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Beyond light. Backpacking Flight! Bi-propellor light flight. Solar/lunar powered handheld/headset flying devices.

In Chaff » Beyond light. Backpacking Flight! Bi-propellor light flight. Solar/lunar powered handheld/headset flying devices.
September 26, 3:08pm

mountain hardware dry.q
Please point me to any info posted about Mountain Hardware's new rain gear http://www.mountainhardwear.com/DryQ/DryQ,default,pg.html Anybody using the Effusion™ Power Jacket? http://...

In GEAR » mountain hardware dry.q
September 24, 9:33am

Re: Anti everything
Jesse, no you are not.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is lightweight backpacking anti-capitalist?
September 14, 6:21pm

Re: Backpacking Footwear: Toe Shoes and sore calves
I still consider myself at a beginner level with minimalist footwear. However, so far, I've learned that I can backpack with Fivefingers and Trailgloves as well as I can with trail runners. Mos...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking Footwear: Toe Shoes
September 14, 6:15pm

Re: Guidelines for Grizzly Country
I really like your guideline about humility. Also, Herrero's book is a good read for sure. Have not hiked Yellowstone or the Bob yet, but will during next couple of years. Well done! Thanks

In Editor's Roundtable » Guidelines for Grizzly Country
September 14, 5:46pm

Re: With a Capital C: My 2011 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
congrats - great details!

In Editor's Roundtable » With a Capital C: My 2011 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
September 09, 5:48pm

Re: "Mistaken for Strangers"
wow! well done - great writing, pics and video

In Editor's Roundtable » Mistaken for Strangers
September 09, 5:46pm

Re: stinky!
excellent tip - your book is fantastic!

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
September 09, 5:42pm

Re: Re: Walking and running
LOL - regarding my reality not fitting your theory Throughout history there are always those who when observing something working in practice will ask, yes, but does it work in theory. 5 poun...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 11, 8:40pm

Re: Lightening footwear to increase pack weight??? and walk vs run
Increased weight! - that is like kryptonite to TFD. I agree NO WAY. ==== walk vs run form - it depends... Consider a continuum. Walking slowing on one end, running fast on the other. o=...

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Fall/Spring Backpacking
August 11, 10:56am

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am