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Re: 2007 Picks
1. Patagonia Wool 2 Crew - very soft, multi-purpose piece of gear. No stink too! 2. GG Whisper - A classic. Work of art. 3. Tie: JRB No Sniveller and the new Dri-Ducks - both very versatile. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 06, 9:57pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Goat Carbon Fiber Poles, JRB Quilt, Balance Bars, More...
November 21, 8:50pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Goat Carbon Fiber Poles, JRB Quilt, Balance Bars, More...
November 17, 2:24pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Goat Carbon Fiber Poles, JRB Quilt, Balance Bars, More...
November 17, 11:56am

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In Gear Swap » FS: Thermarest Prolite 4 Womens Regular Sleeping Pad
November 03, 5:08pm

Re: Amazing list
Pamela, Hey thanks for the comments. I'll respond to both your posts here. As for insulation, the quilt is climashield xp which has a higher clo than other synthetics therefore loft is no...

In Gear Lists » 15-20 Hours a Day 3-5 Days, Low Fiddle Factor
September 29, 9:37am

Re: Torsolite
Dave, paypal sent on torsolite.

In Gear Swap » Six Moon Designs, ULA, Nunatak, GoLite, ThermaRest and more!
September 13, 11:34pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: Gear 'O' Rama, lots of stuff
September 06, 1:42am

Re: WP/B bivy limitations
Something I forgot to add in my original post about using a wpb bivy in hot weather is that with a 15-20 hr day you are almost always hiking into the evening or night. As such the temperature has u...

In Gear Lists » 15-20 Hours a Day 3-5 Days, Low Fiddle Factor
August 19, 11:22pm

Re: WP/B Bivy Limitations
Chris, hey man good to hear from you! What in your experience would you list as its limitations?

In Gear Lists » 15-20 Hours a Day 3-5 Days, Low Fiddle Factor
August 19, 8:11pm

All Reader Reviews by J W

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Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
Just received these poles so this is a pre-trip review. Superb craftsmanship, super light and exactly what I would have made if I could do it myself. The adjustable mechanism is easy to use and ...

In Trekking Poles
July 04, 10:45pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip Pack
The perfect balance between light weight and durability with features like side pockets, padded shoulder straps and dyneema spectra grid fabric, all for under 10 oz. I have a second generation one,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 25, 7:10pm

Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Crew long sleeve
I love this shirt more than any other I own. The only problem is the durability. I'm on my second one and have had numorous holes 1/8" to 1/4" in diameter pop up all over on both. Also, ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
June 25, 11:43am

Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy
Rating 4/5 because the construction was under par. They use tape to form the bivy shape from a single piece of material. The tape job was sloppy with some holes in the bottom. Other than that a great ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 18, 12:05pm

Gossamer Gear
Thumbs up to GG. They don't make a lot of items, rather a few quality niche packs and other gear. I really like their sourcing of other industry items and presenting them for backpacking, such as the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 7:38pm

Gossamer Gear G6 Whisper
Initial Review Oct 2006: Out of the box I love it, light as a feather, VERY well made and sized perfect for my intended use. I really like the shape, it's like a slim aerodynamic sled. GG's products a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 16, 8:00pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Just got mine in the mail and tinkered with it a bit. Like the previous reviewer, the rivet looks very suspect. I will write more after some use. Drilled the rivet out to remove the pan. The pan we...

In Stoves - Other
August 16, 8:03pm