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Ridgerest samurai vest
as worn by.. ĘŁƑ ŅĮאĵă Left it high in back so lumbar pad of pack doesn't yank it down. Made a curving cut for the neck hole, not straight across. Lapel collar arrangement for ven...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ridgerest samurai vest
December 25, 8:48pm

Dirk, pad outside sometimes
Only using a bivy in winter so far, I put the foam pad under it and inflatable one inside. Trying to decrease condensation against the snow. It is an ID South Col eVent which is only event on th...

In GEAR » Considering the switch to tarp/bivy
December 25, 4:21pm

Hey Jeff
Welcome to the site. Merry Christmas. A little more info about your area and time of year you want to use gear can be helpful. Expected temps, rain, terrain, mileage, health status, etc. Beside...

In Gear Swap » WTB Some UL gear
December 25, 12:46pm

Nevada !
Pronounced nev-add-a! Hope you get better quick Trace. My friends mom just got the full deal and is doing well. All our prayers go out to you, lots of love too.

In Chaff » Prayer request
December 25, 12:32pm

Perfect is the Enemy of Good!
-- One of my favorite sayings. It would be by far the best to have the popup box, I agree. To be honest, I was afraid to ask because of the inevitable overhead, so dumbed-down my request to a...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum suggestion - link prompt text
December 25, 11:42am

Eric! Platy pillow! Zero grams!
Less is more! With some air blown in to your platy, wearing thin balaclava or put between your bag and pad, not too inflated overall, you're good to go! They can be slippery, but my ridgerest ...

In GEAR » Best pillow?
December 25, 10:36am

Tyvek manufacturer web site
has some good info on heat sealing and gluing. Edit: where's my manners: Great work, thank you! Heat sealing - tricky, they prefer certain un-corona'd styles of tyvek and/or a 'br...

In Make Your Own Gear » Comparison on the qualities of four adhesives and their use with DuPont Tyvek
December 24, 9:40am

water treatment
Wow that stuff must be light, can't wait for the tech to trickle down. No pad? Your shelter doesn't fit in one of your sleeping socks aka unused stuff sacks? There was a great arti...

In Gear Lists » 13 oz Gear List
December 24, 2:28am

Camp Unalayee!
10 days 100 something miles in the Trinity Alps starting well over 50 pounds. This is around age 14. We secretly buried about a third of the food after 4 days. I dropped my sleeping bag and didn...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Heavy Weight Beginnings
December 24, 1:28am

Cheaper source
Campsaver 140 Prolite gear 116 limited selection. I think they both have the parka, which is alot of warmth for little additional weight! Good for sleeping in.

In GEAR » Summer Insulation Layer Sugg.
December 23, 6:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Paul Tree

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Golite 2006 Reed Pants
I have a later version with leg zips. When hiking steep uphills, these pants are a real handicap because they try to keep you from lifting your knee. Made my summit twice as hard to keep fighting that...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 02, 10:24am

OR Verglas Gaiters (mens)
You rate them without ever having used them? That is beyond belief. Quote: "I give these a 4, without using them outside at all, so be aware they may be a 5 for a particular use." Or,...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 11, 1:31pm

GU Energy Gel
They do work, better than PowerGel. Faster than food. Works fine at low temps. I don't mind the taste or texture. I've gone snowboarding all day with no other food than 5 GU packets. Cons:...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:10pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
These things are awesome. 240 calories and very small and uber healthy. They had them at Trader Joe's.

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
October 17, 4:02pm