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Re:Re: How much sleeping pad do I need?
As everyone's personal comfort ranges, I agree with previous post as to test it out for yourself close to home. For me, I've personally used the neoair alone into the high 20's and l...

In GEAR » How much sleeping pad do I need?
January 23, 10:42am

Re: Absaroka can't resist posting a link
Just finished reading the linked thread and I couldn't agree more with you David. Well put response regarding what is or isn't considered a "heavy" pack. Thanks for the link, go...

In GEAR » BPL Absaroka Pack
January 22, 3:47pm

Payment sent
Payment sent via paypal. Thanks

In Gear Swap » FS -- GG Thinlight Pad
January 20, 7:30pm

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In Gear Swap » FS -- GG Thinlight Pad
January 20, 5:49pm

Re: multi-quilt/bag temp rating equation
Jim, Thanks for the temp equation. This last weekend I doubled up two WM Summerlite bags (used as quilts) in Yellowstone and found the equation to work out quite accurately. Much appreciated.

In Gear Lists » Winter Gear List
January 20, 11:38am

Price drop again $260 shipped Marmot Alpinist
One last price drop to see if this will go. Great jacket at $260 shipped. Will include a Vargo sierra ti-cup to sweeten the deal.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Alpinist Jacket
January 18, 9:50pm

Re: Winter gear list
My 2cents: One thing that caught my eye is the 3' of duct tape. While fine in warmer weather, I've found through a miserable experience that it doesn't adhere very well or at all. ...

In Gear Lists » Winter Gear List
January 14, 8:51pm

Price Drop on Marmot Alpinist
Price reduced to $260 shipped. Or will include a Vargo titanium sierra cup (2.7L and 1.2oz) for the same price shipped, your choice. Lets make a deal!

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Alpinist Jacket
January 13, 11:39pm

Wool 2's and Cap 3 SOLD, ti cup remains
Wool 2 L/S and Cap 3 Sold to Joe. Shipping em out tomorrow. Wool 2 1/4 zip sold to Barak. Vargo ti sierra cup remains, any takers for $15 shipped?

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Wool 2's, Cap 3 & Vargo Ti
January 11, 4:26pm

Re: patagonia
Hi Joe - email sent regarding payment for the tops.

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Wool 2's, Cap 3 & Vargo Ti
January 11, 8:27am

All Reader Reviews by Nick Truax

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
MB just barely missed the mark w/this one. What is nearly a perfect rendition of the UL jacket, is missing some sort of waist hem retention. Whether it is an UL drawcord hem or elastic (like on the ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
July 19, 10:37pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I've had better.. Long story, but Golite did eventually (kind-of) resolve the issue, after much prodding on my part.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:30pm

WL Gore & Associates WL Gore & Associates
Similar to Patrick's prior experience with WL Gore's CS, I too have been the beneficiary of new gear thanks to their prompt and courteous service. No complaints here on two occasions. Good...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:25pm

Pro Lite Gear customer service
I have been a long-time customer and can say nothing but good things about the customer service at ProLite Gear. I am posting this in thanks to them and their excellent service.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 01, 7:16pm

Mammut Lucido TXLite
4.5/5 This would be my actual rating due to its unregulated nature, but I'll bump it up since most headlamps of its kind fall into this category. Super bright and long lasting with 3AAA'...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 28, 9:00pm

ULA Circuit
Pretty much amazing. I've carried this pack through multiple states and its a champion. A bit heavier than some other ul packs but carries like a champ from 15 to 25ish lbs. Volume may be a b...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
September 18, 10:02pm

Probar Energy Bar
I'd truly give a 4.5/5 just due to the high price. Well, they say you get what you pay for. And this is true with probar. They've been my staple (Art's OG, Superfood, and Berry) for a ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
September 17, 5:29pm

MSR Mini Titan Cookset
Been using the titan 1.5L w/out its partnered 1 L for about 6 months now on dozens of trips w/out a complaint. Its cooks for two just fine as well as being large enough for melting snow. The 1.5L ...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 17, 5:11pm