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Re: Re: New Site
Thank you for visiting! The prompted ones should have an * beside the link. They are trips done with family members and have a lot of picks of the family themselves. It was just my attempt at a ...

In Post-Trip Reports » New Site
April 24, 10:54am

New Site
Hello fellow backpackers! I just started creating my new site, sporting some trip reports. If you have absolutely nothing else to do and time to kill, the URL is

In Post-Trip Reports » New Site
April 24, 10:01am

How do you pack?
What about water? With the PCT coming up, I will have to carry about 8 liters and wonder where the best spot would be. I am thinking the bottom of the pack. Hard to get to yes, but safe "ju...

In Philosophy & Technique » How do you pack?
April 13, 2:27pm

Re: Epic Tarptent?
Would any breathable fabric even work as a Tarp? Doesn't it have to be warmer inside the tarp in order to push the humidity out through the fabric? I think about the Bibler or the many tents ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Epic Tarptent?
April 11, 2:32pm

Re: Why Backpacking?
Stephen, I could not have said it better myself, hence, my reasons are the same exact as yours. The only thing that I could augment to the list is the spiritual serenity that the peace and quiet p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why Backpacking?
March 30, 7:26pm

Marmot Atom Sleeping Bag REVIEW
This has been one of my favorite bags. The hood on it cannot be beat IMHO. I have had it down without any base layers to 40F and with light base layers to 36F. Mine weighs in at 18.6oz for the r...

In Editor's Roundtable » Marmot Atom Sleeping Bag REVIEW
March 22, 9:15pm

Best piece of gear
By far, the Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape!!

In GEAR » Favorite Piece of Gear Purchased? Last 6 Mo.
March 13, 4:08pm

I absolutely love my Cocoon Silk Liner. It is big enough that it drapes in between my legs and keeps that clammy feeling at bay. It also lets me carry a slightly lighter bag and keeps the bag cle...

In Philosophy & Technique » sleepwear
March 08, 10:38am

Re: Question for Virga2 Owners
I have tried stuffing/storing with and without the strut installed and prefer with just because I am not sure how long the Velcro will last.

In GEAR » Question for Virga2 Owners
March 05, 11:10am

Re: Re: Marmot Atom
Oh I forgot to mention IMHO, it has a hood that I do not think has been matched for comfort on the open market yet. SOOOOO COMFY!

In GEAR » On the Hunt for an SUL Bag
February 10, 10:35am

All Reader Reviews by Johnathan White

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e-OMC (Oregon Mountain Community) Customer Service
Long story short, I bought a Gregory Whitney (way before my SUL days) from e-OMC. It had a piece of the rear support missing. After a lot of prompting, they replaced the pack. The new pack crea...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 17, 12:04pm

Gregory Customer Support
In 2004 I had bought a Gregory Whitney. Now this is not lightweight by any means, but this is a review of the company since they do make a few lighter weight packs. I used the pack a couple times ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 4:11pm

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
I agree with the posts here and would like to share my current (over 3rd year) ownership. I have recently washed my Marmot Precip Jacket with Granger’s wash in treatment. It beads nicely like when i...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 06, 5:14pm

REI Minimalist Bivy Sack
I could not pass it up; 89.00 before a 20% off coupon. I have used this bivy ...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 06, 5:03pm

Granite Gear Virga
I bought this pack on sale for 80 dollars vs. its regular 100.00 price tag. I have used this pack over 40 times on day hikes, overnight, and UL week long trips. Pack design is a simple rucksack,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
March 05, 10:54am

The North Face Propel
The Propel I am reviewing is a '06 regular size, zipperless, Polarguard Delta filled sleeping bag with a zippered foot box vent(with a FAT draft tube behind the zipper). It weighed in at 20.4oz. ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
November 20, 1:17pm