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Northern Tier
Bill, Northern Tier can be really fun. One of the nice things about it is that you can custom tailor your trek to your liking. Our group had no desire to do portages. We found a route that had...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Packing Light for Northern Tier
October 16, 7:42am

Re: Rainshadow 2 pitching/ advice
I'm guessing you have seen the setup video, but if not: http://www.tarptent.com/rainshadow2.html

In GEAR » Rainshadow 2 pitching/ advice
October 15, 4:53pm

Vapor Ki
Size small. 15" hip belt to shoulder straps

In Gear Swap » WTB: Women's backpack, size small
October 15, 4:49pm

Re: laser pointer at aircraft
SAR is different from fun and games, but this guy ended up in prison for doing that. http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/25/us/california-laser-sentence/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Visibility to helicopters if lost, stranded or injured
October 15, 1:03pm

Re: Rain Apron
Interesting idea. I always take an umbrella, but I also take a rain jacket since most of my hiking is at higher elevations in dry climates. It doesn't take much to get hypothermia in those c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Rain Apron
October 15, 11:21am

Hiking with 5 year old
I have no input on the PCT, but I did hike a portion of the Colorado Trail with my youngest son (just turned 11 at the time). I had no idea what to expect from him as far as his enjoyment of the...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT thru hike With my 5yr old along for the summer- Northbound or Southbound?
October 15, 8:52am

Women's backpack
I've got a Granite Gear Vapor Ki that I'd let go for $50 plus shipping. Good condition.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Women's backpack, size small
October 14, 12:33pm

REI Dallas
That's been my experience there too. What else is there to do here but work and shop? :)

In Gear Deals » REI Garage Sale 10/12
October 11, 6:06pm

Re: Bump
PM sent

In Gear Swap » New Montbell UL Down XL Jacket
October 11, 9:38am

Re: +1 to you as well!
I agree! Glad this site has helped. It sure has helped me lighten my pack (and my WALLET). Oh, and even trolls like to lighten their loads. :)

In GEAR » +1 to everyone in this forum
October 11, 8:12am

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm