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Re: Re: Re: Fishnet Warmer?
Good Evening Richard, What activity levels were the particpants in your study subject to? In your opinion which garment would hold more moisture after an extended level of activity and what ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 22, 11:43pm

Re: Love this sign!
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In Chaff » Love this sign!
November 22, 10:35pm

Los Cuernos Adventure Foods
In September I met a couple of folks from Montreal Canada while off trail in Slide Canyon in the Northern Yosemite Wilderness. After a pleasant talk they offered me a couple of their home made s...

In GEAR » Los Cuernos Adventure Foods
November 22, 10:25am

Re: Re: inflatable-strut-parkas
Bought a Western Mountaineering Flash Jacket and Flash pants 4 days ago. Everytime i come home from work i put them on and open the windows. Just grabbed the reciept: WM Flash Pant size M l...

In GEAR » So who else is going to wait and not buy an insulatig jacket this year?
November 21, 10:23pm

Re: Re: Karo
Been using my Enlightnened Equipment Revelation 20 wide Karo quilt with standard 10% overfill. Ain't had no problems with down shift but my temps have been upper thirties to forties. I like...

In GEAR » Down shifting in Enlightened Equip quilts?
November 21, 9:56pm

Re: Montbell Trekking Umbrella durability
I used a GoLite Chrome Dome for the Appalachian Trail. Not sure about the Montebel since i have never seen one. The Chrome dome took a while to get use to. In fact, the only reason i began u...

In GEAR » Montbell Trekking Umbrella durability
November 21, 8:19pm

Re: Another thought
Sorry for the loss of your good friend Ryan.

In Editor's Roundtable » Depression and Wilderness, Part 2: Wilderness May Not Be Enough
November 13, 11:16pm

Re: The Future of Baselayers
Hey.. I see a market for domestically produced mesh underwear here. Lets see.. who do we know thats a BPL'er that has vast experience knitting clothing of Aplaca wool? Katharina?

In Editor's Roundtable » The Future of Baselayers
November 13, 10:04pm

Re: Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
Gotta show my dad this article next Saturday. He'll be rolling on the floor. One addition: Fishnet underwear for cold wet weather was made in South Western England in the early forties fo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 13, 9:53pm

Re: Supai Canyon Flatwater 2
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In Make Your Own Gear » I would like to make a cuben packraft
November 13, 6:53pm

All Reader Reviews by a b

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Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 (Bug Bivy)
I used the a Bear Paw Wilderness Designs Minimalist 1 bug bivy every night of my Appalachian Trail thru hike. While there weren't many bugs flying around in mid March when I started, the fully enc...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
July 01, 9:39pm

MLD Patrol Shelter Solo Spectralite Wtih beak
The Mountain Laurel Designs Patrol shelter in translucent green Spectralight (Cuben fiber) is, by far, my favorite single piece of gear after 2180 miles and 98 days on my Appalachian Trail thru hike. ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 29, 11:30pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Mountain Laurel Designs has proven to me that durability and light weight can co-exist in the universe. Fittingly, my first introduction to MLD occured on the Pacific Crest Trail when a fellow hiker...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 07, 1:03am

Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
This is my initial review of the Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30 size regular. Weight as measured 19 ounces. Loft as measured 1 & 3/4 inches. I had found that I used my sleeping bag open ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
February 07, 12:18am

Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus
It was on the Pacific Crest Trail in Sept of 2009 near the end of my thru hike when I first saw another hiker(Lint) using an MLD Exodus frameless pack. Upon examining the craftsmanship of the pack, an...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 04, 2:21pm