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In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for April 4 Spring Break. Southern Utah? Others?
February 03, 5:14pm

Re: OR Helium
I got one in November and used it for 40 days on the South Island of NZ, Te Araroa. It rains a lot in NZ, and I used this a lot. It was VERY waterproof, no question. Kept me dry and warm. Not v...

In GEAR » OR Helium II? Have you tested it?
February 01, 2:47pm

Re: to tell it apart
"Skurka just wanted to avoid giving the actual designer of the stove credit and had the nerve to call it the skurka stove or whatever he called it, self promotion is I guess an occupation for ...

In GEAR » Cat can stove
January 27, 4:06pm

UD Fastpack 30L
Will work for this & much more!

In GEAR » City travel 30L packs?
January 26, 10:03pm

Re: Water Quality on the JMT
"With all the inexperienced folks out there (we saw poop/toilet paper EVERYWHERE!), I wouldn't drink it unpurified, but my Steripen worked perfectly." This is disappointing to read...

In GEAR » 2014 JMT thru-hiker survey - results on gear failures
January 26, 7:14pm

Bushido is a great shoe & has quickly become very popular for trail running. The outsole is passably sticky, but not as good as the Ultra Raptor - that's got the stickiest rubber of any tru...

In GEAR » What hoe am I looking for?
January 25, 10:23pm

iPhone 5 & 6
Amy, thanks for your incredibly thorough work on this! You literally saved me from getting a 5 a while back. I'd like to upgrade to a 6 (AT&T), but that bug in the old 5 is make or break fo...

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
January 24, 7:50am

Amy's results for the AT&T 5 were so remarkable (8-10% per HOUR!?) that you could easily test your 5S w/o doing a multiday outing. Just put it in that mode overnight. If the test requires n...

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
January 23, 8:50pm

Thx! Missed that 'cause I was on the trail! Posted to the other thread.

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
January 22, 8:54am

AT&T iPhone 6
Right, the AT&T iPhone 5 apparently had a battery life problem. Does anyone have experience with AT&T iPhone 6 used in backpacking mode (SIM locked)?

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
January 22, 8:52am

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