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Re: heel-toe drop on trail runners?
If you have never used zero drop or even 4mm drop low support shoes it will take a good year to build up the leg and foot muscles to the same point they were with the high support shoes. Even then...

In GEAR » heel-toe drop on trail runners?
October 09, 7:58pm

Re: elitist?
I disagree with who buys an arc blast. The zpacks arc blast is really comparabe with the ULA ohm/ohm2 or the mariposa or other lightly framed packs. People who buy these packs generally are lookin...

In GEAR » HipBelt Pockets
October 09, 7:45pm

Re: Tyvek or Laminated "Chemical Coveralls" as VBL???
The Tyvek Coveralls are surprisingly durable and make a great, cheap storm worthy rain suit. You just have to tape the seams and then cut the coat to length and then make chaps out of the pants. ...

In GEAR » Tyvek or Laminated "Chemical Coveralls" as VBL???
October 09, 1:28pm

Re: Bugging Out
If society really went down and your life becomes being in an armed militia fighting for resources against other armed militias in a daily struggle to survive I am not sure if I am interested. I...

In GEAR » Bug Out Bag / Prepper Setup / Survival-based UL kit and philosophy
October 09, 1:02pm

Re: Re: Dream PCT shelter set up
If we are dreaming, A tarp tent notch, 4-6 inches longer, in Cuban. To me its almost the perfect tent layout, for ease of set up, and livability. Being tall it is a little bit short when...

In GEAR » Dream PCT shelter set up
October 06, 5:05pm

mec degree jacket
www.mec.ca/product/5025-759/mec-storm-degree-jacket-mens/?h=10+50089+50020+50122+50021&f=10+50089+50800 It is a little heavy and only 271g of down but it is a longer cut.

In GEAR » Lightest Expedition/Very Cold Weather jacket?
October 01, 4:36pm

Return Policy
I think that the internet/social media really is what killed the return policy. When you had to walk up and face the cashier and tell her why you were returning that generated a lot of fear and ...

In GEAR » NPR Reports: REI vs L.L. Bean Return Policy
September 25, 11:09am

Re: Re: BPL in the Past
I haven't been around that long but even since I started here the quality of available gear from mainstream and cottage manufacturers has made the need to innovate almost disappear. A 24 oz ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL in the Past
September 25, 10:48am

Re: Down jackets
Has anyone tried the new Golite Down Jackets. http://www.golite.com/Mens-Selkirk-Ultralite-800-Fill-Down-Jacket-P47040.aspx The price looks pretty good and the Weight looks competitive with t...

In GEAR » can you suggest a down jacket for my needs please
August 07, 11:30am

Re: What I'm Taking on my JMT Hike (simplicity at it's best)
I think you can cut more weight and Items out of your system. - T/P - you don't give a wait to it but 5 days of Toilet paper is at least 3 oz and can easily be left behind by bring a 1/2 oun...

In Gear Lists » What I'm Taking on my JMT Hike (this is how you do it)
August 06, 7:37pm

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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WalMart
Walmart saved my trip. I was packing up the night before I was to leave and went to grab what i thought was a full butane canister and it was empty. It was 10pm and i was leaving at 5 the next morni...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 7:27pm

Mont Bell Ultra-Light Spiral Down Hugger #3 Long
I had a chance to test out my new UL Spiral down hugger #3. This is the regular version not the super stretch. It still has the diagonal baffles so it does have a little more give than an average ba...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 05, 11:33pm