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MYO aerogel sleeping bag
The only thing I could not get around with the glue (epoxy, whatever) is breathability. If all you are making with the stuff is a VBL, there are cheaper ways! :p I so love my down, but after so...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYO aerogel sleeping bag
November 16, 9:40pm

Trail Defense System
Now we will have to see more videos from you Doug! LOL! Great review with a funny twist! he he

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 LuxuryLite Big Survival Stik Walking Staff REVIEW
February 20, 3:14pm

SMD Wild Oasis
Will, great write-up as I have been dying to see how this shelter preformed since its debut. I have the Gatewood Cape and am simply not sold yet on the Oasis due to its price and flexibility.

In Editor's Roundtable » Six Moon Designs Wild Oasis Tent REVIEW
October 18, 11:36am

REI convertable jacket/vest on sale
I wonder if you lose much heat out of the arm zippers, but a neat design!

In Gear Deals » REI convertable jacket/vest on sale
October 09, 9:37am

Re: Wet Down vs. Wet Synthetics
I too slept on 15' of snow at the base of Mt. St. Helens one winter with my 7 year old. Night time temperatures dropped to 18F with daytime temps peaking around 42. We were in clouds by night...

In GEAR » What's the benefit of synthetic?
September 20, 11:28am

Re: gatewood cape tight snaps
I have long since ditched the snaps while keeping the integrity of everything behind them. At 6’1” tall, I found I don’t need them as the cape does not drag for me. Another bonus was the .6...

In GEAR » Gatewood Cape Taut Pitches
August 31, 10:11am

Re: sourcing water for chemical treatment
I simply find somewhere with a good sized divot in the ground and use my cooking pot. You also have to take into the weigh-savings account the amount of water still in the filter! The MSR fil...

In GEAR » sourcing water for chemical treatment
August 28, 4:54pm

Re: Tarptents in bad conditions
Last weekend I was at 6500 feet in the Goat Rocks Wilderness in Washington. People with regular tents, e.g. Hubba Hubba, were having the stakes ripped out and flying 800 feet away (Not with them i...

In Philosophy & Technique » Tarptents in bad conditions
August 16, 3:08pm

Bottom line: You get what you pay for.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lafuma Pro 650 Down Sleeping Bag REVIEW
July 18, 3:40pm

RIP Colin
A good friend of mine bought me "The Thousand Mile Summer" last Christmas; a hard book to find. He mentioned Colin's quotes here and there throughout our friendship, but I never knew...

In Philosophy & Technique » R.I.P. Colin Fletcher
June 21, 8:52pm

All Reader Reviews by Johnathan White

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e-OMC (Oregon Mountain Community) Customer Service
Long story short, I bought a Gregory Whitney (way before my SUL days) from e-OMC. It had a piece of the rear support missing. After a lot of prompting, they replaced the pack. The new pack crea...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 17, 12:04pm

Gregory Customer Support
In 2004 I had bought a Gregory Whitney. Now this is not lightweight by any means, but this is a review of the company since they do make a few lighter weight packs. I used the pack a couple times ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 4:11pm

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
I agree with the posts here and would like to share my current (over 3rd year) ownership. I have recently washed my Marmot Precip Jacket with Granger’s wash in treatment. It beads nicely like when i...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 06, 5:14pm

REI Minimalist Bivy Sack
I could not pass it up; 89.00 before a 20% off coupon. I have used this bivy ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 06, 5:03pm

Granite Gear Virga
I bought this pack on sale for 80 dollars vs. its regular 100.00 price tag. I have used this pack over 40 times on day hikes, overnight, and UL week long trips. Pack design is a simple rucksack,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
March 05, 10:54am

The North Face Propel
The Propel I am reviewing is a '06 regular size, zipperless, Polarguard Delta filled sleeping bag with a zippered foot box vent(with a FAT draft tube behind the zipper). It weighed in at 20.4oz. ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
November 20, 1:17pm