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All Forum Posts by John Castro-Rappl

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Hat
I'll take the Headsweats hat.

In Gear Swap » BearVault and other random items
January 17, 5:48pm

Pack swap
Hey, just noticed this post-sorry about the long delay! Do you still have the Mariposa Plus?

In Gear Swap » FS: Nimbus Meridian pack, TNF Chrysalis bag, BD Contour Elliptic Trekking Poles
January 17, 2:54pm

Bivy
Curious as to what year the bivy is if it's still available. Does it have the event footbox?

In Gear Swap » FS - Golite, MLD, Deuter, Gregory
January 15, 3:27pm

Jacket, Shoes
Can you post a weight for the jacket? Also, how's the width on the End Stumptown shoes? I know they're listed as regular, just wondering if they run wide. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Odds and Ends
January 14, 10:23pm

Jackets
Thanks for the info; with our single degree temperatures and wind chill in Boone right now, the Montbell will probably win out due to its warmth. Too bad though; I'll admit to liking how the Pa...

In GEAR » MB AL Light Down Parka vs Patagonia Down Hoody
January 13, 8:06am

MB AL Light Down Parka vs Patagonia Down Hoody
Local store is having a sale including both of these down jackets. Each are 800 fp, DWR-treated and windproof with a hood. The Montbell Parka weighs 15.7 oz while the Patagonia Hoody weighs 15.2 (...

In GEAR » MB AL Light Down Parka vs Patagonia Down Hoody
January 13, 7:14am

Jacket
Interested in the Patagonia Fleece if you still have it. Send me a PM or an email at castrorappljm (at) appstate (dot) edu. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Men's Classic Retro X Jacket
January 13, 6:06am

FS: Nimbus Meridian pack, TNF Chrysalis bag, BD Contour Elliptic Trekking Poles
Trying to lighten up my gear but I need to sell before I can buy. The pack is a Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian (Regular size hip belt) that's only been used on a very few day trips. It was a r...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nimbus Meridian pack, TNF Chrysalis bag, BD Contour Elliptic Trekking Poles
January 09, 10:12am

TNF Chrysalis
I've got a TNF Chrysalis 15 degree down bag. Used less than a week. Not UL, but it's a solid bag. http://www.backpacker.com/gear_guide_2009_the_north_face_chrysalis_sleeping_bag_review/...

In Gear Swap » WTB: 15 - 5 Degree Down Bag
January 01, 5:49pm

Tarptent
Contrail arrived today. Set it up and it looks great, thanks!

In Gear Swap » Brawny Gear, Nunatak, Tarptent, Marmot, Montana, Vargo, OR,
December 31, 3:20pm

All Reader Reviews by John Castro-Rappl

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BackpackingLight.com
I ordered a backpack, then upon its arrival realized I had made a critical error; my gear was light enough, but too bulky for the bag. I sent the pack back to BPl, then sent them a message a few days ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 3:06pm

Driducks rainsuit
After hearing great thing about DriDucks jackets I decided to get a pack. I took members' sizing advice and purchased a size small (I'm 5'9, 35/35 arms, 40-41 inch chest) and it fit perfec...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 29, 10:08am