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I went against all common sense and everyone's advice and bought a pack first. ULA Ohm 2.0. Forced me to rethink the whole kit, and I'm happy I did. (Mostly I just couldn't stand my 5...

In GEAR » Your first "UL" piece of gear?
February 09, 9:00am

MYOG Backpacking Shoes
Has anybody tried making their own shoes? I'm not talking camp booties or stream crossing shoes, but real deal hiking shoes. Just curious, I don't think I've ever come across a gear...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Backpacking Shoes
February 02, 9:40pm

Sounds like progress is expensive. =P Did you Gear Swap a lot or purchase new on everything? (excluding MYOG of course.)

In GEAR » Progress ;-?
February 02, 12:03pm

Re: Houdini
I would say yes to just get the Houdini, but I have no direct personal experience with the other windshirts mentioned. It seems the general consensus is the Houdini is overall the best available...

In GEAR » Windshirt Question
February 01, 3:01pm

Re: re: Windshirt Question
+1 on the Houdini I almost never bring a beanie for anything except winter. 3+ season I wear a brimmed sun hat and layer appropriately with a fleece wind pro earband and then hoods. We all lay...

In GEAR » Windshirt Question
February 01, 7:32am

Re: Awesome trip
"Bring a hammock!!!!" And a gallon of DEET. :)

In GEAR » REI Flash 62 vs golite jam 50
January 26, 11:12am

Re: Pics?!
Didn't anyone bring their smartphone to the GGG?! Mobile pics!!! We need them!!! Pretty stoked to see what a year and a half of design collaboration yields.

In GEAR » new SMD packs
January 26, 10:32am

Re: help choosing a bivy
I think if your intention is to use a bivy as a standalone shelter in alpine, you will be completely disappointed. In most respects, a lightweight bivy is intended for use under a tarp as added pr...

In GEAR » help choosing a bivy
January 26, 9:55am

doesn't really matter
I work outside for a living during the summer. Cant say I've ever really noticed a difference between any brands, as long as its a sport lotion that can stand sweating. I've been using th...

In GEAR » Sunscreen
August 05, 11:58am

Re: Gear Acquisition Syndrome
"The more you invest in gear the less interest in photography. The more you invest in photography the less interest in gear." So true. It took me a while to realize that the gear trul...

In Philosophy & Technique » Gear Acquisition Syndrome
August 04, 7:15am

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