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Re: Re: Bugs and DuoMid
"I do most of my backpacking in the lower midwest or the west and I've never seen anything like Wisconsin mosquitoes in those kinds of places" I once canoe camped on the southern c...

In GEAR » UL All Purpose Shelter
March 18, 4:15pm

Slipping at night...
My understanding is (and this from pre-market buzz) that the NeoAir has a surface that is not so slippery. As an alternative/addition, put a few self stick dots of Velcro on both so they stay mated...

In GEAR » exped down mat 7- short or regular- help me decide
March 18, 4:01pm

Re: yeah
I like mine. Are they expensive? a 30° bag that I have used down to 22°, weighs 1lb 7oz, lets me move around, stick an elbow out, fold one knee, for under $260. Let's see... WM Megalight - $...

In GEAR » Question for Montbell Superstretch owners
March 18, 3:52pm

Re: do you take protection on hikes?
"Why does traveling abroad, or being from abroad, suddenly make a person morally and intellectully superior? Just wondering........." Ummmmm, they're not Americans and therefore not ...

In Chaff » do you take protection on hikes?
March 18, 2:09pm

Re: do you take protection on hikes?
Back to the OP... I tend to carry when I am near places where I would not want to walk around late at night. When I am in the remote wilderness, not so much. I carry my S&W M&P Compac...

In Chaff » do you take protection on hikes?
March 18, 2:07pm

Re: Guns are for pussys
"The average american is fat greedy and selfish." And as a guess, we are far from average as a group! Of the visitors to National parks, under 3% get permits to camp. How many fewer go i...

In Chaff » do you take protection on hikes?
March 18, 2:02pm

Re: Question for Montbell Superstretch owners
OUU...OUU...OUU That's me, a Superstretch owner! Oh boy! I think that it would be possible. The stretch on my #3 makes girths as follows: # Inside Shoulder Girth: 53.2” – 70.9” # ...

In GEAR » Question for Montbell Superstretch owners
March 18, 1:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Inalienable Rights
There are various numbers of DGU reported by surveys, up to 2,4000,000/year. Like any other survey, the numbers are a SWAG*, like all polls. These are some of the lowest numbers, and from a relativ...

In Chaff » do you take protection on hikes?
March 18, 1:37pm

Re: Re: Inalienable Rights
"I'll get called a 'liberal' when I point out that far more people inflict damage upon their person with guns than they protect against," Are you sure? I know the press ...

In Chaff » do you take protection on hikes?
March 18, 1:12pm

Re: flawed logic
'If nobody had guns, nobody would get shot' not to be too crude... If there was no Alcohol, no one would be killed by drunk drivers. If there was no long heavy sticks, no one would b...

In Chaff » do you take protection on hikes?
March 18, 12:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Landman

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AlpinLite Bug Tent
I think this is the correct category... The tent is a No-See-Um mesh tent over a SylNyl bathtub floor. It has a solid foot wall and a single zippered door. The specs are as follows: Materials: 1 ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
May 22, 8:40am

Thermarest Neo-Air
I got back from 7 days in the Grand Canyon three weeks ago. I had a regular sized NeoAir under my Montbel UL SS #3 down bag inside a Alpinlite Bug bivy and a GG Spinshelter 2. Cottonwood ...</td>          
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In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 11, 5:49pm

REI REI Peak UL Compact Hiking Poles
I got these to replace my heaver AL. poles. I have done 2 five day Grand Canyon hikes and am quite satisfied. I use them heavily for support on the descents and as a boost on the ascents. Stepping dow...

In Trekking Poles
January 27, 10:51am