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About Me 51 year old, new to backpacking, with a pair of 18 year old boys to set the pace. Ugh.
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Re:What's your suggestion
Steve - Good advice, thanks. I think the "least uncomfortable when wet" goes to base layers (?) also. (Includes underwear, right?) For next fall I'll be looking for light wool longjoh...

In GEAR » Least uncomfortable wet sock material?
March 11, 11:03am

Hey Roger - wet socks and water proof shoes...
What's your suggestion? I'm due for a new pair of lightweight shoes, a little more ankle support than trail runners, but I'm thinking waterproof because I usually just get wet over the...

In GEAR » Least uncomfortable wet sock material?
March 10, 9:18pm

Least uncomfortable wet sock material?
Last year I hiked all day through wet grass, puddles, and mud over my shoes all day. (swampy area) - Messsssy- with lightweight wool socks and non-waterproof mesh shoes. It was kinda fun watching ...

In GEAR » Least uncomfortable wet sock material?
March 10, 9:11pm

...Gear for sale ...lost ....pounds...
OT: Great job! I'm just trying to hold my 34" waist for the next 20 years, then I don't have to re-outfit myself ...I'm afraid there is nowhere to go but...up?

In Gear Swap » Lots of Gear for sale as I lost 100 pounds and have kids!
March 10, 7:06pm

Re: Foot Growth Measurement
Roger - are you indicating that as we age more than just our ears and nose get larger? Nice to know.

In Philosophy & Technique » Foot Growth Measurement
March 08, 12:13pm

Bending Stays
I have a pair of Lowe Alpine 90+15 (both bought used)that we have bent the stays to fit my boys better. Staying in my price range and fit is becoming troublesome. I'm topping out at about $1...

In GEAR » Framesheets v.s. stays
March 07, 11:12am

Granite Gear.com Closeouts
http://www.granitegearstore.com/Closeouts-C27.aspx Or just go to their homepage and hit the red closeout button.

In Gear Deals » Granite Gear.com Closeouts
March 07, 9:59am

Bending a Golite Frame
Thanks Aaron and Jeff. I'm vacillating between a 2009 Gregory Z65 being clearanced at REI for $128 if I can get Gregory to swap the belt for a medium (I’ve NOT a 28 inch waist!) and the women...

In GEAR » Framesheets v.s. stays
March 07, 12:09am

Straighten Golite Quest womens pack to fit a guy?
Speaking of Framsheets and Stays – Can the stays in the Golite Quest womens pack be straightened to fit a man? Golite has a pack I want to try on clearance, but it’s the womens style. Roger ...

In GEAR » Framesheets v.s. stays
March 06, 1:16pm

Sporks and Spifes....
Arg. LOL. I really hate new words describing multi-use insturments. They get stuck in my head like a bad jingle. Any other new words I shouldn't hear? addendum: I just picked up on the t...

In GEAR » 5 gram Knoon / Spife
March 04, 8:39pm

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