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Re: Talk Me Into It (or Out of It)
John said "YES - have an MLD Soul Side Zip. I planned on an EPIC bag/quilt which might allow leaving the bivy home, though, and save the 7.5oz." Based on my experience on the CT this y...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Talk Me Into It (or Out of It)
December 02, 7:32am

Re: Talk Me Into It (or Out of It)
I started using a quilt this year and I will not go back to a bag unless it is below 20 F. I am a side/stomach sleeper and love having the freedom of a quilt to move around. The key is getting a qu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Talk Me Into It (or Out of It)
December 01, 2:09pm

Any feedback on Inov-8 f-lite 301's
I am currently using an old pair of terrocs around town and really like using them because my feet have gotten used to the flexibility of Inov-8s. The only problem is that the rubber on the sole w...

In GEAR » Any feedback on Inov-8 f-lite 301's
November 25, 6:22pm

Re: Krazy Glue
Yep that is the same as super glue. I used that exact stuff in my blister kit. I find that the tubes are more than I need at one time. I can fill two large blisters with one tube and still have en...

In GEAR » Krazy Glue
November 20, 8:36pm

Re: Cuben Fiber Fragile- Huh?
I have used a MLD grace solo spectralite and I am very satisfied with the durability of cuben fiber in shelter applications. I used my tarp for a two week trip on the colorado trail this summer and...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber Fragile- Huh?
November 15, 10:52pm

Re: Sunday afternoon adventure hat
Since I started this thread I thought I would add my two cents on the sunday afternoon adventure hat that I wore on the CT this summer. It did a great job of keeping the sun off me most of the time...

In GEAR » Sunday afternoon adventure hat
October 29, 9:19pm

Re: ULA Rain Wrap
Brett, It is my understanding that ULA coproduces the rain wrap with Etowah outfitters. The Etowah outfitters website lists a skirt that appears the same as the ULA rain wrap but you would need ...

In GEAR » ULA Rain Wrap
October 23, 2:33pm

Re: FS Some Gear - New and Used
David, is this an 08 model relay or and earlier version? If it is the 08 does it have the optional hipbelt pockets?

In Gear Swap » FS Some Gear - New and Used
October 14, 7:02am

Re: Re: CT Trip Photos
Yes CT is the colorado trail. I edited my original post for clarification. I also added some more photos last night.

In Photo Gallery » CT Trip Photos
July 14, 7:36am

CT Trip Photos
I got back from my Colorado Trail hike last week and I wanted to post a few photos here. I would like to do a full trip report eventually but I am going to busy the next few weeks planning my next ...

In Photo Gallery » CT Trip Photos
July 12, 2:55pm

All Reader Reviews by Stuart Burke

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Simblissity Levagaiter
I love these gaiters. I wear them every time I go hiking. They breathe well, dry fast, keep debris out of my shoes and stay in place. When I first used the gaiters it took a few tries to get the fit r...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 26, 4:47pm

Montrail Stratos XCR
I like mine quite a bit. They fit well and are reasonably light. My only complaint after hiking 40 miles with them is that the padding around the ankle soaks up a lot of water and takes a long time (s...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 31, 8:39pm