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Golite Improved Website
Hi all, A week ago I sent an email to golite after being frustrated while trying to find new items such as the virga jacket. As it was you had to browse through each category and actively look f...

In GEAR » Golite Improved Website
September 27, 6:48pm

Re: FS MLD Bivy
What happened? Did you decide to do the same thing I did?

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Epic Bivy
September 26, 4:09pm

Re: Blue Foam Foldable Pad Usage Update
Lots of interesting comments, thanks for the input. Re: Velco. Yeah I saw that mod on the GG site, but I did not need the pad to ever separate again, plus the velcro is heavier, bulkier and more...

In Make Your Own Gear » Foldable Blue Foam Sleeping Pad/Pack Support at 5oz.
September 25, 4:03pm

Re: Cozy
Nice. Wanna sell one? Email me at jhaura *__at__* gmail *__dot__* com.

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished Reflectix Cozys
September 25, 9:42am

Couple Sources for Golite Vision
Hey, I saw one on GearTrade for $80, (it's not mine). It's been there for a while maybe make the guy an offer: Also Dom's has them for $69 new: http://d...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Kelty Redwing and/or Golite Vision
September 23, 2:03pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia, Icebreaker Men's Small
September 14, 9:47pm


In Gear Swap » FS: GG Virga, Mod 15oz., Size Reg.
September 14, 9:27pm

Salomon Techamphibian SAC
Steep and Cheap ( has these for $31.84 lots of sizes. Reviewed here on BPL.

In Gear Deals » Salomon Techamphibian SAC
September 14, 7:21pm

Re: Montbell Breeze Dry Bivy
Chris, I'm looking at this bivy now and wondering about three things: 1. How snug around your face does the drawstring close? Can you easily get a nose size hole? 2. What is your experience o...

In GEAR » Montbell UL Bivy First Impressions
September 14, 10:36am

Oware Epic Bivy for Sale
I've got an Oware Epic Bivy for sale if your interested. It's brand new with stuff sack. Here's a link to pictures and more info: FS: Oware Bivy I've had the MLD soul bivy as well, the main d...

In GEAR » Poncho/Tarp my DOWN Bag
September 13, 6:51pm

All Reader Reviews by J W

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Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
Just received these poles so this is a pre-trip review. Superb craftsmanship, super light and exactly what I would have made if I could do it myself. The adjustable mechanism is easy to use and ...

In Trekking Poles
July 04, 10:45pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip Pack
The perfect balance between light weight and durability with features like side pockets, padded shoulder straps and dyneema spectra grid fabric, all for under 10 oz. I have a second generation one,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 25, 7:10pm

Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Crew long sleeve
I love this shirt more than any other I own. The only problem is the durability. I'm on my second one and have had numorous holes 1/8" to 1/4" in diameter pop up all over on both. Also, ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
June 25, 11:43am

Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy
Rating 4/5 because the construction was under par. They use tape to form the bivy shape from a single piece of material. The tape job was sloppy with some holes in the bottom. Other than that a great ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 18, 12:05pm

Gossamer Gear
Thumbs up to GG. They don't make a lot of items, rather a few quality niche packs and other gear. I really like their sourcing of other industry items and presenting them for backpacking, such as the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 7:38pm

Gossamer Gear G6 Whisper
Initial Review Oct 2006: Out of the box I love it, light as a feather, VERY well made and sized perfect for my intended use. I really like the shape, it's like a slim aerodynamic sled. GG's products a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 16, 8:00pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Just got mine in the mail and tinkered with it a bit. Like the previous reviewer, the rivet looks very suspect. I will write more after some use. Drilled the rivet out to remove the pan. The pan we...

In Stoves - Other
August 16, 8:03pm