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pole length
Sticks and rocks have been known to work pretty good . you are only looking for another 1" or so. I always use a thin flattish rock or piece of wood between tip of my pole and floor of h...

In GEAR » Zpacks hexamid solo tarp with fixed length trekking pole
November 16, 8:18am

ti windscreen fosters
Suluk46 Pricey, but top notch.

In GEAR » Where can I buy Ti windscreen for Fosters Pot?
November 14, 7:44pm

gloves
Synthetic mittens, like ski gear, are cheap and light and water resist. Or, down mitts and rain mitts are lighter, but a lot more $. In any cade, mittens are what you want for warmth. Can eve...

In GEAR » UL glove recommendation
November 12, 8:18pm

AM
I use about half the recommended dosage most of the time and don't notice taste. I add electrolyte mix too often and that hides it anyway. AM changed their bottle droppers this yr and now d...

In GEAR » Something Different
November 11, 7:15pm

gear
Unfortunately, there is gear better suited to certain areas and seasons.If you do all your hiking in one season and locale, you can dial it in. But if you like east and west, and 4 seasons in so...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear Upgrade Frequency
November 11, 6:46pm

exlight
My exlight is warm in camp, to maybe 40 f not moving around much. I'd bring a heavier jacket. Being warm is more fun than shivering while making dinner. But it all depends on the person. Some...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 20 Degree bag or 0 degree bag. Need opinions
November 06, 7:24pm

skyscape X
A think a lot of people got tired of waiting and purchased other shelters. I know several personally. To long a wait and the enthusiasm wanes considerably.

In GEAR » New Skyscape X - not as popular?
November 06, 7:16pm

20 or 0
If you have a double wall tent, it will add a few degrees. The parka will actually make your legs and feet cold, by keeping the interior of the bag colder, trapping more heat around torso. I&...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 20 Degree bag or 0 degree bag. Need opinions
November 06, 6:10pm

pad
Just shows how everyone is different. I sleep great on regular xlite. My short xlite is harder, but I do fine on it too. Its really all in what you get used to I think. Not sure why everyon...

In GEAR » Pad Help - Uncomfortable nights
November 04, 9:34pm

the scout way
Yep. Had a leader who had been on 2 treks question my sanity for choice of trailrunners for philmont. Told me I really needed boots. When he asked if I'd ever backpacked in them on rocky trail,...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Winter Scout Gear
November 04, 6:58pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm