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Re: Lightweight Stove for India
Colin, I took a whisperlite and burned kerosene. I also found white gas here and there. They also have propane/butane stuff in mainland india, so maybe some in the trekking areas too. One of the ma...

In GEAR » Lightweight Stove for India
February 03, 3:46pm

Marmot Ion as VB?
With all the reports of older Ion's lack of breathability wouldn't it make a great vapor barrier shirt? If you wear a base layer under it seems like a lighter cheaper version of the RBH or ...

In GEAR » Marmot Ion as VB?
January 31, 5:04pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Inov-8 Terroc 330 Men's 9
January 24, 11:24am

Thread Hyjacked
Oh no, my thread has been hyjacked! Please back to pertex myog fabric retail, thanks.

In Make Your Own Gear » Look a Retail source for Pertex
January 23, 9:43am

Look a Retail source for Pertex
I haven't verified the type of pertex but this looks interesting: They also have primaloft and other useful fabrics for myog. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Look a Retail source for Pertex
January 22, 10:47pm

Re: "Afternoon Canyon Snowstorm"
Beautiful pic. I like the lighting. Really makes me want to get in some cold weather bivies.

In Photo Gallery » "Afternoon Canyon Snowstorm"
January 22, 10:20pm

Windpants as useful as Windshirt?
I just got a pair of golite wisp windpants which are very nice. However, I wonder if windpants are as useful/versatile as a windshirt? Do you find windpants as useful/versatile? If so, how do...

In GEAR » Windpants as useful as Wshirt?
January 22, 4:19pm

Re: VBL Half-Sac
Craig, I have used this method with the new heatsheets bivy sold here at BPL. I agree with around 8-10* of extra warmth. I am a cold sleeper though, so YMMV at around 10-20*. Of course you get t...

In Winter Hiking » VBL Half-Sac
January 14, 3:01pm


In Gear Swap » FS Garmin Geko/eTrex PC Cable
January 11, 5:57pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Inov-8 Terroc 330 Men's 9
January 11, 5:52pm

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