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Cabela's Down Long Johns
Thanks Bryce! Not as bad as I thought, went ahead and pulled the trigger on the Montbells though, got to thinking that since they were light enough I would take them more often, and can try pushin...

In GEAR » Cabela's Down Long Johns
October 31, 6:26am

Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness
That video is really great, giving me motivation to give it a try, really much cooler than still shots. You just raised the bar on trip reports!

In Post-Trip Reports » Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness
October 29, 1:01pm

Cabela's Down Long Johns
Does anyone have experience with the Cabela's Down Long Johns? Cannot seem to find a weight on them, the fit looks slim, would need to size up to layer over base layer and pants, but worry the...

In GEAR » Cabela's Down Long Johns
October 29, 7:43am

Advice on sleeping bag/quilts
My regular Golite Ultra 20 is to narrow to sleep on my side without drafts, I am 5'8", 160lbs. Have only used it without the straps, but now that things are getting colder I plan to try t...

In GEAR » Advice on sleeping bag/quilts
October 19, 7:35pm

ULA Ohm 2.0 Pictures
I wonder if it will be possible to convert the Ohm 1 to this hip belt? The Hoop would be the issue. The way the hip belt rides is the only thing I don't like about the pack, I think the pac...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm 2.0 Pictures
October 17, 7:18pm

Thermarest Ridgerest
I switched from a Prolite Plus (1.5" thick) to a 3/4 Ridgerest when lightening things up, I like that it makes a good pack frame and really like being able to sit on it anywhere. But I do not...

In GEAR » Thermarest Ridgerest
October 17, 7:08pm

CT Gear list
Funny, Can't wait to see Mike C!'s thoughts!

In GEAR » CT Gear list
October 04, 8:21pm

Gear List for PCT; advice appreciated
Case, You need to be member to read them but Ryan Linn wrote four great stories about his PCT trip and had gear lists for the various sections and weather. It is in the articles section under ...

In Gear Lists » Gear List for PCT; advice appreciated
September 25, 10:01pm

Trying to get lighter
Usually the pack is the last purchase, maybe over time if you refine your items carried, especially for others, it will be clearer what pack to get. For instance a lighter quilt definitely creates...

In Gear Lists » Trying to get lighter
September 21, 7:41pm

Trying to get lighter
Keep your eye out for a Golite Ultra 20 quilt, they pop up on gear swap, otherwise Golite runs periodic 40% off sales, you could pick up a new one at a good price that way too and save a bunch of w...

In Gear Lists » Trying to get lighter
September 20, 5:51pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Swab

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GSI Minimalist
This economical cook set doesn't seem to get much press, probably because it is not titanium. The 20oz. (600ml) size works out perfect for most dehydrated meals. In the morning it is enough ...

In Cookware - Other
March 08, 9:40pm