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Re: My gear list
Michael, for hands I use a pair of MontBell Chameece Inner Gloves and a pair of empty bagel sacks. Gloves are 1.1 oz (size L) and the sacks are .2 oz each. For a hat you might consider the Po...

In Gear Lists » 1st Gear List
November 22, 7:28am

Re: Help Me with a Gear Diet!
Are two extra pairs of socks really necessary? I can see wanting an extra pair for sleeping but not two pair.

In GEAR » Help Me with a Gear Diet!
November 12, 6:56pm

Re: Re: REALLY tough pants
http://www.511tactical.com/ works with my FoxFire browser.

In Editor's Roundtable » Notes from the Field – Bushwacking Trousers
November 08, 9:11pm

Re: "Two man shelter"??
A queen size mattress is 33.33 sq ft (5'x 6'8") so the Refuge isn't that much smaller.

In GEAR » New Six Moon Designs "Refuge"
November 08, 6:27pm

Re: Antigravity gear Tarp
Try here.

In GEAR » Antigravity gear Tarp
November 08, 3:15pm

Re: Diamond Tactical
Carlos, what do your micropuff pants weight? And what size are they?

In Gear Deals » Patagonia/MARS sale
November 08, 10:20am

Re: Best Poncho/Shelter Design
I am partial to the Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape. The nice thing about the cape is there is no need for a bivy in inclement weather. Pitch all the way to the ground and you are set.

In Multiple Use Gear » Best Poncho/Shelter Design
November 07, 10:55am

Re: Re: Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
Shahrin, I just bought my Platy this year and haven't had a problem. I even inflate it and use as a pillow. But I have read a number of posts where people have had problems with them. I th...

In Gear Lists » Shah TMB Dry-Run Gearlist
November 03, 3:21pm

Re: How do I post my list?
An easy way is to just install a PostScript Printer on your computer. In Excel this appears as another printer but the file you "print" goes to a *.pdf file. To do this MIT suggests u...

In Gear Lists » How do I post my list?
November 03, 12:45pm

Re: Re: Re: South Pass gear list
I usually just string up my large stuff sacks with my food at the end of the day when there is no longer anything stuffed in them Ryan, I thought about going this rout but I am too paranoid of b...

In Gear Lists » South Pass-Old Faithful.
November 03, 10:01am

All Reader Reviews by Steve .

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Driducks rainsuit
Tested: - size: small - jacket weight: 5.5 oz - pants weight: 4.4 oz Pro: - price - weight - functionality Con: - fragile - zipper Having used Driducks for 2 years in ...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 28, 11:15am

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
Had a small hole form on the ankle of one of my Darn Tough Full Cushion Boot socks that I use mostly for fishing. Surprising since I have a pair of Micro Cushions that I have hiked the heck out of wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 10:44am

Backcountry.com
Learned about BackCountry.com here and have dealt with their customer service twice. First time I purchased a Granite Gear Vapor Trail on sale and the waist belt was out of spec - this true for all...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 10:31am

Granite Gear Vapor Trail
Overall a nice pack with the exception of the huge extension collar and the fact that the Men's Medium waist belt length significantly differs from what Granite Gear says it is. Granite Gear sp...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 09, 9:43am

Sahalie Men's Ultralight Tights
I ordered a pair of the Sahalie's Men's Ultralight Tights (medium, 1.8 oz) and the siz...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 28, 3:49pm

Inova Microlight
Last summer I lost a Photon that had faithfully served me for several years and hav...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 03, 3:40pm

Jim Wood SuperCat
Although I haven't used it in the field yet it works great in the house. Brings 2 cups of cold tap water to a rolling boil in about 6 minutes (prime: 1 minute; cook 5 minutes) using less than 1oz...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 7:57pm

TarpTent
Ordered a Contrail during the holiday sale. Followed up with an email asking for some scrap material. Communication was great. Order was perfect. Delivery exceeded expectations. If the tent i...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 28, 1:53pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
Lighten Up is an entertaining introduction to lightweight backpacking. Lots of good material for the beginner and a nice review for experienced lightweighters. The illustrations really make the book...

In Books and Media
December 27, 4:44pm

Mont Bell
13 years ago I purchased a lightweight Montbell Parka. It served me well until the Gortex started to delaminate this year. I called the Boulder office hoping to find a place to have it repaired. Th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 10:50pm