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Re: Noodling Rocky Mountain Style
LOL The moment of victory was great. Good work, you've got the ninja skills.

In Fishing » Noodling Rocky Mountain Style
July 02, 8:01pm

Re: Re: twist lock
I've got the Alpine Carbon Corks. Nice poles. The wrist straps are comfy too (for me anyway). I picked them up on sale a while back, they're not inexpensive. I also tried out a pair of t...

In GEAR » Lightweight Trekking Poles
July 02, 7:43pm

twist lock
Michael, I have 2 of the 3 that you mentioned. My experience with twist lock poles (all of them I've used) is sooner or later the lock mechanism has issues. The REI poles have been the worst...

In GEAR » Lightweight Trekking Poles
July 02, 10:27am

Re: bivy or hexanet?
Erik, if you're leaning toward the Hexanet, you might consider the Solo+ "tent" option instead. I'm sure you looked at it, and yeah it eliminates the option to go tarp only, but i...

In GEAR » Zpacks Hexamid Solo Tarp - Shout Out!
July 02, 10:16am

Re: Updated plans: SHR to Red's Meadow
Hey Jonathan. Logistically the updated plan sounds more do-able. Should be an incredible hike. Are you coming from somewhere South of Independence? Hypothetically speaking, if someone is comi...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » SHR from Road's End to ~Virginia Lake July 30th
June 27, 5:14pm

Re: Re: 5th Annual Bay Area GGG
Ken, late Feb/Early March is fine with me. Really whenever, as long as it's not summer, which is not ideal for Coe. It sounded like you had some good ideas for the next GGG when we spoke las...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 5th Annual Gathering of Gear Geeks input
June 27, 3:19pm

Hike It. Like It.
Hi all. Just wanted to post a quick note that the site recently received a little bit of a layout refresh. We've got a working search box now, archives links, archives and categories have a ...

In On the Web » Hike It. Like It.
June 27, 1:24pm

Re: What kind of weight variation is acceptable?
Manfred, to get back to your question... Typically when one is purchasing any raw materials tolerances are available from the material manufacturer. I don't know if this holds true for all f...

In GEAR » Cuben Haven arrived
June 26, 2:30pm

Chance of Rain
By the way, chance of rain refers to the percent of the area that's expected to receive rain, as I understand it. My wife and I had an argument about this a while back, she won so it stuck in m...

In GEAR » Do you always take a rain jacket?
June 26, 9:55am

Re: "Do you always take a rain jacket?"
Nope. Depends on the trip for me. If you always carry a rain jacket, do you also always carry rain pants?

In GEAR » Do you always take a rain jacket?
June 26, 9:51am

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Yearly bump to bring the Wally World rating down where it should be :)

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 20, 10:56am