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Re: what size
It's difficult to recommend packs or even categories of packs if we don't know your gear list, base weight, etc. Any info on what gear you carry would be helpful. If you are looking at a ...

In GEAR » Looking for a pack under $130 Terra vs TFX Hrizon 65
January 13, 8:51pm

Re: FS: Free Stuff - Victor
Not sure if there are any shorts left, but if there are I am interested. It is very generous of you to offer this stuff for free.

In Gear Swap » FS: Free Stuff
January 13, 2:39pm

Re: Re: Tonto Trail, Nov 2008
Great pictures! It looked like an awesome trip. Greg - link for the full report:!126 link for the pictu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Tonto Trail, Nov 2008
January 10, 7:55pm

Re: Re: 5 great compacts. No excuses
I disagree about the custom battery packs being prohibitively expensive. They are often very cheap, at least the ones for my Canon SD800. The Lenmar brand battery for my camera is currently selli...

In Photography » 5 great compacts.No excuses
January 08, 8:04pm

Re: MDL DuoMid delivery time.
copied from the MLD home page: MLD NEWS & ORDER DELIVERY INFO BELOW ******************ORDER INFO & NEWS:12/23/2008************** HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Thank You to all our Customers...

In GEAR » MLD DuoMid delivery time?
January 07, 4:05pm

Re: Re: Which MLD Bivy?!!
Tony and Denis - Oh, I get it. Thanks for the clarification.

In GEAR » Which MLD Bivy?!!
January 03, 1:46pm

Re: Re: Which MLD Bivy?!!
One questions for you Tony: You say that it is not recommended to completely close off the bivy. If this is the case, what is the point of the bug netting? When the bivy is open, wouldn't ...

In GEAR » Which MLD Bivy?!!
January 02, 10:33pm

Re: re: AT Thru-Hike, 2009
Russ- You could be right about going with the beefier, framed GG packs. You obviously have more experience than me. But I only brought it up b/c the weight is significant - a ULA Conduit is 17...

In Gear Lists » AT Thru-Hike, 2009
January 02, 8:32pm

Re: Re: AT Thru-Hike, 2009
"Although I think your packs are a bit big, I wouldn't go with a frameless option." "I use a ULA-Circuit, but for the AT I would use the ULA-Conduit as others have said." ...

In Gear Lists » AT Thru-Hike, 2009
January 02, 8:17pm

Re: AT Thru-Hike, 2009
It looks like a great list. Only thing I noticed was that the packs both of you are using (especially the Nimbus Meridian) are more substantial than you might need. The Nimbus Meridian has a capa...

In Gear Lists » AT Thru-Hike, 2009
January 02, 2:55pm

All Reader Reviews by Joe Westing

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After having a problem with my BPL print subscription (totally my bad), Karen quickly (within a day) and kindly fixed everything. Couldn't ask for anything more.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 11, 5:09pm

Gossamer Gear Nightlight Torso
This is a great pad. It is fairly comfortable, although it gets less comfortable with use. I would give it five stars if it maintained its initially level of comfort. Still, it doesn't wear dow...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
July 19, 12:18pm

Leki Ultralight Ti
Had these poles for a few years and they've performed very well. Only had one time when the poles slipped and that was quickly fixed by cleaning the poles. These titanium poles are fairly light ...

In Trekking Poles
June 29, 11:01am