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Same old ones
These have been around for a while because they are only XL and XXL left. 75 sounds nice. I only saw those on their site. It was in this thread Also, to nag, your link contains the referring ...

In Gear Deals » The Patagonia Houdini is back, and on sale!
January 03, 6:16pm

Marmot Ion 20$+ship SAC til 4:40 PM Jan 2
I know, sorry to post This is probably an older less breathable model. But 20$! Edit: What the heck in for 1 Large. If you want it for cost, PM me, not too attached.

In Gear Deals » Marmot Ion 20$+ship SAC til 4:40 PM Jan 2
January 02, 5:14pm

Re: Yikes 2 - Integral Designs Rep in the house?
It could be they are sketched about adding tieouts or tieups or even belay loop for some reason. Sealing? Why would there be no way to keep a hold of it? I keep looking and there keeps being nothi...

In GEAR » Considering the switch to tarp/bivy
January 02, 5:01pm

Avy stuff
I fully agree with the BPL posts above. Route-finding and avy avoidance are way more effective than trying to dig your friends out afterwards. The Tremper book is excellent. The Snowclaw is a pet p...

In Winter Hiking » Avalanche Gear - most reliable and lightest
January 02, 11:55am

Re: Yikes
Yeah, it's a little crazy, considering. You can just see it flying away with your sleeping bag at night. As we speak I am adding an accessory cord belay loop/tie-up loop to the eVent tag, which...

In GEAR » Considering the switch to tarp/bivy
January 01, 6:36pm

pack points
There are some packs where you have the option of using the framesheet and stays, or removing for lighter loads. More configurable packs weigh a little more usually, and if you are going with a b...

In GEAR » Frameless vs. Light Frame Packs for 20-25lbs
January 01, 1:32pm

Dirk , ID South Col has no tieouts
and no stakeouts! A major oversight if you ask me, and they are pretty slippery. Hate to lose it in high winds.. The eVent tag looks like you could use that, or put a hook in the edging of the h...

In GEAR » Considering the switch to tarp/bivy
December 31, 11:44am

trying to get out and stand up when that thing is all wet with condensation, with all the drainage pointing at you. OK, add a few tieouts and whatnot to cover this scenario, but that's it.

In GEAR » Interesting Bivy Concept
December 31, 10:02am

Easy Forum Improvement - Low hanging fruit!
Bump for Happy Holidays.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum suggestion - link prompt text
December 31, 9:29am

woo hoo

In Make Your Own Gear » $.99/yd 1.5 oz DWR ripstop - Westmark Corp
December 30, 8:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Paul Tree

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Golite 2006 Reed Pants
I have a later version with leg zips. When hiking steep uphills, these pants are a real handicap because they try to keep you from lifting your knee. Made my summit twice as hard to keep fighting that...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 02, 10:24am

OR Verglas Gaiters (mens)
You rate them without ever having used them? That is beyond belief. Quote: "I give these a 4, without using them outside at all, so be aware they may be a 5 for a particular use." Or,...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 11, 1:31pm

GU Energy Gel
They do work, better than PowerGel. Faster than food. Works fine at low temps. I don't mind the taste or texture. I've gone snowboarding all day with no other food than 5 GU packets. Cons:...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:10pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
These things are awesome. 240 calories and very small and uber healthy. They had them at Trader Joe's.

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:02pm