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Cilogear 30L
I purchased and returned the Cilogear because it did not fit my long torso. - Apparently they are making a new 30L pack designed for taller torsos. - Design is almost right for me : removable...

In GEAR » what pack (if any?) am I describing?
September 20, 10:23am

regular running shoes
In summer I generally use my regular Asics running shoes - these haven't gotten stiff at all. I think it is the muddy use that kills the others. If so it's kinda disappointing considerin...

In GEAR » trail runner durability?
September 15, 7:37am

rinsing out
> EVA does have a fairly short life, but it sounds like something else is going on. Yes, I think so. > Did you rinse the mud-grit out of your shoes after most uses? After muddy use, yes....

In GEAR » trail runner durability?
September 15, 7:33am

trail runner durability?
I've had trail runners that were initially nice and comfortable fail on me a couple times and I'm wondering if I am treating them wrong. "Fail" in this case : - initially the...

In GEAR » trail runner durability?
September 14, 10:26am

Any comments on durability? I love low cut trail runner style shoes for backpacking. Especially outside alpine conditions. However even on relatively gentle trails I've seen shoes destroyed ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Mid-Height Trail Shoes State of the Market Report 2011
August 31, 8:29pm

RAB Latok Alpine
+1 for RAB I am mostly a size medium. The RAB jacket seems dialed in for the exact fit you are talking about : Tight around the arms. Rest of the jacket is like any other size medium. I purch...

In GEAR » lightweight, slim fit alpine shell jacket. any Ideas??
August 29, 1:20pm

I just bring my gun nut friends along.

In GEAR » Solo Wilderness Security
August 29, 11:25am

lots of info
this is an awesome review! has anyone tried replacing a foam backpanel (such as in the golite) with a stiffer plastic backpanel when carrying heavier loads? has this worked well?

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Frameless Backpacks State of the Market Report 2011
Part 2B – Technical Evaluation – Measurement of Pack Load Carrying Capacity

June 29, 10:02am

Awesome pics!
How do you protect your camera? A waterproof case?

In Editor's Roundtable » Walking the Backbone: A Journey on the Continental Divide Trail
April 06, 6:21pm

Big Agnes pad, inflated and upright. Stuff sack and repair kit (repair kit in sealed plastic bag)

In Gear Swap » FS : Big Agnes Insulated Air Core (Mummy, Regular length)
March 15, 10:14pm

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Icebreaker Tech T Lite Superfine 140
Own two pairs. Wore them skiing with Patagonia R2 over them. Wear them backpacking and hiking during spring/summer. After 2 years of use one of them has some holes from wear on the side of the sleeve....

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
June 08, 3:45pm