portable Charger
February 02, 7:29pm

If you're looking or...
If you looking for something with build-in storage as well, I used this on the JMT last year: http://www.amazon.com/Bushnell-Bear-Grylls-SolarWrap-Charger/dp/B00AMPJNT2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1...

In GEAR » Solar Charger?
February 01, 9:43pm

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