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Hexamid Solo Plus
I haven't been able to get my hands on a Skyskape X, but have spent some time in the Hexamid Solo Plus. Great shelter, the mesh floor is interesting and works well, and the cost is not too bad ...

In GEAR » Ultralight 1 man shelter recommendation
June 14, 12:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: GTX Runners?
Right, right... but my point being, doesn't the sweat just end up trapped in the GTX sock? Sorry I didn't mean to turn the thread toward gortex sock vs. wool sock. I'm just trying to un...

In GEAR » Trail runners in snow at RMNP next week?
June 13, 12:03pm

Re: Re: GTX Runners?
Doesn't your foot sweat inside the gortex sock though? I wear my GTX shoes whenever I feel like I can keep water out, usually involving the use of gaiters and not attempting any stream cross...

In GEAR » Trail runners in snow at RMNP next week?
June 13, 10:52am

GTX Runners?
Could be a good excuse to pick up s pair of Gortex trail runners. I've snowshoed quite a bit in mine with medium weight wool socks and WP/B ankle gaiters without any issues. Either way I have t...

In GEAR » Trail runners in snow at RMNP next week?
June 13, 8:56am

I looked at the X100 a year or so ago, but wrote it off due to all of the quirks that seemed to hang around after the initial firmware upgrades... If I was in the market for a fixed lens, I woul...

In Photography » UL BP & DSLR
June 13, 8:16am

Re: Another review & thanks
Cary's comment is right on - sagging is a feature of silnylon. The more of it, the more stretch. The SMD utilizes a lot of material. Rafi, regarding that review, if that was their experien...

In GEAR » Lightheart Gear duo vs Six Moon Design Lunar Duo
June 12, 2:29pm

Re: Handle the Camera with lens
Hey Greg. Keep in mind that handling is subjective. A bit like: backpack X fits better than backpack Y. Also the handling of 4/3 lenses v. SLR lenses v. Rangefinder lenses are all a bit different. ...

In Photography » UL BP & DSLR
June 12, 1:57pm

Re: Re: Re: D90 to Mirrorless?
Good eye Paul; those Trinity Alps photos were indeed from the Stuart Fork area. That trip was last year with a great group of BPL members, I plan to return this fall. The lake was either Emerald...

In Photography » UL BP & DSLR
June 12, 1:00pm

Side Sleepers and Quilts
...seem to go hand in hand. That's the main reason I use quilts, much more comfortable for a side sleeper (at least IMO). I keep one side of the quilt tucked under, if I roll over in my sleep.....

In GEAR » To quilt or not to quilt?
June 12, 9:02am

Re: SMD Lunar Duo Rain Sag
^ What Kevin said. This is the easiest way adjust for (any kind of) sag. Although I usually only make my poles a couple inches longer than needed. The Lunar Duo does have a rather large sail-lik...

In GEAR » Lightheart Gear duo vs Six Moon Design Lunar Duo
June 12, 8:56am

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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