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Carry a long spear
I'm reminded of the throwaway line from my then Swami above Rishikesh, when I was sent to walk down the access road and close the ashram gates for the night. "You had better carry a long s...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Terai / Ganges plain
December 19, 4:30am

A wanderfreund in need...
David, I agree the Leki Wanderfreund is a classic. I have a much loved one, cork handle, antishock. Don't really want to part with it, but am looking for a good pair of telemark boots,...

In Gear Swap » Leki Wanderfreund staff w/cork handle wanted
December 15, 5:43am

A note to international members regarding what I think of HMG service
In two words, damn fine! Ordered goods from HMG November 30th, to take advantage of their free international shipping special. Goods dispatched 1st December. Arrived today Seoul Korea, in ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A note to international members regarding what I think of HMG service
December 10, 1:44am

HMG free shipping overseas
HMG have extended their sale with free shipping worldwide - great news for those of us who are non-residents of the US.

In Gear Deals » HMG free shipping overseas
November 30, 4:38am

Locus Gear 2/3 and 3/4 inners are avilable in mesh or nylon to custom order
Locus Gear make 3/4 and 2/3 inners for their Khufu mid, either as mesh bug shelters, or as ripstop nylon, both with sil nylon floors. They are not shown on their website, but they are available as ...

In GEAR » Does this exist - Mid related idea
October 31, 4:43am

Hoots mon!
A true Scot is never tired of porridge!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
October 27, 7:11pm

T zips are superfluous
My personal opinion is that T zips on inner tents are unnecessary. With mids, you are generally either want to use it without needing to pitch the inner; or else the bugs or weather are bad, so ...

In GEAR » Mids: Supermid vs. Khafra vs. Oware
October 23, 9:49pm

Get a mid that fits you well
There is a perennial trade-off between maximizing size/volume/height and minimizing weight/windage/ground cover. Personally, I want a mid that fits me well as a solo user, but that does not have ex...

In GEAR » Mids: Supermid vs. Khafra vs. Oware
October 23, 6:26am

Khufu weight is accurate; Locus Gear after-sales service is the best!
I can't comment about the Khafra, but I can about the Khufu - the claimed weight for my black cuben Khufu was accurate; and in use it has proved a wonderful asset. I can also attest to the o...

In GEAR » Mids: Supermid vs. Khafra vs. Oware
October 21, 4:46am

Pole extenders ought to be preferable in fould weather, if using an inverted "V" - ?
I'm interested in whalen's reasons for finding pole extenders not satisfactory in foul weather. I presume he is referring to the use of two poles in an inverted "V" formation. In ...

In GEAR » Duomid or Solomid
October 06, 5:33am

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