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January 14, 9:33am

Montbell Sale Over
The prices returned to normal right before my very eyes. Wish I'd seen this earlier!

In Gear Deals » MontBell Sale at
January 06, 11:53am

Moss as a Natural Wipe
I'm surprised that no one mentioned using moss as a TP substitute. When it is abundant enough to be collected sustainably (as it usually is here in the Eastern US), I don't think there'...

In Editor's Roundtable » Toilet Paper Free Expeditions
September 01, 3:55pm

Internal frame pack review
If you haven't already, you might want to take a look at Rodger Caffin's recent review of a wide variety of internal frame packs, including the ULA Circuit. He goes into considerable depth...

In GEAR » Golite Pinnacle Upgrade???
September 01, 2:15pm

WM Megalite
I've been using a Megalite for the last 1 1/2 years and I absolutely love it. The cut is roomy, the DWR-treated shell works great, and I'm personally comfortable in it down to about 20*F. ...

In GEAR » WM Megalite vs Marmot Hydrogen
September 01, 1:43pm

Mud or Sand as a substitute for soap?
Thanks Ryan for being a voice of reason in the current trend of (over) use of alcohol-based sanitizers. If I've just touched something that is likely to make me ill, I want to remove this cont...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hand Sanitizers: My Journey Towards Discovering Best Practices for Wilderness Hygiene
September 01, 1:11pm

Looks like I was a bit too late!

In Gear Swap » FS: Mountain Laurel Design Silnylon Pro Poncho
August 24, 12:14pm

Tarp dimensions
What are the dimensions of the tarp? I know Ron has made these in several different lengths. Also, does it have a foot pole sleeve and/or detachable pole grommets? Thanks in advance!

In Gear Swap » FS: Mountain Laurel Design Silnylon Pro Poncho
August 24, 12:12pm

Thanks Nick, received the Capilenes today. They actually aren't as freaky blue as I expected them to be. A good thing for bedroom fashion, but maybe not ideal for the Superman costume. Thank...

In Gear Swap » Capilene 3 bottoms men's medium
August 21, 12:27pm

Capilene 3 bottoms
I think (or at least I hope!) I'm man enough for these electric blue bottoms. If nothing else they could make a good start on a Superman costume! Oh Patagonia and their wacky colors... PM sent.

In Gear Swap » Capilene 3 bottoms men's medium
August 04, 8:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Nathaniel McCartney

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Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork
These adjustable length aluminum poles are a good choice if you are looking for affordable (~$90), relatively lightweight (18 oz) adjustable poles with cork ergonomically-angled handles. My favor...

In Trekking Poles
September 01, 3:50pm

GoLite Ether Wind Shirt (Wisp HP)
This review is for the full zip hooded version. I've been wearing the Ether for a little over a year now and I've been very happy with its performance and versatility. While its rather delic...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 16, 11:42pm