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nice design
This has some of the features I really like about my GG The One (side entry, off-center apex, twin trekking pole setup) and adds width, length, and a mesh inner that allows both sides to be open fo...

In GEAR » New Six Moon Designs Shelters....
April 16, 1:42pm

bakers cyst
while some bakers cysts go away without much (if any) treatment, I developed one 6 days into a 10-day solo trip. I finished the hike, but the day after I got home the cyst burst, my leg swelled up ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Soft tissue inflammation
April 15, 9:18pm

rab drillium
I have a rab drillium. My most used bad weather jackets are a montane pertex windshirt, an arcteryx goretex pro shell, and the rab event. The rab breathes tons better than the arcteryx shell, but i...

In GEAR » I need a good rain jacket
April 15, 10:06am

race ready
The race ready LD Sixer short has a 6" inseam, 5 mesh pockets across the back and two enclosed small side pockets. Might be worth a look. Race Ready LD Sixer

In GEAR » Help me fing Hiking/Running Shorts with pockets!
April 14, 6:03am

Re: "First Impressions: TrailLite Designs Single Track pack"
Eugene & Thom, thank you for working to expand the offerings for this type of pack. RE : lumbar packs, I like my nathan elite 1 mutation the most. The belt uses velcro, not clips, does not l...

In GEAR » First Impressions: TrailLite Designs Single Track pack
April 13, 5:52am

re:"First Impressions: TrailLite Designs Single Track pack"
It’s nice to see a cottage industry effort at a small sport-oriented pack. I’ve used two packs for running; the talon 22 and Nathan 020. This pack appears to aim more for the talon 22. To b...

In GEAR » First Impressions: TrailLite Designs Single Track pack
April 12, 12:49pm

Re: Re: 1.5oz fill...
Thanks, order placed!

In Gear Deals » GooseFeet Pillow-Stuffsack
April 11, 5:23pm

1.5oz fill...
Can you do a medium with 1.5oz fill?

In Gear Deals » GooseFeet Pillow-Stuffsack
April 11, 5:15pm

road-x 233 vs f-lite 230
I've been hoping for some sort of a road version of the x-talon 212. It looks like the road-x 233 is the closest. However, I'm thinking the f-lite 230's might be a better choice as I co...

In GEAR » new inov-8
April 09, 5:45pm

Re: Forest Glen Preserve (IL)
Nice report Michael! It's great your boys made it through all three days and seemed to have a good time. I'm a few hours west of that area, but have been nearby at Kickapoo and Kennekuk Cov...

In Post-Trip Reports » Forest Glen Preserve (IL)
April 08, 7:14pm

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