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Re:marmot Mica
Is this the one with pit zips?

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Mica XL black NEW
May 08, 5:04pm

Is there a time limit on the GG discount?
Is there a time limit on the GG discount? Is it. 15% across-the-board, or just those items?

In Gear Deals » Special Deal not to be missed . . .
May 07, 8:34am

Just plain old ragg socks...
From REI for about $10/pair. I realize that prolly violates all,the scientific approaches to wicking moisture away from the skin and allowing it t evaporate, but it works for me with either GTX hik...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Liner Socks?
May 07, 8:27am

Just wondering...
Sawyer's is a 0.5% solution. This other stuff is 36%, and only $22/quart: http://www.amazon.com/Permethrin-SFR-32-oz-Bottle/dp/B003IMO3I2/ref=pd_cart_recs4?ie=UTF8&refRID=1AXGWQAK3T509H...

In Gear Deals » Sawyer Permethrin Spray - Low Price on Amazon
May 06, 11:50am

White Mountains and Maine...
In my experience it doesn't matter when you get to the Whites; nights below freezing aren't unusual in any month, and cold rain, wind, and fog are common. My summer bag is 20*, and I'm ...

In GEAR » Midlayers?
May 02, 6:34am

That's what I was thinking
"Maybe there's some residual on outside, when you wash the DWR in it sticks to the residual DWR on the outside?" I've washed my clothes, sprayed on the DWR, and chucked them in...

April 30, 3:08pm

My rain jacket (Patagonia H2no) doesn't seem to want to hold its DWR in aocuple areas- both forearms and across the shoulders under the pack straps mostly. It started to wet out around the end ...

April 30, 6:01am

How "used" are they?
And do the bindings look like the photo, or are there bigger tabs on the ends of the straps?

In Gear Swap » MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoe - Women's blue 22 inch with tails
April 26, 11:23am

WTB: rain kilt
I'm thinking primarily about Zpacks, but am op to suggestions. I'm pretty big - 6'4", 220#, 36" waist - Thanks!

In Gear Swap » WTB: rain kilt
April 26, 5:38am

Kat's right...
With a warm U/Q, you'll be surprised how little you need on top. For 3seasons I usually use an Xtherm under me, and a light quilt on top; works great on the ground, too. Check out https://ha...

In Hammocks » Heaviest insulation on the bottom or the top? Which is more efficient?
April 21, 5:46pm

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