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Re: Sub-$300 light sleeping bag - WM Highlite?
"I am looking for a bag under $300 that I can be comfortable in when temps reach the low 40s at night and is under 32oz." Montbell UL Super Spiral Down Hugger #5 meet your spec. The cu...

In GEAR » Sub-$300 light sleeping bag - WM Highlite?
September 26, 4:16am

Re: snow travel footwear system
Or you could just skip over all the knashing, layering fiddle factor, and expense and get a decent waterproof, insulated shoe that weighs only ~400g and more importantly can be used comfortably wit...

In GEAR » snow travel footwear system
September 24, 5:28pm

Patagonia, Gore-Tex and Smartwool
Patagonia Japan has been good about exchanging items purchased online from their USA outlet that did not fit well or colors I did not really like even though in some cases I wore them for ~2yrs. Ju...

In GEAR » The best warranties?
September 11, 3:20pm

Re: Kilian Jornet & Emelie Forsberg rescued fromAiguille du Midi
Sounds like these two amazing ultra athletes did not let their egos stop them from calling for help after realizing they over extended themselves. Lesson learned and they get to live happily ever a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Kilian Jornet & Emelie Forsberg rescued fromAiguille du Midi
September 10, 1:13am

Re: Jungle footwear for the rainy season
Salomon Tech Amphibians have served me well as an all around jungle hiking/beach/water shoe in my travels in Hawaii and South Pacific. I just picked up a pair of Columbia Drainsock II's that ar...

In GEAR » Jungle footwear for the rainy season
September 08, 5:57pm

Re: ha!
I seriously doubt your French lady cousins will be impressed with forcing American "light" cuisine on them while hiking in Southern France. When in Rome.....even if means going "heav...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Meals when any fires are forbidden
September 06, 6:25pm

Re: Re: Re: where to buy stuff for less shipping?
I find the bitching about shipping to be a red herring. It's never been cheaper, faster, or more convenient. Just ask your great grand parents! Whenever I find myself balking on a online pur...

In GEAR » where to buy stuff for less shipping?
September 06, 5:37pm

Patagonia Encapsil back for Fall 2013
I wonder how the new numbers will iterate? http://tinyurl.com/my2bx5f And for the less ambitious, http://tinyurl.com/lvos32b I saw this jacket in their store Wed. Sweet!

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
September 05, 6:24pm

Re: Re: down pants questions:
Fill Power? Sewn thru or box baffled? Elastic cuffs? Buttoned/zippered Fly?

In Gear Deals » Down pants introductory sale
September 05, 4:56pm

Golite Z30 Quilts and bags ~65% OFF
Pretty good prices on the new Z30 quilts ($179) and bags ($199) with free shipping in their Clearance now.

In Gear Deals » Golite Z30 Quilts and bags ~65% OFF
September 05, 4:33pm

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