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Re: Mini Trailstar
Dave U says: "Having said that, if you are taller than about 5'10" according to Ron, the regular Trailstar would be the way to go." Well, I'm 5' 2", so I don'...

In GEAR » New 'Compact' Trailstar
March 04, 4:07pm

Re: Mini Trailstar
I'd also be interested in a comparison of Trailstar/Mini-Trailstar and Cricket. Looking for a new shelter, and these two are the top choices so far. I've been lucky enough to encounter very...

In GEAR » New 'Compact' Trailstar
March 04, 10:40am

Re: Compact Trailstar
Will you post your impressions when you receive it? I would love to hear all about it. A couple of weeks ago I inquired about buying one and was told they were not available, but "maybe in spr...

In GEAR » New 'Compact' Trailstar
March 04, 12:46am

Scary creatures in the night...
Here's one from long ago. I was 17, and decided to spend a week camping alone on some land owned by friends of my parents in the Colorado Rockies. Winter was not quite over, and there was a lig...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best wildlife encounters?
February 25, 11:50pm

Ursack Minor Failure
A friend of mine also had a mouse chew through an Ursack Minor, exactly as in the pictures above, only this one was inside a metal food locker at the time. The locker was meant to keep larger critt...

In GEAR » Grand Canyon Trip Report: Lessons Learned -Flying Tents, Ursack Minor Failures, LT4 Repairs
February 25, 11:03pm

Well, sort of...
I have a boyfriend whose feet are always cold. Mine are rarely cold (it's my torso and arms that get cold easily). But he doesn't backpack, so I guess he doesn't count for this!

In Chaff » Who has a husband who backpacks with them who always has cold feet?
February 20, 10:13pm

Cuban Embargo...
For the past day I've kept reading this as Cuben Embargo and thinking, "What? No more cuben fi... Oh. Never mind."

In Chaff » BSA discrimination policy :(
February 12, 11:15pm

Re: Tony's Photos
The pink pack was a prototype that was designed to fit women, and they wanted to see how it fit on as many different women as possible. The conclusion was that some areas needed a bit of adjustment...

In Photo Gallery » 5th Annual Gathering of Gear Geeks 2013: Henry Coe State Park, California
February 04, 10:47pm

Tony's Photos
Tony, I think (although I'm not *absolutely* sure) that the pink pack Sharon is modeling is a Gossamer Gear prototype, not Six Moon Designs. The black bike in photo number 8 is a Bike Fri...

In Photo Gallery » 5th Annual Gathering of Gear Geeks 2013: Henry Coe State Park, California
January 31, 11:11pm

Re: Brian Frankle Joins Six Moon Designs
Having had the opportunity to meet both Ron and Brian at the GGG and hear a little about their ideas, these packs are definitely on my list of Gear I Would Very Much Like to Have in the Future!

In GEAR » Brian Frankle Joins Six Moon Designs
January 29, 11:37pm

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