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Re: Elemental Horizons Kalais
Kalais people, does the extendable pack collar go up quite a bit for when you have some extra volume? Do you think the 50L pack volume takes into account the full height of the collar? I'll ask...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
April 27, 9:12pm

Re: Got mine
Kat that is one fine-looking pack. The black Dyneema looks lighter than I'd expect - looks smart enough for an urban travel pack. I like the larger pockets. Are those heavier/wider compression ...

In GEAR » Elemental Horizons Kalais
April 26, 4:27pm

Re: Could we please add a new Forum for the The Natural World, for discussion of flora, fauna, geology?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=f4zyjLyBp64

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Could we please add a new Forum for the The Natural World, for discussion of flora, fauna, geology?
April 26, 3:48pm

Who makes the best pole tips?
I've used mostly Leki pole tips and recently the Cascade Mountain tips that come glued onto the Cascade Mountain Carbon poles. Read somewhere, can't remember where, that tips from one of th...

In GEAR » Who makes the best pole tips?
April 24, 2:11pm

Best river/ocean shoes with good drainage & mesh to keep out small pebbles?
My Salomon Amphibians are pretty beat after years of use. Any recommendations for good light river/ocean shoes that drain well but keep out pebbles? Editing to add that the Amphibian is a flawed de...

In GEAR » Best river/ocean shoes with good drainage & mesh to keep out small pebbles?
April 24, 2:05pm

Found UL rapid adjustment binocular harness only 1 oz
These look very nice - super light at 1 oz and rapid adjust, and looks like you could probably MYOG one: Rick Young UL Bino Harness: http://www.rickyoungoutdoors.com/estore/shopexd.asp?id=51 ...

In GEAR » Found UL rapid adjustment binocular harness only 1 oz
April 24, 1:56pm

Re: Ultimate warm/hot weather underwear?
Nice to learn of a new possible fabric that could work well for hot humid weather, but let's get something straight - ALL the synthetics stink. Some more, some less, but they all stink because ...

In GEAR » Ultimate warm/hot weather underwear?
April 24, 1:45pm

Best balance of weight + R value in Exped MW pad?
Initially wanted to get and use one pad for winter and 3 seasons, but the lightest higher R value Exped wide pad is the Downmat Winterlite (R value 8), which according to Exped weighs 3 ounces more...

In GEAR » Best balance of weight + R value in Exped MW pad?
April 24, 1:17pm

Just received new MSR Ground Hog directly from MSR - no curve
I just received a set of the new (according to MSR) Ground Hog stakes directly from MSR - no curve whatsoever - all fins are straight as an arrow from tail to head. The photo of the newly designed ...

In GEAR » 'New' MSR Groundhog pegs
April 24, 1:08pm

Longevity of PU tent floors; Any reason to avoid the same 1-2 year older model?
What's the typical longevity of a PU-coated floor not in terms of abrasion, but in terms of the PU coming off with time? I'm in the process of replacing a +10 year old car camping tent....

In GEAR » Longevity of PU tent floors; Any reason to avoid the same 1-2 year older model?
April 16, 10:07pm

All Reader Reviews by E J

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eBAY.com
Craig, How do you set up an auto search on eBay? Not familiar with that feature. Did you set up an outside program to crawl eBay? eBay is not only useful for acquiring used and new gear at low...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 20, 7:51am

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
My wife has had such good experience with her Houdini that I'm going to switch over from my Montane Lite-speed. I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The material has excellent ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:40pm

Montane Lite-speed
I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The fit is quite good, with plenty of room to layer underneath, without being way too big. I'm 6 ft 180lbs, 42 chest and I do fine with the ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:31pm