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mine took 3-4 weeks. Id say give it at least 35 days before start getting really concerned

In GEAR » BRS 3000T stove.
July 10, 7:52am

This belongs someplace like backpacker magazine. It is mistakes covered in backpacking 101. Mistakes for never-evers. Break in your boots....really. Geez, never would have thought of that by m...

In Editor's Roundtable » Five Lessons from the John Muir Trail
July 08, 4:18pm

18 breaths an 55 sec to inflate regular exlite 12 and 30 or so for short exlite doesnt get any easier IMO. Part of easy is not fiddling with other items, etc.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 05, 6:51pm

Before you spend time and money creating a franken-pack that is of questionable value to others, you might consider just selling your pack, and buying what you really want. You obviously dont wa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modification to ULA Circuit
July 05, 5:52am

xlite weights
My regular is 12.6 My short is 7.6 these are several yrs old.

In GEAR » neoair xlite reg is over spec. Anyone else?
July 04, 4:09pm

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

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