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binos
Not especially lightweight at all, but if you're looking for a quality all-around binocular, Nikon's Monarch ATB line is difficult to beat. Clarity and depth of field that rivals competito...

In GEAR » Binoculars?
May 21, 7:38pm

Re: Beat the weight on my 3-day Alcohol fuel container for 3 days...PLEASE!
an 8-oz store brand water bottle weighs something like .3 oz if I recall correctly. More volume than what you have for less weight, if you fill it with boiling water, it will shrink up in size (...

In GEAR » Beat the weight on my 3-day Alcohol fuel container for 3 days...PLEASE!
May 21, 4:06pm

gloves
never carried a pair, and never wished I had... I really only hike 3 seasons in the eastern and midwestern US though. I'd love to change that, but logistics make it a challenge. If I hiked...

In GEAR » What is the lowest expected temp that you would leave gloves at home for?
May 12, 6:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Darwinism
So I should rethink my bacon cooking trip to Yellowstone this October then?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Judge awards $1.9 million to family of boy killed by bear
May 09, 7:01pm

Re: Re: Injinji socks
I have two pairs of injinji coolmax socks currently, and as others have said, they've become my default running/hiking socks. They just keep my feet really comfy regardless of shoe choice. Th...

In GEAR » Injinji socks
May 09, 5:56pm

Re: New black ohm price drop to $125
I'll give it a go I guess, I was just about to pull the trigger on a CDT, but I wouldn't mind having the extra frame of the Ohm. PM me your paypal addy and I'll get money sent.

In Gear Swap » New ULA Ohm backpack
May 07, 5:23pm

Re: Re: It wasn't my fault
"his is an example of what I think is a meritorious lawsuit, which the media (or, more likely, the Chamber of Commerce lobby) unfairly portrayed as a baseless one. The plaintiff had to get a S...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Judge awards $1.9 million to family of boy killed by bear
May 07, 2:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Good point
word, if it's below freezing, you probably have a couple of layers between you and a non-breathable pack, creating a bit more of a buffer...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber/Sweat
May 07, 1:14pm

Re: Re: Center of mass
You have to look at the center of mass of the entire apparatus, in which case it does not matter if the foam is on the inside or outside, the bottom line is that a thick slice of an extremely low d...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber/Sweat
May 07, 12:17pm

Center of mass
I think, in light of the packing strategy of the lion's share of this community, that coming down hard on a pack like the Osprey with a trampoline construction is somewhat laughable. Most pe...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber/Sweat
May 07, 11:55am

All Reader Reviews by Mat Tallman

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e-OMC (Oregon Mountain Community) Customer Service
Bought a pair of shoes from them (Montrail Mountain Masochists) and got them quickly, as advertised, for a good price. Ordered an Integral Designs Siltarp which leaked terribly out of the box (not ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 26, 1:32pm