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In Gear Swap » FS: MLD eVent Mitts, Montbell Bivy, Integral Designs Tarp, more.
June 19, 4:15pm

Re: Convert Spreadsheet to Image for use in Post
Chris, RE: >>How did you convert the spreadsheet to a usable format for display on the web page? Hey there. It's not easy. From the spreadsheet app (google or excel) I used primopdf...

In Gear Lists » Jhaura's sub-4 lb. 3-Season List
June 19, 3:16pm

With Skill NO BIVY with Tarp?
I remember reading from the trail days 07 posts that Flyin Brian suggests with enough skill a bivy is not necessary when using a poncho tarp as shelter. What do you guys think? On a related n...

In GEAR » With Skill NO BIVY with Tarp?
June 19, 1:19pm

Re: Jhaura's sub-4 lb. 3-Season List
Gabriel, Is that a windshirt or a goretex parka? :) With regard to the butterflys I tend to use two-three bandages per day on wounds. With butterflys there is no padding so there is less need...

In Gear Lists » Jhaura's sub-4 lb. 3-Season List
June 18, 7:26pm

Re: Jhaura's sub-4 lb. 3-Season List
Steve, Thanks for the comments. I've been using the platy pillow for about a year now. I'm still on the same bottle. It works well with air or water about 3/4 full. It's no luxury to...

In Gear Lists » Jhaura's sub-4 lb. 3-Season List
June 18, 1:13pm

Jhaura's sub-4 lb. 3-Season List
Here's my new sub-4 list. Pictures of all gear to come soon. Thanks to Sam H. for hooking me up with Google Spreadsheets!

In Gear Lists » Jhaura's sub-4 lb. 3-Season List
June 18, 11:52am


In Gear Swap » WTB: JRB Stealth Quilt
June 18, 11:06am


In Gear Swap » FS: Ibex Shak Hoody Men's Small
June 10, 6:41pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Ibex Shak Hoody Men's Small
June 10, 1:30pm

Re: Re: Suunto x9i GPS External Antenna Modification
James, The induction method would be a great start before hacking up your new watch. Remember, I only paid $89 for mine. I have found that the left side of the loop antenna accepts the induct...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suunto x9i GPS External Antenna Modification
May 27, 10:25pm

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