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All Forum Posts by jeffrey armbruster

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"OK umbrella peeps...let me have it!"
Justin: I haven't tried the Senz umbrella but I'll look into it. The 'fixed' nature of the LuxuryLite umbrella perhaps made it more susceptible to turning inside out in wind gusts. ...

In GEAR » OK umbrella peeps...let me have it!
May 15, 4:58pm

"OK umbrella peeps...let me have it!"
There's nothing to be done about the ambient air temperature. For me, the question is then whether an umbrella will create a cooler environment for a hiker than a sun hat. Look, your back is...

In GEAR » OK umbrella peeps...let me have it!
May 14, 10:09pm

"Clothing for desert hiking"
Sun Precautions--I think I have that right--makes clothing from Solumbra; lightweight and 100% spf. They make a great drape hat that works terrific for mosquitoes as well. It's larger than the ...

In GEAR » Clothing for desert hiking
May 14, 10:37am

"OK umbrella peeps...let me have it!"
I tried the Luxury Lite umbrella which is designed to attach to my pack frame; so no hands needed! The only problem was that it didn't take very much wind to force me to fold up the umbrella. N...

In GEAR » OK umbrella peeps...let me have it!
May 14, 10:14am

WTT: hexamid solo w/beak and cuben floor for a mld cuben solomid
the header says it all.

In Gear Swap » WTT: hexamid solo w/beak and cuben floor for a mld solomid
May 12, 10:18am

"Hwy 120 Is Open"
Skiing in and around Tuolumne after driving in would be really, really fun. I was just up to Merced Lake. I've never seen such a low snow pack at this time of the year. But it still looked l...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hwy 120 Is Open
May 04, 1:41pm

"Wierd feet: need shoes"
Keen makes shoes/boots with the widest toe box, I believe.

In GEAR » Wierd feet: need shoes
April 27, 1:15pm

WTB: MLD cuben solomid
with or without an innernet. I'll also trade my cuben Hexamid solo with beak net tent, that includes a cuben floor, for a solomid.

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD cuben solomid
April 23, 1:36pm

WTB: MLD cuben solomid
with or without an inner net. also, I'll trade my Hexamid solo with beak and cuben floor for a solomid.

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD cuben solomid
April 23, 10:15am

WTT: cuben Hexamid solo plus with cuben floor for cuben MLD solomid.
The Hexamid is in great shape; used for less than 20 nights. Would like a solomid in comparable condition.

In Gear Swap » WTT: cuben Hexamid solo plus with cuben floor for cuben MLD solomid.
April 20, 1:33pm

All Reader Reviews by jeffrey armbruster

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Vasque Breeze GTX
These boots really are a breeze on your feet. Unlike another reviewer, I found these boots to have terrific ankle support. However, the deal-killer for me is the relatively narrow toe box. Full disclo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 16, 7:35pm