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All Forum Posts by Eric Swab

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shelters with more hight at the head/feet
The Golite SL2 has room at head and feet ends and is a two pole pyramid style, I like the space in mine. Tarptent Rainbows have room at head and foot ends as well, the single version is really...

In GEAR » shelters with more hight at the head/feet
November 17, 4:57pm

Want To Try : ULA CDT or OHM
Don't hold me to it but I think you can try it right from ULA, order both, just keep them clean, then send them back if you need to. My advice on the OHM hip belt, the small size would fit m...

In Gear Swap » Want To Try : ULA CDT or OHM
November 07, 5:16pm

Pinnacle Packing?
Thanks for the advice, will pick up a Pinnacle at the Golite sale in town. Andy, I am using a 750 down, 0 degree F bag, was trying to avoid strapping the Solite pad to the back in case I neede...

In Winter Hiking » Pinnacle Packing?
November 07, 5:10pm

Pinnacle Packing?
So I have my winter gear together but am having trouble getting it to pack well in any packs we currently own. The two main issues are the sleeping bag and full length SOlite pad. My first th...

In Winter Hiking » Pinnacle Packing?
November 07, 6:15am

The Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Thanks for the forethought and insight, sounds like you have been thinking about this for quite awhile.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » The Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 07, 6:04am

The Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Dave, Thanks for putting this together, I enjoyed reading about your Alaska experience. My uncle did the classic several years ago and I have always wanted to give something similar a try. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » The Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
November 06, 2:14pm

No love for the REI Halo bags?
There is plenty of room in the chest / stomach area, I can roll over inside of it. Lots of little features for 3 pounds, very lofty, I haven't tried packing it yet, the stuff sack is big, but ...

In GEAR » No love for the REI Halo bags?
November 04, 6:12am

No love for the REI Halo bags?
Just received the women's 10 degree long (men's 1 degree). I am 5'8" 155 pounds and fit good in it, I think if you were six foot tall it would be tight, there will be room on the ...

In GEAR » No love for the REI Halo bags?
November 03, 8:53pm

Help me choose a Sleeping Bag/Quilt!!! Please :)
I will second the Golite Ultra 20, no problems to 30 degrees with basic summer clothing (no extra down clothing) on a Ridgerest pad.

In GEAR » Help me choose a Sleeping Bag/Quilt!!! Please :)
November 03, 8:38pm

No love for the REI Halo bags
Eric, I just ordered a women's long, shoulder girth was same, hips were larger, fits to 72" tall, more fill then men's version. Will let you know how it fits, could be a good find.

In GEAR » No love for the REI Halo bags?
October 31, 6:30am

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm