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All Forum Posts by E J

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Anyone able to carpool from SF with my friend Daniel?
Ms. EJ and I are bringing in several newbie friends who are really looking forward. One of them, Daniel, is a hiker newly arrived to the Bay Area from Germany - if he doesn't have to work tomo...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
January 24, 5:29pm

Thanks Bobby! My wish list for OR 2014 report
Bobby thank you very much for the report. I hope we hear some more info from BPL staff as well. 1) Like Richard I'd also like to know what's being said about DWR down. It would be ni...

In GEAR » OR 2014 SNEAK PEAKS
January 23, 11:33pm

HMG pole straps
Those HMG pole straps look nice and grippy - are they? Any worries over the metal buckle focusing pressure on the sides of carbon poles?

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 13, 10:31pm

Heath what about rubber strapping under velcro?
Heath it should be very easy to get a bit of high-friction rubber strap to go under velcro and stay in place (just the way rubber straps are used under plastic mounts for blinkers which are mounted...

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 13, 10:23pm

Can this be done with stout carbon poles?
Would stout heavier weight Carbon poles (say 8 oz ones like Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork or similar) lashed together with good overlap using 1 in. tubular climbing webbing + velcro/rope be suff...

In GEAR » Anyone use trekking poles with a Golite Shangri-la 3?
January 13, 10:01pm

For E Coast GGG inspiration, a little film about the W Coast GGG
From a former E Coaster who misses New England and upstate NY stomping grounds, this is a little valentine Ms. EJ and I put together for all the wonderful friends we’ve made, the many helpful thi...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
January 08, 10:59pm

Re: thanks for encouragement - Bay Area GGG Film - a glimpse for Ryan and other first timers
Ryan, maybe this will make you feel better: This is a little valentine Ms. EJ and I put together for all the wonderful friends we’ve made, the many helpful things we’ve learned and the amazingl...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG Whatcha Bringing?
January 08, 10:52pm

SF Bay Area GGG Film, for anyone wondering what to expect
This is a little valentine Ms. EJ and I put together for all the wonderful friends we’ve made, the many helpful things we’ve learned and the amazingly creative gear makers we’ve met. http...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
January 08, 10:50pm

@Ryan you'll fit right in; looking forward to meeting you Re: thanks for encouragement
Hi Ryan, looking forward to meeting you. The group at the GGG is one of the most welcoming and friendly bunch of folks you'll ever meet, who happen to be among the most serious gear geeks and ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG Whatcha Bringing?
January 08, 1:54pm

Just heard from SMD - they'll have the new pack lineup + new and revised shelters at the GGG
"We will have a Lunar Solo at the GGG along with several new and revised shelters. Plus our new pack lineup. Thanks, Ron"

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG Whatcha Bringing?
January 08, 1:50pm

All Reader Reviews by E J

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eBAY.com
Craig, How do you set up an auto search on eBay? Not familiar with that feature. Did you set up an outside program to crawl eBay? eBay is not only useful for acquiring used and new gear at low...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 20, 7:51am

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
My wife has had such good experience with her Houdini that I'm going to switch over from my Montane Lite-speed. I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The material has excellent ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:40pm

Montane Lite-speed
I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The fit is quite good, with plenty of room to layer underneath, without being way too big. I'm 6 ft 180lbs, 42 chest and I do fine with the ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:31pm