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Best lightweight rain jacket (sub 8-9 oz): Montbell Versalite, OR Helium II, Marmot Mica & Essence, MH Superlight Plasmic or other?
One item where I can cut some weight is my rain jacket - I'm carrying a 12 oz Montbell rain jacket size large, even though it's been excellent. I'll still carry a 12 oz rain jacket in t...

In GEAR » Best lightweight rain jacket (sub 8-9 oz): Montbell Versalite, OR Helium II, Marmot Mica & Essence, MH Superlight Plasmic or other?
May 05, 12:50pm

Wheeled cart + good pack
Victor I think you'll be better off with a lightweight folding wheeled cart frame + a good pack. Integrating wheels and frame into a carry on costs a lot of internal space. It also results in a...

In GEAR » UL wheeled backpack?
May 04, 9:08pm

Saucony Xodus
I put about 2400 miles on the Saucony Xodus 3 - I'm 175 lbs - vibram sole and mesh upper help up extremely well - most durable trail runner bar none that I've tried, including New Balance, ...

In GEAR » Suggest a lightweight shoe for heavy loads and lots of Water+ technical terrain? Raptors, Salomon X Ultra ?
May 04, 4:25pm

Re: Tarptent Thread
Beautiful shots. Love the effect of the light inside gray silnylon at night.

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
May 04, 12:49am

Re: EH Aquilo
Thanks for the heads up. Surprised it's not wide enough to hold a BV500. Going to check how wide it is compared to a Bearikade.

In GEAR » Larger Volume Pack Recommendations/Advice
May 01, 7:59pm

Elemental Horizons Aquilo
I haven't carried it yet, but have heard and read nothing but great things about the Elmental Horizons Aquilo, which is supposed to be about 68L and a great load hauler.

In GEAR » Larger Volume Pack Recommendations/Advice
May 01, 1:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Calf Massager
Sources of those rings could be thin PVC tubing from a plumbing or home improvement store or polypropylene tubing from a plastics supplier cut into pieces (for example, TAP Plastics in the SF Bay A...

In GEAR » Calf Massager
April 29, 11:50pm

Re: Sea kayaking clubs around the Great Lakes and central US and Canada
Wow Ken, thanks, looks like there's good reason for calling them The Great Lakes. Amazing list, thank you. Have family and friends in Michigan, would be fun to check out a local group when visi...

In Packrafting » Anyone know a good sea kayaking and canoeing forum?
April 29, 10:15pm

Re: Re: Calf Massager
+10 Doug - the Stick is a wonder drug, except it's not a drug. My wife is addicted to it. Though for backpacking I would either MYOG or buy a smaller one or improvise with a water bottle, or ma...

In GEAR » Calf Massager
April 29, 3:08pm

Re: Re: Anyone know a good sea kayaking and canoeing forum?
Thanks Philip, John, Ian and Richard. Richard I knew there were several local groups in our area, but it's good to attach names to them - I'll look them up.

In Packrafting » Anyone know a good sea kayaking and canoeing forum?
April 29, 12:20pm

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