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SOLD Royal Robbins Billy Goat Mountain Performance Pants, Men's, 2011
SOLD! 2 Royal Robbins Billy Goat Mountain Performance Pants, Men's, 2011 I bought both of these new back in '11 and only used them on a handful of hiking/backpacking trips since I us...

In Gear Swap » FS: Royal Robbins Billy Goat Mountain Performance Pants, Men's, 2011
February 28, 4:51pm

snow cover
Not mapping, but definitely useful for pre-trip planning is the NOHRSC Interactive Snow Map. Lots of things going on here, but I mostly use it for the snow depth cover (recorded and modeled) overla...

In GEAR » Pre trip planning mapping software
February 27, 5:56pm

Yeah, I love me some trail quesadillas. I don't always bring my frying pan, but when I do you can be sure 'dillas are on the menu. What type/form of cheese is everyone using for their q...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Quesadillas
February 27, 3:26pm

Austin Creek SRA
Good way to take advantage of this weather. I didn't realize you could hike in/camp there. Cool stuff. Also, looks like a nice solid pitch on your new Duomid; what support pole setup did you...

In Post-Trip Reports » overnighter at austin creek state recreation area
February 20, 3:51pm

looks good
Looks good, Steve. Thanks for sharing. Are you able to compare the fit & feel to any other packs?

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
February 12, 10:47am

experience with an HMG 3400 Porter
I used a HMG 3400 Porter, standard white flavor, this summer and fall in the Sierra on numerous trips and it's still in good shape. Mostly on trail, but some xcountry, up and over class 2-3 pas...

In GEAR » talk to me about cuben hybrid packs
February 10, 3:52pm

not as nice, but...
I stumbled down down the stairs in the middle of the night with my tummy a grumblin' dreaming about the week-old pizza shoved in the corner of the fridge. Wait a minute, what's this? My wif...

In GEAR » Nice surprises
February 09, 10:14pm

technical jargon
"bathtubby" D@mn tent designer technical jargon! The Protrail looks good, Henry. I bet you and your crew are going to be very busy this season.

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
January 30, 12:44pm

If I was buying hiking shoes for my in-laws, they'd be these:

In GEAR » Shoe for father-in-law
January 27, 11:52am

bend them stays
Regardless of which model you end up with, be sure to tinker with the stays. Before I owned a Porter, I was a bit turned off by what I saw on the web and in person on the trail with respect to fit....

In GEAR » Which HMG pack?
January 26, 11:54pm

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