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Bear cans arent heavy, they are bulky. All your other crap is heavy, and people dont want to carry bearcan also. On at, you wont see anything but foodbags, and usually poor hangs.

In GEAR » Lions and tigers and bears, oh my
July 04, 5:53am

A number of shops will replace the mesh. You can replace the foam handles or forget about it. My handles have teeth marks, etc. Doesnt bother me.

In GEAR » Gear damage - suggestions please
July 03, 5:51am

Height is compensated for by using adjustable guylines, linelocs or such give greatest flexibility, a taughtline can only shorten by half. My experience is the deschutes seems more accomodating...

In GEAR » Which tarp?! Deschutes vs Solomid XL vs hexamid vs ????
July 01, 8:04pm

@ jimmer "The ZPacks products ate 100% US made. The SMD products are made in Asia." Generally true. Except that SMD makes their cuben products in-house. For virtually the same...

In GEAR » Which tarp?! Deschutes vs Solomid XL vs hexamid vs ????
June 29, 4:12pm

Really sad. We have a crew just finishing there. Sounds like an unprecedented event for that area. But unprecedented events do happen. Philmont is a very safe place, because it has to be. Tha...

In Philmont » Saw this today on FB and Philmont's site
June 29, 6:15am

They dont generally. Your friend should subtract the wt of the stuffsack im guessing. And run the bag thru a dryer cycle. They often weigh about 1 oz or so more due to humidity pickup. I...

In GEAR » What's with Western Mountaineering weights?
June 29, 6:01am

I have fond memories of Provence, eating breakfast outside every morning, on a hill overlooking the town, next to a 600 yr old windmill. White raisin croissants and cream cheese. But its also t...

In GEAR » They should call this, THE CAFFIN
June 27, 5:28pm

The hex solo plus is about 59"deep from the tip of the beak, to the rear of the tent the deschutes is ~80" these are from their published footprint dimensions That extra depth i...

In GEAR » Which tarp?! Deschutes vs Solomid XL vs hexamid vs ????
June 26, 4:15pm

I have to agree, light specs are not that great. I see 12 as too low on med, and 120 too high. 6 hrs at 12L is pretty poor too on even alkaline AAA. I carry similar Olite i3S EOS as my o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 9
June 26, 2:00am

Solo plus
I believe the wt of all joes shelters went up with the new overlapping storm doors for the beak. Wt i quote is from website, and joes wts are always spot-on. Unlike some other mfgs. Im sure hes ...

In GEAR » Which tarp?! Deschutes vs Solomid XL vs hexamid vs ????
June 25, 9:01pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm