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In Gear Swap » FS: Gear 'O' Rama, lots of stuff
July 31, 11:14am


In Gear Swap » FS: MLD eVent Rain Mitts, RBH VB Socks
July 10, 1:31pm

Re: Tape not sticking to foot
Have your brother try Tincture of Benzoin on his feet prior to applying tape. It makes the surface of the skin tacky and dryish prior to applying first aid like blister tape.

In GEAR » SealSkinz
July 10, 11:28am

New Tigoat Adjustable Poles
I just received these and they are sweet! I posted a review here:

In GEAR » New Tigoat Adjustable Poles
July 04, 10:52pm

Re: Montbell Bivy Experience?
I had the gore-tex one but never used it, so can't comment on the performance. I can say that the bivy is quite narrow at the footbox and is spartan in the middle too. My wife uses a full le...

In GEAR » Montbell Bivy Experience?
June 25, 1:35pm


In Gear Swap » WTB: SpinPoncho Bozeman Mountain Works
June 23, 9:57pm


In Gear Swap » FS: MLD eVent Mitts, Montbell Bivy, Integral Designs Tarp, more.
June 22, 7:26pm


In Gear Swap » FS: MLD eVent Mitts, Montbell Bivy, Integral Designs Tarp, more.
June 19, 4:15pm

Re: Convert Spreadsheet to Image for use in Post
Chris, RE: >>How did you convert the spreadsheet to a usable format for display on the web page? Hey there. It's not easy. From the spreadsheet app (google or excel) I used primopdf...

In Gear Lists » Jhaura's sub-4 lb. 3-Season List
June 19, 3:16pm

With Skill NO BIVY with Tarp?
I remember reading from the trail days 07 posts that Flyin Brian suggests with enough skill a bivy is not necessary when using a poncho tarp as shelter. What do you guys think? On a related n...

In GEAR » With Skill NO BIVY with Tarp?
June 19, 1:19pm

All Reader Reviews by J W

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Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
Just received these poles so this is a pre-trip review. Superb craftsmanship, super light and exactly what I would have made if I could do it myself. The adjustable mechanism is easy to use and ...

In Trekking Poles
July 04, 10:45pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip Pack
The perfect balance between light weight and durability with features like side pockets, padded shoulder straps and dyneema spectra grid fabric, all for under 10 oz. I have a second generation one,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 25, 7:10pm

Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Crew long sleeve
I love this shirt more than any other I own. The only problem is the durability. I'm on my second one and have had numorous holes 1/8" to 1/4" in diameter pop up all over on both. Also, ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
June 25, 11:43am

Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy
Rating 4/5 because the construction was under par. They use tape to form the bivy shape from a single piece of material. The tape job was sloppy with some holes in the bottom. Other than that a great ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 18, 12:05pm

Gossamer Gear
Thumbs up to GG. They don't make a lot of items, rather a few quality niche packs and other gear. I really like their sourcing of other industry items and presenting them for backpacking, such as the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 7:38pm

Gossamer Gear G6 Whisper
Initial Review Oct 2006: Out of the box I love it, light as a feather, VERY well made and sized perfect for my intended use. I really like the shape, it's like a slim aerodynamic sled. GG's products a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 16, 8:00pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Just got mine in the mail and tinkered with it a bit. Like the previous reviewer, the rivet looks very suspect. I will write more after some use. Drilled the rivet out to remove the pan. The pan we...

In Stoves - Other
August 16, 8:03pm